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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: Monday, May 27, 2013

In Monday’s News: State and tribes clash in Kuskokwim fishermen ruling, says AVCP President; Galena concerned about flooding with ice jam in rising Yukon River; Old oil…

Update News: Friday, May 24, 2013

In Friday’s news: Alaska Oil and Gas Association suing over federal decision to list Arctic bearded seals as threatened; Coast Guard Rear Admiral Tom Ostebo traveling to…

Update News: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Kuskokwim fishermen trial resumed Monday in Bethel; Alaska unveils plan to determine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s oil and gas potential; Obama administration approves…

Update News: Monday, May 20, 2013

In Monday’s news: Searchers in Northwest Alaska continue to look for two missing since Wednesday; State emergency workers report major flooding in community of Circle; Arctic…

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,…