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Volunteer travel

Anna Rose and Emily at a career fair

Our volunteers have been keeping busy this winter. It’s par for the course for our volunteer program, but our 2013-2014 volunteers – Dayneé, Anna Rose, Tara, Zach, and Emily – have all been putting in extra effort to reach out to the communities we serve. In January, all five volunteers were scheduled to take outreach…

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Cataclysmic Anesthetic

Zach’s recent visit to Stebbins, a community still recovering from devastating flooding in November, revealed how the community is working together to rebuild and strengthen themselves for future challenges.

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Update News: November 18th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Gov. Sean Parnell declares areas of Western Alaska disaster zones after devastating storms; NovaCopper’s planned Ambler Mine project is being helped by AIDEA work on a new road; Gov. Sean Parnell announces he won’t expand Medicaid in Alaska; AST arrest a woman in Anchorage over attempted transport of $10,000 worth of marijuana…

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Update News: November 15th, 2013

In Friday’s news: At least four towns in the Bering Straits Region are working to declare disasters after back-to-back storms last week; Shishmaref City Council signs emergency declaration seeking state aid after storm damage; Bi-partisan commission reports Alaska’s approach to fighting crime in Native communities is not working. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-15-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 11th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Kotlik declares a disaster after destructive flooding this weekend; Community-wide evacuations in Stebbins due to storm flooding; Hundreds of feet of water infrastructure damaged in Unalakleet due to storm erosion; The 32nd Annual BSSD Wrestling and Cheerleading tournament wraps up in Unalakleet Saturday evening. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Heavy rain and lack of drinking water in Kivalina prompts disaster declaration; Rain and high water threaten bridges, mining operations in other northwest communities; State attorneys file to challenge “per-clearance” section of federal Voting Rights Act; A federal appeals court says U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service correctly issued rules to oil companies…

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Update News: Monday, June 18, 2012

In Monday’s news: Two Alaska State Troopers shot during prolonged standoff in Kotzebue that ended with suspect taking his own life; Association of Village Council Presidents Myron Naneng asks Gov. Parnell to declare disaster over king salmon runs on the Kuskokwim and Yukon; Dave Benton, former Fish and Game deputy commissioner, appointed to Arctic Research…

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