The Bering Strait School District has joined a nationwide effort to encourage healthy relationships and end dating violence among Native youth.
The fire ruined structures owned by Kwik’Pak Fisheries and Yukon Marine Manufacturing. The damage is estimated at $3 million.
Champion Dallas Seavey also earned top honors, taking home $75,000 and a new truck for his first-place finish.
Dennis Davis said sea ice conditions have become less reliable for his fellow seal and walrus hunters. He said the footage he collects with the drone “is like insurance.”
With a time of 2:07:09, West won the C Class and was named the race’s overall champion. Dora Hughes won the Women’s Class, clocking a time of 1:47:03 on the shorter course.
The weeklong international tournament ended Friday in Nuuk, Greenland. On the final day of competition, athletes from Nome and Unalakleet earned six medals.
The 2016 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race starts Saturday at noon on Nome’s East Beach.
Team Alaska holds a commanding lead with 198 medals — double the awards of second-place Team Yukon.
“Things look promising — as best as they could,” said Superintendent Shawn Arnold. “As it is right now, education spending is fairly intact.”
The school board also extended Superintendent Shawn Arnold’s contract. He will continue to lead the district through the 2018-2019 school year.