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After-school workshops in New Stuyahok use art to heal

Danielle Larsgaard, a commercial fisher and a domestic violence counselor, recently embarked on a new business endeavor: A traveling art studio, called Aliiraq Arts. She aims to hold workshops on how people can use art to process emotion and address trauma. “Bridging the gap between modern art and bringing back...
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After-school workshops in New Stuyahok use art to heal

Danielle Larsgaard, a commercial fisher and a domestic violence counselor, recently embarked on a new business endeavor: A traveling art studio, called Aliiraq Arts. She aims to hold workshops on how people can use art to process emotion and address trauma. “Bridging the gap between modern art and bringing back...
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New Stuyahok’s Robin Jones is leaving for the Mat-Su after nearly a decade as principal

New Stuyahok’s longtime principal, Robin Jones, is leaving the region at the end of the school year. She has accepted an elementary school principal position in Wasilla. In her 9 years as principal of Chief Ivan Blunka School, Jones said that she worked hard to advocate for students in rural Alaska. In particular, she’s passionate about reducing high teacher turnover rates by ensuring new teachers connect to their communities.
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Dillingham man guilty of sexual abuse of a minor

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - An Ekwok man was convicted of sexual assault and sexual abuse of a minor following a trial in Dillingham Superior Court. According to a release from the Alaska Department of Law, the jury in the case deliberated about five hours before finding 37-year-old Constantine Akelkok guilty of sexual assault in the second degree and sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree.
DILLINGHAM, AK
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Winds push Muklung antenna askew, knocking out Nushagak Cooperative internet for days

The internet was down for days last week around the Nushagak Cooperative service area. The cooperative said it was restored on Saturday. Like other recent outages, this, too, was weather-related. It began on Wednesday afternoon. Telecom General Manager Director Trung Vo said high winds at the Muklung tower blew the antenna pointing at Levelock out of alignment.
DILLINGHAM, AK
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New Stuyahok man found alive more than 18 hours after he went missing

Searchers found New Stuyahok resident Andrew Wyagon alive last Thursday, more than 18 hours after he was reported missing, said Alaska State Troopers. Wyagon, 68, had left Dillingham on his snowmachine Wednesday morning, headed for New Stuyahok, a village roughly 50 miles away. But he didn’t arrive. He was reported overdue Wednesday evening.
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Missing Snowmobiler Update

We have an update on the missing 68-year-old, New Stuyahok resident, Andrew Wagan, who failed to make it home on his snowmachine. He was found alive at 2:37 pm Thursday by ground searchers.
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New Stuyahok man found by troopers after being reported overdue from snowmachine trip

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A New Stuyahok man has been found alive after being reported missing when he did not return from a snowmachine trip, Alaska State Troopers say. Troopers said in an online dispatch report that 68-year-old Andrew Wagan was missing after he left Dillingham on Wednesday by snowmachine, heading for New Stuyahok. He had not been found there or in the nearby community of Ekwok by Wednesday night.
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Young woman found dead in skiff near New Stuyahok

The Alaska Bureau of Investigation has sent crime scene technicians to assist the investigation. A young woman was found dead in a skiff along the shores of New Stuyahok, according to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch post. Rachel Alexandra Hanson was 25 years old and a resident of New Stuyahok....
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Students practice subsistence skills in the classroom at Chief Ivan Blunka School in New Stuyahok

In Bristol Bay communities, subsistence is one feature of daily life that has stayed consistent during the pandemic. Now, it’s part of the school’s curriculum. Communities around Bristol Bay have endeavored to protect their residents from COVID-19 for almost a year. The Chief Ivan Blunka School in New Stuyahok was among the many schools that shifted to a mix of in-person and distance learning as a safety precaution. The school decided to use that change as an opportunity to incorporate subsistence into the classroom.
NEW STUYAHOK, AK
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Students in New Stuyahok practice subsistence skills in the classroom

When New Stuyahok shifted to a mix of in-person and distance learning as a safety precaution, the school took the opportunity to incorporate subsistence into the classroom. In Bristol Bay communities, subsistence is one feature of daily life that has stayed consistent during the pandemic. Now, it’s part of the school’s curriculum.
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