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Update News: December 6th, 2013

In Friday’s news: State is launching website and phone-lines for families in need of aid after November storms; Multi-agency effort works to organize aid and relief efforts to communities on St. Lawrence Island; Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group concludes conference with discussion of Ambler Road Project; Dead birds of St. Lawrence Island killed by…

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Update News: October 25th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Byron Mallot addresses the AFN Convention; Diomede prepares a resolution to declare an economic disaster; Kawerak’s Social Science Program releases traditional knowledge projects; The AK Water and Sewer Challenge seeks a decentralized water and sewer system. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-25-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 21st, 2013

In Monday’s newscast: Community in Savoonga economizing as winter approaches amid worst walrus harvest on record; Alaska Native people from across state gathering for AFN and Elders & Youth conference; Rep. Neal Foster speaks to Nome Rotary about Alaska’s legislature, budget, and arctic policy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-21-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 18th, 2013

In Wednesdays news: Alaska Community Action on Toxics starts campaign to provide real aid to economic disaster victims on St. Lawrence Island; According to recent reports, Alaska’s Red King Crab fishery could crash in a few decades; Nome Joint Utility Board met to discuss fuel costs, electrical grid, and construction in Nome. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-09-18-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Tuesday September 3rd, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Governor Parnell declares economic disaster for Savoonga and Gambell; New coalition of village native corporations, the Bering Sea Alliance, is announced; Single engine plane crash on Friday outside McGrath; Federal officials and nonprofit groups work to set up health insurance marketplaces by Oct. 1. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-09-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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A day in Gambell, Alaska

Two of our volunteers took an exceptional trip to a rural Alaska community this summer. In a small plane, Dayneé Rosales and Eva DeLappe journeyed to Gambell, Alaska, a community with many stories to tell. They spent time with elder Nancy Walunga (wuh-LUN-guh), whose life story graced a recent episode of our show Elder Voices.…

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Update News: Friday, July 26, 2013

In Friday’s news: Native Village of Gambell declares economic disaster due to low walrus harvest;  Challenge filed to Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redrawing of political boundaries; Coastal Villages Region Fund asking for more fish for their fishermen; As Nome is in the midst of its second gold rush, meet gold miner Ian Foster.  

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