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Update News: Thursday, April 25, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Bethel judge deciding if subsistence fishermen have spiritual right to fish;   First effects of heroin use being seen in Nome; Senator Lisa Murkowski and rest of women in Senate attended dinner at the White House last night.  

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Update News: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: About 40 people gathered in Bethel on Monday for subsistence rights; Companies spearheading development of proposed Pebble Mine anticipate permitting before end of 2013; Leading Spanish oil company finds oil on Alaska’s North Slope; Subcommittee of U.S. Senate Energy Committee appears to have no objections to renaming Mount McKinley.

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Update News: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Wood boiler may be to blame for a fire that burned down a home in Dillingham last week; Fiscal analysis shows oil tax overhaul may cost state between $4.2 and 4.6 billion dollars through 2019; 2013 budget for Pebble Mine project is $80 million; Nome Common Council passes ordinance adopting Port of…

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Update News: Monday, April 22, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska State Troopers investigating death of Pitkas Point man killed on hunting trip; Fairbanks man air-lifted off mountain near Nome this past weekend; Nome Public Schools Board of Education announces superintendent finalist has withdrawn candidacy; Department of Veterans Affairs officials presented medal to Frankie Kuzuguk, Sr. on Friday; New district records set…

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Update News: Friday, April 19, 2013

In Friday’s news: Closing arguments for twenty-two subsistence fishermen heard yesterday in Bethel; After much controversy, House Bill 77 waiting to be heard in the next legislative session; Shell signs agreement with Russian energy company; Climate change likely to bring warm temperatures over next fifty to one-hundred years; Nome hosted Arctic Port Planning charrette this…

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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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