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News stories specifically for Western Alaska. Each newscast is filled with information about current events, legislation, political races, cultural celebrations, and more; we strive to air what’s happening and what’s important in this region.

Update News: Friday, May 17, 2013

In Friday’s news: Arctic Council grants observer status to six non-Arctic nations; Winter weather hanging on as summer approaches (see graph below); Nome officials promoting boat,…

Update News: Friday, May 10, 2013

In Friday’s news: Kawerak, Inc. is compiling traditional knowledge into an atlas; NOAA Fisheries wants to hear final comments about recent Environmental Impact Statement; Alaska’s senior…

Update News: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: 30-year-old Alakanuk woman has died in four-wheeler crash; Senator Lisa Murkowski says federal government should clean-up abandoned federal well sites in Alaska; Alaskan…

Update News: Monday, May 6, 2013

In Monday’s news: Impact of marine mining in Norton Sound again in the spotlight; Senator Lisa Murkowski held second listening session on subsistence last Thursday; Former…