Middle school students Payton Commack and Lauryn Jones traveled to the University of Alaska Anchorage campus to meet with 100 students from 16 other Alaskan schools.
The Alaska State Museum in Juneau will select six solo artists to feature in their own exhibits for the next two years. Jackie Manning, curator of exhibitions, says the State Museum would like to have a diversity of submissions from artists, native and non-native, from communities throughout Alaska.
A few months ago, KNOM’s Margaret DeMaioribus accompanied Nome parish priest Fr. Vince Burns on a day trip above the Arctic Circle: to the hub city of Kotzebue, Alaska.
Summertime at KNOM is a bittersweet confluence of happy greetings and difficult goodbyes. This month, we’re saying a final “Godspeed” to the four outstanding people who’ve just departed Nome for points south: our 2015-16 volunteers Maddie, Emily, Laura, and Mitch, who consistently went above and beyond in serving the people of Western Alaska this year.
A Swiss family has been at sea for 16 years, striving to reach the tops of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. Their epic journey has now brought them to Nome.
“It’s an honor to help bring this long journey to a positive end,” stated Director Neil Kornze of the Bureau of Land Management.
“It probably wasn’t very comfortable for him, and he grew tired of that lifestyle and gave up,” speculated Sgt. Timothy Burt as to why Clifton R. Sun finally turned himself in.
In addition to a broad complement of de-icing equipment, the Jayhawks have two winches on board: one for lifting people up to 600 pounds and another for taking sling loads up to 6,000 pounds. Pulling even more weight during the flight are computers and search equipment.
“The feeling getting off the plane, bathed in pre-solstice midnight sun, is most closely relatable to the feeling one has at the peak of a rollercoaster. It’s fear, excitement, elation, and a complete willingness to plunge into the unknown,” Tyler says.
House Bill 200 sets out to improve the adoption process for those who wish to adopt Alaska Native children, and House Bill 27 changes the age required for a person to be released from state custody.