Kotzebue’s Bush Brawl wrestling competition featured athletes from schools in Nome, Shishmaref, Koyuk, Buckland, Unalakleet, and many more.
Over 350 wrestlers represented 46 different 1A2A3A schools at the ACS Wrestling tournament. The lead scorers for NBHS were Caleb Evatt and Ben Cross, who both finished 5th in their weight classes. Nome Beltz High School finished with 46.5 team points, 21st overall.
Listen here to a special KNOM Profile featuring the voices of 18 Nome-Beltz graduates.
This month on Story49, we’re celebrating the stories and perspectives of youth. Tune in on May 17th at 6:30p.m., May 21st at 3p.m. or listen right here to Tatiana Chanar’s Student49.
“One thing I found inspiring on this trip wasn’t exactly a thing that we learned, it was something that we felt,” said Tatiana, one of the Nome student attendees. “It brought this sense of community and togetherness that I’ve never felt before.”
At the start of last night’s Nome school board meeting, retiring board member Barb Nickels was recognized for her six years of service—while new member Brandy Arrington and returning member Jennifer Reader were sworn in.
Yesterday a small group of Nome-Beltz high school students released a bucketful of young Coho salmon into an ice-free corner of Anvil Creek.
In Monday’s news: Investigators determine there is no oil spill near St. Lawrence Island; Red foxes have been sighted around Nome; Governor Parnell releases budget proposal,…
In Monday’s news: Nome Municipal Run-off Election tomorrow; Bering Straits Native Corporation closed on transfer of Alaska Gold Company LLC from NOVAGOLD, last Thursday; John Marvin…