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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 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…

Update News: October 2nd, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s preliminary city election results have been released; Hear in brief how the federal government shutdown affects Alaska; Teller hosted its 9th annual Cultural…

Update News: September 30th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Beringia Days Festival in Anadyr, Russia concludes; Gary Ballot to plead guilty to attempted murder charge connected to July shooting of VSPO in…

Update News: September 27th, 2013

In Friday’s news: At the Beringia Days Conference, shared cultures come together; The Interior Department seeks suggestions for additional offshore petroleum drilling tracts; Though land threatened…

Update News: September 26th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Two people confirmed dead, one missing, after boat accident in Lower Yukon River; BLM will begin remediating old wells in Alaska’s National Petroleum…

Update News: September 25th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Online petition demands NSEDC provide fuel subsidy to Nome, but misunderstands regional program cited; Joe Balash named acting commissioner of Alaska Dept. of…

Update News: September 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council hears arguments over fluoride in city water; Authorities on Monday suspended search for a missing plane and pilot near Yakutat;…