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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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