The US Senate voted to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration with a new amendment that would guarantee federal funding for the island of Diomede.
After suggesting higher minimum enrollment, Rep. Lynn Gattis says she “doesn’t know” if she’ll introduce a bill — or if it would even pass.
The grant — worth nearly $500,000 — will go towards replacing outdated equipment at all 15 BSSD schools and the district office in Unalakleet.
Thanks to you, KNOM is making waves throughout our state. In November, our station was honored with five awards from the Alaska Broadcasters Association.
KNOM AM-FM took home four Goldies at the Alaska Broadcasters Convention — with specific nods to our daily news reporting, our Iditarod coverage, and Story49.
To receive state funding, Alaska schools must have a minimum of 10 students. But some lawmakers are looking at raising the number to 20 or 25.
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.
From standardized tests to drug tests, the board of education covered plenty of ground in their first meeting of the new school year.
Rural communities — including Diomede, Kaltag, Kotzebue, and Nunam Iqua — have been chosen for a USDA water and sewer initiative.