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Update News: Thursday, February 7, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Kuspuk School District plane crashed near Kalskag on Tuesday, pilot and both passengers hospitalized; Personnel issue at Nome Public Schools to be investigated by Alaska Professional Teaching Practices Commission; Increased shipping traffic discussed at Bering Straits Maritime Symposium in Nome.

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Update News: Wednesday, February 6, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Small plane crash near Kalskag hospitalizes three people; Pete Kaiser enters Norton Sound 450, race begins today; Protecting subsistence hunting waters and preparing for increased vessel traffic discussed at Bering Straits Maritime Symposium in Nome.

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Tugboat Gets Stuck Near St. Michael

A 66-foot tugboat that spent the summer dredging in Nome got stuck on some rocks 2 miles outside of St. Michael at a place called Rocky Point. Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Responder John Ebel says there were two people on board the the Captain Hendren who made it to shore safely on Friday and…

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Update News: Monday, September 3, 2012

In Monday’s news: Shell’s drilling rig Nobel Discoverer arrives in the Chukchi amid uncertain weather; telecommunication problems in Wales trouble residents, organizations for more than a month; Coast Guard suspends search for crewmen missing after fishing vessel sinks near Kodiak Island; strong Yukon River chum salmon runs sees a single pulse of over 200,000 fish two weeks ago; 66-year-old pilot George Vonderheide killed in single-engine plane crash near Homer; and Sitka’s “Brewery Bandit,” Carl Liberty, charged with burglary and theft from Baranof Island Brewery.

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Update News: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea and Arctic shipping; Nome City Council hears suggestions for $200,000 mid-year Community Benefit Share from NSEDC; Norwegian oil company Statoil inches closer to drilling in the Chukchi Sea, possibly…

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Update News: Monday, May 7, 2012

Nome’s Port Commission gets closer to a decision on where gold dredges and other vessels will dock this summer; the Alaska Historical Commission hosting a discussion today on how to revitalize Alaska’s Native languages; Port of Anchorage officials say no new construction planned for a third year in a row; US Coast Guard’s “Arctic Outreach” brings boat and water safety to Nome schools.

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