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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

           

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Monday-Friday

-Deadline is one hour prior to the 7:18am, 11:45am and 6:30pm wireless broadcasts.

Saturday and Sunday

-Deadline is Friday at 5:30pm

**exceptions are city/village emergencies or information of major community importance as well as search and rescue information. These announcements will be announced as we get them.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th, 2017                      


 

The KIYU Student logo design contest is back for our upcoming 2017 Fall Membership Drive in October.  Judging requirements are for the logo to be submitted in black and white on 8 1/2 x 11 paper with student's name, grade, and phone number on the back in pencil.  The logo must contain the call letters "KIYU".  Otherwise, be creative! Design can be done by hand or computer, as long as it is student's original work.  The winning logo will be the new student logo for the next year, and the student will win a $100 prize.  Other prizes will be given for runner-up and honorable mentions.  Students can submit up to three designs. Entries can be dropped at the KIYU office or sent in the mail to PO Box 165, Galena, AK, 99741 by October 1st. Please call KIYU at 656-1488 or email office@kiyu.com with any questions.

 

 

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

  (9/18) The National Weather Service has issued a high water warning for the Koyukuk River at Huslia this week.

High water will continue to move down the Koyukuk River this week. The Koyukuk River at Hughes crested on Sunday at bankfull, with water spilling overbank in some low lying areas. The Koyukuk River is expected to crest in Huslia by Thursday with water levels remaining high into the weekend. The high water will reach the village of Koyukuk early next week. The elevated water levels will result in increased debris and erosion along the Koyukuk River.


HUNTING AND FISHING INFORMATION AND SCHEDULES

 

Moose hunting is open in most areas of the state now.

For more detailed information, visit the Fish and Game regulation website for the area you intend to hunt in:

Unit 20 (near Tanana)

Unit 21 (the middle Yukon and lower Koyukuk area)

Unit 24 (Huslia, Hughes and Allakaket):

Unit 18 (YK Delta, including St. Mary’s):

 

Gana-A’Yoo Limited plans to issue a limited number of land use permits during moose season to non-shareholder residents of Galena, Koyukuk, Nulato, and Kaltag. Anyone interested in a permit should email lands@ganaayoo.com or contact Crystal at 1-888-656-1606, ext 570. (9/6)

 

YUKON RIVER FISHING SCHEDULES:

District 2, District 4 and District 5 are all open to subsistence fishing is open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, with 7.5-inch or smaller mesh size gillnets and fish wheels. The use of drift nets is only allowed in the upper portion of Subdistrict 4-A, including waters near Kaltag, Nulato and Koyukuk. 

 


       MEETINGS
      

 

 

Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils will meet from late September through mid-November to consider proposals to change Federal subsistence hunting and trapping regulations for the 2018-2020 regulatory years, and discuss other issues affecting subsistence in their regions. Regulatory proposals that will be considered by the councils at these meetings can be found here.  The public is welcome and encouraged to participate in these meetings in person or by teleconference. The meeting for the Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council will be October 10th and 11th at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks, starting at 9:00 a.m. each day. Contact: Zach Stevenson at (907) 786-3674 or zachary_stevenson@fws.gov for more details. (9/2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

There will be a Memorial Potlatch in memory of Barbara Silas, Patrick Hunsburger, Elsie Thurmond, Roberta Faber and Della Thurmond on Thursday, September 21st through Saturday, September 23rd in Galena. Stay tuned for times for all of the events. For more details contact either Vera Thurmond, Pauline Nollner or Mary Demoski.

 

NEW - The City of Galena asks all residents on the piped water system to turn on circulating pumps and test them for functionality after the recent water outage.  If you have questions or problems with your water, call Howard at 656-2132. (9/18)

 

NEW - Sidney Huntington School announces early dismissal for K-12 students this Wednesday, September 20. Elementary will be dismissed at 1:30pm and high school will be dismissed at 2pm. Bus service will still be running. (9/18)

 

 

Gana-A’Yoo Limited is conducting a shareholder opinion survey on topics affecting shareholders, such as the enrollment of descendants.  Shareholders who complete their survey will automatically be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of nearly 20 cash prizes!  To participate in the survey, you can fill out and return the mailed survey, or you can complete your survey online with the information provided in the mailer. The deadline to submit the survey is this Friday, September 22nd. Please contact Dittman Research at 1-800-478-3345 or info@dittmanresearch.com with any questions.

