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Update News: Wednesday, July 31, 2013

In Friday’s news: Alaska’s Office of Children Services no longer answering questions about Bethel child molestation case; U.S. Air Force changing deadline for comments on moving F-16 squadron from Fairbanks to Anchorage; NTSB to investigate barge that hit U.S. Coast Guard cutter; President Barack Obama laying out plan to simplify and lower corporate tax rates;…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Senator Olson and Representative Foster throwing weight behind St. Lawrence Island’s quest for aid; State health officials have responded to spike in TB in YK region community; Effort to repeal tax cut on oil companies meets number to get on ballot; Oil sheen from sunken tender still seen in Bristol Bay; U.S. and…

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Update News: Monday, July 29, 2013

In Monday’s news: Buckland VPSO shot by alcohol smuggler–recovering in Anchorage hospital; GCI on schedule to bring high-speed internet to Nome by the end of the year; Alaska Division of Public Health studies causes of pregnancy-related mortalities; Coast Guard cutter damaged in Cordova harbor; Mat-Su Borough planning for a new town site.  

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Update News: Friday, July 26, 2013

In Friday’s news: Native Village of Gambell declares economic disaster due to low walrus harvest;  Challenge filed to Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redrawing of political boundaries; Coastal Villages Region Fund asking for more fish for their fishermen; As Nome is in the midst of its second gold rush, meet gold miner Ian Foster.  

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Update News: Thursday, July 25, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome City Council voted yesterday to fund drilling test well at Pilgrim Hot Springs; Kivalina receives last-minute help while down to its last drops of treated water; Two largest mobile service providers in Alaska have created joint venture; Floatplane crash on Prince of Wales island injures four; Alaska’s senators voted with majority…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: NJUS to take over operation of Banner Wind farm; Bethel fire authorities investigating explosion of gasoline tank; Obama administration opposes Senator Lisa Murkowski’s latest revenue sharing bill; BLM hearing local input in establishing new land use plan for Bering Sea-Western Interior planning area.

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Update News: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: City of Nome trying for more funding for Richard Foster construction; Mercury monitoring site to be built in Nome; Katmai Air floatplane collides with fishing boat in King Salmon; Five members of a Fairbanks family injured when boat exploded in Valdez’ small boat harbor; Bering Straits Foundation to help businesses lower energy…

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Update News: Monday, July 22, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska’s House Committee on Community and Regional Affairs held public hearing in Nome on Saturday; Two elderly Yup’ik speakers and two tribal organizations file federal lawsuit against State of Alaska; Eight legislators and sixteen delegates traveled to Nome Friday after weeklong PNWER summit; Small community in Southeast Alaska must double student population…

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Update News: Friday, July 19, 2013

In Friday’s news: Contract for air service between Little Diomede and Nome has been renewed;  Relief funds for last summer’s King salmon fisheries disasters closer to reaching fishermen; Meet the very first man to put a suction dredge in the Bering Sea; Nome runners and cyclists preparing for tomorrow’s Cape Nome Marathon; Record number of climbers…

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Update News: Thursday, July 18, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome commercial chum salmon fishery reopens after being closed for 22 years; 24-year-old Minto, Alaska woman charged with first-degree murder; Air Force holding public hearings in Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks on Draft EIS released last month; Alaska’s lone U.S. House member voted with majority to delay key provisions of federal healthcare overhaul;…

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