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Update News: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Bethel police are not releasing name of officer who shot Sam Alexie, Jr.; Alaska Public Health receives results for mercury testing of Nome miners; Kivalina still conserving water; Pilot in Skwentna plane crash identified; Alaska receives drugs from Massachusetts company behind outbreak of fungal meningitis; $200 million Arctic research vessel almost complete.…

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Fires, Miners, and Polar Bears, Oh My!

It’s been an interesting week in the KNOM news room. The blog title kind of says it all: fires, miners, and polar bears. First up, fires: I woke up to a phone call last Thursday morning, informing me that Teller—a nearby village, the only one accessible by road—was on fire. I was up, at the…

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