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Helping Hands

July 12, 2017 0

“My big helpers. Helping with fish to dry after the June 24th opening,” writes Theodora Agwiak of Eek. In the photo are Michelle age 3, Shaun age 6, and Mary Agwiak age 4. “The didn’t […]

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National Coin planned to honor Elizabeth Peratrovich

July 6, 2017 0

The United States Mint has released candidate designs that commemorate Alaska Native Civil Rights Leader Elizabeth Peratrovich and Alaska’s Anti-Discrimination Law as part of the Native American $1 Coin Program. The Act (Public Law 110-82) […]

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AVCP helps recycle E-Waste Old electronic equipment collected as backhaul

June 29, 2017 1

by K.J. Lincoln AVCP through their Environmental Department hosted an e-waste drive last weekend in Bethel to help folks dispose of their old electronics for recycling. E-waste is the term used for any electronic products […]

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The ACR releases the Cancer in Alaska – 2013 Report

June 20, 2017 0

This report was released by the Alaska Cancer Registry Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Executive Summary This report summarizes the most recently available information about […]

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Coastal Villages launches Summer Youth Work Programs

June 13, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) will be putting Western Alaska youth to work this summer through its Youth-to-Work and internship programs. CVRF’s internship program has been employing college students since CVRF was formed in 1998. […]

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First steps from Valdez, in the snow

May 31, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell PORT VALDEZ: May 4, 2017–We have launched on the pipeline hike version 2.0, 20 years after the first time. I’m now sitting on the muscled root of a Sitka spruce by the […]

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Breeding Bird Surveys on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

May 31, 2017 0

Aerial bird breeding surveys for waterfowl and other birds conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Migratory Bird Management will be taking place approximately May 24 – June 5th. The surveys will […]

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Middle school students return to ANSEP to explore health science career field

May 31, 2017 0

This week (May 25th), the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program welcomed more than 50 middle school students to the University of Alaska Anchorage campus for its first STEM Career Exploration component of the summer. […]

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APSC addresses possession, distribution, and cultivation of marijuana by officers

May 23, 2017 0

by Dept. of Public Safety staff In February of 2015, following the legalization of recreational marijuana in Alaska, the Alaska Police Standards Council (APSC) examined the applicable state regulations prohibiting certified police, correction, probation/parole, and […]

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Revisiting a dream, 20 years later

May 16, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell April 27, 2017: Twenty years ago, I was 34 when I walked away from a chain-link fence near Port Valdez and headed east. Those were the first steps on a summer-long trip […]