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Update News: Monday, December 17, 2012

In Monday’s news: Water pressure is back in City of Emmonak, but residents still need to boil water; Kalskag-to-Aniak trail on Kuskokwim River closed; Alaska still ranks number one in country for Chlamydia; Researchers finally have chance to examine umiaq pieces dug out in 1953; Nome schools in session today.

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Not a drop to drink

The morning of our press deadline for this month’s newsletter, the KNOM staff came into the studio building to an unpleasant surprise: no water. None of the faucets, water fixtures, or toilets in the building had any water pressure. Not a drop. Our local public utility identified the culprit to be a frozen pipe caused…

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A failed sensor and a frozen pipe

At times, KNOM staff and volunteers face a variety of challenges. Last week brought engineering, computer, and plumbing difficulties, but with the help of professionals and an energetic staff, each problem was identified, and, when possible, solved. Among our glitches was a malfunctioning temperature sensor at our studio building. The sensor is designed to feed…

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