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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…

Update News: January 1st, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Kwethluk man safe after a night in sub zero temperatures; AK Division of Public Health continues fee wavier for flu vaccines; Reviewing the…

Update News: December 27th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s cemetery expansion plan moves gradually forward after the recent discovery of 96 unmarked graves; A Russian Mission man died Christmas day after…

Update News: December 26th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Kawerak Reindeer Herders Association sends delegation to Washington, DC; U.S. Army Corp of Engingeers delays release of important decision on WAK deep draft…

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