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Sunday, January 21st, 2018

           

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Please do not send information or flyers via Facebook. While we check our Facebook page regularly, we may not see the message in time.

 

-Here are the deadlines** for announcements on the air and on-line (this includes birthday announcements)

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.

Classified and lost and found announcements air for two weeks for paid supporters of KIYU and one week for non-supporters.  Event announcements air through date of event.

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21st, 2018                    


 

(January 18) - At the Galena City School District Board of Education meeting on January 17th, a contract was not extended to Superintendent Chris Reitan at a vote of 3 against and 2 for.  We will share on KIYU if more details become available.

 

Click here to access the KIYU News archives. 

                 


            

             INFORMATION

     

RESCHEDULED: Due to the passing of Elder Laura Pitka, KIYU has rescheduled the KIYU Membership Concert and accompanying events for Saturday, February 3.  Please stay tuned to KIYU for more details.

 

The KIYU Store is open with a sale on prior years' t-shirts, mugs and hats. You can also purchase this year's mugs, t-shirts and hoodies featuring the KIYU Moose logo. Go here to see the deals.

 


       MEETINGS
      

 

 

The Galena City School District Board Policy Committee is meeting at SHS next Monday, January 22 at 4:00pm in Principal Ken Essex’s room. Here is the agenda.

 

NEW-The Galena City School District Budget Review Committee will conduct its next meeting on Thursday, January 25 at 5:00pm in the District Office.  The public is invited to attend. Here is the agenda.


 

 

NEW-The funeral for Laura Pitka will be held on Monday, January 22nd at 10am in the Galena Community Hall.

 

The use fee for the Galena Pool has increased to $5.00 per use. Discounts will be offered for prepayment in the following amounts: 13 swims for $50; 26 swims for $100; and 40 swims for $150.  Patrons can continue to use already purchased prepaid swims until they are gone. The price increase is still cheaper than many rural pools in the state, and will help to offset increased costs at the facility. (1/13)

 

There is an opening for a resident at the Yukon Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility in Galena.  If you know of someone who might want to move in, including an elder who is currently placed in the city but would enjoy moving back to the village, contact Agnes at 656-7449 or 656-2574, or email at asweetsir.ykealf@gmail.com. (1/12)

 

The TCC eye doctor will be in Galena the week of January 22nd. If you would like an appointment, please call the ENHC at 656-1366. (1/3)

 

Come enjoy a "Taste of the World" on Thursday, January 25th at 6pm at the Edgar Nollner Health Center in Galena.  Those who attend will receive a food passport to complete as your taste buds travel the world, discovering snacks from various countries.  Each upcoming month will be a surprise!  All are welcome. For more details call Heidi McClure at 656-1366 ext. 5332. (1/11)

 

And who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? In honor of National Chocolate Cake Day, there will be a Chocolate Cake Bake Off on January 27th.  Get out your best recipe and start practicing for the big day.  Tasters will be needed too, so mark your calendars.  The Bake Off tasting will be held at 12:30pm at the elder’s center on Saturday, January 27th. For more details call Heidi McClure at 656-1366 ext. 5332. (1/15)

 

NEW - The Alaska Federal Subsistence Management Program is seeking applicants to serve on the Western Interior Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council.  Subsistence users from Hughes, Huslia, and Nulato are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is February 2, 2018. You can download the application on the Federal Subsistence Management Program website at this link. Please call Carl Johnson at (907) 786-3676 if you have any questions. (1/19)


NEW-Jackie and Pat Lumba are hosting a Shaklee Love Your Life Event Tuesday, January 23rd at 7pm. People are welcome to join the weight loss competition. It is $40 to join and the cash prize winner will be declared at the last meeting April 30th. There will be a meeting every 2 weeks to weigh in and measure hips and waist to track progress. There will be Shaklee products given away as prizes and there will be products available to sample. Purchases and use of Shaklee products for weight loss is NOT required.  Attend with a friend, set healthy goals and encourage and hold each other accountable. Feel free to contact Jackie at 460-4178 with any questions.

 

Here is some information for Gana-A-'Yoo shareholders.  There are three open seats on the Gana-A'Yoo Board of Directors, with terms ending in 2021. Members of the board must be 18 years of age and a voting shareholder of Gana-A'Yoo. The deadline to submit a declaration of candidacy form is February 20th at noon.

