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Dial it in

When you’re in an urban area, you can scan the radio and stumble across dozens of stations. As a big radio fan, I love working the…

Update News: Monday, May 14, 2012

Ten men from Savoonga receive federal citations for selling raw ivory to non-Natives, violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act; Kuskokwim River contamination linked to the Red Devil mercury mine sparks community meetings with BLM; an Eagle River man treated for wounds from a grizzly bear attack; and retail hours at rural Alaskan post offices may be cut under a cost-saving plan by the postal service.

Update News: Friday, May 11, 2012

Alaska Supreme Court orders redistricting board to amend plan for 2012 elections; Elim city council has not decided whether to canvass vote to go damp; Coast Guard medevacs 3 fishermen exposed to ammonia; governor signs bill outlawing texting while driving; Parnell names Probasco to Board of Game; and an Anvil City Science Academy artist in residence helps students create Tlingit performance art.

The Play is the Thing

January and February got a little tedious this year. I don’t want to sound like I didn’t appreciate life for those two months, but I certainly…

Profile: The BOSS Project

The BOSS Project is the Bering-Okhotsk Seal Survey, and for the past month, they’ve been flying planes with specialized cameras over the Bering Sea. An international collaboration between NOAA…

Update News: Thursday, May 10, 2012

Body found north of Anchorage identified as missing airman; Federal Subsistence Board adopts tribal consultation policy, holds off on consultation with ANCSA corporations; largest herring fishery on hold, herring not eager to show up; NOAA and Russian counterparts collaborate in seal survey; Chief Papasadora reminds youth that choices made now can impact entire community.

Update News: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Elim votes to go damp, 2nd election may take place due to ballot discrepancies; BSSD board approves 52-million dollar budget, sees utility costs rise 1-million dollars; Gambell residential caregiver wins national award; two Nome teachers retire after 20+ years with district, housing issue for incoming teachers and hiring.

Update News: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Whaling commission former director Maggie Ahmaogak pleads guilty to misappropriating money; jury selection for militia leader trial to continue today; searchers look for 13-year-old hiker in Southeast; Nome Schools, Rotary Club and Boys and Girls Club ask to be included in city budget.