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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: November 27th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Sen. Murkowski and Sen. Begich co-sponsor amendment moving forward on ice-breakers for Arctic; AK Dept. of Safety is asking the public to comment…

Update News: November 26th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: At it’s regular meeting, the Nome City Council discussed fluoride, development, and safety; Southwest Alaska is using a new mapping technology to find…

Update News: November 25th, 2013

In Monday’s news: A small Canadian mining company is in the early stages of exploring a graphite deposit on the Seward Peninsula; AK Transportation Department will…

Update News: November 21st, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Federal Subsistence Board gathered in Nome to discus state’s rural determination criteria; Congressional ceremony honors Tlingits who served as WWII code-talkers; AK Oil…

Update News: November 20th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: With Stebbins still struggling to recover after storms, Kawerak and Sen. Donny Olson chartered a flight to meet with community members about their…

Update News: November 19th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: AK’s redrawn political boundaries meet constitutional standards; Kotlik is relying on emergency water supplies; Bethel pushes to keep its rural status; AK epidemiology…

Update News: November 11th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Kotlik declares a disaster after destructive flooding this weekend; Community-wide evacuations in Stebbins due to storm flooding; Hundreds of feet of water infrastructure…

Update News: November 8th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Individuals speak out against Gov. Parnell’s Road to Ambler mining district; NSEDC board of directors wrap up their 3rd quarter meeting today; Sen.…