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Update News: March 25th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council retains an electrical engineer, hears re-cap of geothermal project, and rising pension funding obligations; Calista Corp is giving out it’s largest shareholder dividend ever; House Finance Committee hears fiscal breakdown on education spending in Alaska; Pete Kelly responds to national media criticism for remarks on birth-control; Cracks in sea…

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Update News: February 14th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The Senate Indian Affairs Committee reviews a controversial report portraying violence in rural Alaska as a national disgrace; Nome Common Council passes an ordinance to combat psychoactive designer drugs like spice and bath salts; House Education Committee begins taking testimony on Gov. Parnell’s omnibus education bill; Nome Port Commission meets to discuss…

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Update News: February 11th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council passes two city ordinances, looks at crime stats, progress on recycling, and details on NSEDC energy rebate; AK senate votes to discard proposed pay-raise for governor and staff; President of BP Alaska says the company plans to increase spending in North Slope this year; Allen Moore wins Yukon Quest…

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Update News: January 28th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: The Nome Common Council discussed the Richard Foster Building, mushing, and other city issues at last night’s meeting; Alaska Department of Transportation says highway access to Valdez is indefinitely cut off following avalanches; Record winter temperatures were set in Nome yesterday, and warm weather is expected to persist; Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, snowboarder with…

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Update News: January 14th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Murkowski secures $66m for AK tribal healthcare facilities in massive Congressional spending package; Nome Common Council distributes most of NSEDC benefits share money to Nome Youth; New figures show 3,300 Alaskans have signed up for private insurance under new healthcare law; Numbers are out on fundraising efforts by different groups behind ballot…

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Update News: January 10th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Unusual trends with sea ice in the Bering Sea and across Alaska; Nome Common Council meets to hear proposals for NSEDC’s community benefits share program; Alaska Native languages could become officially recognized, pending current bipartisan efforts; http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-10-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 23rd, 2013

In Monday’s news: Oil companies spend big on lobbying efforts to protect current tax structure; Nome Common Council discusses Richard Foster building, energy, development priorities, and unmarked graves; Members of AK’s VPSO program say they should be allowed to carry firearms on duty; AK marijuana legalization ballot measure has nearly 45,000 signatures of support. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-23-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 8th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council to hold unofficial ballot poll on water fluoridation at Nov. 5th run-off election; Site in Nikiski chosen for large state-supported LNG project; A new digital mammography unit slated to arrive in Kotzebue this week; NBHS brought five runners to the state cross-country meet in Anchorage on Saturday. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-8-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 4th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s Common Council has officiated the results of Tuesday’s election; Day 2 of NSHC’s Health Fair at the Nome Rec Center; Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting on changes in Alaska Airlines flights; PFD’s were dispersed yesterday, helping furloughed workers and boosting local economy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-4-knom-headlines-news.mp3

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Update News: Friday, October 26, 2012

In Friday’s news: Nome cable-modem service won’t change cost when GCI’s broadband internet arrives in 2013; Alaskans will vote in November on whether to amend or revise the state constitution; City of Nome taking applications for vacant common council seat; ConocoPhillips Alaska reports net earnings for third quarter.

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