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Foundation approves projects from Unalakleet to Sitka

January 16, 2019 0

by Lisa Demer Cabins in the wilderness, new ways of working with Alaska’s youth, and the first assisted living home in the Bering Strait region are among the areas of investment recently approved by the […]

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The Salmon State: The International Year of the Salmon brings people together across the Atlantic and the Pacific

January 16, 2019 0

by Mary Catharine Martin 2018 was a mixed year for Alaska salmon. Bristol Bay saw its biggest run on record when 62.3 million sockeye returned to the bay. Other Alaska runs, in contrast — the […]

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Pick.Click.Give. program is easier than ever to participate in

January 10, 2019 0

It’s January of 2019 and that means it’s time to file your permanent fund dividend (PFD) and participate in Pick.Click.Give. This year the Pick.Click.Give. Charitable Contributions Program will be found within the PFD application. Instead […]

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Fairbanks International Airport designated as smokefree

November 27, 2018 0

The State of Alaska adopted a law prohibiting smoking in all workplaces effective Oct. 1, 2018. In order to comply with the new law, Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) has been designated a smokefree campus, and […]

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Air Guardsman returns home to western Alaska for retirement celebration

November 21, 2018 0

by Sgt. 1st Class Balinda O’Neal Dresel In an isolated village nestled in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region of Alaska and only accessible by boat or plane, Air National Guard Master Sgt. Ella Doak was honored […]

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Public Safety Training Academy graduates 37 Law Enforcement Officers

November 21, 2018 0

by Dept. of Public Safety Staff Class includes 15 State Troopers and four Wildlife Troopers. A class of 37 law enforcement officers graduated from the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka on Friday, November 16, […]

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Alutiiq Basket Weaving artistry kept alive by master weaver

October 24, 2018 1

by K.J. Lincoln The intricate art of weaving grass into beautiful Alutiiq baskets is being propelled further away from being lost, thanks to the work and efforts of master weavers that have been teaching and […]

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New Totem Pole on Prince of Wales Island honors Alaska’s veterans

September 12, 2018 0

by Staff Sgt. Balinda O’Neal Dresel The west coast of Prince of Wales Island swelled with veterans, friends and family members who gathered to partake in a three-day celebration culminating with a totem pole raising […]

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The Salmon State: Upriver during a record year at Bristol Bay

August 29, 2018 0

by Mary Catharine Martin As fishermen leave Dillingham and canneries shut down, the Wood River system in the Bristol Bay watershed brims with sockeye salmon. The second week of August, I got to spend several […]

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Anchorage has world’s 5th busiest cargo airport

August 22, 2018 0

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) reports strong air cargo growth for the first half of 2018. Air cargo tonnage is up 5.2 percent, to more than 1.34 million metric tons, for January thru June. […]

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Kuskokwim River Chinook Salmon Forecast/Outlook

May 9, 2018 0

by the ADF&G This is a joint announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. The 2018 Kuskokwim River Chinook Salmon forecast […]

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AVEC awards Top 10 Power Plant Operators of 2017

April 18, 2018 0

by Amy Murphy Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) announced the Top Ten Power Plant Operators of 2017 during its recent annual meeting in Anchorage. The following plant operators received recognition for their outstanding achievements: Freddie […]

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Y-K Delta to have plenty to cheer for at state tournaments

March 13, 2018 0

by Tommy Wells Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta basketball fans will have plenty of action to keep themselves occupied over the next two weeks as the 2018 Class 1A/2A and Class 3A/4A state tournaments get underway at the […]

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Bichon and German Shorthaired Pointer win Best in Show

February 21, 2018 0

by K.J. Lincoln “Brody”, a white Bichon and “Kimber”, a German Shorthaired Pointer took Best in Show honors at the 13th Annual fun and entertaining Bethel Dog Show on Sunday afternoon. The crowd oohed and […]

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Kuskokwim Youth as Future Fisheries Leaders

February 14, 2018 0

by Janessa Esquible and Dan Gillikin A fundamental need for tribal organizations in rural Alaska is to build “capacity” to sustain a natural resources program that addresses the needs of stakeholders, engages stakeholders in resource […]

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State declares Alaska’s Tribes as sovereign entities

October 26, 2017 0

Attorney General issues AG Opinion on Tribal Sovereignty Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth issued a formal Attorney General Opinion today (Oct. 20th, 2017) on the topic of tribal sovereignty. The Opinion outlines the laws and cases […]

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AFN 2017 Citizen of the Year and Denali Award Winners

October 26, 2017 0

by the Alaska Federation of Natives Every year AFN honors those who have made outstanding contributions to their families and the Native community. Each year, the Citizen of the Year award recognizes the contributions of […]

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Historic agreement signed by Tribal Organizations and the State of Alaska

October 26, 2017 0

“The Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact” Will Help Endangered Children Across Alaska Earlier today (October 19th, 2017), Alaska Governor Bill Walker used an appearance at the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage to […]

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CVRF completes record-breaking Summer Youth-to-Work Program

August 22, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund’s summer 2017 Youth-to-Work (YTW) program has concluded with record participation from Western Alaska youth. This year, over 775 young Alaskans from the CVRF region were hired through the YTW program, shattering […]

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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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State asserts ownership to disputed portions of the Knik River

May 2, 2017 0

Today (April 19th), the State of Alaska filed suit against the United States to assert ownership of the land underlying portions of the Knik River. After failed attempts to have the federal government recognize the […]

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Should birds stay, or should they go?

March 21, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell Biologist Susan Sharbaugh, formerly of the Alaska Bird Observatory, once spoke about the strategies birds employ to survive in our season of darkness and cold. She talked about the flighty birds that […]

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GCI’s Channel 907 to broadcast Alaska high school “March Madness”

March 21, 2017 0

Alaskans can watch basketball state championship games live, exclusive on Channel 907. GCI’s Channel 907 will be the place to catch Alaska high school basketball action throughout the month of March, bringing local sports coverage […]