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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.

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…