Volunteer news reporter Emily Russell recently returned from two special places well within KNOM’s listening range, Stebbins and Koyuk, Alaska, both of which welcomed her warmly: with hospitality, stories, and fish.
Emily looks back on her recent travels to Stebbins and Koyuk, where people shared their stories with her and even sent her home with some frozen fish.
The Alaska Board of Fisheries will review commercial, subsistence, and boundary proposals for the Norton Sound and Port Clarence Fisheries.
A 3-year-old in Stebbins was accidentally killed on New Year’s Eve after being run over by a truck, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Alaska State Troopers arrested 18-year-old Rylan Snowball of Stebbins on the pending charge of first-degree assault.
“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.