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Arctic Infrastructure Conference Occurring in Gambell

Gambell, Alaska on St. Lawrence Island. Courtesy of Kklunder Kathie Klunder.

As Arctic shipping increases, communities in the Bering Strait region want to benefit from the growth while protecting their subsistence resources. Over the next two days, politicians and government agencies along with industry and community representatives will be meeting in Gambell to discuss how to make that happen.

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Update News: January 7th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: US Army Corp of Engineers scrutinize data coming out of Nome’s port; A newly refurbished Coast Guard icebreaker is en route to Antarctica to free two stuck vessels; Proposals are in for NSEDC’s community benefits share program; Norton Sound Sled Dog club cancels the 2014 Paul Johnson Memorial. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 26th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Kawerak Reindeer Herders Association sends delegation to Washington, DC; U.S. Army Corp of Engingeers delays release of important decision on WAK deep draft port; 2014 Arctic Winter Games organizers are looking for translators ahead of March event. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-26-knom-update-news.mp3

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