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Update News: October 4th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome’s Common Council has officiated the results of Tuesday’s election; Day 2 of NSHC’s Health Fair at the Nome Rec Center; Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting on changes in Alaska Airlines flights; PFD’s were dispersed yesterday, helping furloughed workers and boosting local economy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-4-knom-headlines-news.mp3

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Update News: Monday, August 5, 2013

In Monday’s news: Buckland resident indicted on 9 counts in the shooting of VPO; Coast Guard calls of search for third of three people missing after boat sank in southeast Alaska, Washington man survived by swimming to shore; Five Alaska oil & gas leases extended and approved by Alaska Department of Natural Resources; Rep. Don…

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What’s cookin’?

The hosts of KNOM’s Morning Show – volunteers Dayneé Rosales and Lucus Keppel – have been cooking up lots of great things this year. Literally. For months now, Lucus and Dayneé have collaborated with representatives from the CAMP Department, a division of Nome’s hospital that specializes in nutrition and healthy lifestyles. CAMP’s Katie Gonzales and…

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Childbirth Education

There’s a new resource in town for expecting mothers. The Pre-Maternal Home and Healthy Start are offering Childbirth Education Sessions, Thursdays from 12 to 1 at the patient’s hostel in Nome. The free sessions are a welcoming, supportive space for pregnant women. Labor and delivery nurses and childbirth educators talk about whatever the women want…

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Update News: Tuesday, May 7, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: AuruMar’s second season of offshore gold mining assessments is expected to start in mid to late June; State says it could cost up to $2.5 million to implement repeal of recent oil tax structure; Six coastal governors call on Washington to open up more waters to offshore drilling; National Weather Service lists spring…

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Addiction support contacts

If you are struggling with an addiction, Norton Sound Health Corporation‘s Behavioral Health department can help you. All phone calls are confidential at (907) 443-3344. You can also call the 24-hour Addiction Treatment Helpline at (888) 340-0184. This post is a follow-up from Thursday’s Sounding Board (call-in show) on heroin in Western Alaska.

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Update News: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Department of Public Safety investigating possible necessary changes to allow VPSOs to carry firearms; Nome Joint Utility Board approved 2013 fuel contract for City of Nome last night; Nome Community Center and CAMP present facts on electronic cigarettes after their debut in Nome; Bethel City Council defeats ordinance prohibiting drunken walking; U.S.…

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Profile: NSHC “Patient Move Day”

The Norton Sound Health Corporation’s Regional Hospital and Quyanna Care Center has officially completed the move to its new building in Nome. Just last week, on March 5th, “Patient Move Day” marked the final day of transition. The new Norton Sound hospital was originally set to open in December 2012 and then at the end of…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alleged Kiana criminal Teddy Kyle Smith to face trial in May;  NSHC moves patients to new hospital without a hitch; Teachers might have to wait longer for tenure, if House bill passes; State would take responsibility for dredge-and-fill permits, thanks to Senate bill; ConocoPhillips not extending natural gas export license for Nikiski…

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