In Monday’s News: Alaska State Supreme Court ordering redistricting board back to work; Fiscal cliff approaching, Senator Begich says Republicans need to offer more in negotiations; Disaster relief bill passes in Senate, awaiting vote in House; AVCP Regional Housing Authority celebrating grand opening in Bethel; Senator Begich appointed to Indian Affairs Committee; Rasmusson Foundation urging [...]
Archive | December, 2012
In Friday’s news: Federal unemployment compensation program ending January 1st, unless Congress acts to continue it; U.S. Coast Guard investigating problems on drill ship off Alaska’s coast used by Shell Oil; Representative Don Young will continue as Chair of Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs; Nome-Beltz Alumni Basketball Tournament happening this weekend at Beltz gym; [...]
In Thursday’s News: FDA okays genetically modified salmon; Begich, Murkowski and Young react; ConocoPhillips paying fines for 2006 & 2007 North Slope oil spills; Body of missing Coast Guardsmen recovered near Kodiak; Paul Johnson Memorial 450 Sled Dog Race returns for second year in 2013; Oil sheen discovered south of Homer; Phone books replaced by [...]
To respond to the need for substance abuse treatment the Norton Sound, Norton Sound Health Corporation is planning on starting a substance abuse treatment center in Nome. The Wellness and Sobering Center will be based in the old hospital, and may open as early as fall 2014. NSHC is looking to village-based counselors, tribal healers, [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Army soldier found dead yesterday in barracks at Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson; Alaska State Troopers investigating shooting of 19-year-old Anvik man; Nome has seen uptake in red fox sightings this season, increasing concern for safety and rabies; Democrats in State House look at providing relief for Alaska students taking out loans for higher [...]
In Friday’s news: Alaska Marine Pilot Captain Pete Garay recognized by Alaska State Legislature; U.S. Coast Guard has reinstated cutter, Polar Star; University of Alaska Fairbanks wins $1.9 million grant to support Alaska Native language programs; Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certified proposed ballot initiative for large-scale mine in Bristol Bay region; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski [...]
In Thursday’s news: Homer captain to receive recognition for bringing fuel to Nome last winter; Interior Secretary moving toward finalizing management plan for NPR-A; 2012 bowhead whaling quota has almost been reached; This Christmas, a visiting priest from Ghana is in Nome at Saint Joseph Catholic Church.
Nome’s Catholic Church has a visiting priest from Ghana. Father John Asanyire will deliver Christmas mass at St. Joseph’s so priest, Father Ross Tozzi, can lead mass at his other parish in Kotzebue. Father John Asanyire was ordained in Ghana in 1999. He entered the seminary missionary to be trained to be a Missionary of [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Mercury monitoring site coming to Nome; Congress is looking at aid package to help victims of super-storm Sandy; Latest census shows 24% of Alaska’s population calls itself native or part-Native; Governor Sean Parnell announced more new board appointments.
In Tuesday’s news: City of Nome taking resident Mike Benchoff to court; City of Nome decided how to spend $100,000 NSEDC Community Benefit Share; Alcohol abuse, cost of healthcare, and weight issues are top health concerns for Alaskans; National Weather Service predicting another icy winter ahead for Bering Sea.
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