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Update News: April 3rd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Senate Indian Affairs Committee hears bill from Begich and Murkowski on improving safety in Alaska Native communities; Researchers announce results of a new caribou habitat study along proposed development road route; Alaska Native Village Council members meet to in Anchorage to discuss contaminated land conveyed to tribes by Fed agencies under…

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Update News: February 26th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: BLM issues report on oil and gas drilling in Nat. Petroleum Reserve AK; Man arrested in Quinhagak for recent death of Lisa Johnson; Scientists confirm waters surrounding St. Lawrence Island as important bowhead feeding areas; Troopers investigate ATV crash near Aniak as possible criminal case; Nome landfill expands its recycling capabilities. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-26-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 25th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Opponents of oil tax system offer alternatives; Nome police request budget for canine unit; BLM plans to stop Red Devil toxins from entering river; AK Army National Guard investigates sexual misconduct; Mekoryuk seeking higher musk oxen harvest allocations. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-25-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 31st, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: State political leaders welcome AK’s position as a FAA drone test site; BLM planning a field season at Red Devil mine to prevent toxic leeching; AK experiencing a spike in flu infections; New AK laws taking place in 2014, including the state’s oil production tax. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-31-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 31st, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Searchers in the lower Kuskokwim continue looking for Nick Cook and Jim Napoka; Councilman Stan Anderson sends a letter of apology to NSHC’s Board of Directors after Monday’s comments; Ahead of next weeks 4.5 million acre lease sale in the NPR-A, subsistence hunters warn that the pace of development in North Slope…

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Update News: September 26th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Two people confirmed dead, one missing, after boat accident in Lower Yukon River; BLM will begin remediating old wells in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve; US Sen. Murkowski says she’s been deluged with calls from constituents opposed to the ACA; Congress passes bill that could shift AK mining industry’s approach REE’s, but environmental…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: NJUS to take over operation of Banner Wind farm; Bethel fire authorities investigating explosion of gasoline tank; Obama administration opposes Senator Lisa Murkowski’s latest revenue sharing bill; BLM hearing local input in establishing new land use plan for Bering Sea-Western Interior planning area.

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