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Update News: October 15th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council discusses lowering the speed limit on Greg Kruschek Ave; Shishmaref  to vote next week on whether or not to repeal its local option law; Galena residents navigate assistance programs to repair homes damaged by spring flooding; Nanook wrestling team hosted the Nome Invitational on Saturday. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-15-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council hears arguments over fluoride in city water; Authorities on Monday suspended search for a missing plane and pilot near Yakutat; Native American women can now get emergency contraception at federally managed Indian Health Services facilities without a consultation or prescription; Whale hunt in the Arctic going better than last…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 13, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council considers alcohol sales tax; 62 people finish first ever swim relay across the Bering Strait; State Dept. of Natural Resources accepting bids for oil and gas lease tracts in North Slope and Beaufort Sea; Alaska lawmakers and government officials meeting in Anchorage to discuss “federal overreach.” http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-13-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday, August 7, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome Common Council authorizes completion of schematic design for Richard Foster Building; Pilot escapes injury after helicopter crash at Pogo Mine; Federal judge determines Shell’s spill response plan was legal during failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign; State environmental regulators approve permit of oil drilling waste storage in Nikiski; Palmer math teacher plans…

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Update News: Thursday, August 1, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Toddler dies after being struck by slow-moving pickup in Pilot Station; Nome Common Council votes to begin investigative work at future site of Richard Foster Building; Congress is debating funding levels that will impact Alaska; California appeals court panel rules against special protections for developers of proposed Pebble Mine; Sarah Palin to…

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Update News: Friday, May 24, 2013

In Friday’s news: Alaska Oil and Gas Association suing over federal decision to list Arctic bearded seals as threatened; Coast Guard Rear Admiral Tom Ostebo traveling to Alaskan coastal communities this week; Threat of flooding in Fort Yukon appears to be easing; Nome Common Council passed three ordinances at yesterday’s special meeting.  

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Update News: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: 30-year-old Alakanuk woman has died in four-wheeler crash; Senator Lisa Murkowski says federal government should clean-up abandoned federal well sites in Alaska; Alaskan community seeking road through national wildlife refuge will receive visitors from Senator Murkowski’s office; Nome Public Schools presented Fiscal Year 2014 budget to the Nome Common Council last night;…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Wood boiler may be to blame for a fire that burned down a home in Dillingham last week; Fiscal analysis shows oil tax overhaul may cost state between $4.2 and 4.6 billion dollars through 2019; 2013 budget for Pebble Mine project is $80 million; Nome Common Council passes ordinance adopting Port of…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Unalakleet residents boil water due to out-of-order water treatment center; White Mountain attempts to avoid a water system freeze-up; City of Nome gets authorization to remove the Rustler; North Slope oil companies back proposed oil tax overhaul; Evan Booth wins Archie Ferguson Willie Goodwin Memorial Snowmachine Race.

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Update News: Thursday, April 4, 2013

In Thursday’s news: U.S. District court decides on Akiachak Native Community v. Salazar: Alaska tribes have the right to be treated the same as other tribes; National Transportation Safety Board investigates Trooper helicopter crash; Bethel considers amendment to make drunken walking illegal on city streets or ice roads; Nome officials debate film license applications; Governor…

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