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Update News: May 2, 2014

In Friday’s News: Two Alaska State Troopers killed responding to a call in Tanana; NTSB issues “urgent” call to FAA to investigate Ravn Alaska after 6 crashes in 19 months; Federal Government announces more settlements for IHS over underfunding; AK tribes may move land to federal trust under new Dept. of Interior rules. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/05/2014-05-02-knom-update-news.mp3  

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Update News: April 24th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: For the first time in almost 20 years, NJUS will raise water and sewer rates; State’s capital budget lingers in limbo as legislative session drags on; Legislatures, educators, and advocates not on the same page about where school funding should come from; A sweeping reform bill for Alaska’s prisons is heading to…

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Update News: Thursday, August 1, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Toddler dies after being struck by slow-moving pickup in Pilot Station; Nome Common Council votes to begin investigative work at future site of Richard Foster Building; Congress is debating funding levels that will impact Alaska; California appeals court panel rules against special protections for developers of proposed Pebble Mine; Sarah Palin to…

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“Re-gift” for KNOM!

Have you received a gift card (such as to Target or Best Buy) that you don’t need? KNOM is now accepting gift cards as a means of supporting our mission. We’ll use the cards for essential station supplies or trade them in for cash at a discount. Supporters can mail cards one at a time…

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Challenges

This week, we ask you to pray for us. Since the first of the year, donations to organizations like KNOM have declined about 9 percent. KNOM’s donated income has taken a similar downturn. We have cut expenses to the bone and are looking for community partners and non-traditional ways to keep KNOM on the air. One non-traditional…

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Profile: Neal Foster, Candidate for House District 39

Incumbent Neal Foster is running against Chalkyitsik’s Woodie Salmon in a democratic primary this August to determine who will represent the newly-expanded House District 39. Foster, born and raised in Nome, has been district 39’s representative since 2009, but the state’s redistricting has significantly changed the size of that district: it now spans from the…

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Update News: Friday, July 29, 2012

In Friday’s news: Bering Strait/Norton Sound healthcare providers discuss local implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling; Governor Sean Parnell and Alaska’s Congressional delegation react to the court’s decision; Rep. Neal Foster running against primary challenger Woodie Salmon from Chalkyitsik; Up to 20,000 red salmon expected in the Pilgrim River as reds begin to arrive…

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