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Update News: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: 69-year-old Bethel resident facing more charges of sexually abusing minors; Federal government opening disaster recovery center in Fairbanks; Hundreds of business and political…

Update News: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska Redistricting Board adopts final district plan for voting in Alaska; U.S. Coast Guard opens forward operating location in Kotzebue; Post-doctoral fellow researching…

Update News: Monday, July 15, 2013

In Monday’s news: Unalakleet man charged with illegal subsistence fishing earlier this month; U.S. Coast Guard has opened seasonal base in Kotzebue; Police say alcohol and…

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…