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In the wake of the storm

Storm relief for Kotlik in KNOM lobby

Last November, storms brought exceptional damage to some of the communities we serve. Two separate storm systems in the Bering Sea – severe, in large part, because of their strong winds, high seas, and potential for coastal flooding – ripped through our region in less than a week. While Nome saw some relatively moderate damage,…

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Update News: December 20th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome Port Commission discusses how to deter boaters from hauling out on the causeway; AK State Troopers respond to snowmachine rescues outside Stebbins; Signature gathering is on track for a proposal to raise the state minimum wage. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-20-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 16th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Two oil covered gulls were recently found off St. Lawrence Island; Last week DHS set up disaster relief stations in Stebbins and Kotlik; The EPA will not be publishing it’s long-promised Bristol Bay Water Shed Assessment before end of the year; Nome high school wrestlers win at state tournament in Anchorage. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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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 22nd, 2013

In Friday’s news: After a week without a working  system, water is flowing again in Emmonak, but questions remain; Team Rubicon slated to head to Koltik as part of clean-up effort coordinated between local governments, Red Cross, and State; Legal fight over Alaska re-districting nearing its end; Nome Rec center hosts weekly Zumbini classes to…

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Help Kotlik, Stebbins, Gambell, & Savoonga

If you would like to help families of Stebbins / Kotlik affected by flooding or families in Gambell / Savoonga in need of food, here’s how to pitch in and help out: Kotlik: KNOM is accepting donations of clean blankets/bedding and winter boots. Bring your donations by KNOM now through this Friday November 22, (donation deadline extended…

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Update News: November 19th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: AK’s redrawn political boundaries meet constitutional standards; Kotlik is relying on emergency water supplies; Bethel pushes to keep its rural status; AK epidemiology releases a review on huffing, or inhalant abuse. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-19-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: November 14, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Communities in storm-struck areas prepared yesterday for another blast; Record-breaking rain-fall in WAK has experts worried about caribou migration; A Norwegian shipping company is looking at potential hub-ports close to Arctic Alaska. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-14-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 13th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Emergency Manager from State’s Department traveling to Unalakleet and Kotlik this week to assess damage; American Indian leaders gather in DC for direct talks with officials in the Obama administration; Nome Board of Ed holds regular meeting, discusses findings on recent AASB conference. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-13-knom-update-news.mp3

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