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Caribou antlers abundant at auction

...of antlers that had been shipped from Selawik. It is illegal to buy or sell raw antlers not naturally shed in the Northwest Arctic Borough. The regulation was enacted after wanton waste cases in the 1980s and '90s.
Pilot program to arm Village Public Safety officers advances

...Association of Village Council Presidents Villages, or AVCP, plus one each in Bristol Bay, the Interior, and the Northwest Arctic Borough. Merrill isn't saying which communities right now, due to the intense pressure on the candidates to succeed...
My Turn: Northwest Arctic: a fresh start in K-12 education

...transforming public education in Northwest Arctic Alaska. The winds of change for K-12 education in Northwest Arctic Borough schools first began...everyone else's kids in the Northwest Arctic schools will again be receiving...
Early Childhood Partnerships expand to 11

...addition of coalitions in the Northwest Arctic Borough and Wrangell. With...Coalition and Ilisaaq, in the Northwest Arctic Borough, will organize and...partnerships in Wrangell and the Northwest Arctic Borough will organize and coordinate...
Maniilaq's hospital wing waits for state

ANCHORAGE - The Northwest Arctic regional health organization Maniilaq is facing a tough all-around disrepair. "Like many old buildings in the Northwest Arctic, time has taken its toll," Erlich said. In addition to elder...
Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to hold meetings statewide

...Advisory CouncilAurora Inn, NomeContact: Robert Larson; (907) 772-5930 or robertlarson@fs.fed.usOct. 8-9 Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory CouncilsCommunity Building, KianaContact: Melinda Burke; (800) 478-1456 or melinda...
Fairbanks teacher blends genres for play

...earn his teaching certificate and spent a few years working in South Dakota, Shaeffer went to a job fair from the Northwest Arctic Borough School District almost on a whim.To his surprise, he ended up accepting a job in Kotzebue and packed for...
Forever young in Alaska of the youngest boroughs in Alaska. The Wade-Hampton Census Area had the lowest median age - only 22.6. Northwest Arctic Borough has a median age of 26.1 and Bethel Census Area has a median age of 26.7. At the other end, the boroughs...
Report shows Juneau and Sitka as healthiest communities in Alaska

...with the poorest health outcomes are the Bethel, Yukon-Koyukuk, Nome and Wade Hampton census areas, and the Northwest Arctic Borough. The Municipality of Anchorage ranks at 13th for overall health outcomes."The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's...
State plans meetings on Ambler road despite village objections's not intended to shut anyone out.He described the immediate stakeholders as NANA, Doyan Regional Corp., the Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, National Park Service and others.


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