This past weekend, teenagers from all over the Norton Sound region participated in Youth Leader Training. Packed into Unalakleet’s high school gym, the young leaders didn’t shy away from tough topics.
Nome Superintendent Shawn Arnold proposed a resolution aimed at adding the holiday to the district’s official calendar.
Many individuals and organizations in rural Alaska are taking steps to address the tragically high rates of youth depression and suicide in our region. One recent example is a leadership retreat in the community of Unalakleet. Thanks to you, we brought the story of this unique, impactful youth gathering to our listeners.
Cameron Smith and Forest Strick record under the name “AK’s Finest,” and their latest song is all about spreading peace, love, and positivity.
Fifty students gathered for a weekend of teambuilding and tackling tough issues during the annual youth leadership retreat.
As evidenced in their blog posts on this website, a tradition of community service, dedication, and creativity remains as vibrant as ever among our KNOM volunteers. Here are two examples.
Across the state, Alaska is celebrating suicide prevention month. And communities are coming together to raise awareness through Walks for Life. In Nome on Saturday, dozens gathered in Anvil Square to begin their walk.
In Friday’s news: Fishing industry stakeholders defend Magnuson-Stevens Act; Sen. Begich introduces legislation towards suicide prevention; Free tax services coming to Bering Straits communities; 42nd Iditarod…
Speakers presented throughout the day on a variety of topics, including suicide prevention, subsistence rights, and respect for youth and elders. The Akula Elitnaurvik, Kuugmuit, Di’haii…
In Monday’s news: NTSB says fatal plane crash in Big Lake occurred during aborted landing; Responders and residents racing winter to rebuild and return to homes…