“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?
After elections last week, the Bering Strait School District’s board of education will feature several familiar faces — and one new one.
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.
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.
Bobby Bolen, with about 10 years in the district, will fill the interim position until a permanent hire is made.
A Stebbins man has been charged with seven counts of felony assault for attacking his girlfriend and his sister in separate incidents Friday, Oct. 10.
An unusual weather system is pushing water into the Norton Sound, creating high water and climbing waves normally seen during fall storms.
Stebbins and St. Michael are relocating their reindeer corral following an expired lease. The first posts went up Thursday on the new site, located around three miles southwest of St. Michael.
Our volunteers have been keeping busy this winter. It’s par for the course for our volunteer program, but our 2013-2014 volunteers – Dayneé, Anna Rose, Tara,…