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Update News: December 27th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s cemetery expansion plan moves gradually forward after the recent discovery of 96 unmarked graves; A Russian Mission man died Christmas day after…

Update News: December 26th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Kawerak Reindeer Herders Association sends delegation to Washington, DC; U.S. Army Corp of Engingeers delays release of important decision on WAK deep draft…

Update News: December 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certifies a proposal to require legislative approval of large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region; Gambell households receive…

Update News: December 23rd, 2013

In Monday’s news: Oil companies spend big on lobbying efforts to protect current tax structure; Nome Common Council discusses Richard Foster building, energy, development priorities, and…

Update News: December 20th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome Port Commission discusses how to deter boaters from hauling out on the causeway; AK State Troopers respond to snowmachine rescues outside Stebbins;…

Update News: December 19th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Coast Guard Petty Officer Travis Obendorf died Wed. in Seattle hospital; Gov. Parnell’s administration seeks release from constrains imposed by AK Gasline Inducement…

Update News: December 18th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: DHS requests proposals for a state-wide emergency food system; Coast Guard investigates potentially-oiled gulls discovered off St. Lawrence Island; Shungnak IRA supports the…

Update News: December 17th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Sen. Begich criticizes colleagues for seeking new Arctic lease sale suspensions; Newtok tribal council president pleads guilty to illegally importing alcohol; St. Lawrence…

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