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Update News: December 16th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Two oil covered gulls were recently found off St. Lawrence Island; Last week DHS set up disaster relief stations in Stebbins and Kotlik; The EPA will not be publishing it’s long-promised Bristol Bay Water Shed Assessment before end of the year; Nome high school wrestlers win at state tournament in Anchorage. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 13th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Gov. Sean Parnell releases budget plans for next year; AST and Nome DA’s office file charges after finding nearly 13 ounces of marijuana in the mail; Alaska sees its first ever die off because of Avian Cholera near St. Lawrence Island. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-13-knom-update-news.mp3

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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 benefits share program; A young drummer in Savoonga is using an unconventional material from the town’s recent bowhead harvest for drumheads: the womb. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-12-knom-update-news.mp3

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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 can now apply for state disaster funds; Candidate for governor Byron Mallott holds a lunchtime conversation in Nome; State Officers Compensation Commission approves pay raises for Executive branch; http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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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 Benefits Share program; NSEDC announces it will prove an electric utility subsidy to households in the region this year; Sen. Begich asks FDA to be more forthcoming with upcoming…

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Update News: December 9th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Savoonga harvested its second whale of the month on Friday; After more than 80 years, polar bear skulls from St. Lawrence Island are eligible for repatriation; Gov. Sean Parnell set to unveil 2015 budget proposal on Thursday; Mushers lament the lack of snow as they gear up for race season; Nome-Beltz High…

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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 efforts to communities on St. Lawrence Island; Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group concludes conference with discussion of Ambler Road Project; Dead birds of St. Lawrence Island killed by…

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Update News: December 5th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: NTSB shifts  from on-scene investigation to recovery operation for recent crash outside St. Mary’s; AT&T service difficulties continue in Nome; Savoonga harvested a whale Tuesday but economic and food shortages persist; The Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group meets in Anchorage to discuss conservation of the Western Arctic Caribou Herd. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-05-knom-update-news-noon.mp3

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Update News: December 4th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Board of Ed met for its regular meeting, discussing fund dispersals, renovations, and achievement; Nome’s Chamber of Commerce releases survey results on changes in Alaska Airlines flight schedule; CDC publishes results of a recent study on the Powassan virus in Western Alaska. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-04-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 3rd, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Federal responders still don’t know what caused Friday’s plane crash near St. Mary’s; Questions remain about hundreds of dead birds that washed ashore St. Lawrence Island last month; The community in Nome celebrated Kaatiluta Saturday to mark the end of Heritage month. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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