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Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...communities has prompted an uptick in seal pups coming ashore.More than 20 pups have been spotted on Nome beaches this year, KNOM-radio reported Tuesday. Other molting pups have been seen at Wales, Teller and Shaktoolik.Residents expected more seals...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
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Helicopter service to Little Diomede halted

...June 30 before the yearly reauthorization contract was signed, KNOM reported. Little Diomede is 2 1/2 miles from Big Diomede Island...while documents were being finalized.___Information from: KNOM-AM, http://www.knom.org

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/helicopter-service-little-diomede-halte
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Helicopter service to Little Diomede Island halted

...suspended because a system of federal and state subsidies expired June 30 before the yearly reauthorization contract was signed, KNOM reported. Little Diomede is 2 1/2 miles from Big Diomede Island, Russia.The service is contracted with Erickson Helicopters...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/helicopter-service-little-diomede-islan
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Biologist in Nome warns against musk oxen viewing

...oxen up close, saying that endangers young calves.An early spring is moving peninsula musk oxen closer to where people live, KNOM reported.Getting too close to the animals can scare herds, harming or even killing young calves, Alaska Fish and Game biologist...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-28/biologist-nome-warns-against-musk-oxen-
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Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...communities has prompted an uptick in seal pups coming ashore.More than 20 pups have been spotted on Nome beaches this year, KNOM-radio reported Tuesday. Other molting pups have been seen at Wales, Teller and Shaktoolik.Residents expected more seals...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
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Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...animals are seeking refuge in Nome because of brown bears, Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Tony Gorn told KNOM."We routinely, almost daily now, move musk ox. But then they come back," Gorn said. "So, this is an attempt to maybe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/got-unwanted-musk-oxen-try-bear-urine-w
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Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

...as possible" from continued flooding and erosion."But again there is no money," Shaktoolik Mayor Eugene Asicksik tells KNOM. "That's where we've taken initiative upon ourselves."The community saved and raised money to build a berm themselves...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/shaktoolik-building-berm-guard-against-
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State plans meetings on Ambler road despite village objections

...Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority held a road meeting in the village of Allakaket last year, Nome radio station KNOM reported.The road proposal is also drawing protests from other villages in the Koyukuk region.Simon said that's likely...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/state-plans-meetings-ambler-road-despit
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Killer's bargain angers mother of victim

...authorities by receiving a prison transfer out of Alaska."One of the detectives was talking to Joshua Wade," Soxie told KNOM of the notification she received last February. "And he confessed that he was the one that killed my son.""And it was like...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-25/killers-bargain-angers-mother-victim
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Low king salmon numbers forecast in western Alaska

...and has scheduled meetings in Unalakleet, Shaktoolik and Koyuk to discuss a strategy for letting them reach breeding waters, KNOM-radio reported."This year, we're projecting a very poor king salmon run throughout western Alaska," said department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-04/low-king-salmon-numbers-forecast-wester
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