 

2016-2017 Galena Yearbooks are in and for sale at both the SHS and GILA campus.  They are $25 each.  Please see Sharilyn or Angie for your copy.  (9/14)

 

Doyon Limited is soliciting nominations for four positions on its board of directors, to be elected at the March 2018 annual meeting. Interested individuals must be at least 18 years of age and a voting shareholder of Doyon. Board candidate applications are available at www.doyon.com, at the Doyon Limited offices, or at village and tribal council offices in the Doyon region. Applications may be completed online. For more information contact the Doyon Limited legal department at 1-888-478-4755 ext. 2177. Applications should be received by 5pm on Monday, October 2.  (9/6)

 

The "Strut Your Mutt" veterinarian fundraiser in Galena is coming soon.  Now is the time to register yourself and your pet to walk on Saturday, September 30th at 1pm.   The entrance fee is $20 and is due by this Friday, September 22nd.  Late entrance fees will be accepted - however late and same-day fees will be $25.  It's going to be a great time! Contact Heidi with any questions or to enter to walk. 656-7178 or dhmcclure18@gmail.com.  Attached here is a flier that also includes more details. (9/5)

 

The 2017 Yukon Jamboree is October 6th and 7th in the SHS Gym in Galena. Each night starts with a cover dish at 5:30. This year's keynote speaker is Kailey Jo Erickson and on Saturday night Marc Brown and the Blues Crew will perform. Plus, as always, plenty of local musicians and bands from all along the river. There will also be crafts, raffles and more. The Yukon Jamboree promotes sober living and is an alcohol-, drug- and tobacco-free event. Click here for more details.

 

 

 

 

Galena Hawks Volleyball will be hosting the Monroe Catholic Rams on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd at 6:00pm each night. Entry fee is $3.  Elders and kids ages 5 and under get in free.  There will be concessions available.


   

Tanana Chiefs Conference has the following job openings (updated September 6th):

 

Alatna

Community Health Aide/Practitioner

Tribal Family Youth Specialist

Allakaket

Community Health Representative

Elder Nutrition Cook

Village Public Safety Officer

Galena

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Itinerant Behavioral Health Clinician

Hughes

Substitute Elder Nutrition Cook

Huslia

Village Public Safety Officer

Kaltag

Substitute Elder Nutrition Cook

Nulato

Village Public Safety Officer

Ruby

Community Health Aide/Practitioner

Elder Nutrition Cook

Substitute Elder Nutrition Cook

Village Public Safety Officer

Tanana

Village Public Safety Officer

Region Wide

Community Health Aide/Practitioner - Itinerant

Village Public Safety Officer

 

Region wide vacancies are jobs that can be located in any village in the TCC region.  To apply for a position, contact the Tanana Chiefs HR department by calling 1-800-478-6822 Ext. 3155, e-mail humanresources@tananachiefs.org, or visit their website at www.tananachiefs.org

 

 

The following jobs are currently available in St. Mary's: (updated 9/12)


VPSO
Dental Health Aide Therapist
Behavioral Health Aide Trainee

Office Assistant

Cargo agent

Laborer

Post office clerk

Maintenance Mechanic

Home visitor

On-Call Bingo Worker

Details and more job listings in St. Marys are available here.

 

The City of Galena is seeking a full-time Utilities Clerk/Receptionist. This person will manage utilities accounts, dispatch water/sewer/trash service, answer phones, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, computer skills, experience with Excel, Word and QuickBooks.  Must be able to work well under pressure. Salary depends on experience. Applications must be received by the City no later than September 19th. You can deliver applications in person to City Hall or e-mail to shuntington@ci.galena.ak.us

 

The Galena City School District is soliciting applications for the following coaching and advisory positions: Head Boys Basketball, Assistant Boys Basketball, JV Boys Basketball, Junior Class Advisor and Student Council Advisor.  A high school diploma is required, and prior coaching experience is preferred but not required.  Positions are opened until filled.  Complete application on the Galena City School District website located at http://www.galenaalaska.org/employment.html.  (9/14)

 

 

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*** 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!

