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 [...]
In Thursday’s news: Alaska Native leaders gather at White House Tribal Nations Conference, voice concerns over federal mismanagement; Caribou hunting in Bethel regulated under new guidelines; Department of Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Services working together to improve healthcare for Alaska Native veterans; Senator Begich introduces new Social Security bill in DC; Increased shipping traffic in [...]
In Wednesday’s News: Variance request approved for Nome Covenant Church; Parnell intends to change oil tax structure to boost production; Geologists, miners and legislators talk natural resource development at Alaska Strategic and Critical Minerals Summit in Fairbanks; Anchorage experiences aftershocks from Monday’s 5.8 magnitude quake; Inupiat poet Joan Kane wins $20,000 fellowship from a national [...]
This Thursday on Sounding Board (December 6, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about subsistence hunting. Why is subsistence important to your family? Has hunting in your village changed over the years? If so, how? What are your favorite stories or memories of subsistence hunting?
In Tuesday’s News: Iditarod registration closes, 12 rookies in the running; Burned body found inside home in St. Mary’s; Bethel judge reschedules Alaska Natives’ illegal fishing trial; City of Nome gets $100,000 from NSEDC; Anchorage police investigating death of 29 year old woman; 5.8 earthquake shook Anchorage on Monday; Recount confirms 32-vote victory for challenger [...]
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