Quilts spread holiday cheer

Dec 15th 12:46 am By Monica Waring

The spirit of giving is upon us, and a number of talented quilt-makers from churches across the Lower 48, are spreading warmth and generosity to the people of Bristol Bay and beyond this holiday season.


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Quilts spread holiday cheer

December 14th 11:46 pm

The spirit of giving is upon us, and a number of talented quilt-makers from churches across the Lower 48, are spreading warmth and generosity to the people of Bristol Bay and beyond this holiday season.

Ruckman, Esnardo lead Raiders to 2nd at meet

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Dustin Ruckman and Alexander Esnardo Jr. both turned in gold-medal performances on Saturday and helped the Unalaska Raiders turn in an eye-opening effort at the 2017 Great Alaska Conference Wrestling Championships in Bethel. The Raiders rolled up 228 points [...]

No charges filed in July fatal stabbing in Levelock

December 14th 11:53 pm

Ellis Lee Kaloke, 37, was fatally stabbed in Levelock last July. The state says it cannot prove that S George Peterson was not acting in self-defense when Kaloke was killed. Following a lengthy investigation, the state has decided not to press charges in the [...]

Port Alsworth walks in memory of four who died in crash

December 14th 11:53 pm

The Port Alsworth community gathered Thursday for a walk and bonfire in memorial to those who died in a fatal airplane crash one year ago. Scott Blom and his two children, Zach Blom, 13, and Kaitlyn Blom, 14, were on their way to Anchorage, where Tanalian [...]

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