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Community discussion of the program in 2010.

Community discussion of the program in 2010.

The Yukon Kuskokwim Delta has a program that focuses specifically on sex offenders. Unlike any other program in the state, it combines both Western and Yup’ik ways of rehabilitation.

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The Y-K Delta Sex Offender Treatment program is in its seventh year, and has plans to keep going.
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Shania Sommer announcing the 2015 PFD of $2,072. Photo courtesy of KTUU.

Shania Sommer announcing the 2015 PFD of $2,072. Photo courtesy of KTUU.

This year’s 2015 Permanent Fund Dividend will be 2,072 dollars. It is the highest dividend in the fund’s history, and it comes at the lowest point in the state’s oil revenue income. Read more →

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued two Personal Flotation Device citations recently. An online dispatch says that 45-year-old Xavier Slats of Akiachak had a passenger on board who wasn’t wearing a life jacket while he was operating his vessel on the Gweek River, last Wednesday.
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The Pick.Click.Give. program for 2015 kicked off January 1st.

The Pick.Click.Give. program for 2015 kicked off January 1st.

January first marks the first day for Alaskans to begin filing for their permanent fund dividend. And it marks the kickoff of Pick.Click.Give, in which Alaskans can choose charities to support when they file for their PFD.

Pick.Click.Give is expanding this year to 540 non-profits in 51 cities, up from about 500 last years. Heather Beaty is program manager for Pick.Click.Give.
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