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Update News: April 4th, Zach’s Birthday Edition

In Friday’s Newscast: Coast Guard investigation says equipment failure, human error, weather contributed to crewman’s death in December; Lawmakers gear up for vote on sprawling education bill; US Senate ratifies two treaties on international fishing; Kobuk traditional council passes resolution opposing state-sponsored road to Ambler Mining District; Kulluk oil rig grounded because of poor management,…

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Update News: February 13th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Coast Guard releases report to Congress on feasibility of a deep-draft arctic port; Coast Guard, DEC, and Kikiktagruk all respond to heating oil spill in Kotzebue; US Senate considering two international treaties to combat illegal crab pirating; Donald Auliye of Shaktoolik selected as a 2014 Spirit of Youth recipient; Alaska could…

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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: 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: January 7th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: US Army Corp of Engineers scrutinize data coming out of Nome’s port; A newly refurbished Coast Guard icebreaker is en route to Antarctica to free two stuck vessels; Proposals are in for NSEDC’s community benefits share program; Norton Sound Sled Dog club cancels the 2014 Paul Johnson Memorial. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 18th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: DHS requests proposals for a state-wide emergency food system; Coast Guard investigates potentially-oiled gulls discovered off St. Lawrence Island; Shungnak IRA supports the road to Ambler but concerns persist. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-18-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 7th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska currently experiencing a dangerous outbreak of syphilis; NANA announces to shareholders it won’t be paying out a dividend this year; Coast Guard says it has suspended search for 33-year-old boater; This month Kawerak Wellness Center is hosting the Green Dot violence education program. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-7.mp3

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Update News: September 11th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Air Force and Coast Guard continue looking for a pilot who went missing Monday in the Gulf of Alaska; A bail hearing was held yesterday in Nome for Wilma Osborne; Calista Corp. has acquired STG Inc., a new subsidiary with state-wide experience in wind farming; Nome Board of Education discussed survey results,…

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