In Monday’s News: Whooping cough outbreak hits Alaska; Toxic chemicals in couches may be causing health problems on St. Lawrence Island; Grounded barge in Aleutians recovered; Nome-Beltz wrestling takes 2nd at Regionals, headed to State.
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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 Monday’s news: The 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health convenes in Fairbanks today; The Caleb Lumen Pungowiyi scholarship program extends its deadline to August 10th (hear more in Monday’s Profile); Alaska State Troopers say assaults against law enforcement officers on the rise; Mirroring a national trend, health officials in Alaska see an increase in [...]
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