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...highest score at the State competition Tuesday. The final standings were: 1st: Polaris 2nd: (Tie) Galena and Bering Strait 4th: Soldotna High School 5th: Sitka The team practiced for months and represented KPBSD well. Congratulations...
District receiving four new principals

...Tebughna School in Tyonek has worked in Alaska in several school districts including Yukon Flats, Northwest Arctic, Bering Strait, Aleutians, and Fairbanks, Erkeff said. "It is a high value to determine that everyone who is hired, especially...
Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...Alaska's west and north coast.Nome is south of the Bering Strait but far closer to Arctic waters than the nearest Coast...the necessary permits. Tour boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping...
Volunteers bring Santa to remote Alaska village to Shishmaref, located about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage or about 100 miles east from Russia, across the Bering Strait in the Chukchi Sea."There is a lot of need in Shishmaref," school Principal Ralph Watkins said. "Having access...

...Sea. When summer arrives and ice begins to melt, females and their young ride the sea ice edge north through the Bering Strait into the Chukchi Sea. Walrus cannot swim indefinitely and use ice as a diving platform to reach snails, clams and...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN 'Rise as One' theme in my idea and I teamed up with the right person and that was really the key to making something happen."A Bering Straits Native Corp. shareholder and the company's communications director, Aarons said her employer's flexibility and...
AK Native Tribal Health Consortium gets EPA grant

...Agency will enable the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to study climate change and contaminant shifts in the Bering Strait region. The researchers will look at how contaminant shifts could affect human health in rural communities, and develop...
GOP Senate candidates square off one last time

...said.Treadwell asked Miller what he would do about the 60 ocean vessels carrying oil and gas that transited the Bering Straits last year along a coastline that is completely unprotected from oil spills.Miller sidestepped, using the question...
State may require more math for diplomas

...credits of math. Denali Borough schools require four credits. Yukon Flats, Sitka, Valdez, Lower Yukon, Hoonah and Bering Strait school districts require two math credits for graduation. A few others require 2.5 credits. It could appear that...
First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

...idea is to get a better sense of how far or close stakeholders actually are in case of an industrial accident near the Bering Strait.Sheffield, who is volunteering to observe wildlife during Wednesday's drill, said the exercise will help establish...


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