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Update News: March 28th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Bill making 20 Alaska Native languages official state languages encounters pushback; Nome passes resolution to enter 20-year power purchase agreement with Pilgrim Geothermal LLC; Nome School Board breaks down education budget; Senate Finance Committee proposes $9.2 million state operating budget. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-28-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 20th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: With Stebbins still struggling to recover after storms, Kawerak and Sen. Donny Olson chartered a flight to meet with community members about their needs; AST in Nome celebrated the opening of it’s new building; State could be lead investor on large LNG project, according to new report out of DNR; Nome’s Joint…

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Update News: November 4th, 2013

In Monday’s News: AST says a man died in a Saturday house-fire in the small community of Shageluk; Officials with the Red Cross say they will assist families in the Kenai Peninsula displaced by flooding; Unaataq, land-owner of the Pilgrim Hot Springs, begin plans to utilize geothermal resources; Group marks the start of Alaska Native…

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Profile: Pilgrim Hot Springs Geothermal Project

Since late August, researchers and drillers have been living on site at Pilgrim Hot Springs, working around the clock to answer Nome’s energy question: Can Pilgrim fuel a geothermal power plant? Engineers say yes. And a crew has been collecting data all summer to confirm that answer. Listen below to hear an in depth review…

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Update News: October 30th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: After two months of drilling at Pilgrim Hot Springs, work crews are packing up. Hear today’s profile; Board of Ed meets to discuss audit, strategic plan, Native Education Parent Committee; Senators from N. Dakota and Alaska introduce a bill for a commission to protect Native children; AK state legislators considering legislation banning…

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Update News: October 16th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Pilgrim Hot Springs revises geothermal energy forecast based on recent drilling; Red King Crab fishery stalled amid gov’t shutdown, but Norton Sound Region spared; Official candidacy announcements come from Dan Sullivan, Byron Mallot, and Hollis French. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 3rd, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting to give community update on Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal project; Thousands of federal employees across the state affected by government shutdown; Subsistence status hearing in Bethel canceled due to government shutdown; NSRH hosts experts from ANTHC to explain new Affordable Care Act measures. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-3-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Thursday September 5th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Tests will reveal amount of geothermal energy available from Pilgrim Hot Springs in as few as 3 weeks; State’s Permanent Fund Dividend for the year will be announced Sept. 18; Fishermen protest outside an Anchorage Wal-Mart over salmon dispute; Nome Public School receives an Obesity Prevention and Control grant. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-09-05-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Two former staffers of AITC have been indicted on theft charges; Peter Jackson of Unalakleet has been found and arrested; Administrator of EPA visiting Alaska this week; Road to Pilgrim Hot Springs currently closed; Governor Sean Parnell signs new executive order to improve state government efficiency. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Thursday, July 25, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome City Council voted yesterday to fund drilling test well at Pilgrim Hot Springs; Kivalina receives last-minute help while down to its last drops of treated water; Two largest mobile service providers in Alaska have created joint venture; Floatplane crash on Prince of Wales island injures four; Alaska’s senators voted with majority…

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