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Update News: December 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certifies a proposal to require legislative approval of large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region; Gambell households receive…

Story49: Stephen Blanchett

In November, Story49 featured Stephen Blanchett of Bethel, Alaska. Stephen is a founding member of the band Pamyua. In this episode, Stephen discusses his musical inspirations…

Update News: December 6th, 2013

In Friday’s news: State is launching website and phone-lines for families in need of aid after November storms; Multi-agency effort works to organize aid and relief…

Update News: November 21st, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Federal Subsistence Board gathered in Nome to discus state’s rural determination criteria; Congressional ceremony honors Tlingits who served as WWII code-talkers; AK Oil…

Update News: November 5th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Police Dept. released a report on yesterday’s vehicle crash along the Nome-Teller Highway; Kawerak has sent a letter to AK’s gov. representatives…

Large casks used for fermenting walrus meat in Savoonga.

Profiles: Svnga Thrift

Zachariah Hughes traveled to Savoonga to hear how the community is dealing with the economic disaster of this year’s record-low walrus harvest.