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It’s time to change the old system and move forward

May 31, 2017 0

by Naparyaq Marcus Alexie Based upon my observations, our villages are not the only village or government system in which an old boys network exists. You will also find these types of networking scattered across […]

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Muskoxen in Kuskokwim

May 23, 2017 0

by Janet Bavilla Who knows if muskoxen would have already moved into our area a long time ago if they had not been extirpated in the mid to late 1850s to 1860? They were reintroduced […]

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Give youth a chance to lead

May 16, 2017 1

by Marcus Alexie My name is Marcus Alexie and I come from Akiachak, Alaska located about 300 air miles away from Anchorage, Alaska. This past year from April 2016 to 2017 has been a year […]

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Real Controversy over REAL ID

May 9, 2017 0

by Rep. Bryce Edgmon Early this session House and Senate “companion” bills—HB74 and SB34—were introduced on behalf of the governor in an effort to bring Alaska into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act. Passed […]

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Our Personal Investment in Our Communities, Our State, and Alaska’s Next Generation

May 7, 2017 0

by Speaker of the House Bryce Edgmon April 28th, 2017: On Tuesday evening the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee took public testimony on HB 115—the Education Funding Act—and afterward much was made of the fact […]

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Income tax for Alaska

April 25, 2017 0

by Robin Smith Alaska is the only state that doesn’t require either income or sales taxes to run the government. Alaska has been fortunate to have had sufficient oil income since 1980 to pay all […]

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Remembrance and appreciation at retirement

April 18, 2017 0

by Barb Angaiak Dear LKSD Board, Administration, Staff, Students and Community: As I near retirement I am reflecting on a long career in the Y-K Delta. I feel fortunate to have worked all these years […]

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Trump Administration plans to cut funding for the Essential Air Service Program

April 11, 2017 1

by Grant Aviation Grant Aviation is asking for your assistance to help preserve the Essential Air Service (EAS) program in Alaska. The Trump administration announced on March 17th their intention to cut funding for this […]

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Suicide Prevention Activity using our Subsistence Lifestyle

April 4, 2017 0

by Althea Jackson Waqaa, my name is Althea Jackson. I am the new Suicide Prevention Coordinator for Akiachak Native Community under the SAMHSA Native Connections grant, also known as the Qigcikiyaraq Pinariuq (it’s time for […]

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YK Delta Yup’ik and Athabascan Intertribal Conference

March 28, 2017 0

Submitted by the Akiak Native Community ONC Multipurpose Building, Bethel Alaska The Yup’ik and Athabascan tribes of the YK delta are being called to a meeting April 4, 2017 in Bethel to consider and to […]