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Update News: February 4th, 2014

Hear Tuesday’s news: Legislature’s Arctic Policy Commission is rolling out it’s strategy for the region’s future; Native American groups ask Dept. of Justice to investigate adoption practices disproportionately affecting native children; The YK Delta Regional Committee set to meet for the first time in Bethel this week; 2014 saw the fifth warmest January on record;…

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Update News: January 22nd, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Statehouse starts session with surprising news of Kertulla’s departure; Coast Guard admiral outlines 2014 Arctic Shield plans for Western Alaska; A polar code for shipping vessels in Arctic could emerge as early as this week; The Yukon Quest sled-dog race has it’s smallest field ever this year with just 18  mushers; Joanne…

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Update News: October 21st, 2013

In Monday’s newscast: Community in Savoonga economizing as winter approaches amid worst walrus harvest on record; Alaska Native people from across state gathering for AFN and Elders & Youth conference; Rep. Neal Foster speaks to Nome Rotary about Alaska’s legislature, budget, and arctic policy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-21-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Kawerak celebrates 40th anniversary with Regional Conference; ICC President and Ltn. Gov. talk Arctic Policy at Kawerak conference; Alaska Senate passes abortion bill that narrows definition of “medically necessary” abortions; Nome Board of Education opposes private school bill.

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Special Call-In Show: Arctic Policy

This Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm, we’re hosting a special call-in show on Arctic policy. Four special guests will be in studio to answer your questions about Arctic planning and policy. Hear about what’s being done locally, state-wide and internationally on key issues: from sustaining fisheries to protecting subsistence lifestyles, from fostering smart oil and…

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Senator Murkowski on Arctic Issues and Policies

Last week KNOM News Director Laureli Kinneen interviewed Senator Lisa Murkowski on the Arctic.  After attending the Conference of Arctic Parlimentarians in Iceland, Murkowski was convinced that the US could play an important role in making the Arctic more relevant to the rest of the world. Senator Murkowski is encouraging Secretary Clinton to designate an…

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