This Thursday on Sounding Board (October 25, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about community involvement. Big or small, there are many things we do on a daily basis that affect our community at large. What can you do to have a positive effect in your community? Why do you think it’s important to get involved [...]
Archive | October, 2012
In Friday’s news: Laureli Kinneen reports on five workshops at the 2012 AFN Convention; 25 Kuskokwim subsistence fishermen are heading to trial for alleged illegal fishing; Rally in Anchorage pushes for Alaska native rights for subsistence living.
This year’s theme for the AFN Convention is Success Beyond Barriers. President Julie Kitka says the theme shows the resiliency of the Alaska Native people to overcome the many challenges that Alaska Natives face – especially in rural Alaska. Carol Wren, an Inupiaq woman raised for a short time in a foster home and later [...]
In Thursday’s news: Alaska Native communities getting funding from USDA to improve water quality; First Alaskans Institute hosted Elders & Youth Conference in Anchorage; Alaska woman wins 2012 Community Health Leaders Award.
In Wednesday’s news: Bethel police are not releasing name of officer who shot Sam Alexie, Jr.; Alaska Public Health receives results for mercury testing of Nome miners; Kivalina still conserving water; Pilot in Skwentna plane crash identified; Alaska receives drugs from Massachusetts company behind outbreak of fungal meningitis; $200 million Arctic research vessel almost complete. [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Tugboat hit rocks near St. Michael on Friday, two men on board drift safely to shore; High-speed internet coming to Nome next year; Senator Begich in Israel discussing foreign relations.
A 66-foot tugboat that spent the summer dredging in Nome got stuck on some rocks 2 miles outside of St. Michael at a place called Rocky Point. Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Responder John Ebel says there were two people on board the the Captain Hendren who made it to shore safely on Friday and [...]
In Monday’s news: Man suspected of child abuse arrested Tuesday in Nome; Palmer pilot missing since Saturday; Alaska Supreme Court allows state employees to use private email for state business; 2012 AFN Convention taking place this week; Man arrested Sunday at Anchorage International Airport for bomb threats; Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell declares October as Energy [...]
In Friday’s news: Nome runway 10-28 now open; Anchorage police find second body this week; Alaska Miner’s Association met in Nome, yesterday; GCI reports service will be lost a few minutes daily; ACLU of Alaska visited Nome this week.
In Thursday’s news: Discussion begins in Nome for a Bering Strait Management Authority; 66-year old, John Strickling, arrested in Nome, Tuesday; Human remains found in South Anchorage; One injured from boiler explosion at Sitka Coast Guard hangar; 5 fishermen rescued near Kodiak; Alaska National Guard airmen returning from Afghanistan; Governor Parnell proclaims October as Domestic [...]
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