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Update News: January 15th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: At Nome’s BOE meeting three administrators tender their resignations; A delegation from Shishmaref visits Congress to describe changes from erosion and climate change;…

Update News: January 14th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Murkowski secures $66m for AK tribal healthcare facilities in massive Congressional spending package; Nome Common Council distributes most of NSEDC benefits share money…

Update News: January 13th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Gov. Parnell announces new approach to large-scale natural gas pipeline in Alaska; At Thursday’s NJUS meeting updates on state funding, Pilgrim Springs project,…

Update News: January 10th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Unusual trends with sea ice in the Bering Sea and across Alaska; Nome Common Council meets to hear proposals for NSEDC’s community benefits…

Update News: January 9th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Army Corp of Engineer’s economic forecast in upcoming port study anticipates offshore oil and graphite production in region’s future; Alaska to lose around…

Update News: January 8th, 2014

In Wednesday’s News: Rep. Neil Foster briefed constituents in Nome on upcoming legislative session, addressing budget cuts, deep-draft port, HB-77, and redistricting; U.S. District Court sentences…

Update News: January 7th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: US Army Corp of Engineers scrutinize data coming out of Nome’s port; A newly refurbished Coast Guard icebreaker is en route to Antarctica…

Update News: January 6th, 2013

In Monday’s News: Health officials say two adult Alaskans died from the flu last week; Fed Agency announces it should have draft recommendations for deep-water port…

Update News: January 3rd, 2014

In Friday’s News: Recent filings show Exxon and Chevron have made large contributions towards efforts at preserving governor’s oil tax law; Washington, DC taking up energy…

Update News: January 2nd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Nome wraps up its Christmas Bird Count; Gov. Sean Parnell’s oil tax repeal now in effect; AK Health Dept implementing pilot program to…

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