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Update News: December 2nd, 2013

In Monday’s news: A plane crash Friday near St. Mary’s killed four of the 10 people on board; This week’s Western Arctic Caribou Herd working group meets in Anchorage to discuss issues of subsistence and development in the state; The seafloor off the coast of Northern Siberia is releasing many more tons of methane into…

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Update News: November 27th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Sen. Murkowski and Sen. Begich co-sponsor amendment moving forward on ice-breakers for Arctic; AK Dept. of Safety is asking the public to comment on a proposal to arm VPSO’s; The community of Newtok is dealing with storms and erosion as there are issues playing out with the legitimacy of the tribal council.…

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Update News: November 26th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: At it’s regular meeting, the Nome City Council discussed fluoride, development, and safety; Southwest Alaska is using a new mapping technology to find potential gold deposits; Alaska’s largest basketball tournament is set to kick off in Anchorage. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-26-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 25th, 2013

In Monday’s news: A small Canadian mining company is in the early stages of exploring a graphite deposit on the Seward Peninsula; AK Transportation Department will pay $322,000 for violations to water safety; The U.S. Defense Department has released a 16-page Arctic Strategy Document; Emmonak and Noatak receive USDA rural development grants to to build…

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Update News: November 22nd, 2013

In Friday’s news: After a week without a working  system, water is flowing again in Emmonak, but questions remain; Team Rubicon slated to head to Koltik as part of clean-up effort coordinated between local governments, Red Cross, and State; Legal fight over Alaska re-districting nearing its end; Nome Rec center hosts weekly Zumbini classes to…

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Update News: November 21st, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Federal Subsistence Board gathered in Nome to discus state’s rural determination criteria; Congressional ceremony honors Tlingits who served as WWII code-talkers; AK Oil and Gas Conservation Commission revises proposed regulations for hydraulic fracking; Paper presented at climate talks in Warsaw calls rate of acidification unprecedented. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-21-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 20th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: With Stebbins still struggling to recover after storms, Kawerak and Sen. Donny Olson chartered a flight to meet with community members about their needs; AST in Nome celebrated the opening of it’s new building; State could be lead investor on large LNG project, according to new report out of DNR; Nome’s Joint…

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Update News: November 19th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: AK’s redrawn political boundaries meet constitutional standards; Kotlik is relying on emergency water supplies; Bethel pushes to keep its rural status; AK epidemiology releases a review on huffing, or inhalant abuse. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-19-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 11th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Kotlik declares a disaster after destructive flooding this weekend; Community-wide evacuations in Stebbins due to storm flooding; Hundreds of feet of water infrastructure damaged in Unalakleet due to storm erosion; The 32nd Annual BSSD Wrestling and Cheerleading tournament wraps up in Unalakleet Saturday evening. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 8th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Individuals speak out against Gov. Parnell’s Road to Ambler mining district; NSEDC board of directors wrap up their 3rd quarter meeting today; Sen. Begich and Sen. Murkowski vote to bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; UAF professor says Fukushima radiation will not reach unsafe levels in AK waters.…

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