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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: April 21st, 2014

In Monday’s news: Non-white groups remain at higher risk for HIV, AIDS in Alaska; Legislature extends 90-day session to tackle education, budgets; Bill to create partially state-owned natural gas pipeline goes to governor’s desk; Bill symbolically recognizing 20 Alaska Native languages as “official” passes; Fish and Game veterinarian warns invasive ticks pose threat to moose,…

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Update News: March 18th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Red King Crab harvest in Bering Straits region hampered by season of irregular ice conditions; Two of the three major gubernatorial candidates speak at an Anchorage forum; Legislators move to bar extending a military perk to same-sex couples. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-18-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 12th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Snowmachiner Jared Walker was located outside Kiana after a two-day search; Legislature sees renewed vigor behind a push to make the attorney general an elected position; Brent Sass tells a press conference about his decision to scratch on the last leg of the Yukon Quest Race; Independent candidate Bill Walker visits Nome…

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Update News: February 11th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council passes two city ordinances, looks at crime stats, progress on recycling, and details on NSEDC energy rebate; AK senate votes to discard proposed pay-raise for governor and staff; President of BP Alaska says the company plans to increase spending in North Slope this year; Allen Moore wins Yukon Quest…

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A candidate’s visit

Byron Mallott with Laureli and Ric

Pictured above is Alaska gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott alongside KNOM’s news director Laureli Kinneen and general manager Ric Schmidt. Mallott has made history in recent months by becoming the first Alaska Native to declare a candidacy for governor and by receiving the official endorsement of a major political party (Mallott is running as a Democrat).…

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Update News: December 11th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Latest NTSB report on St. Mary’s plane crash offers few new details on cause; Residents who have property damage from last month’s storms can now apply for state disaster funds; Candidate for governor Byron Mallott holds a lunchtime conversation in Nome; State Officers Compensation Commission approves pay raises for Executive branch; http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 18th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Gov. Sean Parnell declares areas of Western Alaska disaster zones after devastating storms; NovaCopper’s planned Ambler Mine project is being helped by AIDEA work on a new road; Gov. Sean Parnell announces he won’t expand Medicaid in Alaska; AST arrest a woman in Anchorage over attempted transport of $10,000 worth of marijuana…

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Update News: Thursday, October 11, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Discussion begins in Nome for a Bering Strait Management Authority; 66-year old, John Strickling, arrested in Nome, Tuesday; Human remains found in South Anchorage; One injured from boiler explosion at Sitka Coast Guard hangar; 5 fishermen rescued near Kodiak; Alaska National Guard airmen returning from Afghanistan; Governor Parnell proclaims October as Domestic…

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