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Update News: December 19th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Coast Guard Petty Officer Travis Obendorf died Wed. in Seattle hospital; Gov. Parnell’s administration seeks release from constrains imposed by AK Gasline Inducement Act; Savoonga receives auxiliary bowhead strike from the AK Whaling Commission; Kobuk responds to the Ambler Road Project, which would begin 18 miles from their community. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-19-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 5th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: NTSB shifts  from on-scene investigation to recovery operation for recent crash outside St. Mary’s; AT&T service difficulties continue in Nome; Savoonga harvested a whale Tuesday but economic and food shortages persist; The Western Arctic Caribou Herd Working Group meets in Anchorage to discuss conservation of the Western Arctic Caribou Herd. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-05-knom-update-news-noon.mp3

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Elder Voices: Raymond Seetok Sr.

This month’s Elder Voices celebrates Raymond Seetok Sr, a Kingikmiut elder from Wales. Raymond was born in Wales in 1946. A whaling captain, husband, and father, he grew up with twelve siblings in the traditional Inupiaq way. He speaks about the hardships he faced, and Inupiaq lessons his elders and parents passed onto him about…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Sentencing hearing underway for woman who struck and killed Jamison Thrun; Eek man charged with attempted murder in stabbing; Nome Planning Commission tentatively approves West Beach campground; Congressional delegation calls for federal whaling catch limits if IWC does not renew current quotas; Norton Sound Health Corporation receives $2 million to address staffing…

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