The Bering Strait School District has joined a nationwide effort to encourage healthy relationships and end dating violence among Native youth.
The group — made up of Mongolian social workers, shelter managers, and police officers — was here to learn how Alaska is addressing high rates of domestic violence.
Judge Timothy Dooley admitted to violating the state code of judicial conduct by making inappropriate statements to victims and witnesses.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
“When you just talk about statistics or outline the problem…people feel so overwhelmed and don’t know what to do,” said Ann Rausch. “But when you’re working in prevention, you’re welcoming people back to the table.”
Recordings from Judge Dooley’s courtroom highlight a series of statements a judicial oversight commission alleges violates state law and the state’s code of conduct for judges.
A recent study reveals that 51 percent of women in the Nome Census area have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence — or both — during their lifetimes.
Erickson’s reappointment brings decades of experience helping victims of sexual assault and domestic violence throughout the Norton Sound region.
A Stebbins man has been charged with seven counts of felony assault for attacking his girlfriend and his sister in separate incidents Friday, Oct. 10.
January In Nome, KNOM’s news department is on the front lines for a story with worldwide interest: the Russian tanker Renda makes an unprecedented winter fuel…