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“Oh, foggy day…”

Nome residents may have had the old George Gershwin song (“A Foggy Day”) running through their heads early last month, as KNOM’s hometown was shrouded for days in thick fog (not to mention, low-30s temperatures and snow in June!). In Western Alaska, fog isn’t just a curiosity (or mere fodder for song lyrics); foggy weather…

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Update News: Monday, October 29, 2012

In Monday’s news: Fog allows Senator Murkowski, Coast Guard Admiral and National Guard General to visit Nome schools; Community of Chuathbaluk receives running water & flushing toilets; Trials begin today for Alaska Native subsistence fishermen charged with illegally fishing for king salmon; Effort underway to increase participation in Regional Advisory Councils; CEO of Anglo American…

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Heavy weather, a week of cancelled flights, and new volunteers

As you may know, the Western Alaska communities that we serve are not connected to the state’s road system. Our ability to travel and to transport goods is thoroughly dependent upon commercial and cargo airlines and, especially, upon the weather. Lately, low visibility and other poor conditions have forced the cancellation of a number of Nome-bound flights.…

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