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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st, 2017                      


 

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KIYU INFO

 

You can win $200 with the Mystery Picture Contest!!! See the picture and get full details and rules here. Good luck!

 

Away from the radio or don't have internet access and still want to catch your favorite KIYU programming? All you need is a phone line and you can be connected to us immediately. Just call toll-free at 1-888- 25 RADIO, that's 1-888-257-2346.


       MEETINGS
      

The Galena City School District Budget Review Committee will meet at 5:15pm in the district office tomorrow, Wednesday, February 22.  The purpose of the meeting is for the committee to solidify recommendations to the GCSD School Board regarding the FY 18 general fund district budget.  The public is invited to attend.

UPDATED - The Western Interior Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will meet again Wednesday at the Westmark Hotel & Conference Center in Fairbanks beginning at 9 am. The Council will develop proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations and discuss other issues related to subsistence in the Western Interior region.  The public is welcome to attend and participate in this meeting, and a teleconference number will be available for those who cannot attend the meeting in person. The number to call is 1-877-638-8165, and the passcode is 9060609.  The meeting agenda and proposal book is available for download here.

BLM is inviting public comment on the Central Yukon Resource Management Plan Environmental Impact Statement. The Plan will provide future direction for approximately 13 million acres of BLM managed public land in central and northern Alaska. Comments can be submitted until March 17 by emailing CentralYukon@blm.gov. . For more information, call 474-2253, email CentralYukon@blm.gov or go to this link.


 

The Alaska Business Development Center will be offering volunteer tax preparation and education in our region.  They'll be in Nulato from February 20th through 23rd, Kaltag from February 23rd through 25th, Galena City Hall from February 26th through 28th, the service should start at 1pm February 26th and 8am February 27th when in Galena and Ruby from February 28th through March 3rd. For more information call (907) 562-0335 or go to www.abdc.org.

 

NEW- Gana-A’Yoo Limited shareholders who are interested in running for one of the three open seats on the Gana-A'Yoo Board of Directors must submit a 2017 Directors Questionnaire form no later than this Friday (February 24th) at 5 pm.  Each open seat has a three-year term.  All voting shareholders over the age of 18 are eligible to run for one of the open seats.  Also, nomination forms for the Gana-A'Yoo Student of the Year Award and Shareholder of the Year Award are due on February 28th at 5 pm. Please contact Crystal at 1-888-656-1606 or 907-569-9599 for any questions or for any forms. The forms can also be found on the website www.ganaayoo.com

 

NEW- Dr. Tamara Huntington of the TCC Edgar Nollner Health Center will be in KoyukukWednesday (February 22). To schedule an appointment call 927-2221. Then Dr. Huntington will be in Kaltag from Monday, February 27th through Wednesday, March 1st. To schedule an appointment in Kaltag, call 534-2209.

 

NEW- The Galena Interior Learning Academy will be opening its clothing resale shop to the community at large. The clothing resale shop will be open Saturdays 4 to 5:30pm in the GILA Student Union Building. (2/19)

 

NEW- Prizes are needed for bingo at the Yukon Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility in Galena.  If you have anything to donate, you may drop it off at the Elders Center.  Bingo is played every Sunday afternoon. (2/20)

 

The Alaska State House Finance Sub-Committee for the University of Alaska is soliciting public comments on the proposed 2018 budget through Tuesday, February 21st.  Please contact your local legislative information office in Fairbanks at (907) 452-4488 or email LIO.Fairbanks@akleg.gov for instructions on how to access the Public Opinion Message System to provide your input or for further instructions.

 

The annual meeting of the Catholic Church parishes in the Middle Yukon region is scheduled for February 24 through 26th in Nulato. Bishop Chad and other Diocesan staff will be attending.  The group will celebrate Father Joe Hemmer's 60th anniversary as a Franciscan Priest along with Brother Bob & Brother Justin's 50th anniversaries as Franciscan Friars.

 

NEW- Proxy voting for the Doyon Limited Board of Directors election is open until March 14. If anyone in Galena would like a blank proxy form or would like to submit their proxy, please stop by the Coffee Shop.

