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Update News: May 1st, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Dept. of Interior considering taking AK tribal land into trust; North Slope oil spill draws attention to frequency of smaller chemical incidents; Arctic Resource Development conference in Gambell concludes with international overtures; Slain Manokotak VPSO Madole to be honored in national memorial; Nome’s Carrie M. McClain Museum another step closer to…

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Update News: March 24th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Evan Booth wins the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race for the 8th time, at 2 hour, 9 minutes, and 53 seconds; Community of Manokotak honors fallen VPSO Tomas Madole a year after dying in the line of duty; Regulators in Alaska have formally banned the use of drones for hunting; Fishermen in the Kuskokwim…

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Update News: March 11th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Dallas Seavey wins the 42nd Iditarod, setting a new trail record in the second tightest race for the top ever; HB 199, a measure allowing qualified VPSO’s to carry firearms, passes unanimously in the House; State legislator’s criticize Gov. Sean Parnell’s nominee for an important review board that sets TAPS tax-rate. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 17th, 2014

In Monday’s news: With the start of the 2014 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race last night, racers discuss the course, gear, and their ambitions; Secretary of State Kerry says in a letter to Sen. Begich he’s creating an Arctic ambassadorship; A bill that would allow qualified VPSO’s to carry firearms clears a senate committee; Iditarod Trail…

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Update News: February 6th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Federal project managers give updates on clean up at Federal Aviation properties at the annual Alaska Forum on the Environment; Rep. Peggy Wilson presents the house finance committee with a plan to overhaul state’s transportation infrastructure funding structure; Two legislative hearings this week deal with the VPSO program; Though still on course…

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Update News: February 5th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a woman in Quinhagak; Two minors from Brevig Mission are accused of wanton waste after killing a herd of musk ox; A proposed  bill allowing some VPSO’s to carry firearms advances out of the house; Flint Hills Resources refinery in North Pole to close…

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Update News: January 29th, 2014

In Tuesday’s newscast: HB199, bill seeking to arm VPSO’s, is held after committee debate in legislature; State wildlife officials wondering whether warm temps will bring out hibernating bears; Nome Board of Ed extends superintendent Gast’s contract, discusses FY15 budget. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-29-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 23rd, 2013

In Monday’s news: Oil companies spend big on lobbying efforts to protect current tax structure; Nome Common Council discusses Richard Foster building, energy, development priorities, and unmarked graves; Members of AK’s VPSO program say they should be allowed to carry firearms on duty; AK marijuana legalization ballot measure has nearly 45,000 signatures of support. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-23-knom-update-news.mp3

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