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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: 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;…

Update News: September 23rd, 2013

In Monday’s news: U.S. Senate brings up subsistence hunting and fishing at committee hearing last Thursday; Community members in town of Chevak upset after Cup’iq artifacts…

Update News: September 19th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: This year’s Permanent Fund Dividend paid to state residents is $900; Dept. of Labor stats show high employment numbers in Oil-and-Gas sector ahead…

Update News: September 18th, 2013

In Wednesdays news: Alaska Community Action on Toxics starts campaign to provide real aid to economic disaster victims on St. Lawrence Island; According to recent reports,…