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Fatal Snowmachine Accident in Shishmaref

A Shishmaref resident died Sunday night in a snowmachine accident. According to a statement from the Department of Public Safety, witnesses saw 20-year-old Jay Weyiouanna crash his snowmachine into a ditch. Troopers were called about the accident just before 10pm. Weyiouanna was the only one on the vehicle. The state medical examiner has requested the body…

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Update News: January 23rd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Kawerak prepares to present AK legislatures with evidence of a growing regional housing shortage; Federal court rules lease sale in Chukchi to Shell Oil did not meet adequate environmental standards; Proposed state senate bill would criminalize cyber-bullying; Coast Guard balances competing interests in attention towards Port Clarence real-estate; In State of the…

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Update News: November 15th, 2013

In Friday’s news: At least four towns in the Bering Straits Region are working to declare disasters after back-to-back storms last week; Shishmaref City Council signs emergency declaration seeking state aid after storm damage; Bi-partisan commission reports Alaska’s approach to fighting crime in Native communities is not working. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-15-knom-update-news.mp3

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