On this week’s episode from the Elder Voices archive, hear our 2009 interview with Iġġiaġruk, Willie Hensley. Tune in to 780 AM or 96.1 FM at 11am or 6pm Wednesday, or listen online.
Lady Nanooks and Unalakleet Boys both took second place team awards in the 2017 Nome Subway Showdown over the weekend. The teams ranked behind Kotzebue girls and boys, who both grabbed first place.
Bethel High School took home first place in this year’s Alaska Schools Activities Association ASAA 1, 2, and 3A State Championships with 264.5 points. Other teams from the region that scored included Nome, Barrow, and Kotzebue.
One result of the Kotzebue workshop is a collaborative “toolbox” meant to address the changes taking place within coastal communities in Alaska — specifically those changes linked to rising temperatures.
The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race on March 4th.
Kotzebue’s Bush Brawl wrestling competition featured athletes from schools in Nome, Shishmaref, Koyuk, Buckland, Unalakleet, and many more.
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.
The Coast Guard is expected to return to Kotzebue in Summer 2017.
Alaska State Troopers were initially notified at 12:51 A.M. Sunday morning, October 30th, that a grocery store in Kobuk was engulfed in flames.
After votes were canvassed Monday evening, Kotzebue’s municipal election results were official. Voters chose to continue to permit liquor sales at the Package Store by a margin of more than 2 to 1.