“Just know that you are not alone… and that you are loved.” That’s among the many lessons of the incredible journey of the current Miss Alaska, Rosemary Berg, whose story was heard on KNOM thanks to you.
The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017 was announced on Wednesday, December 14th. Joining NYO competitor Nicole Johnston are Iditarod champions Martin Buser and Jeff King, as well as Vern Tejas, the first solo climber to finish a winter ascent of Denali.
The theme of this year’s festival in Bethel was “Nunalgutkellriit Piniutiit Cauyakun,” or “Community Strength Through Drumming.”
Western Alaska athletes had top finishes in kneel jump, toe kick, one-foot high kick, Indian stick pull, and seal hop.
The World Eskimo-Indian Olympics start in Fairbanks tomorrow, with qualifiers for events like one-armed reach and the Race of the Torch ahead of opening ceremonies at 6pm inside the Carlson Center.
Every year, athletes from across the Bering Straits Region compete in the Native Youth Olympics.
In Monday’s news: Regional tribal government asks Governor Sean Parnell for clemency for 40 fishermen cited last month for fishing during emergency closure of Kuskokwim River;…
In Wednesday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell rejects state-run health insurance exchanges for Alaska; The Coast Guard says no damage found on Shell’s oil rig after it…