In Friday’s news: Panel of experts at UAA Justice Center gave talks this week on tribal courts in Alaska; Nome Community Center hosting second social equity conversation tomorrow; Congressman Don Young say’s he’s not worried about investigation into whether he violated ethics rules; “Welcome to Nome” gold pan and “Three Lucky Swedes” landmarks have been [...]
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In Thursday’s news: 45-year-old Anchorage woman charged with misappropriating money from an Alaska Native village account; Hooper Bay man charged with first degree murder; Alaska’s senior senator is reviewing stance on gay marriage; Lawmakers in Juneau working to ensure Alaska’s interests included in Arctic policy; Bering Sea Women’s Group hosting second annual “Choose Respect” rally [...]
In Wednesday’s News: PTPC issues severe reprimand to former NPS Superintendent Mike Brawner, sexual harassment charges placed on Brawner’s record; AK House of Representatives calls for Secretary John Kerry to attend Arctic Council meeting in May as America’s Arctic Minister; HB162 that requires teachers to work longer for tenure advances; AK House passes bill allowing [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Shell executive in charge of Arctic drilling program steps down; Unalakleet is in midst of water emergency; Nome Common Council continues discussion of vessel, the Rustler; Iditarod Trail Committee is still investigating death of sled dog during 2013 Iditarod Race.
This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, March 28 at 10am), we’re talking about preserving Native song and dance. How have Native songs and dances been passed down to you? What can music and dance teach us about the past? How will we carry this with us into the future? How can music native to Alaska [...]
In Monday’s news: Recent reauthorization of VAWA has support and controversy; NJUS fixed main water line separation yesterday in Nome; Nils Hahn wins 2013 Equinox Sled Dog Race; Indigenous drumming and dancing took place this weekend at the 2013 Cama-i Dance Festival.
Six mushers will compete in the first ever Equinox Sled Dog Race, hosted by the Nome Kennel Club. The teams will be traveling a total of 73 miles over the 3-day race, an event that is modeled after the La Pas World Championships in Manitoba. The race purse is guaranteed at $4500, and prizes will [...]
In Friday’s news: Scientists from around the State of Alaska and the world are talking Rural Science in Action this week; UAF Marine Advisory Program gave update on sick seals investigation at Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference; Nome’s Charlie Lean reappointed by Governor Parnell to Citizens’ Advisory Commission on Federal Areas in Alaska; Six mushers [...]
In Thursday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell has submitted capital budget amendment for evacuation road in Kivalina; Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race organizers planning changes after death of sled dog; Bethel man pleads guilty to fraudulently using letterhead of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; House bill hopes to assist small Alaska municipal school districts with funding [...]
In Wednesday’s news: U.S. House Ethics Committee to investigate Congressman Don Young official code of conduct; Member of U.S. Senate urging SEC to investigate Northern Dynasty Minerals; Alaska Department of Health & Social Services reports shortage of tuberculosis testing solution; Bill in Alaska Legislature may allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on mobile [...]
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