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Update News: October 17th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: GCI and KTUU reach temporary agreement to keep channel broadcasting outside of Anchorage; Unseasonably warm October weather coming from high pressure system and storms from South and West; UAF vice chancellor Pat Pitney to represent US in leg of Olympic Torch relay this week; Award-winning poet Peggy Schumaker visiting Nome this week…

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Update News: September 23rd, 2013

In Monday’s news: U.S. Senate brings up subsistence hunting and fishing at committee hearing last Thursday; Community members in town of Chevak upset after Cup’iq artifacts wound up in dump; UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers warns of budget constraints during annual convocation; Despite the loss of sea ice in the Chukchi Sea, polar bears in the…

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Update News: Monday, August 26, 2013

In Monday’s news: NTSB says fatal plane crash in Big Lake occurred during aborted landing; Responders and residents racing winter to rebuild and return to homes in Galena; White House Office of Science and Technology Policy visited Nome this past week; UAF taking new approach to helping students struggling with depression that may lead to…

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Update News: Thursday, March 14, 2013

In Thursday’s news: U.S. House committee starts reauthorization process of Magnuson Stevens Act; Alaska Legislature passes resolution fighting federal overreach; Alaska House poised to vote in $9.8 billion state operating budget; Unemployment rate in Alaska lower than national rate for fifty-one months; Applications due soon for Northwest Campus’ Nursing Aide Certification program; Diocese of Fairbanks…

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Update News: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Variance request approved for Nome Covenant Church; Parnell intends to change oil tax structure to boost production; Geologists, miners and legislators talk natural resource development at Alaska Strategic and Critical Minerals Summit in Fairbanks; Anchorage experiences aftershocks from Monday’s 5.8 magnitude quake; Inupiat poet Joan Kane wins $20,000 fellowship from a national…

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Profile: Language Preservation

An Alaska Native language preservation initiative has been established at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus. Program Development Managers, Barb Amarok and Carol Gales at Northwest Campus have been in coordination with the UAF Alaska Language Institute in Fairbanks. The university is working to establish language courses for community members to study and share. The…

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Update News: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Nome Public Schools 5th & 6th graders are behind in reading; Alaska Natives from North Slope meeting with Obama officials this week; Alaska Native language preservation initiative present at the UAF Northwest Campus; Old Wein Building in Nome now in monofill. *Editors note for Nome Public Schools story: -Keith Conger chose to…

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Update News: Monday, October 1, 2012

In Monday’s News: Pilot Station 9 year old boy shoots another 9 year old, he dies; State finds Wasilla day care center occasionally negligent; Pilot escapes floatplane crash unharmed in Anchorage; Early snow in Anchorage; UAF professor presents research on sled dogs; Senators urge halt to arctic drilling.  

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Update News: Thursday, July 19, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Air National Guard responds to a downed aircraft north of Fairbanks; Leaders from Shishmaref and Newtok in Washington, D.C. to seek funding for dealing with climate change; Alaska Center for Energy and Power tells Nome city officials Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal resource could yield up to 10 megawatts; Ethan Berkowitz reports…

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