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MINER Profile – David Olson

This summer for KNOM Profiles we’re talking to a miner every week. With 205 off-shore mining permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources this summer, Nome is in the midst of the second gold rush. This week, we spoke with the man who was the very first to put a suction dredge in the…

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Music Special: David Wax Museum (LIVE recording)

The featured band for the 2013 Nome Midnight Sun Folk Festival is Boston-born David Wax Museum. Playing traditional Mexican instruments like the jarana and the quijada (donkey jaw bone) and throwing in an occasional guitar, accordian and a cajon box drum, the group has a sound all its own. So unique, they’ve created their own music…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 25, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Troopers in Nome looking for missing 17-year-old Jared Wiggins; Pilgrim River may reopen next week for subsistence fishing, late runs in Norton Sound; AK lawmakers meet next week, talk about commercializing natural gas resources; Nome resident quietly fights in one-man crusade against Nome’s litter.

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Update News: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: In fuel buying and shipping season, fuel prices continue to rise; NVFD Chief Matt Johnson says if they didn’t respond, he believes Teller would cease to exist; Protestors urge EPA to reject Shell Oil’s request for waiver in air permit requirements; Millrock begins drilling at Council Gold Project; FCC to hold public…

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