In Thursday’s news: Alaska Native communities getting funding from USDA to improve water quality; First Alaskans Institute hosted Elders & Youth Conference in Anchorage; Alaska woman wins 2012 Community Health Leaders Award.
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In Wednesday’s news: Bethel police are not releasing name of officer who shot Sam Alexie, Jr.; Alaska Public Health receives results for mercury testing of Nome miners; Kivalina still conserving water; Pilot in Skwentna plane crash identified; Alaska receives drugs from Massachusetts company behind outbreak of fungal meningitis; $200 million Arctic research vessel almost complete. [...]
In Tuesday’s News: Tugboat hit rocks near St. Michael on Friday, two men on board drift safely to shore; High-speed internet coming to Nome next year; Senator Begich in Israel discussing foreign relations.
A 66-foot tugboat that spent the summer dredging in Nome got stuck on some rocks 2 miles outside of St. Michael at a place called Rocky Point. Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Responder John Ebel says there were two people on board the the Captain Hendren who made it to shore safely on Friday and [...]
In Monday’s news: Man suspected of child abuse arrested Tuesday in Nome; Palmer pilot missing since Saturday; Alaska Supreme Court allows state employees to use private email for state business; 2012 AFN Convention taking place this week; Man arrested Sunday at Anchorage International Airport for bomb threats; Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell declares October as Energy [...]
In Friday’s news: Nome runway 10-28 now open; Anchorage police find second body this week; Alaska Miner’s Association met in Nome, yesterday; GCI reports service will be lost a few minutes daily; ACLU of Alaska visited Nome this week.
In Thursday’s news: Discussion begins in Nome for a Bering Strait Management Authority; 66-year old, John Strickling, arrested in Nome, Tuesday; Human remains found in South Anchorage; One injured from boiler explosion at Sitka Coast Guard hangar; 5 fishermen rescued near Kodiak; Alaska National Guard airmen returning from Afghanistan; Governor Parnell proclaims October as Domestic [...]
Philip Dunne taught in Stebbins for 15 years. When in Stebbins and since his departure in 1999, people in the community have encouraged him to write a book. The memoir documents all facets of his life in Stebbins. Dunne coached winning wrestling teams. He got to know and had some experience helping reindeer herder Teddy [...]
In Wednesday’s news: NSEDC awards 6 grants for 2012 Small Business Initiative; Alaska judge upholds law for parental notification of a minor before an abortion; Partner in Education Award presented to Leo Rasmussen; Nome Elementary School sponsoring “United Against Bullying” day, today; Conflict over anti-doping policies for dogs changes upcoming race; Stebbins teacher publishes book.
In Tuesday’s News: AK Airlines says flights running close to normal, 78 flights cancelled due to shut down in ticketing system; Nome east-west runway to open this week, opening delayed by weekend storm; Long-time Nome resident Mary Knodel recognized for service to City of Nome; $100-thousand warrant still out for John Wayne Strickling, accused of [...]
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