In Tuesday’s news: Plane missing on Iditarod trail, three people aboard; Bethel veterans’ grave preserved, thanks to Alaska Department of Transportation; Sen. Begich requests $2 billion towards Alaska’s ports; Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission allocates 67 bowhead strikes for 2013; Bethel’s Irene Washington reappointed to state veterans council; Lady Nanooks basketball get one last win at [...]
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In Monday’s news: Iditarod 41 in full swing; Tribes to get more votes at AFN conventions; Polar bears’ endangered species listing upheld by US Court of Appeals; Nuiqsut files law suit against US Army Corps of Engineers for alleged Clean Water Act violations.
This month’s Elder Voices celebrates Raymond Seetok Sr, a Kingikmiut elder from Wales. Raymond was born in Wales in 1946. A whaling captain, husband, and father, he grew up with twelve siblings in the traditional Inupiaq way. He speaks about the hardships he faced, and Inupiaq lessons his elders and parents passed onto him about [...]
In Thursday’s news: Shell cancels 2013 Arctic drilling season; Alaska’s redistricting plans waiting on outcome of US Supreme Court case, case challenging need for federal oversight of state redistricting in states with a history of voting discrimination; Abortion bill debate continues in Juneau, developmental psychologist testifies against abortion on mental health grounds; Parnell’s oil tax [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Chinook salmon research may get permanent funding from state; Voting identification bill explained by Representative Bob Lynn; Shell’s Kulluk leaves Kodiak Island for Dutch Harbor; Alaska promoting natural gas to buyers in Japan and South Korea; Senators Begich and Murkowski split votes on Chuck Hagel’s confirmation as Defense Secretary.
In Thursday’s News: Iron Dog restarting in Nome today, McKenna and Van Meter leading the pack as of 12 noon; Steven Gast to serve as Interim Superintendent for Nome Public Schools; Alaska’s oil-wealth portfolio hits all-time high of $45 billion; Legislative efforts to let voters decide whether public funds can be used for private schools [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
In Thursday’s news: Kuspuk School District plane crashed near Kalskag on Tuesday, pilot and both passengers hospitalized; Personnel issue at Nome Public Schools to be investigated by Alaska Professional Teaching Practices Commission; Increased shipping traffic discussed at Bering Straits Maritime Symposium in Nome.
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