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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: March 6th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Kuskokwim fishermen petition dipnet solution to salmon restrictions; BSNC accepting nominations for Young Providers Award; Nome Trading Company closing shop, new ownership shutting…

Update News: March 5th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Alaska’s Bypass Mail system caught in Congressional skirmish; Proposed legislation could open post-mortem options for bereaved families; Feds investigate bald eagles succumbing to…

Update News: March 4th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Sen. Begich chastises state lawmakers’ approach to education; Iditarod.com shut down Sunday after attack on the site’s operations; Oregon man’s plane loses power,…

Update News: February 28th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Fishing industry stakeholders defend Magnuson-Stevens Act; Sen. Begich introduces legislation towards suicide prevention; Free tax services coming to Bering Straits communities; 42nd Iditarod…

Update News: February 27th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: NOAA sends $21 million to AK in disaster funds for poor salmon returns; Nome Board of Education discusses next year’s budget; Yukon moose…

Update News: February 25th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Opponents of oil tax system offer alternatives; Nome police request budget for canine unit; BLM plans to stop Red Devil toxins from entering…