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Parnell Signs Bill Opposing Beringia International Park

Governor Sean Parnell has signed into law a piece of legislation to stop development of the Beringia International park. Senate Joint Resolution 15 urges the federal government to end efforts “pursuing the creation of an International Park” stretching from Northwest Alaska into Russia. “This is a park that has been going forward quietly over the…

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Update News: February 18th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: A group of Republican state senators wants to change the make-up of a commission that vets judges for the governor; The Iditarod Trail Committee’s Board of Directors votes to keep the race restart in Willow; Opponents of a proposed education amendment rally outside the state capital; Top Iron Dog racers separated by…

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Update News: February 14th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The Senate Indian Affairs Committee reviews a controversial report portraying violence in rural Alaska as a national disgrace; Nome Common Council passes an ordinance to combat psychoactive designer drugs like spice and bath salts; House Education Committee begins taking testimony on Gov. Parnell’s omnibus education bill; Nome Port Commission meets to discuss…

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Update News: February 10th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Allen Moore wins the 2014 Yukon Quest; Iditarod Trail Committee begins laying out contingency plans for race’s restart if more snow doesn’t appear; Gov. Parnell warns Ketchikan their lawsuit against the state could jeopardize future funding opportunities; A group of democratic lawmakers push an amendment to protect the PFD as a state…

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Update News: January 31st, 2014

In Friday’s news; Elected leaders in Stebbins are organizing development priorities for federal assistance funds connected with November storms; Legislation challenging Parnell’s Medicaid decision is filed; Sen. Begich plans on addressing US Postmaster General over complaints by Alaskans on spotty mail service. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-31-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 27th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Gov. Sean Parnell introduced his new education package with a small increase for school funding; Pres. Obama’s declaration of a natural disaster in Western Alaska last week means public assistance money will be made available through FEMA; Former manager of the Fort Yukon Native Village Corporation faces felony embezzlement charges next month;…

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