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Troopers investigate tasing

...Empire reported Sunday. Kake is about 100 miles south of Juneau. It has about 600 year-round residents, mostly Alaska Natives. There are two village public safety officers in Kake, where its police department closed in 2009. Information...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-01-25-0
News
What others say: An ounce of prevention

...reported 2,296 allegations of child sexual abuse directed at 1,118 victims in 2013. Forty percent of the victims were Alaska Native. There are 2,296 reasons Erin's Law should have passed last year.Saying Erin's Law is sex education is like...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-26/what-others-say-an-ounce-of-preve
Opinion
Native Youth Olympics kick off Peninsula Winter Games

...different kind of entertainment, one that could be interactive for school-aged kids, NYO offers a glimpse into Alaska Native culture and insight into a different kind of competition. While events like the one-legged high kick and the seal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-19/native-youth-olympics-kick-off-penin
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Soldotna

...business district caters to needs from custom salmon processing, tire repair, and retail, to galleries specializing in Alaska Native art. The Kenai river also passes through town, carrying a traffic just as vital: at the Soldotna Visitors Center...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/places/soldotna
Places
Contributing to a healthy economy

...30-40 new patients a month. She anticipates continued growth due to the Kenai Peninsula being attractive to a lot of Alaska Native people and the region's current economic growth. Before the construction of the Dena'ina Wellness Center, the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-07/denaina-wellness-center-provides-hea
News
Workshops perpetuate Tlingit language

...speak, listen, share, and learn," he wrote in an email.Story's experience with Tlingit began in a class about Alaska Native social change that was taught by Twitchell."It just made me a lot more aware of how little I knew about Tlingit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-21/workshops-perpetuate-tlingit-languag
News
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...finalized in January. House members can chair only on subcommittee, and Young will retain his chairmanship of Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.All pending legislation expires at the end of the current Congress, however, and any MSA bill will have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-23/young-to-take-lead-on-magnuson-steve
News

...Before returned to the state position, he was senior director of the Division of Community Health Services at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage.Sherwood is a 25-year veteran of the state health department.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-13-0
News
Volunteers bring Santa to remote Alaska village

...snowmobiles.Before Santa and Mrs. Claus made their appearance, the children of Shishmaref welcomed the visitors with Alaska Native dances.The Clauses then arrived to a standing ovation from those in the packed gym, including the estimated 300...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/volunteers-bring-santa-to-remote-ala
News
Apache unveils north road extension plans

...have been selected. Under federal law, the Department of the Interior, which manages wildlife refuges, must grant Alaska Native Corporations access to lands they own within refuges but can set terms and conditions for access to minimize environmental...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-04/apache-unveals-north-road-extension-
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