In Wednesday’s news: 3 subsistence fishermen found guilty of fishing with salmon nets during restrictions this past summer; Coast Guard removes fuel from tugboat stuck 2 miles from St. Michael; Sharon Cissna is running for Congress; Light earthquake shook residents of Anchorage and Kenai; Cabela’s outdoor retailer plans to open Anchorage store.
Archive | October, 2012
In Tuesday’s news: Trials began in Bethel for fishermen who allegedly fished with restricted salmon nets; Air taxi pilot spent cold night after crashing near Emmonak; New report finds alcohol & drug abuse cost Alaska $1.2 billion in 2010; Congressman Don Young is running for Alaska seat in U.S. House of Representatives; Alaska’s migration of [...]
This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 1, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about organ donation. Are you an organ donor? In many cases, we’re asked that question only while in line at the DMV, but for some people, that question is a matter of life and death. Donated organs can save lives, but Western Alaska [...]
In Monday’s news: Fog allows Senator Murkowski, Coast Guard Admiral and National Guard General to visit Nome schools; Community of Chuathbaluk receives running water & flushing toilets; Trials begin today for Alaska Native subsistence fishermen charged with illegally fishing for king salmon; Effort underway to increase participation in Regional Advisory Councils; CEO of Anglo American [...]
In Friday’s news: Nome cable-modem service won’t change cost when GCI’s broadband internet arrives in 2013; Alaskans will vote in November on whether to amend or revise the state constitution; City of Nome taking applications for vacant common council seat; ConocoPhillips Alaska reports net earnings for third quarter.
In Thursday’s news: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation reports improvements with new GCI broadband internet; Alaska junior U.S. Senator weighs in on big oil decision to explore LNG export; Nome Public School’s Superintendent Mike Brawner says district evaluating MAP assessment results; Alaska voters can vote electronically.
An Alaska Native language preservation initiative has been established at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus. Program Development Managers, Barb Amarok and Carol Gales at Northwest Campus have been in coordination with the UAF Alaska Language Institute in Fairbanks. The university is working to establish language courses for community members to study and share. The [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Nome Public Schools 5th & 6th graders are behind in reading; Alaska Natives from North Slope meeting with Obama officials this week; Alaska Native language preservation initiative present at the UAF Northwest Campus; Old Wein Building in Nome now in monofill. *Editors note for Nome Public Schools story: -Keith Conger chose to [...]
In Tuesday’s news: State officials attempting to gain knowledge about Alaska king salmon; National tribal advocacy group concerned voter identification laws could affect Native Americans; Alaska state Senate candidate, Bob Bell, under investigation; Joy Huntington spoke at AFN about life’s barriers & opportunities; Nome JV Volleyball team hosted Nome Mixed-6 Volleyball Tournament last weekend.
In Monday’s news: Alaska State Troopers say Hooper Bay woman died after falling through ice; Alaska State Troopers search for missing Sitka woman; Governor Parnell supports Alaska businesses as they fight against an emissions control area; Nome’s Jacob Martin recognized at AFN; Governor Parnell appoints 5 Alaskans to Alaska Native Language Preservation & Advisory Council; [...]
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