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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: October 16th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Pilgrim Hot Springs revises geothermal energy forecast based on recent drilling; Red King Crab fishery stalled amid gov’t shutdown, but Norton Sound Region…

Update News: October 14th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Statoil comes to Nome to discuss potential lease-holdings in Chukchi Sea; Museum and Library Commission in Nome gets update on Richard Foster Building;…

Update News: October 11th, 2013

In Friday’s news: AK fishermen lack easy access to healthcare; Haines Borough amends charter to end corporate personhood; AFN needs volunteers in advance of annual convention…

Update News: October 10th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome resident receives $53,722 in damages from a slip and fall; Alaska congressional leaders plan to get crab season on schedule; Great Bear…

Update News: October 9th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Administrative hang-ups and the federal shutdown have caused more gridlock in Newtock’s relocation efforts; Tribal leaders from Y-K Delta villages gathered in Bethel…

Update News: October 8th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council to hold unofficial ballot poll on water fluoridation at Nov. 5th run-off election; Site in Nikiski chosen for large state-supported…

Update News: October 7th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska currently experiencing a dangerous outbreak of syphilis; NANA announces to shareholders it won’t be paying out a dividend this year; Coast Guard…

Update News: October 4th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s Common Council has officiated the results of Tuesday’s election; Day 2 of NSHC’s Health Fair at the Nome Rec Center; Nome Chamber…

Update News: October 3rd, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting to give community update on Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal project; Thousands of federal employees across the state…