 

NEW - FOR SALE: In Galena, a boat trailer that can hold an 18 foot flat bottom boat. Call 656-7409 to inquire. (9/19)

 

NEW - The Galena City School District has two vehicles up for bid. (click on vehicle name for more details)

1.    1987 Dodge Blue Pick-Up - minimum bid of $200

2.    1999 Ford E 350 Van  - minimum bid of $50

Bids are to be sealed in an envelope, addressed to GCSD Superintendent in the district office, and received by 4:00pm on Friday, September 29.

 

The Galena City School District is accepting sealed bids for an 8’ x 10’, tilt bed, single axle trailer fabricated by the GCSD Welding 2 class.  Minimum bid is $975.00  to cover the cost of materials. Sealed bids must be received at the Galena City School District office no later than Wednesday September 27. The trailer can be viewed at the GILA welding shop.  For additional information contact Todd Brown at 656-2053 extension 115. Sealed Bids can be dropped off or mailed to the District Office. Galena City Schools District Office, Attention: Tilt Trailer, Box 299 Galena, AK 99741. More details here.

 

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HERE is the 2017-18 GCSD School Calendar.  HERE is the 2017-18 GCSD Bus Schedule. HERE is the 2017-18 GCSD Activities Calendar.

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Galena Community Pool Schedule Summer 2017

UPDATED 8/27: All swimming is cancelled at the Galena Pool until further notice.

 

Morning Lap Swims:

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

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

Open Swims: (beginning May 28th)

Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 7-8:30pm

 


The Charles Evans Community Library

Charles Evans Community Library is back to its school year schedule.  The library will be open for community use Monday through Thursday, from 3 to 5:45 pm each day. 

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  The Galena City School District SHS and GILA 2017-2018 school calendar is available for viewing here.


 

UPDATED September 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:  656-7337

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

The Two Seasons Dining Hall at the Galena Interior Learning Academy has resumed its Friday night pizza sales, and this year, pizza delivery will be available for $5.00 per house. Regular pizza is $25.00, and gluten-free pizza is $15.00. Green salads are also available, with a choice of dressings.

To see a list of toppings for pizzas and salads, click here.

All orders must be received before 3 pm on Fridays and delivery will happen between 5:30 and 6:00 pm on Fridays. To place an order, email tammy.white@galenanet.com or call 656-2053, extension 363. (8/23)

 

 

GALENA COFFEE SHOP

 Phone Number: 656-2505; Please call in orders as soon as possible

Specials for September 18th- September 23rd, 2017

Monday
Turkey Day Wrap w/Season Rice
Tuesday
Chicken Coconut Curry over Rice
Wednesday
Nachos Supreme or Indian Taco
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.

 

 

SHS School Menus

SEPTEMBER BREAKFAST MENU

 

 MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

               

 

 

B        1

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

                  

 

   

“GALENA CITY SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER”

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

TOASTED BAGELS W/ CREAM CHEESE

MIXED FRUIT

 

4

A        5

B        6

A        7

B        8

        LABOR DAY

NO SCHOOL

BREAKFAST PIZZA BAGELS

SLICED ORANGES

 

FRENCH TOAST

BACON

FRESH FRUIT

 

EGG MCHAWK

HASHBROWN PATTYS

ORANGE JUICE

 

 

YOGURT PARFAIT

CINNAMON TOAST

MIXED BERRIES

 

A       11

B       12

A       13

B       14

15

HOT OATMEAL

BANANA NUT MUFFINS

TROPICAL FRUIT

 

BISCUITS AND SAUSAGE

GRAVY W/TRI-TATORS

ORANGE JUICE

SCRAMBLED EGGS W/SAUSAGE

TOAST W/JELLY

SLICED PEARS     

 

