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Update News: April 4th, Zach’s Birthday Edition

In Friday’s Newscast: Coast Guard investigation says equipment failure, human error, weather contributed to crewman’s death in December; Lawmakers gear up for vote on sprawling education bill; US Senate ratifies two treaties on international fishing; Kobuk traditional council passes resolution opposing state-sponsored road to Ambler Mining District; Kulluk oil rig grounded because of poor management,…

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Update News: February 24th, 2014

In Monday’s news: WIC and the DEC have issued a recall for cartons of OvaEasy egg-products shipped to families in rural Alaska; A young boy is arraigned in Nome for shooting a young girl with a BB-gun in Ambler; Nome’s Joint Utility Board meets to discuss fluoride, funding, and geothermal energy; Todd Minnick and Nick…

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Update News: January 16th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: AIDEA holds community meeting in Ambler on the proposed road from the Dalton Hwy to the Ambler Mining District; Nome considers an ordinance to combat synthetic cannibanoids; Signed agreement anticipates AK’s equity share in a major natural gasline project; Togiak man will serve 15 months for killing protected walrus on Round Island.…

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Update News: December 27th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s cemetery expansion plan moves gradually forward after the recent discovery of 96 unmarked graves; A Russian Mission man died Christmas day after a snowmachine accident; AIDEA plans on holding community meetings ahead of permitting for the proposed Ambler Mining District road. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 18th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Gov. Sean Parnell declares areas of Western Alaska disaster zones after devastating storms; NovaCopper’s planned Ambler Mine project is being helped by AIDEA work on a new road; Gov. Sean Parnell announces he won’t expand Medicaid in Alaska; AST arrest a woman in Anchorage over attempted transport of $10,000 worth of marijuana…

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Update News: November 6th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nova is back in WAK, this time with NovaCopper drilling at their prospect near Ambler; A VPO in Togiak is charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl; State Supreme Court reject’s appeal to March ruling requiring cumulative impact reviews for DNR-issued development permits; In Nome runoff election, preliminary count puts Sparks ahead…

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Update News: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Heavy rain and lack of drinking water in Kivalina prompts disaster declaration; Rain and high water threaten bridges, mining operations in other northwest communities; State attorneys file to challenge “per-clearance” section of federal Voting Rights Act; A federal appeals court says U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service correctly issued rules to oil companies…

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