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Update News: April 3rd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Senate Indian Affairs Committee hears bill from Begich and Murkowski on improving safety in Alaska Native communities; Researchers announce results of a new caribou habitat study along proposed development road route; Alaska Native Village Council members meet to in Anchorage to discuss contaminated land conveyed to tribes by Fed agencies under…

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Update News: February 13th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Coast Guard releases report to Congress on feasibility of a deep-draft arctic port; Coast Guard, DEC, and Kikiktagruk all respond to heating oil spill in Kotzebue; US Senate considering two international treaties to combat illegal crab pirating; Donald Auliye of Shaktoolik selected as a 2014 Spirit of Youth recipient; Alaska could…

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Update News: January 14th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Murkowski secures $66m for AK tribal healthcare facilities in massive Congressional spending package; Nome Common Council distributes most of NSEDC benefits share money to Nome Youth; New figures show 3,300 Alaskans have signed up for private insurance under new healthcare law; Numbers are out on fundraising efforts by different groups behind ballot…

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Update News: December 30th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Pressure is on Sen. Murkowski and Sen. Begich to get appropriations bills in before Jan. 15 deadline; MIT study looks at baseline levels of worrisome PAH toxins in Arctic; Organizers and mushers get ready for the K300 race. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-30-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 27th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Sen. Murkowski and Sen. Begich co-sponsor amendment moving forward on ice-breakers for Arctic; AK Dept. of Safety is asking the public to comment on a proposal to arm VPSO’s; The community of Newtok is dealing with storms and erosion as there are issues playing out with the legitimacy of the tribal council.…

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Update News: September 26th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Two people confirmed dead, one missing, after boat accident in Lower Yukon River; BLM will begin remediating old wells in Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve; US Sen. Murkowski says she’s been deluged with calls from constituents opposed to the ACA; Congress passes bill that could shift AK mining industry’s approach REE’s, but environmental…

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Update News: Monday, October 29, 2012

In Monday’s news: Fog allows Senator Murkowski, Coast Guard Admiral and National Guard General to visit Nome schools; Community of Chuathbaluk receives running water & flushing toilets; Trials begin today for Alaska Native subsistence fishermen charged with illegally fishing for king salmon; Effort underway to increase participation in Regional Advisory Councils; CEO of Anglo American…

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Update News: Friday, May 25, 2012

In Friday’s news: Former GCI employee accused of misusing customer information; Two prosecutors in Stevens case suspended; Emmonak Women’s Shelter still struggling with funding; Murkowski’s “Frankenfish” amendment fails in senate; Finnish man dies on Mt. McKinley, second fatality; EPA takes public comment on draft watershed assessment for Bristol Bay.

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