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Update News: January 6th, 2013

In Monday’s News: Health officials say two adult Alaskans died from the flu last week; Fed Agency announces it should have draft recommendations for deep-water port in Alaska in early March; Sen. Begich writes letter asking Fed Gov’t to exercise restraint in approaching policies for combating ivory trade; Nome magistrate drops charges against Wilma Osborn;…

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A talk show for the birds

Common murres

Last autumn, a high rate of strange deaths was observed with seabirds in Western Alaska (including common murres, pictured). Ultimately, as KNOM’s news department reported, the bird deaths were linked to a specific disease, avian cholera. Naturally, many of our listeners had concerns about this phenomenon – concerns that we did our best to address,…

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Update News: December 27th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s cemetery expansion plan moves gradually forward after the recent discovery of 96 unmarked graves; A Russian Mission man died Christmas day after a snowmachine accident; AIDEA plans on holding community meetings ahead of permitting for the proposed Ambler Mining District road. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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Daily Quote: Ash Wednesday

‎”Ashes on the forehead is a sign of our humanity and a reminder of our mortality. Lent is not a matter of being good, and wearing ashes is not to show off one’s faith. The ashes are a reminder to us and our communities of our finite creatureliness. The ashes we wear on our Lenten…

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