In Thursday’s News: Andrew Guy reinstated as Calista head; Sentencing of Former Director of Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission continues; Kivalina fears water won’t last til winter; Indian Law and Order Commission visiting Alaska to gather recommendations for President and Congress on tribal sovereignty; Nome Nanooks competing for State Volleyball Championship today in Wasilla.
Archive | November, 2012
In Wednesday’s news: Although not winning the election, Mitt Romney secured Alaska’s three electoral votes; Randy Pomeranz and Stan Anderson keep their seats in Nome Municipal Run-off Election; Nome Elementary School gets a chance to practice voting; Senator Mark Begich explains need for oversight hearing for federal subsistence management; Poetry North coming to Nome this [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters will determine whether Republicans will take control of both houses of the state Legislature; Tom Sparks appointed council member by Nome Common Council, last night; Accidental fire burning outside Dillingham; Experts testifying before new Alaska sex trafficking task force says teen victims too afraid or embarrassed to come forward; Analysis [...]
This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 8, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about living with diabetes in Western Alaska. 1 in 20 Alaskans are currently living with diabetes. It’s the seventh leading cause of death in the state, and annual costs for treating the disease exceed over $350 million dollars a year. What effect has this [...]
In Monday’s news: Nome Municipal Run-off Election tomorrow; Bering Straits Native Corporation closed on transfer of Alaska Gold Company LLC from NOVAGOLD, last Thursday; John Marvin Junior convicted Saturday of two counts of first degree murder; White House proclaims November as National Native American Heritage Month; Nome Beltz High School Volleyball team wins Western Conference [...]
New Hampshire documentary filmmaker Marsh Chamberlain teamed up with Alaska Native leader Evon Peter to create a feature-length documentary called We Breathe Again. The film features people throughout Western Alaska that have been affected by suicide. While creating awareness, Chamberlain and Peter’s goal is to inspire people to choose paths of healing through telling people’s [...]
In Friday’s news: NOVAGOLD announces transfer of Alaska Gold Company LLC to Bering Straits Native Corporation; Paul Fuhs with Fuhs Consulting updated the Nome Port Commission last night on Nome Port & Harbor Development Plan; Attorney for man accused of killing Hoonah policemen says prosecutors didn’t prove their case; NTSB investigation states 27-year old missing [...]
James Okpealuk is a skilled carpenter. Throughout his life, the Teller Elder has helped build many houses in Alaska, including homes in Fairbanks, new houses in Nome, and the old school in Teller. But he remembers his traditional home in Little Diomede with a smile: “All sod and rocks…more like a shack. Small, but very [...]
In Thursday’s news: Shell Oil wrapped up drilling season in Arctic; Governor Parnell appoints three Western Alaskans to statewide councils; Documentary filmmaker, Marsh Chamberlain, touches issues of suicide in rural Alaska; Pamyua is playing a free concert in Nome, Saturday; Haze over Anchorage was from a volcanic eruption 100 years ago.
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