KNOM’s general manager, Ric Schmidt, plans to retire this summer. The board of directors is currently working to recruit mission-minded candidates for this key leadership position.
“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
The Basic Homeless Assistance Program grant, which provides up to $6 million a year to emergency shelters and transitional housing programs across Alaska, has been cut from Gov. Walker’s budget.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Elim votes to go damp, 2nd election may take place due to ballot discrepancies; BSSD board approves 52-million dollar budget, sees utility costs rise 1-million dollars; Gambell residential caregiver wins national award; two Nome teachers retire after 20+ years with district, housing issue for incoming teachers and hiring.