Kotzebue resident and recent Mt. Edgecumbe High School graduate Teressa Baldwin (center) is congratulated by NY Giants quarterback and 2012 Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning (l) on winning a Prudential Spirit of Community Award at a ceremony in Washington, DC on Sunday (5-6-12). Baldwin and Keefer Brown, of Wasilla (r) were Alaska’s honorees: Baldwin, for starting a nonprofit to combat teen suicide, and Brown, for fundraising work to rehabilitate seals at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward. In addition to the all-expense paid trip to DC and face time with a sports superstar, Baldwin and Brown each took home $1,000.
Assistant District Attorney Jean Seaton and paralegal Elisabeth Schafer talk about how criminal process serves victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. more
With planning underway to revitalize Katlian Street, the steering committee organized a town hall meeting to present the four major facets of the project. more