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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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Update News: January 31st, 2014

In Friday’s news; Elected leaders in Stebbins are organizing development priorities for federal assistance funds connected with November storms; Legislation challenging Parnell’s Medicaid decision is filed; Sen. Begich plans on addressing US Postmaster General over complaints by Alaskans on spotty mail service. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-31-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 27th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Gov. Sean Parnell introduced his new education package with a small increase for school funding; Pres. Obama’s declaration of a natural disaster in Western Alaska last week means public assistance money will be made available through FEMA; Former manager of the Fort Yukon Native Village Corporation faces felony embezzlement charges next month;…

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Update News: September 13th, 2013

In Friday’s News: A pump at Emmonak’s Water and Sewer Plant burnt out after being overworked by a series of leaks; Wilma Osborn violates parole conditions and is re-arrested by AST; Dan Sullivan has resigned from the DNR, is speculated to be making a bid for U.S. Senate; Sen. Begich to visit Nome this weekend,…

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Update News: Tuesday, June 11, 2013

In Tuesday’s News: Subsistence fishermen and advocates rallying at fishery meetings in Juneau; FEMA estimating monetary damages from flood in Galena; Galena community cleaning up from major flooding; City of Nome building Richard Foster Building at Anvil City Square next spring.  

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