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Walk for Life, Nome, Alaska

Blogging about service

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.

Walk for Life banner in Anvil Square in Nome May 10, 2014.

Walk for Life, Suicide Prevention in Nome

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.

Update News: February 28th, 2014

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…

Quyana Night

AFN: Day 2

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…

A Winning Solution to Youth Suicide

How can rural Alaskan schools prevent youth suicide? For the Northwest Arctic Borough School District, the solution was innovative– train trusted, peer-selected students to become school…