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Update News: September 27th, 2013

In Friday’s news: At the Beringia Days Conference, shared cultures come together; The Interior Department seeks suggestions for additional offshore petroleum drilling tracts; Though land threatened by storms, Shishmaref refuses relocation; Federally purchased seafood is no longer required to carry non-governmental sustainability stamp. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-09-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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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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Touchstone: Sustainable Local Energy

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This Friday on Touchstone (February 1, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about sustainable local energy and exploring alternative energy projects underway in our region. Tell us what you think: How does the high cost of energy affect you? What opportunities do you see to save energy in your home or work place? What alternative energy…

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Profile: Edward Itta at the Arctic Imperative Summit

At the close of the Arctic Imperative Summit, the announcement was made just yesterday that Arctic sea ice this summer has hit a record low. With the opening Arctic Ocean, much of the discussion the past few days has been centered around developing the Arctic sustainably. In his closing remarks to the summit, former North…

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Update News: Monday, August 27, 2012

In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.

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