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Nearly 40 Graduates Recognized During 42nd Annual UAF Northwest Campus Commencement

Kawerak's GED program graduates received their diplomas during the 2018 UAF Northwest Campus commencement ceremony. Photo used with permission from Kawerak,Inc. (2018)

As Northwest Campus offers unique classes and programs that are significant to the region, the commencement also featured two students who became certified in High Latitude Range Management related to reindeer herding, and six are now certified Nurse Aides. Six graduates received their associate degrees along with 15 students from Western Alaska who completed their general education diplomas (GEDs).

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Recap of ‘Exchange’: Spring Subsistence with Gay Sheffield and Brandon Ahmasuk

Shishmaref Break Up

For the first “Exchange” of May, KNOM’s Davis Hovey spoke with Alaska Sea Grant’s Gay Sheffield and Kawerak’s Brandon Ahmasuk about how the spring subsistence season is playing out thus far. They discussed what factors are helping or hindering hunters in the Bering Straits Region and reiterated the need to be vigilant this season with potential dead sea birds and marine mammals washing up in communities.

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Unalakleet Teens Reach New Heights at NYO

Wrist-carry competitors race at the 2018 BSSD NYO tournament in St. Michael, Alaska.

Two Unalakleet competitors, Allie and Arctic Ivanoff, were the highest-scoring athletes in the 2018 statewide Native Youth Olympics. They placed in the top 5 nine times over six separate events during the games held at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

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