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Elder Voices: Steven Agloinga

White Mountain's oil drum storage area is one contaminated site out of 338 sites on ANCSA land that is still in the clean-up process,. Photo: Laura Kraegel/KNOM.

Steven Agloinga was born in White Mountain in 1926. Steven shares his story in a rebroadcast of Elder Voices from a 2004 interview with KNOM. Join KNOM every Wednesday at 11am and again at 6pm, for a rebroadcast of the beloved series Elder Voices.

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Update News: January 9th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Army Corp of Engineer’s economic forecast in upcoming port study anticipates offshore oil and graphite production in region’s future; Alaska to lose around 400 soldiers by the end of 2015; World Wildlife Fund set to release a report next month on international trade-status of walrus ivory; Supporters of a state marijuana legalization…

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Update News: Friday, February 1, 2013

In Friday’s news: Norton Sound Health Corporation delays opening of Norton Sound Regional Hospital and Quyanna Care Center; Army in Alaska banning alcohol in barracks across the state; Social Security benefits changing within next 28 days; Incoming Republican state chairman removed from office; Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony today on federal overreach managing state…

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Update News: Wednesday, December 26, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Army soldier found dead yesterday in barracks at Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson; Alaska State Troopers investigating shooting of 19-year-old Anvik man; Nome has seen uptake in red fox sightings this season, increasing concern for safety and rabies; Democrats in State House look at providing relief for Alaska students taking out loans for higher…

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Profile: Jacob Weatherby, Nome’s Community Service Officer

Jacob Weatherby is Nome’s new CSO, or Community Service Officer. Originally from Anchorage, Weatherby brings a military background to his position in Nome. He was in the Army, stationed in Fort Hood, Texas. He spent a year in Iraq before returning to the US, where he later joined the Air National Guard. As the new…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: With extremely low numbers in the Yukon Chinook salmon run, Fish and Game begin subsistence closures; US Supreme Court decision in Ramah Navajo case, seeking full payment of federal contracts with tribes, to have big implications in Alaska; US House passes Representative Don Young’s Sealaska bill; President of the National Congress of…

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Update News: Thursday, June 14, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Exxon Mobil tells Alaska’s Senate Judiciary Committee it’s on track to develop part of the Point Thomson oil and gas field; Senator Lisa Murkowski challenges top Pentagon officials about plans to remove F-16s from Eielson Air Force Base; Nome City Council passes budgets, Snake River regulations; A federal judge set to hear…

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June 1968: Making a dormitory

June 18, 1968 Br. John Huck, SJ and volunteer carpenter Tom Karlin are tearing into an old World War II Army refrigeration building to convert it into a 5-room volunteer dormitory.

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Profile: The Evolving National Guard

As the military’s mission evolves, the National Guard wants to boost the western Alaska force and establish stronger operations at home. Brigadier General Mike Bridges, the commander of the Alaska Army National Guard, says this is for purposes of national defense and local preparedness. Hear from General Bridges, Lieutenant Colonel Joe Miley, the commander of…

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