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Cataclysmic Anesthetic

Zach’s recent visit to Stebbins, a community still recovering from devastating flooding in November, revealed how the community is working together to rebuild and strengthen themselves for future challenges.

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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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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: December 11th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Latest NTSB report on St. Mary’s plane crash offers few new details on cause; Residents who have property damage from last month’s storms can now apply for state disaster funds; Candidate for governor Byron Mallott holds a lunchtime conversation in Nome; State Officers Compensation Commission approves pay raises for Executive branch; http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 6th, 2013

In Friday’s news: State is launching website and phone-lines for families in need of aid after November storms; Multi-agency effort works to organize aid and relief efforts to communities on St. Lawrence Island; Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group concludes conference with discussion of Ambler Road Project; Dead birds of St. Lawrence Island killed by…

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Update News: November 22nd, 2013

In Friday’s news: After a week without a working  system, water is flowing again in Emmonak, but questions remain; Team Rubicon slated to head to Koltik as part of clean-up effort coordinated between local governments, Red Cross, and State; Legal fight over Alaska re-districting nearing its end; Nome Rec center hosts weekly Zumbini classes to…

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