In Tuesday’s news: Former State Senator Albert Kookesh suffered apparent heart attack; Federal investigators say plane crashed near Rainy Pass; Superior Court Judge Ben Esch retires after seventeen years of service to Nome; Bill in Alaska House would criminalize federal gun regulation; House Education Committee advances bill that would allow for pilot, four-day school week [...]
Archive | February, 2013
In Friday’s news: President of National Congress of American Indians says state of Indian Country is strong; Senators in Alaska, New England, New York and Mississippi asking President Obama to request disaster aid for fisheries; 2013 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race begins Sunday in Big Lake; Parents can get free developmental check-ups for children birth to [...]
In Thursday’s news: Violence Against Women Act’s tribal provisions limit tribal authority, according to Association of Village Council Presidents; Nome Schools welcome Governor Parnell’s visit on Wednesday; Kwethluk watering hole contaminated by sunken barge; Vietnam Veterans Day to be established by Alaska House legislation.
This is second part of KNOM’s two-part series on the Community Engagement Initiative. The three-year Nome Public School project aims to increase student success by strengthening adult support of youth. About twenty Nome residents gathered in Nome Elementary School Commons last Thursday, February 7, to learn about the Community Engagement Initiative. Parents, teachers and school [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Nome School Board accepts Superintendant Mike Brawner’s resignation; U.S. Senate passes reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act; Bethel City Council finalized ordinance to impose tax on all tobacco products sold in the city; Nome Public Schools aims to increase student success by strengthening adult community support of youth.
In Tuesday’s news: Nome Board of Education will discuss superintendent’s resignation at tonight’s meeting; City of Kivalina still conserving water after summer and fall flooding in 2012 restricted filling of water tanks; Nome Common Council passed ordinances, last night, amending Fiscal Year 2013 Budget; Community Engagement Initiative explained; Allen Moore wins Yukon Quest International Sled [...]
Nome Public Schools are aiming to increase student success by strengthening adult support for youth. Their Community Engagement Initiative, an ambitious three-year project coordinated by the Alaska Association of School Boards, is the focus of a special two-part series airing this week on KNOM. “Community Engagement, Part One: The Initiative and the Issues” airs Tuesday, February [...]
This Thursday is Valentine’s Day, and on Sounding Board (February 14, 2013 at 10am), let’s talk about love – and what makes for healthy relationships. Are there topics you can’t bring up? What advice do you have for others in relationships? What do you wish you’d known before meeting a partner? How do you show [...]
In Monday’s news: House panel advanced “stand your ground” bill; Bethel police officer who shot and killed man in October found to be justified in actions; State of Alaska’s “Power Cost Equalization” program considered safety net for rural Alaskan communities; Paul Johnson Memorial Norton Sound Sled Dog Race unexpectedly finished in Unalakleet, Friday.
In Friday’s news: Environmental research program partnering with eight state universities to study Hanna Shoal in Chukchi Sea; City of Nome moves one step further in case against Mike Benchoff; Nome parents, teachers and community members gathered last night to discuss Community Engagement Project; Alaska Department of Revenue won’t charge state property tax on Royal [...]