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Update News: November 7th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: AFN officials denounce the state’s lawsuit in the recent Katie John subsistence ruling; Gov. Parnell wants the state to build a road to the NovaCopper Ambler Mine; Sen. Olson addressed the Nome Rotary Club yesterday on a range of legislative issues; The Snake River Bridge in Nome is open for traffic. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-07-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 6th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nova is back in WAK, this time with NovaCopper drilling at their prospect near Ambler; A VPO in Togiak is charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl; State Supreme Court reject’s appeal to March ruling requiring cumulative impact reviews for DNR-issued development permits; In Nome runoff election, preliminary count puts Sparks ahead…

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Update News: November 5th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Police Dept. released a report on yesterday’s vehicle crash along the Nome-Teller Highway; Kawerak has sent a letter to AK’s gov. representatives recommending aid options to struggling communities on St. Lawrence Island; Southward migration of North America’s largest caribou herd delayed by almost a month; Today is the special runoff election…

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Update News: November 4th, 2013

In Monday’s News: AST says a man died in a Saturday house-fire in the small community of Shageluk; Officials with the Red Cross say they will assist families in the Kenai Peninsula displaced by flooding; Unaataq, land-owner of the Pilgrim Hot Springs, begin plans to utilize geothermal resources; Group marks the start of Alaska Native…

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Update News: November 1st, 2013

In Friday’s news: Alaska State Troopers have ended their search for Nick Cooke and Jim Lee Napoka; A Black Hawk from Nome rescues two men who flew into an “unnamed mountain”; Sen. Murkowski and Rep. Young criticize the Nat. Park Service’s Memorandum of Understanding. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-01-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 31st, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Searchers in the lower Kuskokwim continue looking for Nick Cook and Jim Napoka; Councilman Stan Anderson sends a letter of apology to NSHC’s Board of Directors after Monday’s comments; Ahead of next weeks 4.5 million acre lease sale in the NPR-A, subsistence hunters warn that the pace of development in North Slope…

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Update News: October 28th, 2013

In Monday’s news: At last weekend’s AFN conference, Kawerak President Melanie Bahnke addressed a senate committee on subsistence issues; A 40-year-old Noorvik man shot and wounded by AST has been charged with two felony counts; Alaska recently distributed safety cards made especially or Alaska Native women; Nome’s Anvil City Science Academy and Extensions Correspondence both…

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Update News: October 25th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Byron Mallot addresses the AFN Convention; Diomede prepares a resolution to declare an economic disaster; Kawerak’s Social Science Program releases traditional knowledge projects; The AK Water and Sewer Challenge seeks a decentralized water and sewer system. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-25-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 24th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Laureli Kinneen reports from a Rock the Vote concert the night ahead of AFN’s start in Fairbanks; Speakers at AFN conference discuss $228 mil. in cuts to IHS from Congressional sequestration policy; Shishmaref votes to uphold local option banning sale, importation of alcohol; Russia downgrades charges against “Arctic 30” from piracy to…

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