Senegal's islands on frontline of climate change

...government-funded program has paid for sea walls in front of several villages, including Rofangue. Ibrahim Sarr, a Rofangue community leader, said the government consulted the village when it built the wall, but it is not high or long enough, and it's...
Nation and World
'Sharing Our Knowledge' conference highlights crucial role of Tlingit elders

...Hawai'i established its language immersion program in 1987, partly in response to pressure from parents and community leaders. There are now 20 schools, which are credited with contributing to a dramatic resurgence in the number of Native speakers...
Candidate profile: Josh Keaton, school board

...that make them think critically. I am a strong supporter of interactive education and I encourage partnering with community leaders to develop a curriculum that allows students to be engaged. This could include having mock votes on issues, evaluating...
Letter: Housing action needed

...the whale prominently. We hear, "Gosh, we have had the discussions and the decision is made." Shouldn't our community leaders instead say, "Housing is a top need in our community. Sixty new units can begin to address our problem."It...
My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...Haley Fischer, Barae Hirsch, Griffin Plush and Byron Nicholai, who are the next generation of conservation and community leaders - young Arctic stewards of their cultures and our lands and resources, who we must invest in now to help us take...
Group fights to keep Mexican Consulate in Anchorage

...doors in November, citing economic issues and a lack of participation, KTVA-TV reported. However, Anchorage community leader Daniel Esparza is finding signatures to stop the move.Esparza said nearly 4,000 Mexicans in Alaska receive services...
Alaska Airlines fueled by boom in isle tourism

...void," said Tilden, who is in town this week with other company executives to meet with tourism officials and community leaders. "Year after year, for a long time, Alaska and other airlines were working to fill that void, but I think we're...
Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter

...women accused in beard- and hair-cutting attacks against fellow Amish people who were thought to have defied the community leader. The court held that the jury had received incorrect instructions about how to weigh the role of religion in the...
Not For Web
Mount Polley to re-open after last year's disaster

...growing community of sport and commercial fishermen, community leaders, tribal citizens, First Nations, tourism and recreation...commercial fishing interests, business owners, community leaders and others are deeply concerned that the same 'develop...
Time to spend a free day at the pool

...Southeast, the tank gives locals the chance to take out good-natured frustrations on some of our more beloved community leaders."The tank will be right out in front of DPAC," Mertz said. "So as people are coming and going or just hanging...


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