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Update News: February 7th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Release of Arctic Deep Draft Port feasibility study delayed; Sen. Begich says USPS will roll back Parcel Post rate hike for shipments to rural Alaska; GCI and NBC affiliate KTUU reach agreement in time for rural Alaskans to watch opening ceremonies at tonight’s Olympics. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 12th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Latest storm casts problem on Unalakleet’s long-term infrastructure problem: coastal erosion; NSEDC annual board meeting yields new members, officers, an increase in community benefits share, and a grant for Nome’s port expansion; GCI expands TERRA network to Nome, promising faster internet access, but still no resolution with KTUU. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-12-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 17th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: GCI and KTUU reach temporary agreement to keep channel broadcasting outside of Anchorage; Unseasonably warm October weather coming from high pressure system and storms from South and West; UAF vice chancellor Pat Pitney to represent US in leg of Olympic Torch relay this week; Award-winning poet Peggy Schumaker visiting Nome this week…

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Update News: Monday, July 29, 2013

In Monday’s news: Buckland VPSO shot by alcohol smuggler–recovering in Anchorage hospital; GCI on schedule to bring high-speed internet to Nome by the end of the year; Alaska Division of Public Health studies causes of pregnancy-related mortalities; Coast Guard cutter damaged in Cordova harbor; Mat-Su Borough planning for a new town site.  

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Update News: Monday, April 29, 2013

In Monday’s news: GCI announces Unalakleet has terrestrial broadband services; Four bowhead whales landed in Savoonga; 2013 CITGO fuel program deadline approaching; BSSD has another NYO record holder; Nome’s Laura Samuelson reappointed to State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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Update News: Friday, April 12, 2013

In Friday’s news: Anchorage man banished from Akiak after suspected of bringing alcohol into dry community; GCI’s TERRA-Northwest project underway; Elders and youth gathered yesterday to exchange traditional knowledge of marine mammal hunting; State House has passed legislation to help bring LNG to Interior Alaska; Kobuk 440 mushers on the trail.

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Update News: Friday, October 26, 2012

In Friday’s news: Nome cable-modem service won’t change cost when GCI’s broadband internet arrives in 2013; Alaskans will vote in November on whether to amend or revise the state constitution; City of Nome taking applications for vacant common council seat; ConocoPhillips Alaska reports net earnings for third quarter.

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Update News: Thursday, October 25, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation reports improvements with new GCI broadband internet; Alaska junior U.S. Senator weighs in on big oil decision to explore LNG export; Nome Public School’s Superintendent Mike Brawner says district evaluating MAP assessment results; Alaska voters can vote electronically.

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Update News: Friday, October 12, 2012

In Friday’s news: Nome runway 10-28 now open; Anchorage police find second body this week; Alaska Miner’s Association met in Nome, yesterday; GCI reports service will be lost a few minutes daily; ACLU of Alaska visited Nome this week.

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Update News: Monday, September 3, 2012

In Monday’s news: Shell’s drilling rig Nobel Discoverer arrives in the Chukchi amid uncertain weather; telecommunication problems in Wales trouble residents, organizations for more than a month; Coast Guard suspends search for crewmen missing after fishing vessel sinks near Kodiak Island; strong Yukon River chum salmon runs sees a single pulse of over 200,000 fish two weeks ago; 66-year-old pilot George Vonderheide killed in single-engine plane crash near Homer; and Sitka’s “Brewery Bandit,” Carl Liberty, charged with burglary and theft from Baranof Island Brewery.

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