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Update News: Thursday, April 18, 2013

In Thursday’s news: City of Nome has removed Rustler/Conaca from Nome harbor; AFN working to achieve federal protection and co-management of subsistence resources; NOAA surveying threatened ringed and bearded seals in Bering Sea; ConocoPhillips says it’s ready to increase investments on Alaska’s North Slope.  

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Update News: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Department of Public Safety investigating possible necessary changes to allow VPSOs to carry firearms; Nome Joint Utility Board approved 2013 fuel contract for City of Nome last night; Nome Community Center and CAMP present facts on electronic cigarettes after their debut in Nome; Bethel City Council defeats ordinance prohibiting drunken walking; U.S.…

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Winter Memories

Spring is upon us. It’s not the springtime that you typically see in the Lower 48, but it’s very unique! Within this past month, the streets in Nome are visible. The last time I saw the road, dirt, or mud was back in October before the first snowfall. It’s such a treat. Recently, all of…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Several Alaskans share their experience at the Boston marathon when two bombs exploded; Body of 9-year-old boy recovered from crevasse in Alaska glacier; Unalakleet residents still don’t have drinkable water coming out of taps; Former legislator and political activist pushing for referendum on oil tax overhaul.

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Update News: Friday, April 12, 2013

In Friday’s news: Anchorage man banished from Akiak after suspected of bringing alcohol into dry community; GCI’s TERRA-Northwest project underway; Elders and youth gathered yesterday to exchange traditional knowledge of marine mammal hunting; State House has passed legislation to help bring LNG to Interior Alaska; Kobuk 440 mushers on the trail.

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Update News: Thursday, April 11, 2013

In Thursday’s news: At Kawerak Conference, Alaska legislators address concerns about VAWA and energy policy; Native psychologist encourages healthy habits in Kawerak keynote speech; State Senate strikes out controversial provision in gun control bill; Coast Guard finds Haines man reported overdue on sailboat to Juneau.

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Special Call-In Show: Arctic Policy

This Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm, we’re hosting a special call-in show on Arctic policy. Four special guests will be in studio to answer your questions about Arctic planning and policy. Hear about what’s being done locally, state-wide and internationally on key issues: from sustaining fisheries to protecting subsistence lifestyles, from fostering smart oil and…

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Update News: Friday, March 5, 2013

In Friday’s news: Noorvik man in custody after pointing semi-automatic rifle at VPSO; City of Emmonak still working on water/sewer vacuum system; Senator Lisa Murkowski hosted Senate hearing on subsistence in Bethel; Bethel senator says Alaskans deserve better than proposal eliminating water reservation applications; Nome District Attorney responds to animal rights group regarding Iditarod dog…

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Update News: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: VAWA passage thrusts tribal jurisdiction debate into the spotlight again; Twelve Alaska Native Regional Corporations have come together supporting change in oil tax structure; Fairbanks lawmaker has asked to be excused from call of Alaska House for nine months; Non-profit group donates money for Anchorage soup kitchen equipment.  

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Update News: Tuesday, April 2, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Persons in Alaska State Trooper helicopter crash have been identified; Alaska House passes legislation advancing pipeline to transport natural gas to Southcentral Alaska; Alaska Senate passes Governor Parnell’s omnibus crime bill; More than 25,000 Alaska voters may also be registered in another state; Six horses running along Anchorage streets have been recaptured.

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