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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 […]

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Alaska’s current fiscal situation and the Legislative Session

March 21, 2017 0

by Governor Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott As we reach the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session, we wish to share some thoughts about this critical time that represents a truly defining moment […]

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It is not our culture

March 14, 2017 0

by Rhett Jackson Liquor was not meant for us. My Ap’a would always tell me that “using those stuff will give you no fun, and hard answers when you’re sober.” I don’t think they should […]

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The YK Lifesaver Report to the People of the Region

February 28, 2017 0

by Beverly Hoffman The YK Lifesaver Endowment Fund continues to grow with recent contributions. In 2016 the Lifesavers received funds from Bethel Volunteers Emergency Services Association, the Bethel Lion’s Club, Calista Corporation, the Kuskokwim Ice […]

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Lower Yukon School District Legislative Priorities

February 23, 2017 0

from the Lower Yukon School District The Future is Unknown, but with Wise and Thoughtful Leadership Full of Great Promise. FUNDING The sustainability, reliability and adequacy of Alaska’s funding for public education are of highest […]