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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 7th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: AFN officials denounce the state’s lawsuit in the recent Katie John subsistence ruling; Gov. Parnell wants the state to build a road to…

Update News: November 5th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Police Dept. released a report on yesterday’s vehicle crash along the Nome-Teller Highway; Kawerak has sent a letter to AK’s gov. representatives…

Update News: October 28th, 2013

In Monday’s news: At last weekend’s AFN conference, Kawerak President Melanie Bahnke addressed a senate committee on subsistence issues; A 40-year-old Noorvik man shot and wounded…

Update News: October 25th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Byron Mallot addresses the AFN Convention; Diomede prepares a resolution to declare an economic disaster; Kawerak’s Social Science Program releases traditional knowledge projects;…

Update News: October 24th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Laureli Kinneen reports from a Rock the Vote concert the night ahead of AFN’s start in Fairbanks; Speakers at AFN conference discuss $228…