As of 5pm Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an online fundraising effort began, donors had already contributed $26,000 towards the search efforts for Nome’s Joseph Balderas.
With a swipe of a smartphone, locals can submit their environmental observations, and there’s even an app aimed at preventing further change.
In the fall, Nicholai will start at the University of Alaska Anchorage. His goal is to teach Yup’ik language and culture in rural Alaska.
We’re excited to be sharing the work and daily rhythms of our mission in a new way: via the photo-sharing social network Instagram.
Preparing for her departure from Nome, Emily reactivates her dormant Facebook account. She faces a choice: What experiences from Western Alaska can be shared with social media, and what stories are better told face-to-face?
In Wednesday’s news: After two months of drilling at Pilgrim Hot Springs, work crews are packing up. Hear today’s profile; Board of Ed meets to discuss…
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In Monday’s news: Shell’s drilling rig Nobel Discoverer arrives in the Chukchi amid uncertain weather; telecommunication problems in Wales trouble residents, organizations for more than a month; Coast Guard suspends search for crewmen missing after fishing vessel sinks near Kodiak Island; strong Yukon River chum salmon runs sees a single pulse of over 200,000 fish two weeks ago; 66-year-old pilot George Vonderheide killed in single-engine plane crash near Homer; and Sitka’s “Brewery Bandit,” Carl Liberty, charged with burglary and theft from Baranof Island Brewery.