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An “Eskimo Ninja” Inspires

Nick Hanson scales a “salmon ladder” in his hometown of Unalakleet.

Through your support, a recent episode of KNOM’s Story49 featured a young man from Unalakleet, Alaska, whose training in Alaska Native Youth Olympic games helped turn him into a competitor on the nationally-televised show “American Ninja Warrior.”

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Western Alaska Athletes Compete at NYO State Tournament

Apaay Campell of Gambell competes in the one-foot high-kick at BSSD's NYO Tournament in 2014.

Over the weekend the State tournament for Native Youth Olympics was held in Anchorage. A number of student atheletes from Western Alaska competed and placed in  a range of events. Gambell’s Apaay Campell held her top-spot in girl’s kneel jump, leaping all the way to 53 ¼’’. Bethel’s Sophie Poe got fifth place at just over…

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Update News: April 28th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate seat answer questions at forum; Bering Sea alliance hosting conference in Gambell on Arctic infrastructure this week; Fairbanks citizen groups suing state and EPA over Clean Air Act Violations; Nenana Ice Classic announces river breakup occurred Friday at 3:48 AST; Ice conditions in Y-K Region precarious say…

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