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New Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study Posted

Kawerak encourages the public to comment on the Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study  released by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. A link to the study are below and are listed on Kawerak’s Marine Program webpage. Comments are due by January 30, [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Climate change, Marine|

Bering Strait Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Published

The Bering Strait Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: 2019-2024 (CEDS) is the result of a continuous planning process at the local and regional level in the Nome Census Area of Northwestern Alaska. The goal of this process is to provide for sustainable and [...]

By |January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Community Services, Latest News & Updates|

Arctic Shipping Federal Advisory Committee Act – Kawerak Comments

On December 20, 2019 Kawerak Inc. released the following letter in response to the Arctic Shipping Federal Advisory Committee Act, S.2786.   RE:      Arctic Shipping Federal Advisory Committee Act, S.2786 Dear Senator Murkowski, Happy holidays and thank you for your service to Alaska.  [...]

By |December 20th, 2019|Categories: Latest News & Updates, Marine, Natural Resources, Press Releases|

Harmful Algae Bloom Fact Poster

Partners from the Alaska Sea Grant, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Alaska HAB Network, Alaska Ocean Observing System, NOAA and North Slope Borough worked together on developing a poster/informative fact sheet about the presence of Alexandrium Algae, Saxitoxin and its affect on the [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Environmental, Marine, Natural Resources, Press Releases|

Bering Strait 5 Year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy – Seeking Public Comment

The Bering Strait Development Council/ARDOR has drafted our new 5-year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). This document contains our most current regional community profiles, and Local Economic Development Economic Plans (LEDP) and priority projects, as well as a list of regional priorities.  These regional priorities and [...]

By |November 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, Community Services, Press Releases|

Diomede Tribal Coordinator Earns Tribal Administrator of the Year

Frances Ozenna, our Tribal Coordinator from Diomede was nominated and selected as the Tribal Administrator of the year in 2018 with Alaska Tribal Administrator Association (ATAA).  A film crew came up in October and went out to Diomede to get her story.  [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Latest News & Updates, Press Releases|