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ADF&G extends bull moose hunting through October 6

By Ava White | October 2, 2023 |

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced a five-day extension of the State resident fall season for bull moose hunting in Unit 22(A) Central on Monday (Oct. 2) by registration permit hunt RM841.  According to the emergency order, the current reported harvest is below the estimated harvestable surplus, warranting the extension. The extension begins…

Six Nanooks will compete in XC State Championships

By Ava White | October 2, 2023 |

Members of the Nanooks cross-country team have repeatedly broken personal records and run seasonal best times at various cross-country meets this season. Last weekend, the team traveled to Bethel to compete for a spot in the ASAA Cross-Country State Championships. On Saturday (Sep. 31), high school cross-country teams from Northwest Alaska gathered at ‘The Pit’…

Revitalizing culture, one phrase at a time

By Ava White | September 29, 2023 |

Alaska is home to more than 20 Alaska Native languages, passed down and preserved for thousands of years. But over the last century the number of fluent speakers has declined as a result of colonization. One woman in Nome is using social media as a tool to teach the Inupiaq language.  Gail Smithhisler runs a…

FTA awards $1.4 million to the Native Village of Unalakleet

By Ava White | September 27, 2023 |

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $3.25 million in grant funding for five Alaska Native Villages in a statement earlier this week. The money comes from the FTA’s Tribal Transit Program, and one village in the Bering Straits region is receiving over a million dollars.  The funding is part of a $9.9 million grant that will…

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