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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 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…

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…