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Update News: Friday September 6th, 2013

In Friday’s News: A controversial tax cut on oil companies will be put to a referendum vote in August; Shell Oil agrees to pay $1.1 million in fines after violating Clean Air Act permits in the Arctic; Sen. Lisa Murkowski makes first visit to Little Diomede; Western Arctic Caribou Herd begins southward migration towards Seward…

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Elder Voices: Patrick Omiak

Patrick Omiak, an elder from Little Diomede, Alaska

This September, Elder Voices remembered the late Patrick Omiak. Born in Diomede in 1935, the respected leader passed away in early August of this year due to natural causes. He was 77 years old.  In November 2010, Patrick shared his memories and experiences with Elder Voices. We re-aired his story this month in honor of his…

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Update News: Friday, July 19, 2013

In Friday’s news: Contract for air service between Little Diomede and Nome has been renewed;  Relief funds for last summer’s King salmon fisheries disasters closer to reaching fishermen; Meet the very first man to put a suction dredge in the Bering Sea; Nome runners and cyclists preparing for tomorrow’s Cape Nome Marathon; Record number of climbers…

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