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New Survey Points to Frustrations Among Nome GCI Customers

A GCI telecommunications tower in rural Alaska, silhouetted by a fiery sunset

GCI’s survey — undertaken after a February meeting checkered with local complaints over broadband coverage and data allotment — reported three main findings: 90% of Nome customers are aware of user data usage, 50% check usage regularly, and most Nomeites are appreciative of local staff but frustrated with the customer service line.

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Listening to the Listeners

Sounding Board episode on listener feedback

For the last episode of this year’s season of Sounding Board, we invited our vast listening region to call in and tell us what they think about KNOM. We were heartened and energized by our listeners’ response.

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Update News: September 11th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Air Force and Coast Guard continue looking for a pilot who went missing Monday in the Gulf of Alaska; A bail hearing was held yesterday in Nome for Wilma Osborne; Calista Corp. has acquired STG Inc., a new subsidiary with state-wide experience in wind farming; Nome Board of Education discussed survey results,…

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Update News: Monday, June 4, 2012

In Monday’s News: Wasilla man drowns in Talkeenta; Managers undecided about Kuskokwim Chinook salmon escapement needs; Trawl surveys to take place in Bering and Chukchi seas; State challenges Mosquito Fork navigability decision; City of Anchorage considers land swap with airport; and Nome 8th graders share personal learning stories (hear more in Monday’s Profile).

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Update News: Wednesday, May 23, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Oil and oily water spill at BP North Slope facility; Evergreen to begin flying mail to Diomede today, full service should resume soon; Redistricting plan approved; Increased ship traffic adds pressure for NOAA, surveying ocean bottom and mapping

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Profile: The BOSS Project

The BOSS Project is the Bering-Okhotsk Seal Survey, and for the past month, they’ve been flying planes with specialized cameras over the Bering Sea. An international collaboration between NOAA Fisheries and their Russian counterparts, BOSS is using digital cameras alongside heat-sensing thermal cameras to take a population survey of ribboned, spotted, ringed, and bearded seals. John Jansen, a…

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Update News: Thursday, May 10, 2012

Body found north of Anchorage identified as missing airman; Federal Subsistence Board adopts tribal consultation policy, holds off on consultation with ANCSA corporations; largest herring fishery on hold, herring not eager to show up; NOAA and Russian counterparts collaborate in seal survey; Chief Papasadora reminds youth that choices made now can impact entire community.

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