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Hecla: Reinvigorating Local Economies Through Education and Training

National Mining Association - Hecla Mining Company is hard at work training the next generation of job seekers in Alaska. The company, which owns and operates Greens Creek mine in southeast part of the state, has partnered with the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) to embark on an educational program that trains local high school students for technically focused mining careers. ...More

UAS student first in U.S. to receive Tsimshian language credential

KTOO - A University of Alaska Southeast student will be the first ever to receive credentials in Tsimshian language studies. Victoria McKoy presented her capstone project Nov. 30 at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library. Victoria McKoy’s mother is Haida-Tsimshian, and her father is Haida. “My Tsimshian name is Ggoadm ˈDeebn. It translates to ‘heart of a sea lion.’ When I was given the name, my brothers and sisters said that I appear shy, but I go straight for my target.” And one target for McKoy has been learning her Native languages. ...More

Program helps southeast Alaska kids take flight with books

East Oregonian - Both airplanes and books have the ability to take people on journeys. Now with the help of Read On the Fly, children can take flights of fancy while ascending into the clouds to cruise at thousands of feet. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, a group made up of representatives from the Association for the Education of Young Children, Southeast Alaska (AEYC), Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries, United Way of Southeast Alaska, Alaska Litho, and Rainforest Custom gathered at Juneau International Airport's charter plane wing to shelve boxes of books for one of their new Read On the Fly shelves. ...More


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