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Sounding Board: Libraries, Literacy, and Learning

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, April 4 at 10am), we’re talking about libraries, literacy, and learning. What is the role of libraries in our communities? How can libraries evolve with the advent of e-books? What programs have you attended at libraries? How do you use your local library? What do you think a library…

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Update News: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: NSEDC awards 6 grants for 2012 Small Business Initiative; Alaska judge upholds law for parental notification of a minor before an abortion; Partner in Education Award presented to Leo Rasmussen; Nome Elementary School sponsoring “United Against Bullying” day, today; Conflict over anti-doping policies for dogs changes upcoming race; Stebbins teacher publishes book.

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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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