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Update News: January 22nd, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Statehouse starts session with surprising news of Kertulla’s departure; Coast Guard admiral outlines 2014 Arctic Shield plans for Western Alaska; A polar code for shipping vessels in Arctic could emerge as early as this week; The Yukon Quest sled-dog race has it’s smallest field ever this year with just 18  mushers; Joanne…

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Update News: January 13th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Gov. Parnell announces new approach to large-scale natural gas pipeline in Alaska; At Thursday’s NJUS meeting updates on state funding, Pilgrim Springs project, NSEDC subsidy, and Nome’s water fluoridation; As state legislature convenes, more than 50 bills are pre-filed in hopes of quick passage; New depression recovery program starts this week in…

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Update News: October 30th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: After two months of drilling at Pilgrim Hot Springs, work crews are packing up. Hear today’s profile; Board of Ed meets to discuss audit, strategic plan, Native Education Parent Committee; Senators from N. Dakota and Alaska introduce a bill for a commission to protect Native children; AK state legislators considering legislation banning…

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Update News: Thursday, July 18, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome commercial chum salmon fishery reopens after being closed for 22 years; 24-year-old Minto, Alaska woman charged with first-degree murder; Air Force holding public hearings in Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks on Draft EIS released last month; Alaska’s lone U.S. House member voted with majority to delay key provisions of federal healthcare overhaul;…

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Update News: Friday, November 16, 2012

In Friday’s news: Senate Republicans are vowing to continue a moratorium on earmarks this coming Congress; Alaska community is exploring solutions to a possible water shortage, this winter; Unattended candle a likely cause of fire in a downtown Juneau apartment building; Professional artist helping students paint a mural at the Wales School; Nome Health Fair…

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Update News: Thursday, July 19, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Air National Guard responds to a downed aircraft north of Fairbanks; Leaders from Shishmaref and Newtok in Washington, D.C. to seek funding for dealing with climate change; Alaska Center for Energy and Power tells Nome city officials Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal resource could yield up to 10 megawatts; Ethan Berkowitz reports…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 18, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell rejects state-run health insurance exchanges for Alaska; The Coast Guard says no damage found on Shell’s oil rig after it slipped anchor Saturday; Mary’s Igloo Traditional Council, recovering from recent fire, receives $50,000 from National Endowment for the Arts; NSEDC begins four “egg take” salmon hatchery programs next week;…

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Profile: Neal Foster, Candidate for House District 39

Incumbent Neal Foster is running against Chalkyitsik’s Woodie Salmon in a democratic primary this August to determine who will represent the newly-expanded House District 39. Foster, born and raised in Nome, has been district 39’s representative since 2009, but the state’s redistricting has significantly changed the size of that district: it now spans from the…

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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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Profile: Woodie Salmon, Candidate for House District 39

Woodie Salmon wants to be your representative for House District 39. He’ll be running against incumbent Neal Foster in a democratic primary this August. Salmon served as a house rep in the old district six for six year, representing interior communities, as well as communities along the Kuskokwim and Yukon rivers. Salmon was a pilot…

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