 

The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals will be presenting  "Air Quality in Alaska Native Villages” - March 6-7 in Galena. This is a professional-level course that covers issues related to improving indoor air quality in homes, road dust, and other air quality issues for rural Alaska villages.  It is presented at no cost to the students, and there is a reimbursement of travel and lodging costs for people who travel from outside Galena.   Although the course is free, pre-registration is required, and should be sent in as soon as possible.  Registration forms are available at the Louden Tribal Office, or by email. Questions can be directed to Phil Koontz at 656-2328, or at the Louden office at 656 1711.  A copy of the form and announcement can be found HERE

 

The Ptarmigan Hall Music and Arts Program presents: "Galena's Got Talent."  Sign up now at the Ptarmigan Hall Front Desk to perform at this Galena-wide talent show on March 13. They're looking for talents of all kinds, whether you can sing a song, do a handstand, or eat a cake in 30 seconds. However, acts must be pre-approved to perform.  Community members and students of all ages are welcome, but space is limited. Call 656-2112 and leave a message for Natalie to request a performance spot.

 

Archie's Yukon Inn in Galena has Nenana Ice Classic tickets for sale. (2/10)

 

According to Galena Search and Rescue, the Yukon River trail is now open and marked between Galena and Koyukuk (a distance of 31 miles).  Please be safe and stay on the marked trail, and as always use precaution when traveling.  A big thank you to the volunteers who work on the trails. (2/15)

 

The Rural Youth Leadership Group at GILA is holding a Rural Youth Leadership Community Invitational on Saturday, March 25th in Galena. It's a night of cultural celebration involving food and dance along with Native Youth Olympics in an effort to share different Alaskan cultures around the state and showcase our similarities. Youth leaders will talk about the importance of well-being and resiliency today. All are welcome to join in the celebration and perform with your community’s dance group. Email kailey.erickson@galenanet.com, or call 371-8990 or 656-2112 for more information. A flyer about the event is here.

 

 

Keep up with the Iron Dog on KIYU. We'll have regular updates during the Yukon Wireless this week, and during KIYU newscasts.  The latest updates on the race are available on the Iron Dog website, irondog.org.

The Galena Iron Dog Checkpoint is at the Crowley office in old town.  Please be cautious and drive carefully when approaching the area around the checkpoint, as Iron Dog drivers come into town at a relatively high rate of speed around a blind corner. 

Food donations are welcome and needed again late Thursday for the racers arriving in Galena.  Please use crockpots if possible to keep food warm, because racers arrive throughout the morning on Friday.   Finger foods, warm soups or stews, bread/rolls, cookies and cupcakes are good suggestions.  Paper products are also needed. Please mark your dishes so they can be returned.

 

NEW- There will be an exciting weekend of basketball starting this Friday, February 24th in Galena.  Koyuk girls and Nulato girls teams will be in town to compete with the Galena Lady Hawks JV teams, and the Valdez boys and girls varsity will be in town to compete with the Galena varsity teams. The varsity team games will be on KIYU.  On Friday night, the Galena Hawks athletic program will officially retire the jersey number of former Lady Hawk and UAA Seawolves star Jenna Buchanan.  Saturday night will be senior night.  A more detailed schedule will be released soon. (Click on the Listen and Watch banner to find out how to listen and watch).

 

Become a KIYU Basketball Booster and help underwrite the costs of our game coverage. For $100 you can sponsor all the upcoming games including regional and state coverage as well as the Tok Tourney featuring Huslia, Tanana and Nulato games. For your booster donation you will be listed on kiyu.com as a basketball supporter and you will get on-air announcements telling everyone you support the play by play coverage of our teams. Your message can simply be your name(s) or a special shout out to someone listening or playing in the games. To become a KIYU Basketball Booster call us at 656-1488 and make your pledge, send us a check or money order to P.O Box 165, Galena 99741 or go to our PayPal link here and donate (in the message box be sure to write "Basketball Booster" and what you want us to say in the air).

