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Update News: March 31st, 2014

In Monday’s news: Supreme Court will not hear State of Alaska’s challenge to the Katie Johns law; AK Senate votes to modify Courtview computer system; A technical breakdown of Nome’s new 20-year energy contract with Pilgrim Geothermal LLC; Senate Finance Committee puts forward $100m increase to education budget. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-31-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 25th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council retains an electrical engineer, hears re-cap of geothermal project, and rising pension funding obligations; Calista Corp is giving out it’s largest shareholder dividend ever; House Finance Committee hears fiscal breakdown on education spending in Alaska; Pete Kelly responds to national media criticism for remarks on birth-control; Cracks in sea…

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Update News: February 24th, 2014

In Monday’s news: WIC and the DEC have issued a recall for cartons of OvaEasy egg-products shipped to families in rural Alaska; A young boy is arraigned in Nome for shooting a young girl with a BB-gun in Ambler; Nome’s Joint Utility Board meets to discuss fluoride, funding, and geothermal energy; Todd Minnick and Nick…

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Update News: November 4th, 2013

In Monday’s News: AST says a man died in a Saturday house-fire in the small community of Shageluk; Officials with the Red Cross say they will assist families in the Kenai Peninsula displaced by flooding; Unaataq, land-owner of the Pilgrim Hot Springs, begin plans to utilize geothermal resources; Group marks the start of Alaska Native…

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Update News: October 16th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Pilgrim Hot Springs revises geothermal energy forecast based on recent drilling; Red King Crab fishery stalled amid gov’t shutdown, but Norton Sound Region spared; Official candidacy announcements come from Dan Sullivan, Byron Mallot, and Hollis French. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 3rd, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting to give community update on Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal project; Thousands of federal employees across the state affected by government shutdown; Subsistence status hearing in Bethel canceled due to government shutdown; NSRH hosts experts from ANTHC to explain new Affordable Care Act measures. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-3-knom-update-news.mp3

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Transition

It’s a time of transition at KNOM. Volunteers are packing up and leaving, their rooms a blank canvas of bed, desk, and dresser, awaiting a new occupant to make it his or her own. Schedules at work are shifting as people segue into new positions while awaiting new faces. Even the weather is changing, from…

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Update News: Thursday, July 19, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Air National Guard responds to a downed aircraft north of Fairbanks; Leaders from Shishmaref and Newtok in Washington, D.C. to seek funding for dealing with climate change; Alaska Center for Energy and Power tells Nome city officials Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal resource could yield up to 10 megawatts; Ethan Berkowitz reports…

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