Lady Nanooks and Unalakleet Boys both took second place team awards in the 2017 Nome Subway Showdown over the weekend. The teams ranked behind Kotzebue girls and boys, who both grabbed first place.
On Christmas Eve around 4pm, Alaska State Troopers were informed that Daniel Soxie of Unalakleet had been found by a friend, deceased, in his residence. Troopers believe Soxie died of natural causes.
Through your support, a recent episode of KNOM’s Story49 featured a young man from Unalakleet, Alaska, whose training in Alaska Native Youth Olympic games helped turn him into a competitor on the nationally-televised show “American Ninja Warrior.”
Bethel High School took home first place in this year’s Alaska Schools Activities Association ASAA 1, 2, and 3A State Championships with 264.5 points. Other teams from the region that scored included Nome, Barrow, and Kotzebue.
In the December episode of “Dearest Alaska,” we see what puts the “fab” in “Fab Lab.”
On this week’s episode of Elder Voices, we visit with Unalakleet’s Irene Katchatag, through her interview with KNOM from April 2002.
Nick Hanson and Rosemary Berg are used to competing. But the story they tell at home is one of inclusivity and connection.
Through the 2016 Community Benefit Share program, NSEDC will give $150,000 to each of its 15 member communities. Diomede, White Mountain, and Unalakleet will receive additional funds to pay for specific community projects.
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.
Unalakleet will receive the largest single grant on the USDA Rural Development agency’s list totaling 6.6 million dollars. According to Larry Yerich, the public information coordinator for USDA Rural Development, the agency has invested more than $2 billion in rural Alaska since 2009.