 

The Kaltag Co-Operative is sponsoring a basketball tournament in Kaltag this coming Friday through Sunday (Feb. 24-26).  There will be plenty of basketball and live musical entertainment.  Everyone is invited to attend. If you have any questions, call 534-2235.

 

NEW-   The ski team will be traveling to Koyuk next weekend for the 40th annual Koyuk Invitational. Results from this past weekend in Galena are here and here.

 

The Yukon Rumble Wrestling Tournament featuring the Galena Little Hawks and Ruby Ravens will take place on Saturday, March 4th from 12 noon to 3pm in the GILA gym. There is no cost for admission. The event is sponsored by Ravn Alaska.

 

Mark your calendars: the Galena Junior Carnival is scheduled for Saturday, March 18th and Sunday March 19th.  Activities will again occur in and around the Larson Charlie Community Hall.  Medals and food prizes will be offered for kids 18 years old and younger in skiing, snowshoeing, and dog mushing. More details will be coming later. (2/13)

 

The last three Galena Little Hawks T-shirt raffle drawings will happen on February 24th, March 3rd and March 4th.  To participate, you can buy a raffle T-shirt for $40.  Each shirt will contain a raffle number, and additional raffle numbers can be added to your shirt for $30 per number. There is a chance to win $250 at each drawing, and if your number is pulled, it goes back into the can for the next drawing as well. The final drawing on March 4th will be for the Grand Prize of $500. You must be present at the gym, with the raffle T-shirt on, to be eligible to win. All funds raised from 2017 Raffle T-shirt fundraiser will support the Galena Little Hawks Wrestling Club and other Little Hawks sport programs. See Josh Pittsenbarger in the GILA Auto Shop or call him at 656-7439 to arrange purchase - or get a raffle t-shirt at the gym during a home game. 

Little Hawks wrestling practice in Galena will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 2nd in the GILA Gym from 4 to 5:30pm. Kids age 4 years old to 8th grades are invited. Wrestlers should wear shorts and t-shirts to practice.

 

Check out the Galena City School District's sports calendar here.

 

   

Tanana City School District is looking for a full time maintenance supervisor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing all district maintenance, making maintenance-related budget recommendations, regularly inspecting buildings, and supervising custodians. The deadline to apply is March 17th. For a complete list of job duties and to apply click this link. (2/2)

 

LOST: About 4 miles upriver from Galena - an insulated coffee mug. Call 656-8257 if you find it. (2/17)

LOST: A pair of glasses inside a carrying case were lost somewhere on the trail between Galena and Kaltag. If you find them, please call 534-2324. (2/13)

 

 

   

*** PLEASE NOTE, any classified ad two weeks or older will be removed so please try and keep us informed when something is sold or a need has been met.  Thanks!

FOR SALE: In Galena: firewood. Call 656-7053. (2/18)

WANTED: In Galena: a working snow machine for an entry level teenage rider.  Call 656-7595 with any offers. (2/16)

WANTED/BUYING: In Fairbanks, Erik is buying fresh brown moose shed antlers for $9.00 lb. Brown antlers cut off the skull are $8.00 lb. and will pay extra for large sets . Call 907-378-5974. Please tell him you heard about it on KIYU.

FOR SALE: In Galena: a fridge in good condition. Call 656-7068. (2/9)

NEW-FOR SALE: A Yamaha Venture engine. Good working condition. Asking $350. Call 907-468-1028 for more details. (2/21)

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The Galena Community Pool Winter Schedule

THE GALENA COMMUNITY POOL IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, IT IS JUST BEING USED FOR SWIM TEAM PRACTICE AT THIS POINT

Open Swims:

Fridays and Saturdays from 7 - 8:30 pm

Morning Lap Swims:

Monday – Wednesday – Friday from 6:30 - 7:30 am

Afternoon Lap Swims:
Tuesday and Thursday from 5 - 6 pm

 

The Charles Evans Community Library in Galena Winter hours:

Winter hours are Monday through Thursdays from 3pm to 6pm, and Sundays from 12noon to 3pm during the school year.

