In downtown Dillingham, both the senior center and the Christian youth center are places to find food and fellowship with others.
The contest is a partnership between Spruce Root Inc. and The Nature Conservancy. This year, Path to Prosperity is focused on local food.
Oprah declared 2017 her “Year of Adventure” and launched a series of cruises – one to Alaska, where she had never been before. On her itinerary for Sitka was a visit to Fortress of the Bear, the Alaska Raptor Center, and watching the New Archangel Dancers at Harrigan Centennial Hall.
Today, Alaskans are on average less religious than the rest of the country, and a subset who don’t identify with any particular religion is growing, according to data from the Pew Research Center.
At the end of the program, kids express what peace means to them by painting on canvas banners.
“Real Boy” is the story of a trangender youth who is building a career as a musician in the Bay Area of California. The film was directed by Shaleece Haas, a former news intern at KCAW in Sitka.
James Biela is an itinerant Social Worker for LKSD, frequently traveling out to Newtok, Tununak, Toksook Bay, Nightmute, Mekoryuk, and Nunapitchuk to hold trainings and lectures on suicide prevention.
Norma Burton is a family friend and minister in Ashland. She told the gathering the loss and the manner of his death were a challenge to the community to rise above anger.
Memorial Day observances were held at Evergreen Cemetery, Alaskan Memorial Park and Southeast Alaska Native Veterans Memorial Park on Monday.
During his first year in Iraq, Richard Marshall drove 96 combat missions. He left at the end of 2007 and he returned in 2010. He also worked on contract in Afghanistan for two and a half years.