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Update News: Friday, August 2, 2013

In Friday’s news: City of Galena receives $900,000 federal grant for flooding recovery; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants explanation for Army artillery use that potentially started wildfire; Representative Don Young votes to reduce borrowing costs for college students; State advisory panel holding summit on Alaska’s relationship with the federal government; Republican Bill Walker planning to run…

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Update News: Tuesday, June 4, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Major hurdles need to be cleared before Galena evacuees can return home; Alaska State Troopers say homes in Tok have flooded; Search still continues for two people who left Kotzebue in a snowstorm almost three weeks ago; Funeral service scheduled for late Athabascan elder Katie John; Four-time Iditarod champion arrested for driving under…

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Update News: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: More than half of Galena’s 400 residents have evacuated as flooding worsens; Man suspected of killing elderly couple and assaulting 2-year-old was released from jail hours earlier; Residents in Unalakleet may finally be able to drink water from their tap this week; Nome Board of Education has approved negotiated agreement with the…

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Update News: Friday, May 24, 2013

In Friday’s news: Alaska Oil and Gas Association suing over federal decision to list Arctic bearded seals as threatened; Coast Guard Rear Admiral Tom Ostebo traveling to Alaskan coastal communities this week; Threat of flooding in Fort Yukon appears to be easing; Nome Common Council passed three ordinances at yesterday’s special meeting.  

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Update News: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Board of Education will discuss superintendent’s resignation at tonight’s meeting; City of Kivalina still conserving water after summer and fall flooding in 2012 restricted filling of water tanks; Nome Common Council passed ordinances, last night, amending Fiscal Year 2013 Budget; Community Engagement Initiative explained; Allen Moore wins Yukon Quest International Sled…

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Update News: Thursday, September 20, 2012

In Thursday’s News: Kiana lifts lockdown prompted by shooting; Alaska Gold Company pays penalty for alleged Clean Water Act violations; British lawmakers seek stoppage of offshore Arctic drilling; State of Alaska filing lawsuit against U.S. government for enforcing Emission Control Area; Flooding in Seward prompts state of emergency; Unalakleet 5th grade class growing salmon;

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Update News: Friday, August 24, 2012

A low front from Siberia brings strong winds, high water, and rain to the Seward Peninsula/Norton Sound; a Navy SEAL with Aniak roots publishes a book about his experiences in the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden; initial drill results at a graphite deposit 40 miles north of Nome could be “one of the most significant” graphite resources in the world; U.S. Senator Mark Begich to introduce legislation creating a national seafood marketing effort; NOAA charges American Seafoods with 39 violations of Magnuson-Stevens Act for fish fraud; Alaska State Museum seeks entries for biennial exhibition on Alaskan photography

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Update News: Monday, May 21, 2012

Offshore miners to stay half mile from river mouths and 300 feet from fishing nets; McKinley climber dies after fall; AVTEC prepares workforce for broadband internet in rural Alaska; minor flooding on Snake River over the weekend.

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Update News: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

NJUS wind turbines to spin this fall; 31 elderly and chronic care patients evacuated to Bethel from Kwethluk amid flooding; two AK-based military policemen die in Afghanistan; special legislative session cost $404,000; groups sue NMFS over oil exploration permit; Anchorage shakes this morning.

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