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Galena Bus Schedule


Any changes in the bus schedule due to weather
conditions will be announced on KIYU in the morning.

Morning pickups

Gana-Yoo Apartments: 7:40

Post Office 7:42

Gabe’s Drive 7:50 a.m.

Crow Creek 7:55 a.m.

Louden Loop 8:00 a.m.

Antoski 8:04 a.m.

Arrives at SHS at 8:09 a.m.

There will be morning bus departures from SHS at 8:10 a.m. and 8:45 a.m., and from the GILA Dining Hall at 8 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.

There will be mid-day bus departures from GILA at 12:25 p.m. and 12:35 p.m.

In the afternoon, the bus departs from SHS at 3:10 p.m. for elementary student drop-offs. 

Buses depart from both SHS and GILA at 4 pm for high schoolers. 


  The GCSD pre-K through 8th grade calendar for the school year is here and the high school calendar is here. SHS breakfast and lunch menus at the bottom of this wireless page.


 

UPDATED January 2017 Here is an updated listing of privately owned lodging establishments in Galena along with those that offer vehicle rentals. Please feel free to share this resource with those needing short or long term, temporary lodging or transportation. If you offer these services we can list them. Please e-mail us at wireless@kiyu.com so we can post it on-line.

 

Galena Emergency Numbers

Clinic: 656.1266 (emergency), 656-1366, option 2 (appointments and non-emergencies)

Fire Department:  911

Police Department:  656-0911

Alaska State Troopers (statewide, toll free ):  1 (800) 811-0911

Airport Police (statewide, toll free):  1 (877) 847-4342

 

 

For villages out of Galena that are interested in ARCS TV service call KIYU at (907) 656-1488 and we'll get you in touch with those that can assist you.

 

The Food Section

GALENA COFFEE SHOP

 Phone Number: 656-2505

Please call in orders as soon as possible

Open from 8:15 am to 2 pm on weekdays.

February 20th- February 25th.

Monday -

Chicken Noodle Soup w/Dumplings &

a Deli Sandwich

Tuesday-

Pulled Pork Sandwich or French Dip w/Fried Rice

Wednesday -

Nachos Supreme or Crunch Wrap

Thursday -

Thai Noodles w/Chicken

Friday-

Homemade Clam Chowder or Pizza

Saturday -

Open 11am-2pm

Burger nights: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5 to 7 pm

Credit card payments are only accepted when starting an account.  No personal checks.


 

FRIDAY NIGHT PIZZA SALES at the Two Seasons Dining Hall at GILA are back. CLICK HERE FOR A MENU!

16-inch ready to eat pizza is $25. Gourmet cookies are $10 a dozen with any pizza order.

Send order to tammy.white@galenanet.com or call 656-2053,ext 363 by 3pm on Friday. Orders available for pickup Friday 4pm–7 pm.


 

Sidney C. Huntington School Menus

February 2017 Breakfast Menu

 

 MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

  

A         1

B           2

A          3

“Galena City School District is an equal opportunity provider”

 

 

SCRAMBLED EGGS W/HAM

TOAST

SLICED PEARS

 

WAFFLES W/SYRUP

BOILED EGG

STRAWBERRIES

 

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

TOASTED BAGEL W/CREAM CHEESE

FRESH FRUIT

 

B          6

A          7

B          8

A           9

           10

 

CREAM OF WHEAT

CINNAMON TOAST

MANDARIN ORANGES

 

 

BISCUITS AND GRAVY

TRI-TATORS

ORANGE JUICE

 

 

COOKS CHOICE

 

 

 

BREAKFAST BAGELS

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

TEACHER INSERVICE

NO SCHOOL

 

 

B        13

A         14

B        15

A         16

B        17

 

HOT OATMEAL

BANANA NUT MUFFIN

APPLE SAUCE

 

 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES

LINK SAUSAGE

STRAWBERRIES

 

 

EGG WRAPS W/SAUSAGE

TOAST

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

FRENCH TOAST STICKS W/SYRUP

BACON

MIXED BERRIES

 

 

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

TOASTED BAGEL W/CREAM CHEESE

TROPICAL FRUIT

 

