Kawerak President Invited to Testify to Alaska House Finance Committee

On July 9th, Melanie Bahnke was invited to testify on behalf of Kawerak to the Alaska House Finance Committee. The audio of her testimony can be found here: Bahnke Testimony The transcript of her testimony is as follows: "For the record, I am [...]

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Alaska Regional Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Override Budget Vetoes to Protect Alaska Values and People

The Alaska Regional Coalition urges the Alaska State Legislature to call a special session to override the $444 million in vetoes to the FY20 operating budget without delay. The vetoes rolled out last week threaten to undermine public health and safety, cost [...]

By |July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

June 29th – Lemonade Day Map Released

Support a Stand, Spark a Dream - June 29th  - Lemonade Day! Where youth learn important life skills and small business concepts by setting a goal, making a plan, working the plan and achieving their dream! Nome Lemonade Day Stand Map [...]

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: Business, Community Services, Latest News & Updates, Programs & Workshops|Tags: |

Marine Safety Task Force To Conduct Inspections In Bering Strait

Commercial fishing vessels, bulk oil storage facilities and ports in the Bering Strait and across Alaska will be inspected this summer by the Marine Safety Task Force in order to ensure safety regulations are met. The task force will work closely with [...]

By |June 25th, 2019|Categories: Environmental, Marine, Natural Resources|

Learning Circles Support Wellness from within Communities

Learning Circles Support Wellness from within Communities Communities have the answers; it is just hard sometimes to figure out which answer is most effective. PC CARES is a model that supports local community problem-solving; PC CARES stands for Promoting Community Conversations About [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Wellness|