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Special program on Spice

Special program on Spice

On Friday, March 28, KNOM hosted a special program to address a growing problem in the region: synthetic drugs. Spice, bath salts, K2, synthetic pot, potpourri, plant-food: there’s a slew of names for these drugs. On top of that, manufacturers in the lower-48 and abroad have been very savvy about changing the chemistry and packaging…

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Update News: March 17th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Iditarod 42 concludes at the Nome Rec Center with the Trail Awards Banquet; Health groups take advantage of Iditarod crowds to bump regional vaccination rates; State sues the Fed Government over rejection of exploration plan for ANWR; AK Senate passes sweeping crime bill to address dramatic incarceration rates. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-17-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 6th, 2013

In Monday’s News: Health officials say two adult Alaskans died from the flu last week; Fed Agency announces it should have draft recommendations for deep-water port in Alaska in early March; Sen. Begich writes letter asking Fed Gov’t to exercise restraint in approaching policies for combating ivory trade; Nome magistrate drops charges against Wilma Osborn;…

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Update News: November 25th, 2013

In Monday’s news: A small Canadian mining company is in the early stages of exploring a graphite deposit on the Seward Peninsula; AK Transportation Department will pay $322,000 for violations to water safety; The U.S. Defense Department has released a 16-page Arctic Strategy Document; Emmonak and Noatak receive USDA rural development grants to to build…

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Wellness

Anna Rose on the tundra

“Were you here late last night?” My boss asked at our daily morning meeting. “I was here later than I should have been,” I said, thinking of the 2am timestamp on my story in dropbox. “I asked you if you could finish the story by the end of the day, and you said yes. If…

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Elder Voices: Wilfred Anowlic

“Eskimo dancing and singing makes you feel good. It makes you forget all the problems you have in your life, your mind. It’s just like turning everything over to the care of God.” – Wilfred Anowlic Episode 1: Music Episode 2: Subsistence Episode 3: Peace  

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