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Update News: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski now supports gay marriage; Police in Bethel say man drowned while trying to swim across a lake; 2013 Norton Sound Commercial Herring Fishery is wrapping up this week; U.S. Senate committee advances bill providing $50 million to clean up abandoned oil wells in NPR-A; Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell…

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Update News: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell announces he’s running for U.S. Senate in 2014; Record high temperatures were broken throughout the state yesterday; Alaska’s heat wave has wildfire officials on alert; ExxonMobil is investing in the Arctic; Investigation continues into burglary last week in Marshall; Alaska State Troopers investigating four-wheeler collision in Upper…

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Update News: Monday, June 17, 2013

In Monday’s news: Initiative to set up legal marijuana market clears hurdle; Three injured and suspect on the run in Anchorage nightclub shooting; ADF&G says black bear mauled man near Anchorage campground; Grassroots campaign still collecting signatures to repeal Senate Bill 21.

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Update News: Friday, June 14, 2013

In Friday’s news: Subsistence harvests of bowhead whales at a record low this spring; Southwest Alaska woman hospitalized with symptoms of botulism; Pebble Partnership is pushing back at group of U.S. Senators; Governor Sean Parnell adds more communities affected by spring flooding to disaster declaration.

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Update News: Thursday, June 13, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Alaska State Troopers say VPO injured during arrest in Mountain Village; Navigational aids at Emmonak airport have been down since last week; Animal pathologist says definite cause of seal sickness outbreak may never be discovered; Fundraisers throughout Alaska are taking place for community of Galena.

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Update News: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Limited air service resumes in Emmonak after flooding; Fifty residents return to post-flood Galena; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collects public input on deep draft port study; Fisheries managers vote new restrictions on Gulf of Alaska trawl feet; Maliqiaq Padilla teaches Greenland-style qayaqs at NACTEC.  

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Update News: Tuesday, June 11, 2013

In Tuesday’s News: Subsistence fishermen and advocates rallying at fishery meetings in Juneau; FEMA estimating monetary damages from flood in Galena; Galena community cleaning up from major flooding; City of Nome building Richard Foster Building at Anvil City Square next spring.  

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Update News: Monday, June 10, 2013

In Monday’s News: Nome miners and officials talk off-shore dredging safety and regulations at Old St. Joe’s; Port of Nome expects busiest summer on record; Nome Police Dept publicizes ATV safety; Political candidates already announcing runs for 2014 election.

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Update News: Friday, June 7, 2013

In Friday’s News: Pilot involved in fatal plane crash out of Petersburg reported fog and rain in area; Yukon River flood takes out taxiway in Emmonak, air service halted; Hearings continue for Teddy Kyle Smith of Kiana; Alaska Airlines flight schedules change to OME & OTZ in August, two flights, one direct.

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Update News: Thursday, June 6, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Work continues to restore basic infrastructure in Galena after severe flooding; Nome Joint Utility Board met yesterday to hear protest regarding recent bid award; Future federal assistance may be available for coastal communities in Western Alaska; Anchorage senator planning to run for lieutenant governor next year.

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