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Update News: Thursday, January 17, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell gave State of the State address last night, focusing on energy production; Sitnasauk Native Corporation has announced creation of Sitnasauk Financial Services; Mercury Monitoring Site coming to Nome; Senator Mark Begich has appealed to President Obama asking to invest more in the Arctic; Three schools in region receive awards…

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Update News: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: U.S. House stripped relief bill of money for fishery disaster in Y-K Delta and Upper Cook Inlet; Alaska Legislature gaveled in yesterday for start of new legislative session; Governor Sean Parnell preparing for fourth State of the State address; Kawerak, Inc. still deciding how to move forward with regional recycling expansion project;…

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Update News: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Mercury monitoring site coming to Nome; Congress is looking at aid package to help victims of super-storm Sandy; Latest census shows 24% of Alaska’s population calls itself native or part-Native; Governor Sean Parnell announced more new board appointments.

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Update News: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: No active oil spill near St. Lawrence Island, Coast Guard and State still looking for source of oil that covered oiled wildlife this fall; Two people in Bethel died in cold, abandoned buildings last week; Burned body in St. Mary’s identified; Alaska’s congressional delegation aiming to change a federal monitoring program on…

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Update News: Monday, December 10, 2012

In Monday’s news: Investigators determine there is no oil spill near St. Lawrence Island; Red foxes have been sighted around Nome; Governor Parnell releases budget proposal, showing increased support for public safety programs; Local author, Claire Kennon, is raising awareness about domestic violence; Nome-Beltz High School wrestling team competed in State Tournament this past weekend.

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Update News: Thursday, November 1, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Shell Oil wrapped up drilling season in Arctic; Governor Parnell appoints three Western Alaskans to statewide councils; Documentary filmmaker, Marsh Chamberlain, touches issues of suicide in rural Alaska; Pamyua is playing a free concert in Nome, Saturday; Haze over Anchorage was from a volcanic eruption 100 years ago.

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Update News: Wednesday, September 26, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Human remains found Monday still unidentified in Anchorage; Helicopter crash at Merrill Field Tuesday night; Alaska selling part of NPRA to drilling companies; Econ One Research advising Parnell administration on oil taxes; Bill proposed that would increase funding for legacy well cleanup; NEST looking for fish, meat and game donations for upcoming…

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Update News: Monday, September 9, 2012

In Monday’s News: 14-year-old Sammy Wilkakia is missing in Nome, last seen last Wednesday, AST say death of elderly Kiana woman suspicious, ABI & AST investigating; Gov. Parnell issues disaster declaration for Kivalina; Shell begins drilling in Chukchi Sea; AEA & DNR release study that shows likely sources of renewable energy in Alaska; Nome Volunteer…

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Update News: Friday, September 7, 2012

In Friday’s News: Emmonak Tribal Council considers reopening tribal court; Statoil delays exploration plans for 2015 after Shell’s delay this season; Woman fatally shot by hunting partner identified as Tarsicia Heath; Gov. Parnell’s staff says text messaging not public information, legislative attorney disagrees; NTSB investigates a 5,000-foot drop during an Era Alaska flight; Alaska PFD…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea and Arctic shipping; Nome City Council hears suggestions for $200,000 mid-year Community Benefit Share from NSEDC; Norwegian oil company Statoil inches closer to drilling in the Chukchi Sea, possibly…

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