CINNAMON APPLE STRUSELL

BOILED EGGS

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

VACATION DAY NO SCHOOL

A       18

B       19

A       20

B       21

A       22

CREAM OF WHEAT

CINNAMON TOAST

FRESH FRUIT

 

BLUEBERRY PANCAKES

SAUSAGE LINKS

MANDARIN ORANGES

 

BREAKFAST BAGELS (BACON, EGG + CHEESE)

FRESH APPLES

 

CINNAMON ROLLS

CORNED BEEF HASH

SLICED PEACHES

 

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

BAGELS W/CREAM CHEESE

ORANGE SLICES

 

 

B       25

A        26

B       27

A       28

B       29

HOT OATMEAL

APPLE CINNAMON MUFFINS

FRESH FRUIT

 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES

SAUSAGE LINKS

STRAWBERRRIES

 

BREAKFAST BURRITO

HASHBROWN PATTYS

ORANGE JUICE

 

WAFFLES

SAUSAGE PATTYS

MIXED BERRIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSORTED DRY CEREAL

ASSORTED MUFFINS

FRESH ORANGES

 

 MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE                                          1% LOWFAT AND NONFAT WHITE MILK AVAILABLE AT ALL MEALS

 

SEPTEMBER LUNCH MENU

 

MONDAY

     TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

                

 

VACATION-NO SCHOOL

                 

B             1

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

                     

  

  

“Galena City School District is an Equal Opportunity Provider

                    SEPT 15, 2017    

 

     

POPCORN CHICKEN

FRENCH FRIES

SWEET N SOUR/CATSUP

FRESH BANANA

NONFAT CHOCOLATE MILK

              4     

A             5

B              6

A             7

            8

 

LABOR DAY

NO SCHOOL

CHICKEN VEGETABLE SOUP

PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY SANDWICH

FRUITCOCKTAIL

 

CHEESEBURGER ON  BUN

W/ LETTUCE & TOMATO

VEGETABLE

FRESH FRUIT

 

HUNGRY HAWK NACHO

W/CHILI, LETTUCE & TOMATO

MEXICAN SALSA

STRAWBERRY CUPS

 

 

   COOKS CHOICE

APPLESAUCE

NONFAT STRAWBERRY MILK

 

A           11

B            12

A           13

B           14

           15

CHILI DOG ON WG BUN

POTATO ROUNDS

MIXED FRUIT

CATSUP/MUSTARD

 

PEPPERONI PIZZA

ROMAINE/SPINACH SALAD

FRESH FRUIT

 

CHICKEN BURGER ON BUN

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

BAKED BEANS

PEACH COBBLER

 

 

COOKS CHOICE

ASSORTED YOGURT

 

 

NO SCHOOL

VACATION

A           18

B           19

A          20

B          21

A           22

CHICKEN NUGGETS

FRENCH FRIES

UNSWEETEDED APPLESAUCE

 

SPINACH TORTILLA \W/FAJITA STRIPS,PEPPERS

CHEESE AND TOMATO

REFRIED BEANS

FRESH FRUIT

TUNA MELT

CRAB SALAD

MANDARIN ORANGES

 

ENCHILIDAS

STEAMED RICE/

KERNEL CORN

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

 COOKS CHOICE

FROZEN MIXED BERRIES

NONFAT STRAWBERRY MILK

 

 

B           25

A          26

B         27

A           28

B           29

CORN DOG ON STICK

CATSUP/MUSTARD

SMILEY POTATOES

SLICED PEARS

 

MEXICAN BEANSOUP

TOPPED WITH TORTILLA CHIPS,CHEESE,SOUR CREAM

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

 

BURGER OF THE DAY

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

POTATO GEMS

APPLE CRISP

 

CHILI CON CARNE

CORN MUFFINS

GREEN PEAS

SLICED PEACHES

 

 

COOKS CHOICE

FRIDAYS FRUIT OF DAY

NONFAT CHOCOLATE MILK

MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE                                                                                                               SALAD BAR AT ALL LUNCHES   

1% LOW FAT AND NON-FAT WHITE MILK AVAILABLE AT ALL MEALS

 

Here are the menus for GILA for September. BREAKFAST LUNCH