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Friday, April 18th 2014

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                    The Shadow Steel Memorial Egg Hunt is on and there are $100 eggs out there. Where did the Easter Bunny hide the eggs? Get clues here.

  

                                                                                         

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 Happy Easter from the KIYU Family! We had a great time delivering Easter baskets to the kids at the school on Good Friday.

                          

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Friday, April 18th 2014

 

NOTICE-Sweetsir's Store in Galena will be closed on Easter Sunday.  They hope you have a wonderful weekend!

 

-Click here for the April 2014 Galena Recovery Bulletin.

 

NOTICE-The City of Galena is soliciting letters of interest for two vacant city council seats - seats A-1 and B-2. The term of service for both seats will be until October of this year.  Interested persons who have been residents of Galena for more than one year, and are qualified and registered to vote, can submit letters of interest to Shanda Huntington. Deadline is Monday , April 28th. More details here.

 

-SWING into SPRING in Galena with local dance instructors Ross and Wendy Tulloch, and Chris and Michelle Kopp. Come join the fun and learn more steps to the Country Western Swing, Cajun Jig, and learn a new dance, the Virginia Reel!  There will be a dance after the lessons are given.  The dance class and party happens Saturday, April 26th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the little gym of the Sidney C. Huntington School.  All are welcome, even if you don't have a dance partner! 4/16

 

- There will be combination Elementary Science Fair and High School Village Science Expo today (Friday) from 5:30 – 7:00 PM in the SHS gym in Galena.  Everyone is invited to come, celebrate our kids, and learn some science. 4/10

 

NEW -GILA is performing a spring clean up around the automotive shop.  All vehicles around the shop and by the warehouse next to the fence are to be removed by their owners.  If you need help removing a vehicle then please contact Josh Pittsenbarger at the auto shop for assistance.  Any vehicles remaining on the 1st of May will be removed to the city junk yard. 4/17

 

-St. John Berchman's Catholic Church in Galena will host several services this week at the church. Good Friday services will start today (Friday) at 7 pm. Father Jim is scheduled to arrive in Galena on Saturday before Easter Vigil Mass, which is set to begin at 8 pm Saturday.  Then there will be Easter Sunday Mass at 11 am.  The church is still in need of paper products and disposable cutlery. 4/14

 

-This Sunday, April 20th, the GILA residence hall will be hosting a campus wide Easter egg hunt for all students in Galena. Starting at 2:00pm all high school and junior high school students who wish to participate will meet in the GILA Gym while the residence hall staff hides eggs all around campus. Starting at 3:00pm in the student union building, there will be a separate egg hunt for elementary and younger students. Additionally during this time there will be games, face painting, and egg decorating available in the SUB. All are welcome to come join in the festivities.

If you are rebuilding, altering or elevating a structure in Galena (Old or New Town), you must apply for a flood hazard permit from the City. Visit Galena City Hall for permit applications. Right now the city is waiving the permit fee, so it is free of charge to get the permit. If you do not have an elevation certificate and need one, please sign up at Galena City Hall as well to be put on a list  (4-9)

NEW - For those who completed the Hazmat course in Galena, your cards are now available at the Louden office. (4-14)

 

NEW - A technician will be visiting Galena this weekend through Tuesday to install Exede Satellite Internet. If you have not had yours installed yet, call KIYU at 656-1488 or e-mail raven@kiyu.com to make sure you are on the list. Please note that this is for new installs and has no connection to the recent installer that visited.

 

- For all visitors traveling to Nulato: from now until the next barge delivery, please bring enough gas to make it back home. The City of Nulato currently has a gas shortage and will not be selling more than 5 gallons of gas to out-of-towners.  Thank you and travel safely. (4-9)

 

-You are invited to Bible study in Galena every Saturday at 10:00 am at Kim Wolf's house! A new topic every week! Everyone is welcome! 4/14

UPDATE - The Tanana Chiefs Conference and UAF Interior-Aleutians Campus are co-sponsoring an emergency trauma technician class for Galena residents. This is a 3-credit class offered at a reduced tuition of only $84.  Instruction will be April 29 - June 5, predominantly running Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm at the clinic. Space is limited.  Contact Kim Wolf at 656-2129 for more information and to register. 4/5

- There will be a fund raiser for Patti Gustafson-Smith, whose brother died in the landslide in Washington State, next Monday, April 21 at 5:30 pm in the Sidney C Huntington School gym. The event will include a raffle, soup and bread for sale, and a cakewalk with baked goods from the GILA culinary class. You call Freda Beasley at 656-7023 or Barbara Demoski at 656-7055 to make arrangements for a donation drop-off.

