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Arctic Council Delegates Tour Nome

Richard Beneville at Bering Sea Bar & Grill

The Arctic Council just concluded its first meeting under U.S. Chairmanship in Anchorage, and a select few delegates traveled up to Nome for an afternoon, touring the town and meeting locals to get a sense of what life is like in rural Alaska.

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Update News: April 16th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Senate Committee approves $3 million for Nome Middle Dock; Oil refineries could receive state funds to continue operating; The Alaska ICC discusses food security; Federal Subsistence Board reviewing rural determination; Northern Regions Mining Summit to meet in Vancouver in May. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-04-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: April 11th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The 2014 Kawerak Regional Conference wrapped up yesterday; The Inuit Circumpolar Council meets in Nome next week to discuss food security; State Attorney General testifies to high rates of violence against Alaska Natives; Closing in on a full day on the trail, all 17 racers remain in the Kobuk 440 Sled Dog…

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Update News: April 10th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Remains of two pilots found in Tuesday’s plane crash near Three Step Mountain; Day two of the 2014 Kawerak Conference continues with presentations covering issues and interests across the Bering Strait Region; Nome Board of Education makes final adjustments to FY15 budget. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/04/2014-04-10-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Kawerak celebrates 40th anniversary with Regional Conference; ICC President and Ltn. Gov. talk Arctic Policy at Kawerak conference; Alaska Senate passes abortion bill that narrows definition of “medically necessary” abortions; Nome Board of Education opposes private school bill.

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Special Call-In Show: Arctic Policy

This Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm, we’re hosting a special call-in show on Arctic policy. Four special guests will be in studio to answer your questions about Arctic planning and policy. Hear about what’s being done locally, state-wide and internationally on key issues: from sustaining fisheries to protecting subsistence lifestyles, from fostering smart oil and…

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