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I’ll Teller when I get there…

This weekend, Eva and I had a chance to travel to Teller, north and west of Nome on the Seward Peninsula. Here’s a map: Is there anywhere else in the country where you can say, seriously, “I’ve been on all the roads”? I can’t think of one, other than Hawaii and other islands – but…

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Update News: Friday, June 8, 2012

In Friday’s news: Forty-year land dispute between BSNC & State of AK to be settled with President Obama’s signature (read the full story); Native Village of Teller one of four tribes to receive help in clean energy; National Guard wants to boost Western Alaska force (hear more in Friday’s Profile); Unalakleet writer Mattox Roesch and…

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Update News: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

19-year-old Emmonak woman charged with felony assualt; vessels docking in Snake River Area pay 1/2 rate of vessels docking in harbor; fallen McKinley climber from Germany; students say culture and mentors protect against suicide; former KNOM news reporter’s book released.

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Profile: Grace at the Garbage Dump

Former KNOM news reporter Jesse Zink has published a book about his time as a missionary in South Africa. Grace at the Garbage Dump explores his work and experience in a poor community. Zink helped patients struggling with HIV and AIDS, worked in microcredit programs, and tutored English students. He says cultural understanding was an…

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