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Update News: Thursday, May 23, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Alaska will be able to evaluate schools next year based on state standards rather than federal standards; Shell rig manager says second tug could have prevented grounding of the Kulluk; Video contest held by Drew’s Foundation hopes to spread message that life is worth living; New volunteer organization is hosting its first cultural…

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Update News: Friday, April 19, 2013

In Friday’s news: Closing arguments for twenty-two subsistence fishermen heard yesterday in Bethel; After much controversy, House Bill 77 waiting to be heard in the next legislative session; Shell signs agreement with Russian energy company; Climate change likely to bring warm temperatures over next fifty to one-hundred years; Nome hosted Arctic Port Planning charrette this…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Shell executive in charge of Arctic drilling program steps down; Unalakleet is in midst of water emergency; Nome Common Council continues discussion of vessel, the Rustler; Iditarod Trail Committee is still investigating death of sled dog during 2013 Iditarod Race.

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Update News: Monday, March 18, 2013

In Monday’s news: U.S. increasing stockpile of interceptor missiles; Alaska Senate Finance Committee made adjustments to oil tax bill last Thursday; 2010’s Republican Senate candidate, Joe Miller, considering running for Senate next year; Shell’s Kulluk rig almost ready to leave Alaskan waters; Army Corps of Engineers starting to dredge small boat harbor in Bethel.

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Update News: Friday, March 15, 2013

In Friday’s news: Body of missing 32-year-old Harvey Pitka of Russian Mission found; Preliminary report from NTSB says cargo plane crashed near Dillingham last week due to “rising terrain”; Department of Interior has concluded review of Shell’s failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign; UCLA geographer says Arctic shipping could be possible by mid-century; Alaska Senate Finance Committee…

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Update News: Thursday, February 28, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Shell cancels 2013 Arctic drilling season; Alaska’s redistricting plans waiting on outcome of US Supreme Court case, case challenging need for federal oversight of state redistricting in states with a history of voting discrimination; Abortion bill debate continues in Juneau, developmental psychologist testifies against abortion on mental health grounds; Parnell’s oil tax…

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Update News: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Team #17 had fastest time to Nome from Big Lake in Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First bill to land on Governor Parnell’s desk is one he introduced; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants government to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling; Alaskan leader, Albert Kookesh, listed in critical condition after suffering heart…

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Update News: Thursday, November 1, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Shell Oil wrapped up drilling season in Arctic; Governor Parnell appoints three Western Alaskans to statewide councils; Documentary filmmaker, Marsh Chamberlain, touches issues of suicide in rural Alaska; Pamyua is playing a free concert in Nome, Saturday; Haze over Anchorage was from a volcanic eruption 100 years ago.

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Update News: Wednesday, July 18, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell rejects state-run health insurance exchanges for Alaska; The Coast Guard says no damage found on Shell’s oil rig after it slipped anchor Saturday; Mary’s Igloo Traditional Council, recovering from recent fire, receives $50,000 from National Endowment for the Arts; NSEDC begins four “egg take” salmon hatchery programs next week;…

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Update News: Monday, July 2, 2012

In Monday’s news: Greenpeace vessel Esperanaza leaves Kodiak, makes its way north in campaign against arctic drilling; The Alaska Judicial Council chooses two candidates for Governor Parnell to appoint to Alaska Supreme Court; Kawerak seeks to lease space for cultural center in planned Richard Foster building; University of Alaska president Pat Gamble proposes two percent…

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