“Any of them would be better than what we have… And it would cost less to do it yourself,” Mayor Blanche Okboak-Garnie said of three prototype water and sewer system demonstrations given at the WIHAH conference in Anchorage earlier this week.
The weeklong international tournament ended Friday in Nuuk, Greenland. On the final day of competition, athletes from Nome and Unalakleet earned six medals.
Team Alaska holds a commanding lead with 198 medals — double the awards of second-place Team Yukon.
After three days of competition in Nuuk, Greenland, Team Alaska leads all nine national teams with 108 medals.
Nome’s Tim James won his second award of the tournament by taking bronze in Stick Pull. Wilson Hoogendorn also earned a spot on the podium with a bronze medal in Biathlon Ski.
Indigenous leaders from across the Arctic are concluding four days of speeches, meetings, and celebrations, part of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference that takes place every four years.
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