$11 million of Red Dog Mine profits will be invested, with between $4 and 8 million to follow annually for the next nine years.
“There will be no delays. There will be vivid, vibrant colors, and it will be immediate, interactive sharing of data and information back and forth between people,” says GCI’s Heather Handyside.
The Department of Energy awarded federal funding to install panels in Kotzebue, Buckland and Deering, but decreasing the region’s dependency on diesel is easier said than done.
The communities of Quinhagak, Shageluk, Nunapitchuk, Buckland, and Akiachak will receive grants from the USDA’s branch of Rural Development for water, wastewater and solid waste projects.
In all, 80 runners for the boys and 57 runners for the girls represented schools from throughout the Bering Strait, Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic Borough, and North Slope.
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