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In the wake of the storm

Storm relief for Kotlik in KNOM lobby

Last November, storms brought exceptional damage to some of the communities we serve. Two separate storm systems in the Bering Sea – severe, in large part, because of their strong winds, high seas, and potential for coastal flooding – ripped through our region in less than a week. While Nome saw some relatively moderate damage,…

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Help Kotlik, Stebbins, Gambell, & Savoonga

If you would like to help families of Stebbins / Kotlik affected by flooding or families in Gambell / Savoonga in need of food, here’s how to pitch in and help out: Kotlik: KNOM is accepting donations of clean blankets/bedding and winter boots. Bring your donations by KNOM now through this Friday November 22, (donation deadline extended…

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NWS warns: second wave of storms, more flooding possible this week

On Front Street, Nome, flags in the wind

More coastal flooding may be coming to Western Alaska later this week. “A series of storms,” the National Weather Service (NWS) reports, “will sweep across Northern Alaska Tuesday night through Thursday.” After a blustery weekend of strong winds and flooding in some Norton Sound communities, NWS says “another round of stormy weather is likely across…

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Update News: November 11th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Kotlik declares a disaster after destructive flooding this weekend; Community-wide evacuations in Stebbins due to storm flooding; Hundreds of feet of water infrastructure damaged in Unalakleet due to storm erosion; The 32nd Annual BSSD Wrestling and Cheerleading tournament wraps up in Unalakleet Saturday evening. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 4th, 2013

In Monday’s News: AST says a man died in a Saturday house-fire in the small community of Shageluk; Officials with the Red Cross say they will assist families in the Kenai Peninsula displaced by flooding; Unaataq, land-owner of the Pilgrim Hot Springs, begin plans to utilize geothermal resources; Group marks the start of Alaska Native…

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Update News: Monday, August 26, 2013

In Monday’s news: NTSB says fatal plane crash in Big Lake occurred during aborted landing; Responders and residents racing winter to rebuild and return to homes in Galena; White House Office of Science and Technology Policy visited Nome this past week; UAF taking new approach to helping students struggling with depression that may lead to…

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