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The departure of Bishop Donald

At Deacon Bob's ordination

Our Catholic supporters – especially those in the Upper Midwest! – may be interested to know that the Bishop of the Diocese of Fairbanks, of which Nome and its environs are a part, has just become the Bishop of St. Cloud, Minnesota. Bishop Donald Kettler, who served in Alaska for 11 years, was installed as…

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Update News: Monday, January 28, 2013

In Monday’s news: Minnesota climber thwarts third attempt to summit Denali in the dead of winter; Company of Alaska Army National Guard headed to Kuwait; Alaskan environmentalists attempting to persuade Congressional representatives that Shell Oil should not drill this summer; BP looking to recognize rural educators in BP Teachers of Excellence program.

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Update News: Thursday, January 24, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Illness affecting seals and walruses in Alaska in 2011 still being determined; Witnesses say pilot who disappeared in mid-October was last seen intoxicated at Soldotna airport; Governor Sean Parnell has asked that State of Alaska be included in federal Shell Oil investigation; City of Nome Parks and Recreation Director reports city bowling…

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Update News: Friday, June 15, 2012

In Friday’s news: Guideline harvest for Norton Sound red king crab set at 465,450 pounds; “Success Beyond Barriers” selected as the theme for 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives; $27 million going to rural Alaskan communities through federal Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILT) program; Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. did not heed Governor Parnell’s call for divestment in Iranian firms;…

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