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Update News: October 9th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Administrative hang-ups and the federal shutdown have caused more gridlock in Newtock’s relocation efforts; Tribal leaders from Y-K Delta villages gathered in Bethel for energy summit; Nome BOE commends the students of the month, new board member, attendance initiatives. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-09-knom-update-news-noon.mp3

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Update News: October 8th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council to hold unofficial ballot poll on water fluoridation at Nov. 5th run-off election; Site in Nikiski chosen for large state-supported LNG project; A new digital mammography unit slated to arrive in Kotzebue this week; NBHS brought five runners to the state cross-country meet in Anchorage on Saturday. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-8-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 7th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska currently experiencing a dangerous outbreak of syphilis; NANA announces to shareholders it won’t be paying out a dividend this year; Coast Guard says it has suspended search for 33-year-old boater; This month Kawerak Wellness Center is hosting the Green Dot violence education program. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-7.mp3

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Update News: October 4th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s Common Council has officiated the results of Tuesday’s election; Day 2 of NSHC’s Health Fair at the Nome Rec Center; Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting on changes in Alaska Airlines flights; PFD’s were dispersed yesterday, helping furloughed workers and boosting local economy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-4-knom-headlines-news.mp3

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Update News: October 3rd, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting to give community update on Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal project; Thousands of federal employees across the state affected by government shutdown; Subsistence status hearing in Bethel canceled due to government shutdown; NSRH hosts experts from ANTHC to explain new Affordable Care Act measures. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-3-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 2nd, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s preliminary city election results have been released; Hear in brief how the federal government shutdown affects Alaska; Teller hosted its 9th annual Cultural Festival this weekend; The NWS is changing its marine weather forecast for the Bristol Bay region. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-02-10-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 1st, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome city elections are today until 8pm at Old St. Joe’s; Gary Ballot, who shot an unarmed VPO, pleaded guilty to 3 charges yesterday; A bill allowing roads to be built through National Forests to proposed mines has not budged; A new program fulfills land entitlements pending under the Allotment Act. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-01-10-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 30th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Beringia Days Festival in Anadyr, Russia concludes; Gary Ballot to plead guilty to attempted murder charge connected to July shooting of VSPO in Buckland; Region I North high school cross-country meet took place in Nome on Saturday. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-09-30-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 27th, 2013

In Friday’s news: At the Beringia Days Conference, shared cultures come together; The Interior Department seeks suggestions for additional offshore petroleum drilling tracts; Though land threatened by storms, Shishmaref refuses relocation; Federally purchased seafood is no longer required to carry non-governmental sustainability stamp. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-09-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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Friendship Flight 25th Anniversary

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Friendship Flight that flew between Alaska and Siberia in 1988. KNOM News Director Laureli Kinneen is in Anadyr, Russia reporting on the event. Listen to the story below. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-09-26-knom-special-friendship-flight.mp3

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