“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
On November 5, Exchange asked: what can Alaska’s health, court, and law enforcement agencies do to help people get treatment instead of jail time?
Sivoy Miklahook is only authorized to be in Russia through mid-November. Now, people are scrambling to bring him home while grappling with the complexities of international travel across the Bering Strait.
Dividends, board elections, and “Young Providers” awards are on the schedule for BSNC’s annual meeting, set for Saturday, Oct. 3, in Nome’s Mini Convention Center.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
The October 1st episode of Exchange featured a live debate between the two candidates running for Nome mayor on the October 6 ballot: Denise Michels and Richard Beneville.
Renewable energy and port development were the focus of the final session of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission’s two day meeting in downtown Nome.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and affected areas should expect some beach erosion.