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Update News: February 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Researchers and public health officials coordinating to release info on a parasite showing up in beluga whales in the next few days; Air-taxi…

Update News: February 14th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The Senate Indian Affairs Committee reviews a controversial report portraying violence in rural Alaska as a national disgrace; Nome Common Council passes an…

Update News: February 13th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Coast Guard releases report to Congress on feasibility of a deep-draft arctic port; Coast Guard, DEC, and Kikiktagruk all respond to heating…

Update News: February 12th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Snowmachiner Jared Walker was located outside Kiana after a two-day search; Legislature sees renewed vigor behind a push to make the attorney general…

Update News: February 11th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council passes two city ordinances, looks at crime stats, progress on recycling, and details on NSEDC energy rebate; AK senate votes…

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