“Department of Corrections is the biggest mental health facility in our system. Something’s wrong with that picture,” said Ron Taylor, Department of Corrections commissioner.
On November 5, Exchange asked: what can Alaska’s health, court, and law enforcement agencies do to help people get treatment instead of jail time?
Dividends, board elections, and “Young Providers” awards are on the schedule for BSNC’s annual meeting, set for Saturday, Oct. 3, in Nome’s Mini Convention Center.
The October 1st episode of Exchange featured a live debate between the two candidates running for Nome mayor on the October 6 ballot: Denise Michels and Richard Beneville.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and effected areas should expect some beach erosion.
A recent water shortage in Unalakleet put a strain on some businesses including Norton Sound Seafood Products, but ultimately it was a surge of cohos that forced the processing plant to send more than $100,000 of fish down to Emmonak.
As more than $2.6 million is paid out to summer crab and salmon fishermen, NSEDC’s board met in August to discuss commercial fishing in Norton Sound and beyond.
AIH President Terry Shurtleff and the existing executive team will continue managing the company, and its more than 230 employees, on a day-to-day basis.
Western Alaska is in midst of one of the best salmon runs in decades, and that means fishermen are catching record numbers of chum.