Publication: Tundra Drums

First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Man found dead in Oscarville Slough

Drums Staff  Nikita Petluska, 54 of Napaskiak, was found dead floating in Oscarville Slough on Sept. 30. Before he was found troopers were looking into the report of a skiff abandonded on the Kuskokwim River. Petluska was found by an Oscarville resident ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Two deaths in one week on the Johnson River

Drums Staff  Two men have died within a week of one another on the Johnson River.Alaska State Troopers in Bethel received a report on Sept. 30 from the Nunaitchuk Village Public Safety Officer of a possible death on the Johnson River. The VPSO got the ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bethel area residents speak against pot legalization

Lisa Demer | Alaska Dispatch NewsMusher and sobriety activist Mike Williams, left, elder John Phillip and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell in Bethel at a town hall meeting on the marijuana legalization initiative on Sept. 29, 2014.A small, mainly anti-pot crowd ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Thunder from the Tundra

Op-EdLast Saturday we had the opportunity to visit with Gov. Parnell in his campaign headquarters in Anchorage. Though we may have philosophical differences with the governor who is running for re-election, we were impressed with his commitment to his ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Two dead in Shageluk

Drums Staff  Two people were killed in Shageluk on Oct. 7. Flossie Semone, 46, and John Arrow, 57, were reportedly injured the same day and Bethel Troopers were preparing to respond with a medevac flight when they were informed that both inviduals were ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Three new faces on city council

Choice of mayor set for Oct. 20Bethel voters elected three new city council members on Oct. 7. The unofficial results have Arrsauyaq Chuck Herman, Zach Fansler and Bryon Maczynski taking seats on the council dais.Of the 588 ballots issued Herman had 459 ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

AFN Convention to commence on Wednesday

Drums Staff  Drums StaffA whole lot of people from the Y-K area are headed into Anchorage next week for the Alaska Federation of Natives convention. The convention starts Wednesday and continues through Saturday, Oct. 25.The theme of this year’s convention ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Voting is important in rural Alaska

Op-Ed - Voice of the TundraWe Alaskans often take for granted the right to vote. Perhaps there is no better evidence of that than the 2014 August primary election when about 32 percent of the registered voters turned out to demonstrate their commitment ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Municipal and REAA elections on Tuesday

Bethel voters will elect three city council member on Tuesday. The seven people running for the seats are Beatrice Sosa, Juanita Sosa, Juan Sosa, Zach Fansler, Byron Maczynski, Charles Herman and incumbent Sharon Sigmon. Also on Tuesday voters across ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Legislation in Congress would provide education in native language

By Pamela AgoyoPresident, National Indian Education Association  Op-EdWashington, DC – Every Native child should have the right to be educated in his or her own language. Today, we have the opportunity to make that a reality. Critical legislation is moving ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Trooper Report - Oct. 2, 2014

The following is from the dispatches of the Alaska State Troopers. Those who have been arrested, cited or summoned are presumed innocent until found guilty in court.Sept. 17Alaska State Troopers received a report that Darren Jennings, Matthew Pasitnak ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Alaska delegation pushes FDA to support U.S. pollock fisheries

With Russia co-opting “Alaska Pollock,” lawmakers urge clarity in labelingAlaska’s Congressional Delegation and their colleagues from Washington state are pushing the Food and Drug Administration to change the market name for pollock and clearly differentiate ... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]

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"I'm hearing family members, particularly elders, mothers and grandmothers, fear for safety because young adults are bullying them for extra cash" said Lindley. So many people are poor and there are few jobs in villages...

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Bethel area residents speak against pot legaliz... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
Two deaths in one week on the Johnson River [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
Man found dead in Oscarville Slough [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
Thunder from the Tundra [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
Three new faces on city council [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
Two dead in Shageluk [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
AFN Convention to commence on Wednesday [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 17 2014]
Dog thought stabbed to death [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
MMIS needs to be scrapped [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Kuskokwim Calendar - Oct. 2, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Rural Alaska broadband project wins best projec... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Alaska delegation pushes FDA to support U.S. po... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Trooper Report - Oct. 2, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Legislation in Congress would provide education... [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Municipal and REAA elections on Tuesday [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Voting is important in rural Alaska [Published Tundra Drums - Oct 05 2014]
Election: Ten reasons every Native should vote [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
IRS makes tax suggestions for PDFs [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
Boat electrical course offered online [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
King bycatch limit changes sought [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
Play Every Day video contest puts kids behind t... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
Refrigeration course offered [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
Kuskokwim Calendar - Sept. 25, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
Trooper Report - Sept. 25, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
Storm flips Supercub [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
K-300 raises purse [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
Former Y-K teacher arrested for sexual abuse [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 26 2014]
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