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Update News: Monday, August 19, 2013

In Monday’s news: Stakeholders in Arctic, Kuskokwim and Yukon regions say they’re in a crisis; Number of ships through Bering Strait grew 118% between 2008 and 2012; Nome’s Quality Auto Women’s Softball Team wins 2013 Anchorage ASA Women’s Softball Tournament. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-19-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Friday, June 7, 2013

In Friday’s News: Pilot involved in fatal plane crash out of Petersburg reported fog and rain in area; Yukon River flood takes out taxiway in Emmonak, air service halted; Hearings continue for Teddy Kyle Smith of Kiana; Alaska Airlines flight schedules change to OME & OTZ in August, two flights, one direct.

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October 1971: The loss of Brother Huck

October 8, 1971 Traveling by small boat from the village of Pilot Station to St. Mary’s, 33-year-old Br. John Huck, SJ, and three others drown when their boat capsizes near the confluence of the Yukon and Andreafsky Rivers. Huck, who directed construction on the studio building, had become a great friend to the KNOM crew,…

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Update News: Monday, September 3, 2012

In Monday’s news: Shell’s drilling rig Nobel Discoverer arrives in the Chukchi amid uncertain weather; telecommunication problems in Wales trouble residents, organizations for more than a month; Coast Guard suspends search for crewmen missing after fishing vessel sinks near Kodiak Island; strong Yukon River chum salmon runs sees a single pulse of over 200,000 fish two weeks ago; 66-year-old pilot George Vonderheide killed in single-engine plane crash near Homer; and Sitka’s “Brewery Bandit,” Carl Liberty, charged with burglary and theft from Baranof Island Brewery.

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