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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: Thursday, July 11, 2013

In Thursday’s news: State responds to appeal from Kuskokwim subsistence fishermen; In Unalakleet and Shaktoolik rivers, unusually low king salmon run closes sport fishing for kings;…

Update News: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Richard Foster building relocated after Nome public outcry; Bodies of three people identified in Nunam Iqua fire; NOAA Fisheries rejects endangered species listing…

Update News: Friday, July 5, 2013

In Friday’s news: Infrared flights show Stuart Creek Wildfire nearly half the size previously believed; Alaska State Troopers investigating death of unidentified person recovered from lake…

Update News: Thursday, July 4, 2013

In Thursday’s news: ADF&G further restricts fishermen with limited king salmon in Unalakleet and North Rivers; Alaska Office of Children’s Services looking into records of Bethel…

Update News: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Endangered Species Act under scrutiny by Western Governors ‘Association; Growing wildfire near Fairbanks forces evacuation watch; Two Washington state men spent night in…

Update News: Monday, July 1, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska Legislature extends disaster emergency for communities affected by spring flooding; Heavy U.S. icebreaker to be back in service after $90 million renovation;…