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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: April 4th, Zach’s Birthday Edition

In Friday’s Newscast: Coast Guard investigation says equipment failure, human error, weather contributed to crewman’s death in December; Lawmakers gear up for vote on sprawling education bill; US Senate ratifies two treaties on international fishing; Kobuk traditional council passes resolution opposing state-sponsored road to Ambler Mining District; Kulluk oil rig grounded because of poor management,…

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Update News: February 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Researchers and public health officials coordinating to release info on a parasite showing up in beluga whales in the next few days; Air-taxi operators and Bush pilots getting slammed by IRS’s interpretation of tax code provision; Prizes and race analysis doled out at Iron Dog banquet in Nome; State Supreme Court reaffirmed…

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Update News: December 23rd, 2013

In Monday’s news: Oil companies spend big on lobbying efforts to protect current tax structure; Nome Common Council discusses Richard Foster building, energy, development priorities, and unmarked graves; Members of AK’s VPSO program say they should be allowed to carry firearms on duty; AK marijuana legalization ballot measure has nearly 45,000 signatures of support. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-23-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 16th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Two oil covered gulls were recently found off St. Lawrence Island; Last week DHS set up disaster relief stations in Stebbins and Kotlik; The EPA will not be publishing it’s long-promised Bristol Bay Water Shed Assessment before end of the year; Nome high school wrestlers win at state tournament in Anchorage. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 10th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome resident receives $53,722 in damages from a slip and fall; Alaska congressional leaders plan to get crab season on schedule; Great Bear Petroleum says data confirms new oil resource south of Prudhoe Bay; Introducing Au Gratin, a new Nome food truck serving Louisiana-style food. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-10-update-news.mp3

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Sounding Board: State Oil Taxes

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 10:00am), we’re talking about the state’s oil taxes. Governor Parnell’s bill lowering the state’s oil taxes passed during the last session in Juneau. He says the tax structure will lure more oil companies to do business in Alaska. Some Alaskans believe his bill simply gives money to…

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