Philip Dunne taught in Stebbins for 15 years. When in Stebbins and since his departure in 1999, people in the community have encouraged him to write a book. The memoir documents all facets of his life in Stebbins. Dunne coached winning wrestling teams. He got to know and had some experience helping reindeer herder Teddy [...]
Archive | October, 2012
In Wednesday’s news: NSEDC awards 6 grants for 2012 Small Business Initiative; Alaska judge upholds law for parental notification of a minor before an abortion; Partner in Education Award presented to Leo Rasmussen; Nome Elementary School sponsoring “United Against Bullying” day, today; Conflict over anti-doping policies for dogs changes upcoming race; Stebbins teacher publishes book.
In Tuesday’s News: AK Airlines says flights running close to normal, 78 flights cancelled due to shut down in ticketing system; Nome east-west runway to open this week, opening delayed by weekend storm; Long-time Nome resident Mary Knodel recognized for service to City of Nome; $100-thousand warrant still out for John Wayne Strickling, accused of [...]
This Thursday on Sounding Board (October 11, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about youth and tobacco. We often see young people smoking or using tobacco in our communities – and maybe even in our own homes. Let’s start a conversation on how to stop youth tobacco use in the places we live. At what age [...]
Since 2004, Safety Patrol has tried to keep Nome’s visitors safe during the town’s busiest seasons. Safety Patrol, a volunteer group organized by Kawerak Wellness and the Regional Wellness Forum, walks Nome’s streets to spot trouble before it happens and offer aid to those in need. Safety Patrol completed its 8th annual Permanent Fund Dividend [...]
Last week KNOM News Director Laureli Kinneen interviewed Senator Lisa Murkowski on the Arctic. After attending the Conference of Arctic Parlimentarians in Iceland, Murkowski was convinced that the US could play an important role in making the Arctic more relevant to the rest of the world. Senator Murkowski is encouraging Secretary Clinton to designate an [...]
In Monday’s News: As NJUS Manager looks into smart meters, protests take place across the U.S. and Canada; Calista subsidiary lands $4.5 billion federal contract; Family of Valerie Sifsof continues search; Palmer man dies in crash on Glenn Highway; Sen. Begich protests Xtratufs drop in quality and manufacturing in China; UAF Center for Alaska Native [...]
In Friday’s news: Bethel police identified man killed by officers; Deputy Attorney General visited Nome to discuss “Choose Respect” initiative; Nome Police Department & Safety Patrol share tips for Permanent Fund Dividend weekend; 48th Annual AVCP Convention in Bethel discusses salmon; Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan comments on LNG pipeline.
In Thursday’s News: Alaskans receiving $878 dividend from Alaska Permanent Fund today; State Troopers say a man was fatally shot by a Bethel police officer; Missing 3-day old Anchorage baby found, parents in custody; Hooper Bay man had jury verdict & $500,000 award overturned; Senator Lisa Murkowski encourages assignment of Ambassador to Arctic; Liquified natural [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Unofficial results from Tuesday’s Municipal Election in Nome; Amber Alert in Anchorage for a 3 day old son taken by his mother; US and Russia officially on-board to link Beringian parklands; Anchorage homicide in a church parking lot; Pebble Mine opponents protesting the developer’s environmental research.
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