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Update News: April 2, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Alaska shows low enrollment figures for new ACA healthcare policies; Alaska DEC begins testing fish for Fukishima radiation; Corp of Engineers says Arctic port study delayed for another few months; Working group to hold feedback meeting in Nome on salmon, part of comprehensive regional management plan. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/04/2014-04-02-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: With an ACA deadline approaching, here’s what American Indians and Alaska Natives need to know about healthcare; Seward Peninsula Regional Advisory Council meets in Nome for discussions on musk oxen, subsistence, and salmon; The state is trying to figure out how to clean up marine debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami spread…

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Update News: October 11th, 2013

In Friday’s news: AK fishermen lack easy access to healthcare; Haines Borough amends charter to end corporate personhood; AFN needs volunteers in advance of annual convention and Elders and Youth Conference; This year’s salmon harvest most lucrative in AK history. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Living in the Future: Crystal “life”, Health-care via robot, and Gold-extracting bacteria

This week on We are Living in the Future: crystals that imitate some aspects of life, doctors who offer healthcare via robot telepresence, and bacteria that extract gold from sediment. While life has several characteristics that define it, including reproduction, metabolism, and mobility, most people agree that crystal and fire are not lifeforms. But scientists…

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Update News: Friday, July 29, 2012

In Friday’s news: Bering Strait/Norton Sound healthcare providers discuss local implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling; Governor Sean Parnell and Alaska’s Congressional delegation react to the court’s decision; Rep. Neal Foster running against primary challenger Woodie Salmon from Chalkyitsik; Up to 20,000 red salmon expected in the Pilgrim River as reds begin to arrive…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Local and national groups meet in Nome to discuss ways the Bering Strait & other arctic environments can be protected; Two Shell vessels leave Seattle for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas; The Nome School Board considers expanding Anvil City Science Academy charter school; TriWest Healthcare and Norton Sound Health…

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