After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
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.
Irene Navarro and Charlotte “Jane” Kava are running unopposed for re-election. Aurora Johnson faces competition from Annabelle Cunningham, and Sherman Richard challenges Reggie Barr.
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.
Now in its fourth year in the region, Lemonade Day involved nearly 300 children around the Bering Strait last year, bringing in more than $6,500 in earnings and another $2,500 in donations.
Watch three videos of Lance and Jason Mackey discussing dog deaths, saving another musher’s team, and if they have another 1,000-mile race left.
Elim’s Eliza Katongan celebrated her 100th birthday in January.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Voters of the Bering Strait and Norton Sound mirrored statewide trends in Tuesday’s primary, especially on Ballot Measure 1, but chose differently in the race for Lt. Governor.
For years agency reports have listed Shaktoolik as eroding with immediate need for relocation. But without government funding, little action has been taken and erosion has progressed. Now the people of Shaktoolik are taking matters into their own hands to protect their community.