- Dr. Jim Lagattuta of the TCC/Galena Behavioral Health will be in Huslia next Tuesday April 22nd through Friday April 25th. In addition, a behavioral health aide will be in Koyukuk from Monday through Thursday, and then to Ruby on April 29 - May 2. To schedule an appointment call Galena Behavioral Health at 656-1617 or 1-800-478-1618. Also, for those in Galena, a Public Health nurse will be visiting this Tuesday and Wednesday. Services will include immunizations for children, teens and adults, well-child check ups for age birth to 4 years, physicals, WIC Screening, STD/HIV Screenings and TB Screenings. For more information, call Rachelle Hill at 1-800-478-1777 or contact her at rachelle.hill@alaska.gov. 4/9

 

 - The Edgar Nollner Health Center in Galena is offering free shingles shots to elders aged 60 and older.  Please contact the clinic at 656-1366 to make an appointment. 4/8

UPDATE - Registration for Fall 2014 UAF courses is going on. You can take distance-delivered courses right from your own home.  If you are interested in taking a grant writing class, please speak with Kim Wolf at the YK Center.  This class may be set up for distance learning, which means you could take it from any location. To register for UAF classes or to get more information, visit www.uaf.edu, call 656-2129, or toll free long distance 1-888-656-2130. (4-3)

 

- UPDATE - The next Galena Community Movie Night will happen tomorrow (Saturday). The feature will be the Disney film "Frozen." It starts at earlier this week (to accommodate Easter Vigil) at 6pm at the GILA Auditorium.

                                                    

 

The Galena City School District has announced the following extra-curricular positions for Fall 2014:

 

Cross Country Running coach

Head Girl’s Volleyball coach

Assistant Girl’s Volleyball coach

Head Wrestling coach

Assistant wrestling coach

Two Junior High Basketball coaches

Yearbook advisor

 

Please send a letter of intent/interest and state the position you are interested to GCSD, attention Jon Buchanan. (E-mail jon.buchanan@galenanet.com ) Include in the letter some of your qualifications and any prior experience related to the position.  Once applicants’ letters have been reviewed they will schedule interviews for selected individuals. If you coached this school year in one of these positions please indicate your intent to Jon. The positions will remain open until filled. For more details and qualifications required click here. (4-16)

 

-In support of the City of Galena's recovery from the Spring 2013 flooding, FEMA has posted a solicitation for contractor support for the home rebuild and repair program. For more details you can go to the Federal Business Opportunities website (www.fbo.org) or click here and see the listing.  The deadline for submissions is this Friday, April 18th at 2pm. 4/1

                                           

                                                     

*** 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: A 2004 Polaris 340 Snow Machine. $700 or best offer. Call 656-7031 to see if it is still available. 4/12

-WANTED: 6 inch steel piping for house foundation in Galena. Call 656-7204 if you can assist. (4-14)

-FOUND: A dog harness, found on the grass lake between Louden and Godfrey in Galena. Call 656-7204 to claim.(4-14)

-WANTED: If you have information on any houses for sale in Galena regardless of size please call 907-328-9395. (4-15)

 

 

Here is an updated listing of privately owned lodging establishments in Galena. Please feel free to share this resource with those needing short or long term, temporary lodging.

 

Galena School Bus Schedule

Morning:      Gabe's Drive       7:50 am

                     Crow Creek        7:57 am

                     Louden Loop      8:00 am

                     Antoski               8:03 am

                    Arrives School    8:08 am

                     Post Office          8:21 am

                     Leave GILA        8:35 am

                    Arrives SHS         8:45 am

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Afternoon:   Elementary           3:10 pm

                     Depart SHS        4:00 pm

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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):  1-800-811-0911

Airport Police (statewide):  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..

 

GALENA COFFEE SHOP

Daily Lunch Specials for April 14 - April 18

Monday

 Chicken Wrap filled with chicken salad or crispy chicken

Tuesday

French Dip or Pulled Pork Sandwich w/beans & salad

Wednesday

Nachos Supreme or Indian Taco

Thursday & ( 4:30-7pm)

Chicken Coconut Curry

Friday & ( 4:30-7pm)

Clam Chowder or Pizza

Saturday

Open 11am to 6pm

Burgers and fries are served from 4 to 7 pm Thursday, Friday and Saturdays.  Please phone in orders in advance to 656-2505 so your food will be hot and ready at the right time.

The Coffee Shop is open from 8:15am to 3:30pm on weekdays.

Cash and credit are the accepted forms of payment. We can take a credit card payment only when starting an account, thank you!!

No personal checks please.

