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Update News: October 16th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Pilgrim Hot Springs revises geothermal energy forecast based on recent drilling; Red King Crab fishery stalled amid gov’t shutdown, but Norton Sound Region spared; Official candidacy announcements come from Dan Sullivan, Byron Mallot, and Hollis French. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 11th, 2013

In Friday’s news: AK fishermen lack easy access to healthcare; Haines Borough amends charter to end corporate personhood; AFN needs volunteers in advance of annual convention and Elders and Youth Conference; This year’s salmon harvest most lucrative in AK history. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 17th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Edward Moses of Tununak held on $500,000 bail in Bethel in connection with the murder of his 2-year-old son; Mining giant Anglo American has pulled out of proposed Pebble Mine project; Sen. Begich held a listening session on the Magnuson Stevens Act in Nome this past weekend; DPS commissioner Joe Masters will…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 18, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell rejects state-run health insurance exchanges for Alaska; The Coast Guard says no damage found on Shell’s oil rig after it slipped anchor Saturday; Mary’s Igloo Traditional Council, recovering from recent fire, receives $50,000 from National Endowment for the Arts; NSEDC begins four “egg take” salmon hatchery programs next week;…

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Update News: Monday, July 16, 2012

In Monday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife in Shishmaref detailing new international quota for subsistence harvest of polar bears; Body of woman found south of Barrow identified as 28-year-old Eliza Mae Simmonds; Shell Oil’s drill rig…

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Update News: Friday, June 15, 2012

In Friday’s news: Guideline harvest for Norton Sound red king crab set at 465,450 pounds; “Success Beyond Barriers” selected as the theme for 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives; $27 million going to rural Alaskan communities through federal Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILT) program; Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. did not heed Governor Parnell’s call for divestment in Iranian firms;…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Unalakleet’s Zoe Ivanoff dies in a car crash on Seward Highway after fleeing the scene of an hour-long traffic stop; Rolling closures for subsistence fishermen on the Kuskokwim River go into effect this week; State officials revise the amount of diesel spilled into Chiniak Bay off Kodiak; the Coastal Management ballot initiative…

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