In Wednesday’s news: Changes in ocean’s pH levels from greenhouse gases affecting Alaska; Alaska health officials reporting sharp increase this year of pertussis, or whooping cough; Tugboat stuck on rocks near St. Michael since October not removed yet; Kaatiluta taking place Saturday in Nome.
In Tuesday’s news: Tapping into Norton Sound natural gas resource may not be worthwhile for Nome; Board Member for Bristol Bay Native Corporation charged with sexually assaulting female; Gambell residents still waiting to hear back from Coast Guard about oiled wildlife samples; Environmental group seeking endangered species protection for Pacific harbor seals.
In Monday’s news: Grounded vessels leaking fuel near Cold Bay; NSEDC claims massive golden king crab quota by investing in Seattle-based fishing company; NSEDC declares Community Benefit Shares at a total of 1.5 million dollars; UVEC General Manager Ike Towarak retiring, recognized for service; Republican Senators looking to capitalize on newfound control of Alaska Legislature.
The Wales Kingikmiut School is bringing lines, colors, and paintbrushes to their 36 students this month thanks to the Artist in Schools program. The program, made possible by the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Bering Straits School District, the Rasmusson Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, brings professional artists to schools across [...]
In Friday’s news: Senate Republicans are vowing to continue a moratorium on earmarks this coming Congress; Alaska community is exploring solutions to a possible water shortage, this winter; Unattended candle a likely cause of fire in a downtown Juneau apartment building; Professional artist helping students paint a mural at the Wales School; Nome Health Fair [...]
In Thursday’s news: U.S. Coast Guard still waiting for detailed report of oily substance samples taken from wildlife on St. Lawrence Island; Norton Sound Regional Hospital had Grand Opening Celebration, yesterday; Five crew members from Polar Wind were rescued after tug & barge went aground; Federal scientists say lack of summer sea ice is changing [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Residents of Gambell travelled to St. Lawrence Island to find source of oil that contaminated seals, birds & ocean debris; Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation held board meetings, last week, to look into building Norton Sound hatchery; Alaska’s Commerce commissioner says the disaster from poor king salmon returns worse than first estimated; [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Grand opening tomorrow for Norton Sound Health Corporation’s new hospital & Quyaana Care Center; Nome’s Victoria Erickson received Governor’s Administrator of the Year Award, last weekend; Senator Donny Olson re-elected last week & now serves largest district in the United States; Alaskans voted to approve Bonding Proposition A, which will apportion $453.5 [...]
In Monday’s news: Oiled wildlife confirmed on St. Lawrence Island; Another Democrat joins Senate Republican-led majority; Governor Parnell says State’s attitude toward tribes is unexpected and unwarranted; Emmonak City Council met for a special meeting, last Thursday, announcing new members and restructuring; Nome’s Victoria Erickson received Governor’s Administrator of the Year award.
This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 15, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about nicknames. Yes, nicknames can be annoying, but they also can be endearing and create a bond between individuals or a group. This week, let’s have some fun: share your own nickname story. Do you have a nickname? Have you given a nickname? And [...]
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