 

 

SCHOOL BREAKFAST AND LUNCH MENUS

APRIL 2014 BREAKFAST

 

 MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

A            1

B             2

A             3

B 4

 

BOILED EGG

SAUSAGE PATTY

FRESH ORANGE WEDGES

1% LOWFAT WHTIE MILK

Testing (3rd-9th grade)

EGG OMELET

LINK SAUSAGE

FRESH APPLE

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

Testing (3rd-9th grade)

HAM SLICE

BOILED EGG

FRESH ORANGE WEDGES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHTIE MILK

Testing  (3rd-9th grade)

EGG PATTY

SAUSAGE PATTY 

SLICE CHEESE

FRESH FRUIT

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

Testing(5 th,8th grade)

A             7

B           8

A             9

B           10

A           11

HOT OATMEAL W/CRAISINS

VARIETY MUFFIN

DICED PEARS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

FRENCH TOAST W/SYRUP

LINK SAUSAGE

APPLESAUCE

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

GRANOLA BAR

MANDARIN OANGES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

HAWKS BREAKFAST BAGEL

FRESH ORANGE WEDGES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

STRAWBERRY WAFFLE

W /COOL WHIP

LINK SAUSAGE

MIXED FRUIT

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

B          14

A          15

B           16

A         17

B           18

CREAM OF WHEAT

BREAD OF THE MORNING

MANDARIN ORANGES 

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

BUTTERMILK BISCUIT W/ PORK SAUSAGE GRAVY

ORANGE JUICE

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

BREAKFAST BURRITO

HASH BROWN PATTY

DICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

CINNAMON ROLL

CORNED BEEF HASH

SLICED PEARS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

BAGEL W/CREAM CHEESE

MIXED FRUIT

1% LOWFAT  WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

A         21

B           22

A         23

B           24

A           25

HOT OATMEAL

W/ BROWN SUGAR

MUFFIN OF MORNING

SLICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

 

PANCAKES W/ SYRUP

SLICED BACON

CHILLED APPLESAUCE

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONAT WHITE MILK

BREAKFAST WRAP

HASH BROWN PATTY

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

CHERRY STRUSSEL COFFEE CAKE

CORN BEEF HASH

MANDARIN ORANGES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

EGG MC HAWK

FRESH RED APPLE   

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

B           28

  A         29

 B          30

        

 

CREAM OF WHEAT

CINNAMON TOAST

SLICED PEARS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

PIZZA BAGELS

FRESH ORANGE WEDGES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

      COOKS CHOICE

 

% 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                                          

 

APRIL 2014 LUNCH

 

 MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

A            1

B             2

A             3

B 4

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

 

CHICKEN FAJITA ON TORTILLA W/ CHEESE   

REFRIED BEANS/ SALSA

SLICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

Testing (3rd-9th grade)

BBQ PORK PATTY

BAKED BEANS

MIXED FRUIT

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

Testing (3rd-9th grade)

HAM & CHEESE CASSEROLE

CUT GREEN BEANS

PILOT BREAD

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

 Testing  (3rd-9th grade)

       COOKS CHOICE

 

MIXED FRUIT

NONFAT FLAVORED MILK

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

Testing (5 th, 8 grade)

A             7

B           8

A             9

B           10

A           11

CHICKEN NUGGETS

SWEET POTATO FRIES

SAUCE/CATSUP

SLICED PEARS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NOBNFAT WHITE MILK

BURRITO SPECIALW/CHILI

LETTUCE & TOMATO

CHEDDAR CHEESE/SALSA

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

CHICKENBURGER ON WW BUN W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

MIXED VEGETABLES

FRUIT OF DAY

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

SALISBURY STEAK

BROWN RICE

CUT BROCCOLI

BREAD OF DAY / FRUIT

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

 

    COOKS CHOICE

FRUIT OF DAY

NONFAT FLAVORED MILK

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

B          14

A          15

B           16

A         17

B 18

HOT DOG ON WW BUN

VEGETABLE

CATSUP/MUSTARD

SLICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

PEPPERONI PIZZA

FRESH SPINACH SALAD

SLICED PEARS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

BURGER OF DAY ON WW BUN

W/LETTUCE & TOMATOCUT BROCCOLI

FRESH APPLE

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

PASTA W/MEAT SAUCE

KERNEL CORN

GARLIC BREAD

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

FISH STICKS

VEGETABLE OF DAY

FRUIT OF DAY

NONFAT FLAVORED MILK

LOWFAT WHITE MILK

A         21

B           22

A         23

B           24

A           25

 

          COOKS CHOICE

 

CHOCOLATE PUDDING

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

 

DICED CHICKEN W/GRAVY

BROWN RICE/VEGGIE

PILOT BREAD

SLICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

  

CHEESEBURGER ON WW BUN

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

VEGETABLE

APPLE CRISP

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

SPAGHETTI W/MEATBALLS

GARLIC BREAD

FRESH ROMAINE SALAD

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

POPCORN CHICKEN

FRENCH FRIES

CATSUP

FRUIT OF DAY

NONFAT FLAVORED MILK

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

B           28

  A         29

 B          30

        

 

BURGER OF DAY ON WW BUN

VEGETABLE OF DAY

SLICED PEACHES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

HUNGRY HAWK NACHOES

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

MEXICAN SALSA

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

           COOKS CHOICE

 

CATSUP/MUSTARD

MANDARIN ORANGES

1% LOWFAT WHITE MILK

NONFAT WHITE MILK

  

 

 

 

 

 

 MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE                                         SALAD BAR AT ALL GRADE 5-12 LUNCHES

 

 

 

 

 

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