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Larger clinics planned for Savoonga, Gambell

...funding construction of the clinics at Savoonga and Gambell on Saint Lawrence Island...370 when its clinic was built in 1970. Savoonga's clinic was built in 1997, when the...the current population of nearly 720.Savoonga has the smaller of the two existing clinics...

...per resident, per year. Things still aren't looking any better for the 1,430 residents of the villages of Gambell and Savoonga. The recent spring take was 233 walrus, according to preliminary Fish and Wildlife figures.The shore ice once served to...
Around the Peninsula

Donations for Savoonga Peninsula residents who want to help Savoonga can take donations to Era aviation at the Kenai airport. A power outage in the community on St. Lawrence Island began on Monday. Some power has been restored, but much of the...
Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska

...Game press release issued this week. Residents in Gambell and Savoonga worried something in the environment had killed the birds...according to reports from the island villages of Gambell and Savoonga during a teleconference Friday. A local biologist will try...
Nikolaevsk's Dorvall named Class 1A player of year

...Kalugin, Nikolaevsk; Madison Orth, Cook Inlet Academy; Kelly Sam, Huslia; Martha Wells, Kiana. Third team: Zhane Akeya, Savoonga; Macayla Alexander, Minto; Helen Bruns, Brevig Mission; Amber Dennis, St. Mary's; Ayla Rickteroff, Newhalen.
Villages get EPA grants

...General Assistance Program include: --$90,000 for the Native Village of Chignik --$90,000 for the Native Village of Savoonga --$90,000 for the Native Village of Port Heiden --$82,740 for New Stuyahok Village --$52,000 for the Wrangell...
FAA to build remaining half of Bush network

...begin next spring, calls for the construction of up to 18 single-satellite earth stations in smaller communities such as Savoonga, St. George and Buckland. Work includes installing 28-foot spherical radar domes at each site to protect satellite dishes...
Around the district

...high school education as "good." Head Start conference held in Anchorage Rural CAP Head Start parents from as far north as Savoonga and as far south as Ketchikan gathered at a parent conference last weekend. The two-day conference was held at the Sheraton...
Cape Smythe plane crashes near Kotzebue; pilot suffers minor injuries

...of control Feb. 9 while landing at Wales, causing minor injuries to eight passengers and the pilot. And on Jan. 25, the pilot of a Piper 1040 landed in Savoonga without lowering his landing gear. No one was injured in that incident.
Four killed in small plane crash in Nuiqsut

...Cheyenne veered out of control while landing, causing minor injuries to eight passengers and a pilot. And on Jan. 25, the pilot of a Piper 1040 landed in Savoonga without lowering his landing gear. No one was injured in that incident.


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