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Update News: April 29th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Early breakup leaves gold mining operation stranded on ice float; Snowmachiner in Shishmaref dead after a crash Sunday; Nome Common Council discuss regulation, rates, and revenues at regular meeting; NSEDC gives $1.32 million to 2,700 house holds in region through energy subsidy; DoT preparing to start $26.6 million renovation of Nome airport in…

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Nome’s Summer Runway Renovations

The Department of Transportation plans on spending $240 million this construction season in Northern and Western Alaska. A large chunk of that money will go towards continued improvements to Nome’s airport. “It will focus on extending the runway 600 feet,” says DOT Information Officer Meadow Bailey. “We’ll also be doing some taxi upgrades, and then…

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Update News: February 19th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Mike Morgan and Chris Olds are the first in to the mid-race layover in Nome; The Nome Board of Ed discusses the FY2015 budget, and hears public remarks on problems at NBHS during it’s regular meeting; Lawmakers in RCA Committee vote unanimously to approve HB 216, officially recognizing 20 Alaska Native…

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Hindsight

With the dawn of a new year upon us, I have been reflecting upon being halfway through my volunteer year here at KNOM.  I came across this little diary entry recently and thought it summed up my arrival to rainy Nome, Alaska quite well! What an adventure it has been so far. I’ve grown so…

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Update News: Friday, October 12, 2012

In Friday’s news: Nome runway 10-28 now open; Anchorage police find second body this week; Alaska Miner’s Association met in Nome, yesterday; GCI reports service will be lost a few minutes daily; ACLU of Alaska visited Nome this week.

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