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Posts by Eva DeLappe

Temporary Residence

Right now I’m house-sitting a small dog named Sparky and six zebra finches. They and the house they live in belong to an old woman down the street. I’ve watered her plants, slept in her guest bed, walked her dog and laying on a couch with a dog snuggled against my side for three weeks.…

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Update News: Thursday, July 11, 2013

In Thursday’s news: State responds to appeal from Kuskokwim subsistence fishermen; In Unalakleet and Shaktoolik rivers, unusually low king salmon run closes sport fishing for kings; Fire near Fairbanks is 22 percent contained; Army retracts Colonel’s statement in causing Stuart Creek Two wildfire; Fatal plane crash in Soldotna may have been caused by a stall;…

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A Winning Solution to Youth Suicide

How can rural Alaskan schools prevent youth suicide? For the Northwest Arctic Borough School District, the solution was innovative– train trusted, peer-selected students to become school elders, counselors responsible for the happiness and well-being of their community–and the results have been extraordinary. Hear more:    

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Elder Voices: Wilfred Anowlic

“Eskimo dancing and singing makes you feel good. It makes you forget all the problems you have in your life, your mind. It’s just like turning everything over to the care of God.” – Wilfred Anowlic Episode 1: Music Episode 2: Subsistence Episode 3: Peace  

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Mom and Me

Earlier this month my mom visited me in Nome! We were lucky to see many amazing parts of Nome and surrounding country in the few days she was here. And she got to see many sides of Nome: From the last of the sea ice… To Salmon Lake, 34 miles north of Nome… To Velvet…

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PROFILE – Saved by Radio

On May 15, 2011, on a hunting trip about 50 miles outside of Nome, Wesley Perkins was attacked by a grizzly bear. Two years and 26 reconstructive surgeries later, Perkins has regained his voice. He’s using it in part to advocate for the amateur radio culture that helped save his life. Listen here:

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Update News: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Limited air service resumes in Emmonak after flooding; Fifty residents return to post-flood Galena; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collects public input on deep draft port study; Fisheries managers vote new restrictions on Gulf of Alaska trawl feet; Maliqiaq Padilla teaches Greenland-style qayaqs at NACTEC.  

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Update News: Tuesday, June 11, 2013

In Tuesday’s News: Subsistence fishermen and advocates rallying at fishery meetings in Juneau; FEMA estimating monetary damages from flood in Galena; Galena community cleaning up from major flooding; City of Nome building Richard Foster Building at Anvil City Square next spring.  

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KNOM Pictures

Over the last few months I’ve gotten the chance to take a few videos. They’re nothing special. In fact, the lack of specialness might make you a little sick. They’re filmed with a point and shoot camera. But hopefully, these videos can transport some of the magic we experience here in Nome to you, wherever…

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Update News: Monday, June 10, 2013

In Monday’s News: Nome miners and officials talk off-shore dredging safety and regulations at Old St. Joe’s; Port of Nome expects busiest summer on record; Nome Police Dept publicizes ATV safety; Political candidates already announcing runs for 2014 election.

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