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Update News: December 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certifies a proposal to require legislative approval of large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region; Gambell households receive walrus tusks, but ivory eludes monetary translation; Magnetometers gaining prominence in Alaska arctic drilling. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-24-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 10th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: ConcoPhilips budgets to spend nearly double on Alaska operations this year; Nome will receive $150,000 from NSEDC as part of the 2013 Community Benefits Share program; NSEDC announces it will prove an electric utility subsidy to households in the region this year; Sen. Begich asks FDA to be more forthcoming with upcoming…

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Update News: October 24th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Laureli Kinneen reports from a Rock the Vote concert the night ahead of AFN’s start in Fairbanks; Speakers at AFN conference discuss $228 mil. in cuts to IHS from Congressional sequestration policy; Shishmaref votes to uphold local option banning sale, importation of alcohol; Russia downgrades charges against “Arctic 30” from piracy to…

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Update News: October 14th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Statoil comes to Nome to discuss potential lease-holdings in Chukchi Sea; Museum and Library Commission in Nome gets update on Richard Foster Building; GCI to drop KTUU channel in nine communities over payment dispute; Company handling Alaska’s medical records defends its privacy protections. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-14-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Friday September 6th, 2013

In Friday’s News: A controversial tax cut on oil companies will be put to a referendum vote in August; Shell Oil agrees to pay $1.1 million in fines after violating Clean Air Act permits in the Arctic; Sen. Lisa Murkowski makes first visit to Little Diomede; Western Arctic Caribou Herd begins southward migration towards Seward…

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Update News: Thursday, July 4, 2013

In Thursday’s news: ADF&G further restricts fishermen with limited king salmon in Unalakleet and North Rivers; Alaska Office of Children’s Services looking into records of Bethel man accused of sexually abusing children; State Troopers still investigating burglary in Marshall; Wildfire south of Two Rivers grew to 50,000 acres Wednesday; Church bells ringing around Alaska marking…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Shell executive in charge of Arctic drilling program steps down; Unalakleet is in midst of water emergency; Nome Common Council continues discussion of vessel, the Rustler; Iditarod Trail Committee is still investigating death of sled dog during 2013 Iditarod Race.

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Update News: Thursday, February 28, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Shell cancels 2013 Arctic drilling season; Alaska’s redistricting plans waiting on outcome of US Supreme Court case, case challenging need for federal oversight of state redistricting in states with a history of voting discrimination; Abortion bill debate continues in Juneau, developmental psychologist testifies against abortion on mental health grounds; Parnell’s oil tax…

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Update News: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Team #17 had fastest time to Nome from Big Lake in Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First bill to land on Governor Parnell’s desk is one he introduced; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants government to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling; Alaskan leader, Albert Kookesh, listed in critical condition after suffering heart…

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