A teen in Kiana noticed problems in her community. Three years later, the youth group she started hosts an annual conference for kids all over the region.
$11 million of Red Dog Mine profits will be invested, with between $4 and 8 million to follow annually for the next nine years.
KNOM endeavors to connect with listeners, on the air and face to face. Recently, volunteer producer Lauren Frost had the chance to do both during a special youth summit in rural Kiana, Alaska.
The act would require, through statute, that nonresident hunters have a hunting guide present to hunt caribou from the Western Arctic, Central Arctic, Porcupine, and Teshekpuk herds.
The bill, which now heads to Gov. Walker’s desk, would name the second Monday in October “Indigenous People’s Day.”
The ice road that spans from Kotzebue to Noorvik and Kiana closed earlier this week. A few residents now find their vehicles stuck on the wrong side of the road.
The annual Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin, Sr., Memorial Snowmachine Race is put on by the Arctic Circle Racing Association. It has been ongoing for more than 50 years.
Victor Karmun and Greta Schuerch started their terms on the National Park Monument Subsistence Resource Commissions on October 26th. Ronald Huffman will begin his new term on the Alaska Veterans Advisory Council on November 10th.
“There will be no delays. There will be vivid, vibrant colors, and it will be immediate, interactive sharing of data and information back and forth between people,” says GCI’s Heather Handyside.
From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the Arctic village of Kiana, thirteen communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition.