This Thursday on Sounding Board (December 20, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about music – and in particular, the music most important to your life. Can you sing? When did you learn to sing? Do you play an instrument? Can you read music, or are you completely “play-by-ear”? What memories come out when you hear [...]
Archive | December, 2012
In Monday’s news: Water pressure is back in City of Emmonak, but residents still need to boil water; Kalskag-to-Aniak trail on Kuskokwim River closed; Alaska still ranks number one in country for Chlamydia; Researchers finally have chance to examine umiaq pieces dug out in 1953; Nome schools in session today.
Nome’s new UAA nursing program requires late nights, exams, clinical practice, and weeks away from family to practice skills in Anchorage and Fairbanks. Three locals persevered through the demanding curriculum to earn the first nursing degrees ever earned in Nome. KNOM’s Eva DeLappe sat down with the graduates earlier this week. Sarah Weaver, Jessica Mute [...]
In Friday’s news: Crews woke up early in Nome to put out a fire; Federal biologist convinced Alaska has seen start of debris washing ashore from 2011 tsunami in Japan; Senate green lighting disaster relief bill to floor; Three local students earned first nursing degrees ever in Nome; Airborne windmills may be coming to Alaska.
In Thursday’s news: Community of Emmonak without potable water; Bering Straits Health Consortium and UAA Anchorage will graduate first 3 students from Nome nursing program; Alaska Senator Mark Begich expected to serve on Senate Indian Affairs Committee during upcoming Congress; Nome Common Council learns city morgue is in poor condition; Smoking is now more expensive [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Domestic violence act facing reauthorization in DC, key provisions for Alaska at stake; Second former executive director of Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission sentenced for embezzlement; Nome Elementary School battling low reading scores with individual skills tests; School District and Nome Eskimo Community developing Alaska Native Education Program in Nome; Sheep Mountain 150 [...]
In Tuesday’s news: No active oil spill near St. Lawrence Island, Coast Guard and State still looking for source of oil that covered oiled wildlife this fall; Two people in Bethel died in cold, abandoned buildings last week; Burned body in St. Mary’s identified; Alaska’s congressional delegation aiming to change a federal monitoring program on [...]
Where is the snow? That’s what many communities are asking throughout Western Alaska. This Thursday on Sounding Board (December 13, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about climate change. What changes have you noticed in the weather this year? How has this impacted your work or your lifestyle? Why do you think these environmental changes are [...]
In Monday’s news: Investigators determine there is no oil spill near St. Lawrence Island; Red foxes have been sighted around Nome; Governor Parnell releases budget proposal, showing increased support for public safety programs; Local author, Claire Kennon, is raising awareness about domestic violence; Nome-Beltz High School wrestling team competed in State Tournament this past weekend.
In Friday’s news: Fairbanks woman to pay hundreds of thousands to family of child killed, last year; YKHC working on electronic health record system; Bethel man dies after being found in unheated home; Nome Port Commission outlines spending for State general obligation bonds; Federal agencies increase support for protection of sacred sites for Alaska Natives [...]
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