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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 3rd, 2014

In Monday’s news: Postal increases hit rural Alaskans with the end of parcel post for most of the state; Chamber of Commerce meeting brings news of new Alaska Airlines schedule and info on energy audits for small businesses; Alaska Food Policy Council holds meeting in Nome addressing local food systems. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 4th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Board of Ed met for its regular meeting, discussing fund dispersals, renovations, and achievement; Nome’s Chamber of Commerce releases survey results on changes in Alaska Airlines flight schedule; CDC publishes results of a recent study on the Powassan virus in Western Alaska. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-04-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 4th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s Common Council has officiated the results of Tuesday’s election; Day 2 of NSHC’s Health Fair at the Nome Rec Center; Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting on changes in Alaska Airlines flights; PFD’s were dispersed yesterday, helping furloughed workers and boosting local economy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-4-knom-headlines-news.mp3

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Update News: Friday, August 23, 2013

In Friday’s news: Fairbanks judge denies request for gag order in Bethel sex abuse case; Anchorage man suspected of shooting at police officer has been arrested; Alaska education leaders have mixed reactions to President Obama’s college affordability ranking plans; Starting this Sunday, Alaska Airlines will no longer have three flights operating to and from Nome;…

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