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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: March 25th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council retains an electrical engineer, hears re-cap of geothermal project, and rising pension funding obligations; Calista Corp is giving out it’s…

Update News: March 24th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Evan Booth wins the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race for the 8th time, at 2 hour, 9 minutes, and 53 seconds; Community of Manokotak honors…

Update News: March 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: With an ACA deadline approaching, here’s what American Indians and Alaska Natives need to know about healthcare; Seward Peninsula Regional Advisory Council meets…

Update News: March 19th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Nome decision needed on geothermal power purchase; AK Air Carriers Association dissatisfied with IRS tax on air taxi flights; Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race launches…

Update News: March 18th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Red King Crab harvest in Bering Straits region hampered by season of irregular ice conditions; Two of the three major gubernatorial candidates speak…

Update News: March 17th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Iditarod 42 concludes at the Nome Rec Center with the Trail Awards Banquet; Health groups take advantage of Iditarod crowds to bump regional…

Update News: March 14th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Education Bill SJR9 lacking the support to receive Senate floor; AK House passes $9.1 billion state operating budget by 32-6 vote; Citizens comment…

Update News: March 13th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Gov. Parnell’s omnibus education bill moves forward with 18 amendments; National Marine Fisheries Service developing Arctic emergency response protocols; St. Michael community votes…