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First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Fish consumption guidelines expand list

Department of Health and Social ServicesExpanded fish testing data and epidemiological studies have prompted the state to release new fish consumption guidelines that increase the number of fish species on the “unrestricted consumption” list.“These guidelines ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Small changes can make big difference in obesity

Bill GravesDr. Holly Wyatt, University of Colorado professor of medicine, says people have to tap deep motivations to change their lives to successfully lose weight.Small social changes in diet and activity could have a big influence on halting weight ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Subsistence photo contest underway

The Alaska Federation of Natives has put out a call to celebrate the beauty of subsistence. A photo contest is underway with photos of fishing, berry picking, hunting and the like.The winner of the contest will receive a round trip ticket to any U.S. ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Court finds state violated VRA

The federal court found last week that Alaska election officials violated the Voting Rights Act by not providing voting materials to voters whose primary language is Gwich’in or Yup’ik.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason issued the decision Sept. ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Moose hunting closed in Unit 18

The hunting of moose was closed in federal and state managed lands of Unit 18 Kuskokwim River last week. The general registration (RM615) hunt with a quota of 100 bull moose was jointly opened on federal and state and lands. The harvest quota of 19 bull ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate forum set for Tuesday

The KYUK City Council Candidates Forum will be held Tuesday night in city council chambers at Bethel City Hall. The public is encouraged to attend in person or tune into KYUK 640 AM from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., or the rebroadcast at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 30.All ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Trooper Report - Sept. 11, 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.On Sept. 3 at about 12:30 p.m., at about 1230 hours, Alaska State Troopers in Aniak received ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

LKSD names teacher of year

The Lower Kuskokwim School District has named Nicole Smith of Bethel as the 2014 Teacher of the Year. Smith has been employed with LKSD for 15 years, teaching 4 years at Mikelnguut Elitnaurviat and 1 years in Toksook Bay.Her dedication to the school, ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Busy at Hooper Bay

Back When...Charles Madsen | Alaska Historical CollectionsIn the 1910s, the people of Hooper Bay work at their waterfront. At the time the homes were of sod and kayaks were the mode of transportation. ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
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First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tribe recognition comments still welcome

Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn last month announced an extension of the public comment period and additional tribal consultations and public meetings on proposed regulations to reform the process by which Interior formally and officially ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Social media sites could lead to ID theft

Whether it’s giving online birthday wishes, connecting with former classmates or gaming with friends, social media has become a networking tool for businesses, consumers and, now more than ever, crooks.Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Inmate treatment

Letter to the EditorRelatively young Alaska Natives are being found “unresponsive” in their prison cells. We, as a society – Native agencies, corporations and individuals included – are also unresponsive.I don’t know why, exactly, Tisha Angasan Rochdi ... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]

Quotes

"Our biology is not broken; it is what gets us obese in the current environment," he says. "Our physiology says eat, eat, eat. Our biology is set up for that"
...A peer commented, "to be a successful superintendent in a relatively isolated Alaskan village setting, requires a person of the utmost integrity, fairness, commitment and energy. Dave Herbert is all of this and more!"
"It went really well," said Disciples of Christ Volunteer Team Leader, David Bell. "We were able to get on the ground and start working right away. Before we knew it, everything was completed."
"Mike Andrews, Sr. liked to help people with his wisdom of knowledge of advice. He was an advisor counselor who spoke from his heart. He liked to make taluyaks, ice cleaners and dance fans. Mike introduced his grandchildren to Eskimo dance as well as loved to Eskimo dance and sing. He enjoyed visitors in his own home and meeting people and teasing them. Mike taught his children and grandchildren to respect people and land" wrote the family

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Small changes can make big difference in obesity [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
Subsistence photo contest underway [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
Fish consumption guidelines expand list [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
Court finds state violated VRA [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
Trooper Report - Sept. 11, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
LKSD names teacher of year [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
Candidate forum set for Tuesday [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
Moose hunting closed in Unit 18 [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 12 2014]
Busy at Hooper Bay [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
Tribe recognition comments still welcome [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
Social media sites could lead to ID theft [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
Election: Younger, better, faster, stronger [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
Inmate treatment [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 11 2014]
Voter registration deadline [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Walker, Mallott aim to join forces in gubernato... [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Y-K Delta mayors endorse Begich [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Initiative hearings set [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Kuskokwim Calendar - Sept. 4, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Man charged with sexual assault of minor [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Trooper Report - Sept. 4, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Herbert named Superintendent of Year [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Alaska Commercial celebrates expanded store [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Mountain Village woman arrested for hit and run [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
Man shot by police charged with assault [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 05 2014]
UAA to co-lead maritime research center [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 04 2014]
Behind the screen [Published Tundra Drums - Sep 04 2014]
Growers school registration opens [Published Tundra Drums - Aug 29 2014]
Kuskokwim Calendar - Aug. 28, 2014 [Published Tundra Drums - Aug 29 2014]
AFN convention keynote speakers announced [Published Tundra Drums - Aug 29 2014]
Equipment helps reduce carbon footprint [Published Tundra Drums - Aug 29 2014]
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