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Voices of Alaska: Bullard appointment will benefit Alaskans

...non-profit corporation that provides employment, social, economic, and other services to the residents of the Bering Straits region and that is headquartered in Nome. Kawerak has a budget approaching $25 million and employs 225 full and...
Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...widescreen television screens, Bochenek toggled between maps, graphs and other media for a snapshot of conditions in the Bering Strait and along Alaska's Arctic coast.The system, Bochenek said, pulls data from an array of sources centralizing the...
Alaska man stranded in Russia after flight canceled

...figured something would come up while he lived out his dream of visiting friends and family on the other side of the Bering Strait. Now the 25-year-old Alaska Native is stranded in a foreign country with no immediate way home. As his visitation...
Walrus leaving ice, coming ashore

...Sea but females, especially mothers with pups, ride the edge of the sea ice as it moves north in summer through the Bering Strait and into the Arctic Ocean. They use sea ice as a platform from which to dive for food while pups rest on the ice...
All about that bass: University Wind Ensemble concert highlights tuba

...Force musician. Manley has toured the U.S. and most of Alaska, he said - including every single school in the Bering Strait School District in northern Alaska. "In all those villages, the school is the central place," Manley said...
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Anchorage prepares for President's visit many are unaware of basic things about Alaska."He remembers a few years ago when someone asked him when the Bering Strait would freeze - the person wanted to drive across the ice to Russia.Two tents down from Bloom was Robert Jaro, a...
Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

ANCHORAGE - Across the Bering Strait, Robert Soolook can easily see the looming hulk of the neighboring Russian island where some of his relatives used to live before...
Around the District

...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...


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