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News stories specifically for Western Alaska. Each newscast is filled with information about current events, legislation, political races, cultural celebrations, and more; we strive to air what’s happening and what’s important in this region.

Update News: April 24th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: For the first time in almost 20 years, NJUS will raise water and sewer rates; State’s capital budget lingers in limbo as legislative…

Update News: April 21st, 2014

In Monday’s news: Non-white groups remain at higher risk for HIV, AIDS in Alaska; Legislature extends 90-day session to tackle education, budgets; Bill to create partially…

Update News: April 18th, 2014

In Friday’s news: NTSB releases preliminary report on recent Hageland crash; Federal Subsistence Board limits king salmon harvests on Kuskokwim River; Alaska House votes yes to…

Update News: April 17th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Senate approves bill arming VPSOs; House advances bill to create arctic infrastructure fund; Joe Miller, U.S. Senate hopeful, holds campaign event Monday; Bill to…

Update News: April 16th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Senate Committee approves $3 million for Nome Middle Dock; Oil refineries could receive state funds to continue operating; The Alaska ICC discusses food…

Update News: April 15th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: NTSB finishes on-scene investigation of recent Hageland crash; Nome Common Council increases port rates; St. Mary’s man dies in ATV crash; Alaska Senate…

Update News: April 14th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Nome Police investigate weekend collision that killed Savoonga man; Legislature moves through a minimum wage bill despite opposition from supporters of a similar…

Update News: April 11th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The 2014 Kawerak Regional Conference wrapped up yesterday; The Inuit Circumpolar Council meets in Nome next week to discuss food security; State Attorney…

Update News: April 10th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Remains of two pilots found in Tuesday’s plane crash near Three Step Mountain; Day two of the 2014 Kawerak Conference continues with presentations…