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Update News: May 1st, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Dept. of Interior considering taking AK tribal land into trust; North Slope oil spill draws attention to frequency of smaller chemical incidents; Arctic Resource Development conference in Gambell concludes with international overtures; Slain Manokotak VPSO Madole to be honored in national memorial; Nome’s Carrie M. McClain Museum another step closer to…

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Update News: April 30th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: After some difficult weather, Arctic development conference begins in Gambell; Nome Board of Ed discusses district data at work session; One fatality reported in Bethel blaze as investigators probe cause; Mist of oil and natural gas spray over 27 acres of tundra after North Slope pipeline malfunction; 3 Alaskan high schoolers named…

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Update News: April 24th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: For the first time in almost 20 years, NJUS will raise water and sewer rates; State’s capital budget lingers in limbo as legislative session drags on; Legislatures, educators, and advocates not on the same page about where school funding should come from; A sweeping reform bill for Alaska’s prisons is heading to…

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Update News: February 22nd, 2014

In Friday’s news: Iron Dog leaders taking their final 10-hour layover on Yukon River checkpoints; An Oregon mining entrepreneur says he has a plan to develop a deep-draft port at Port Clarence; USGS says melting Beaufort sea ice creating new habitat for geese on the North Slope; Nome Port Commission votes for a slight increase…

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Update News: February 11th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council passes two city ordinances, looks at crime stats, progress on recycling, and details on NSEDC energy rebate; AK senate votes to discard proposed pay-raise for governor and staff; President of BP Alaska says the company plans to increase spending in North Slope this year; Allen Moore wins Yukon Quest…

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Update News: October 31st, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Searchers in the lower Kuskokwim continue looking for Nick Cook and Jim Napoka; Councilman Stan Anderson sends a letter of apology to NSHC’s Board of Directors after Monday’s comments; Ahead of next weeks 4.5 million acre lease sale in the NPR-A, subsistence hunters warn that the pace of development in North Slope…

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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: Monday, June 3, 2013

In Monday’s News: Galena evacuees taking up temporary residence in Fairbanks to escape Yukon River flood; Alaska Community Action on Toxics in Nome to blow whistle on military toxins; Judge Timothy Dooley sworn in to Nome Superior Court; Tok fire grows to 1,000 acres; BP Alaska plans to bring two new drill rigs to North…

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Update News: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: About 40 people gathered in Bethel on Monday for subsistence rights; Companies spearheading development of proposed Pebble Mine anticipate permitting before end of 2013; Leading Spanish oil company finds oil on Alaska’s North Slope; Subcommittee of U.S. Senate Energy Committee appears to have no objections to renaming Mount McKinley.

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Update News: Thursday, April 18, 2013

In Thursday’s news: City of Nome has removed Rustler/Conaca from Nome harbor; AFN working to achieve federal protection and co-management of subsistence resources; NOAA surveying threatened ringed and bearded seals in Bering Sea; ConocoPhillips says it’s ready to increase investments on Alaska’s North Slope.  

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