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Update News: January 31st, 2014

In Friday’s news; Elected leaders in Stebbins are organizing development priorities for federal assistance funds connected with November storms; Legislation challenging Parnell’s Medicaid decision is filed; Sen. Begich plans on addressing US Postmaster General over complaints by Alaskans on spotty mail service. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-31-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 13th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Gov. Parnell announces new approach to large-scale natural gas pipeline in Alaska; At Thursday’s NJUS meeting updates on state funding, Pilgrim Springs project, NSEDC subsidy, and Nome’s water fluoridation; As state legislature convenes, more than 50 bills are pre-filed in hopes of quick passage; New depression recovery program starts this week in…

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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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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: December 2nd, 2013

In Monday’s news: A plane crash Friday near St. Mary’s killed four of the 10 people on board; This week’s Western Arctic Caribou Herd working group meets in Anchorage to discuss issues of subsistence and development in the state; The seafloor off the coast of Northern Siberia is releasing many more tons of methane into…

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Update News: November 26th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: At it’s regular meeting, the Nome City Council discussed fluoride, development, and safety; Southwest Alaska is using a new mapping technology to find potential gold deposits; Alaska’s largest basketball tournament is set to kick off in Anchorage. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-26-knom-update-news.mp3

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Daily Quote: David Bayles

‎”Even at best talent remains a constant, and those who rely upon that gift alone, without developing further, peak quickly and soon fade to obscurity.” — David Bayles

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Update News: Friday, November 2, 2012

In Friday’s news: NOVAGOLD announces transfer of Alaska Gold Company LLC to Bering Straits Native Corporation; Paul Fuhs with Fuhs Consulting updated the Nome Port Commission last night on Nome Port & Harbor Development Plan; Attorney for man accused of killing Hoonah policemen says prosecutors didn’t prove their case; NTSB investigation states 27-year old missing…

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Update News: Monday, September 3, 2012

In Monday’s news: Shell’s drilling rig Nobel Discoverer arrives in the Chukchi amid uncertain weather; telecommunication problems in Wales trouble residents, organizations for more than a month; Coast Guard suspends search for crewmen missing after fishing vessel sinks near Kodiak Island; strong Yukon River chum salmon runs sees a single pulse of over 200,000 fish two weeks ago; 66-year-old pilot George Vonderheide killed in single-engine plane crash near Homer; and Sitka’s “Brewery Bandit,” Carl Liberty, charged with burglary and theft from Baranof Island Brewery.

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Profile: Edward Itta at the Arctic Imperative Summit

At the close of the Arctic Imperative Summit, the announcement was made just yesterday that Arctic sea ice this summer has hit a record low. With the opening Arctic Ocean, much of the discussion the past few days has been centered around developing the Arctic sustainably. In his closing remarks to the summit, former North…

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