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Update News: Thursday, August 23, 2012

In Thursday’s News: Joint meeting of Nome Common Council and Nome Port Commission puts city’s energy toward expanding Nome’s port, not Cape Nome; Mercury used during Gold Rush now posing health risk to today’s miners; NASA says blimps are making comeback, Lt. Gov. Treadwell says rural AK great place to test aircraft; Memorial honoring Attu…

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Anvil Mountain Towers to Come Down

It looks like the Anvil Mountain Towers north of Nome will not remain standing. The Air Force received directives from the Sitnasuak Native Corporation – the entity slated to take ownership of the land – to remove the towers. Sitnasuak President Chuck Fagerstrom says that on August 14th, the Sitnasuak Board of Directors voted to…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Sitnasuak directs Air Force to remove Anvil Mountain White Alice towers, Nome Museum & Library Commission hopes vote be reversed; Anchorage hotel credit card scam resurfaces; Environmental group wants cold-water corals listed as threatened species; Paratroopers to return to AK from Afghanistan Wednesday; Small eruption at Cleveland Volcano reported.

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Runway Closed All Week, No Work Done All Week

While the East-West runway in Nome has been closed since Monday due to a settling subsurface that created a big dip, no work has yet been done on the runway. So far seven Alaska Airlines flights have been cancelled this week due to winds and weather and the stricter flight restrictions. And the backed up…

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Update News: Friday, August 17, 2012

In Friday’s News: Emergency runway closure has sees AK Airlines cancel flights this week, passengers scrambling; Sen. Murkowski works to approve Law of the Sea treaty; 150 vessels in Nome harbor with back ups, Port Director looking to future; Cold water coral has groups urging Sec. Salazar to block drilling in Chukchi Sea.

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Update News: Thursday, August 16, 2012

In Thursday’s News: High speed internet to reach Unalakleet and Shaktoolik, residents connected beginning of 2013; Another record year for Norton Sound red king crab; Kawerak Wellness targets youth drinking in Nome; Nome-grown sisters create cookbook celebrating local food called Nomegrown.

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Update News: Wednesday, August 15, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Two Shishmaref men mauled by a bear, treated at village clinic; 2012 AFN Marketplace competition canceled, too few applicants; Nome School Board welcomes 13 new staff members; Superintendent Brawner prepares for possible big federal budget cuts; Shawn Johnson, 24, identified as man arrested after allegedly firing a gun delaying Gov. Parnell’s visit…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Former State Sen. Al Adams died yesterday after battle with pancreatic cancer; Former Gov. Knowles supports coastal management program ballot initiative; Sec. Salazar announces plan for leasing NPRA, says Shell responsible for drilling delay; NJUS will purchase two 900-kilowatt turbines, install next June. Mike Benchoff has until tomorrow to rectify list of…

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Update News: Friday, August 10, 2012

In Friday’s News: STG pulls out of Stebbins tank farm project due to threats from teenagers; Cause of July fire in Selawik deemed as arson; Drowning victims in Eagle River identified as Montana women; Alaska Sea Party says outsiders trying to buy election on Ballot Measure 2; NVAD and city to decide whether to accept…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Fuglvog scheduled to be released from prison Saturday; AST identified officer involved in fatal shooting, Sgt. Anthony Wegrzyn; Charges brought against youth in last month’s fire in Teller; U.S. and Alaska flags lowered to half-staff until Friday; Coast Guard says it’s ready for expanded activity in Arctic; NJUS orders more fuel than…

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