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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…

Update News: December 12th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Outside political money from Super-PAC’s is already starting to pour into AK’s senate race; Nome is now accepting proposals for this year’s community…

Update News: December 11th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Latest NTSB report on St. Mary’s plane crash offers few new details on cause; Residents who have property damage from last month’s storms…

Update News: December 10th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: ConcoPhilips budgets to spend nearly double on Alaska operations this year; Nome will receive $150,000 from NSEDC as part of the 2013 Community…

Update News: December 6th, 2013

In Friday’s news: State is launching website and phone-lines for families in need of aid after November storms; Multi-agency effort works to organize aid and relief…

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