A power outage in Diomede last week saw the Bering Strait School District and the Alaska National Guard work to get an electrician on scene and power restored by Friday.
This month’s Story49 features educator and dancer Mary Huntington. “All the things that I do in classrooms and schools… trying to incorporate culture and language, probably wouldn’t have taken place if I didn’t start out with Eskimo dance,” she says.
Bobby Bolen, with about 10 years in the district, will fill the interim position until a permanent hire is made.
Troopers and the Elim VPSO are investigating calls of shots fired Wednesday morning. The community lockdown has been lifted.
Curious about how a high school prom in small communities off Alaska’s road system differs from the Lower-48 archetype, Zach went to Unalakleet’s prom on Saturday.
Over the weekend the State tournament for Native Youth Olympics was held in Anchorage. A number of student atheletes from Western Alaska competed and placed in…
In Monday’s news: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate seat answer questions at forum; Bering Sea alliance hosting conference in Gambell on Arctic infrastructure this week; Fairbanks…
Every year, athletes from across the Bering Straits Region compete in the Native Youth Olympics.
Two days after the scheduled end of session and Alaska lawmakers are still wrangling with how they’ll fund public schools. And until the education question is…
Zach traveled to Gambell to report on the Native Youth Olympics tournament.