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Alaska man stranded in Russia after flight canceled

...Savoonga for a visit. Miklahook was eager to have a turn visiting that friend, along with relatives, in the tiny Russian village of New Chaplino, according to his family. Miklahook had permission to stay for 90 days after arriving in mid-August...
Board of Fisheries meeting not easily accessible for everyone

...Cook Inlet out of the process at the Lower Cook Inlet meeting, McCombs said. "You'd see more people from the Russian villages, you'd see more from Homer, you'd see more of the (Joe Angler)," McCombs said. Board meeting locations...
Classes provide help with health care enrollment process

...hyper-rural areas that make it difficult for insurance counselors to find and educate them. "I hiked to a little Russian village last year and met with the townspeople there and helped as many as I could," Wegener said. "A few of them signed...
Spoken with heart and history

...number of fluent speakers of Ninilchik Russian continues to shrink. To combat the loss, a couple of cousins from the Russian village teamed with academics from Fairbanks to Moscow during the last 15 years to catalog and record the language that settled...
Anchor Point

...mid-winter Snow Rondi event, as well as various bazaars, fishing derbies and festivals throughout the year. The Russian village of Old Believers, Nikolaevsk is near Anchor Point, off the scenic North Fork Loop Road. The settlement of more...
Public health nurse pursues new healthy endeavors

...demeanor became well known and much loved and her dedication highly respected among the residents of the Native and Russian villages and within the highway communities stretching north from Homer. While she is giving up her state job, she is not...
Schools scramble to provide skilled graduates

...the district transports teens from small schools to larger facilities, allowing, for example, students from the Russian village schools on the south peninsula to use the Homer High School shops. High schools offer core courses and, increasingly...
Grants fund protection of Holy Assumption

...said. In terms of national historical artifacts, the buildings of Holy Assumption represent "fine" examples of a Russian village church and the type of home provincial Russian gentry would inhabit. Those contents also include the oldest piece...
A decade of documentaries: Film festival celebrates 10 years in Homer members," said Sutton. It features a Russian history professor from Stanford and a priest from one of the Russian villages. In honor of the Russian community, Homer Theatre has their sign in the local Russian dialect. "Old Believers...
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Hilts: Time to think bigger about education

...fulfilling adventure. I have been blessed to represent one of the most unique sets of communities in the nation, with Russian villages, Alaska Native communities, and the genuine and exceptional Alaskans that we have on the Peninsula. Cultures...


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