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Record Numbers of Pinks in Norton Sound

"Humpys" like these were seen in record numbers last week in the Shaktoolik and Unalakleet rivers.

According to fish reports, 245,000 pinks were counted at the Shaktoolik River — and 744,000 at Unalakleet — on July 13th. Fishers may not have seen fish in those numbers this past weekend, but they’re soon expected to “shoot back up,” says ADF&G.

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Every Day Is Mother’s Day

Zach’s mother visited Nome for a long weekend, and they celebrated by doing a bunch of activities. One of his favorite weekends in Nome, the hosting nudged him into taking full advantage of the many cool things to do, and he got to share a measure of how rich, exciting, and lucky his past few months have been.

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Becoming a Nomeite

I arrived in Nome four weeks ago, and have been getting settled into my role as Music Director at KNOM. This first post is a little bit more serious than I had planned, but it stems from a very basic part of my experience here so far: from Anchorage to Nome to Woolley Lagoon, people…

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Communicorn, Eva, and Me

Communicorn (n.) A Community unicorn; a toy unicorn shared by a community; a community-centered unicorn that excels in the field of mass communications. See also, unicorns (magical creature), and The Unicorns (band). Donated to the KNOM Volunteer house by our late music director, the Communicorn comes to us with a wide range of talents. He…

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Mom and Me

Earlier this month my mom visited me in Nome! We were lucky to see many amazing parts of Nome and surrounding country in the few days she was here. And she got to see many sides of Nome: From the last of the sea ice… To Salmon Lake, 34 miles north of Nome… To Velvet…

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Update News: Thursday, July 26, 2012

In Thursday’s News: FCC intends to connect rural Alaskans to broadband in next three years; Family and friends of Valerie Sifsof, missing since July 7, offer $25-thousand reward; 24-year-old Kwethluk man drowns in Napaskiak South on Tuesday; ConocoPhillips Alaska earned $551-million in second quarter, paid $983-million in tax and royalties to state; Salmon Lake fertilization…

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Longstanding BSNC & State of AK Land Dispute Close to Settlement

Forty years after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was passed, the Bering Straits Native Corporation and the State of Alaska should finally put behind them a land dispute. On Tuesday, the full Congress passed The Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act – a settlement between the State of Alaska, the Bureau of Land Management…

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