 

(Tomorrow Sat. Feb.18, 2017 Breakfast is listed above)

A        20

B         21

A        22

B         23

A        24

 

CREAM OF WHEAT

CINNAMON STICKS

MIXED FRUIT

 

 

CINNAMON ROLLS

CORNED BEEF HASH

ORANGE JUICE

 

 

BREAKFAST BURRITO

HASH BROWN PATTY

PINAPPLE RINGS

 

 

PIZZA BAGELS

FRESH ORANGE WEDGES

 

 

 

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

CINNAMON TOAST

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

B        27

A         28

 

 

 

 

HOT OATMEAL

BLUEBERRY MUFFIN

MIXED BERRIES

 

 

BANANA PANCAKES

SAUSAGE LINKS

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

 

   

In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability

 MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE                                         “Galena City School District is an equal opportunity provider"

 

Galena City School District      February 2017 Lunch

 

 MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

 THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

 

A                      1

B             2

 A              3

“GALENA CITY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER”

                                                                                                           

CHEESEBURGER ON WW BUN W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

FRENCH FRIES

SLICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

 

YAKISOBA

CINNAMON STICKS

CUT GREEN BEANS

MIXED FRUIT

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT CHOCOLATE MILK

 

 

COLD CUT TURKEY & CHEESE SANDWICH W/LETTUCE

TOMATO, ONIONS,PICKLES

POTATO SALAD

FROZEN MIXED BERRIES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT STRAWBERRY MILK  

 

 B             6

A             7

 B             8

 A              9

               10

CORN DOG ON STICK

SWEET POTATO FRIES

CATSUP/MUSTARD

SLICED PEARS

NONFAT WHITE MILK

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

 

  COOKS CHOICE

 

FRUIT OF DAY

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILKNONFAT WHITE MILK

CHICKENBURGER ON BUN

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

MIXED VEGETABLE

APPLES CRISP

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

PITA BREAD W/CHICKEN STRIPS

CHEESE,LETTUCE,TOMATO

REFRIED BEANS

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE

 

 

TEACHER INSERVICE

NO SCHOOL

 

 

 B            13

A            14

B             15

A           16

B             17

POPCORN CHICKEN

SMILEY POTATO

MANDARIN ORANGES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

 

PEPPERONI PIZZA

FRESH ROMAINE SALAD

TROPICAL FRUIT

VALENTINES CUPCAKE
1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

     COOKS CHOICE

 

FRUIT OF DAY

1% LOWFAT WHTIE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK 

 

SALISBURY STEAK

STEAMED BROWN RICE

GREEN BEANS/PILOT BREAD

APPLESAUCE

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK  ICED PEARS

 

BBQ PORK PATTY ON HOAGIE

SALAD OF SAY

FROZEN MIXED BERRIES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT CHOCOLATE MILK

 A           20

B             21

A             22

B             23

 A            24

CHICKEN NUGGETS

MIXED VEGETABLE

SWEET N SOUR SAUCE

SLICED PEARS

1% LOWFAT WHTIE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK 

 

 

HUNGRY HAWK NACHOS

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

MEXICAN SALSA

SLICED PEARS

1% LOWFAT WHTIE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK 

 

 

BURGER OF DAY ON BUN

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

VEGETABLES

PEACH COBBLER

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

ENCHILIDAS

STEAMED BROWN RICE

KERNEL CORN

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

   COOKS CHOICE

 

APPLESAUCE CUP

1% LOWFAT WHTIE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK 

 

 

 

 

   

B             27

 A            28

 

 

  

CHILI HOT DOG ON WG BUN

POTATO ROUNDS

CATSUP/MUSTARD

SLICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHTIE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK 

    COOKS CHOICE   

 

FRUIT OF DAY

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

 

 

 In accordance with Federal law

and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability

 

 

   

 MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE                                      SALAD BAR AT ALL GRADE ALL LUNCHES

 

GILA Two Seasons Dining Hall menus:

February 2017 breakfast

February 2017 lunch

February 2017 supper