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Update News: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Archeologists uncover site of 200-year-old village near Kiana; Several airlines experience flight delays due to nationwide problem with computer system; PFD posts highest year-ending balance; Alaska Energy Authority granting $900,000 to help rural Alaskan communities become more energy efficient; Republicans hoping to stop EPA from blocking Pebble Mine development; Airship enthusiasts preparing…

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June ’88: A “friendship flight” to Russia

June 13, 1988 KNOM volunteer Claire Richardson is Alaska’s pool radio reporter on a precedent-setting trip to Provideniya, USSR, traveling on the historic Alaska Airlines 737 “Friendship Flight.” Her live reports of Provideniya’s festivities and the reunion of Eskimo families are carried by more than a dozen radio stations throughout the state.

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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: Monday, April 22, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska State Troopers investigating death of Pitkas Point man killed on hunting trip; Fairbanks man air-lifted off mountain near Nome this past weekend; Nome Public Schools Board of Education announces superintendent finalist has withdrawn candidacy; Department of Veterans Affairs officials presented medal to Frankie Kuzuguk, Sr. on Friday; New district records set…

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Update News: Tuesday October 9, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: AK Airlines says flights running close to normal, 78 flights cancelled due to shut down in ticketing system; Nome east-west runway to open this week, opening delayed by weekend storm; Long-time Nome resident Mary Knodel recognized for service to City of Nome; $100-thousand warrant still out for John Wayne Strickling, accused of…

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New season, New volunteers

As fall is rolling in with rain and wind, a new crew of volunteers is trickling in to KNOM and Nome – as Alaska Airlines flights allow. A low pressure storm is sitting off the coast, bringing record rainfall to the region. We’ve had one volunteer arrival delayed, and we’re waiting for another with baited…

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Runway Closed All Week, No Work Done All Week

While the East-West runway in Nome has been closed since Monday due to a settling subsurface that created a big dip, no work has yet been done on the runway. So far seven Alaska Airlines flights have been cancelled this week due to winds and weather and the stricter flight restrictions. And the backed up…

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Update News: Friday, August 17, 2012

In Friday’s News: Emergency runway closure has sees AK Airlines cancel flights this week, passengers scrambling; Sen. Murkowski works to approve Law of the Sea treaty; 150 vessels in Nome harbor with back ups, Port Director looking to future; Cold water coral has groups urging Sec. Salazar to block drilling in Chukchi Sea.

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Update News: Friday, May 4, 2012

Puzzle Project to find out why Alaska Native smoking rates are high and to find ways for more effective prevention; Nome School Board to vote for contract for new HS principal; Lemonade Day this Sunday; FAA seeks $650,000 in fines against Alaska Air and Horizon Air.

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