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Update News: April 28th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate seat answer questions at forum; Bering Sea alliance hosting conference in Gambell on Arctic infrastructure this week; Fairbanks citizen groups suing state and EPA over Clean Air Act Violations; Nenana Ice Classic announces river breakup occurred Friday at 3:48 AST; Ice conditions in Y-K Region precarious say…

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Update News: March 10th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Senate to hear controversial AK constitutional amendment that would allow public funds to pay for private and religious schooling; HB77 has been brought back up in the house with permitting provisions adjusted; With mushers just hours from reaching Nome, a housing crunch means some race finishers don’t have a place to stay;…

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Update News: March 3rd, 2014

In Monday’s News: EPA announces it’s starting a formal process to stop development at the proposed Pebble Mine; Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage is a festive affair; Small businesses in Nome gear up for economic bump with influx of Iditarod visitors. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 21st, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Legislative Finance Division reviews state’s budget; Sen. Begich takes stand against Pebble Mine; AST arrests man accused of striking a VPO; Nome-based musher Rolland Trowbridge completes Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-21-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 16th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Two oil covered gulls were recently found off St. Lawrence Island; Last week DHS set up disaster relief stations in Stebbins and Kotlik; The EPA will not be publishing it’s long-promised Bristol Bay Water Shed Assessment before end of the year; Nome high school wrestlers win at state tournament in Anchorage. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Dillingham man dies in SUV crash; Bristol Bay region welcomed new EPA Administrator to Dillingham yesterday; Nome Public Schools called for a precautionary lockdown yesterday; Nome Board of Education shares new state school rating system; Seismologists say moderate earthquake jolted community in Alaska’s Interior. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-28-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Two former staffers of AITC have been indicted on theft charges; Peter Jackson of Unalakleet has been found and arrested; Administrator of EPA visiting Alaska this week; Road to Pilgrim Hot Springs currently closed; Governor Sean Parnell signs new executive order to improve state government efficiency. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Thursday, August 22, 2013

In Thursday’s news: NOAA Fisheries research vessel on its way to Chukchi Sea to study whales; New U.S. EPA administrator is scheduled to be in Alaska next week; Nome’s Cultural Planners Group hosting Fall Fun Fest this Saturday; Strong auroras have been forecast for the end of the week; 25 teams signed up this week…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Archeologists uncover site of 200-year-old village near Kiana; Several airlines experience flight delays due to nationwide problem with computer system; PFD posts highest year-ending balance; Alaska Energy Authority granting $900,000 to help rural Alaskan communities become more energy efficient; Republicans hoping to stop EPA from blocking Pebble Mine development; Airship enthusiasts preparing…

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Update News: Friday, May 31, 2013

In Friday’s news: Floodwaters subsiding at Galena; Weekend power outage being blamed for crash of state computer system; Alaska Redistricting Board ordered to begin redrawing state political boundary lines; Proposed Donlin Gold project public hearings wrap up in Y-K Delta; U.S. EPA extending public comment period on study of large mining impacts in Bristol Bay…

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