96.1 FM | 780 AM | “Yours for Western Alaska”

Posts Tagged ‘migration’

Update News: April 22nd, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Three ballot measures pushed back to Nov election, casualty of extended legislative session; Lawmakers have still not reached agreement on school funding, budgets, and more; US Senate candidate Joe Miller kicks off campaign in Wasilla; Aftershocks continue rattling Northwest Alaska; Gambell hosts Bering Straits School District’s annual Native Youth Olympics Tournament; Visiting…

Read More

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

Read More

Update News: September 19th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: This year’s Permanent Fund Dividend paid to state residents is $900; Dept. of Labor stats show high employment numbers in Oil-and-Gas sector ahead of controversial tax cuts; Pacific walrus have begun gathering on the northwest coast of Alaska amid season migration; The Sealaska Heritage Institute received almost half a million dollars for…

Read More

Update News: Tuesday, October 30, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Trials began in Bethel for fishermen who allegedly fished with restricted salmon nets; Air taxi pilot spent cold night after crashing near Emmonak; New report finds alcohol & drug abuse cost Alaska $1.2 billion in 2010; Congressman Don Young is running for Alaska seat in U.S. House of Representatives; Alaska’s migration of…

Read More