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Update News: February 22nd, 2014

In Friday’s news: Iron Dog leaders taking their final 10-hour layover on Yukon River checkpoints; An Oregon mining entrepreneur says he has a plan to develop a deep-draft port at Port Clarence; USGS says melting Beaufort sea ice creating new habitat for geese on the North Slope; Nome Port Commission votes for a slight increase…

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Update News: December 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certifies a proposal to require legislative approval of large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region; Gambell households receive walrus tusks, but ivory eludes monetary translation; Magnetometers gaining prominence in Alaska arctic drilling. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-24-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 10th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome City Council discusses issues ranging from candidacy ordinances to speed limits; Volunteer Fire Dept. responds to a blaze in the small boats harbor; AST says one man is dead, a second injured, after a plane crash north of Wasilla; USGS and Alaska agencies release first round of updated state maps. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-09-10-knom-update-news.mp3

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