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Update News: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: City of Nome trying for more funding for Richard Foster construction; Mercury monitoring site to be built in Nome; Katmai Air floatplane collides with fishing boat in King Salmon; Five members of a Fairbanks family injured when boat exploded in Valdez’ small boat harbor; Bering Straits Foundation to help businesses lower energy…

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The Pickle Cliff

  In the volunteer house, Josh is our whimsical decorator, that is, he’s the artist that has drawn and created various artwork that now adorns my bedroom door. For some reason, over the past four months it seems to be have gradually become the “it” place where his work is now displayed (as well as…

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Update News: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Mercury monitoring site coming to Nome; Congress is looking at aid package to help victims of super-storm Sandy; Latest census shows 24% of Alaska’s population calls itself native or part-Native; Governor Sean Parnell announced more new board appointments.

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Update News: Monday, August 27, 2012

In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.

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Update News: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Heavy rain and lack of drinking water in Kivalina prompts disaster declaration; Rain and high water threaten bridges, mining operations in other northwest communities; State attorneys file to challenge “per-clearance” section of federal Voting Rights Act; A federal appeals court says U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service correctly issued rules to oil companies…

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Update News: Monday, May 14, 2012

Ten men from Savoonga receive federal citations for selling raw ivory to non-Natives, violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act; Kuskokwim River contamination linked to the Red Devil mercury mine sparks community meetings with BLM; an Eagle River man treated for wounds from a grizzly bear attack; and retail hours at rural Alaskan post offices may be cut under a cost-saving plan by the postal service.

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