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Update News: May 2, 2014

In Friday’s News: Two Alaska State Troopers killed responding to a call in Tanana; NTSB issues “urgent” call to FAA to investigate Ravn Alaska after 6 crashes in 19 months; Federal Government announces more settlements for IHS over underfunding; AK tribes may move land to federal trust under new Dept. of Interior rules. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/05/2014-05-02-knom-update-news.mp3  

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Update News: May 1st, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Dept. of Interior considering taking AK tribal land into trust; North Slope oil spill draws attention to frequency of smaller chemical incidents; Arctic Resource Development conference in Gambell concludes with international overtures; Slain Manokotak VPSO Madole to be honored in national memorial; Nome’s Carrie M. McClain Museum another step closer to…

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Update News: Friday, March 15, 2013

In Friday’s news: Body of missing 32-year-old Harvey Pitka of Russian Mission found; Preliminary report from NTSB says cargo plane crashed near Dillingham last week due to “rising terrain”; Department of Interior has concluded review of Shell’s failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign; UCLA geographer says Arctic shipping could be possible by mid-century; Alaska Senate Finance Committee…

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Update News: Friday, August 31, 2012

In Friday’s News: Fishing boat sank south of Kodiak Island this morning, crewman missing; No current funding for demolition of White Alice towers, may take years to acquire; Interior Department allows Shell to begin preparation work for drilling; DOT Commissioner Luiken resigns; KYUK reports one of most renowned Yup’ik skins sewers died; U.S. and state…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea and Arctic shipping; Nome City Council hears suggestions for $200,000 mid-year Community Benefit Share from NSEDC; Norwegian oil company Statoil inches closer to drilling in the Chukchi Sea, possibly…

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