Also, nomination forms for the 2018 Shareholder of the Year Award and Student of the Year Award are due on February 9th at noon.  Shareholders can nominate individuals for either of those awards, but shareholder descendants can only nominate for the Student of the Year Award.

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

 


 

 

**HERE** is the 2017-18 GCSD Activities Calendar.

Video coverage of games at the SHS gym in Galena are archived at this link.

Galena traveled to Delta for the Dean Cummings Sr. Memorial Basketball Tournament.

 

Thursday:

The Lady Hawks had a 49 to 19 win against Eagle River.

The Boys couldn't get the win and lost to Eagle River, 66 to 48.

 

Friday:

The Galena Boys took a loss against Glenallen. Final score: 51 to 28.

The Lady Hawks had a tough game against Valdez and lost 57 to 43.

 

Saturday:

The Galena Boys worked hard though couldn't get the win. Hutch won 57-52.

The Lady Hawks took 3rd place beating Delta 64-50.

 

Galena will be hosting the boys and girls basketball teams of Huslia and the Bethel JV teams on January 26th and 27th.  They will be playing against the Galena JV teams.  Game times will be announced once travel times have been established. There will be concessions available. Volunteers are needed to work the scorers' table and the door, clean up after the games, run a dry mop during the half time and between games. See Jason Harris if you can help. KIYU will provide a simple video link with full court and scoreboard. There will be no play by play at this link, but it is being offered as a courtesy for those interested in seeing the teams. Here is that link.(1/12)

 

 

Galena Little Hawks Wrestling has started up again.  Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the GILA Gym from 4pm until 5:30pm. Kids need shorts and t-shirts or appropriate sports apparel. 


   

 

Tanana Chiefs Conference has the following job openings (updated 1/17):

Alatna

Tribal Family Youth Specialist

Allakaket

Family Visitor

Galena

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Kaltag

Substitute Elder Nutrition Cook

Koyukuk

Tribal Family Youth Specialist

Nulato

Substitute Elder Nutrition Cook

Village Public Safety Officer

Ruby

Elder Nutrition Cook

Substitute Elder Nutrition Cook

Village Public Safety Officer

Tanana

Village Public Safety Officer

Region Wide

Fisheries Technician

Region wide vacancies are jobs that can be located in any village in the TCC region.  To inquire about any of the job openings, contact the Tanana Chiefs HR department by calling 1-800-478-6822 Ext. 3155, email humanresources@tananachiefs.org, or visit www.tananachiefs.org

 

The following jobs are currently available in St. Mary's: (updated 1/5)


Office Assistant

Child Care Specialist

Maintenance/Driver

Mechanic

VPSO

Substitute Safewater Clerk

Bookkeeper

Dental Health Aide Therapist

Direct Care Provider

On-Call Bingo Worker

More job listings in St. Marys are available here. Call Sylvia at (907) 438-2328 for more details.


 

 


 

   

*** 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, a Chevy Prism. 71,000 miles on it. $2,500 or best offer. Call or text 656-7087. (1/15)

 

FREE: To a good home, 2 lab/husky mix puppies. White in color. Currently 4 weeks old. Call Ron in Nulato at 898-2223 if interested. (1/15)

 

WANTED: In Galena, a chest of drawers for a bedroom. Call or text 907-821-4604 if you have one to offer.  (1/13)

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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.

 

Here is the Galena Hawks Highlights event planner. This calendar was put together so you can plan your activities and events months ahead of time. Send event notices to paul.apfelbeck@galenanet.com or come to the SHS office during school hours. For detailed information about upcoming events, check here on the Wireless Page.

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Galena Community Pool Schedule

ANY SHORT TERM SCHEDULE CHANGES WILL BE POSTED ABOVE IN COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Morning lap swims: Monday/Wednesday/Friday at a new time- 6am to 7:15am

Evening lap swims: Tuesday and Thursday - 5pm to 6pm

Open swims:  Friday and Saturday - 7pm to 8:30pm

                          Sunday - 5pm to 6:30pm

*Workout room is open for use during open and lap swims.

* As of January 15th 2018 the pool use fee will increase to $5.00/use.  Discounts will be offered for prepayment in the following amounts: 13 swims for $50; 26 swims for $100; and 40 swims for $150.   Patrons can continue to use already purchased prepaid swims until they are gone.  The price increase is still cheaper than many rural pools in the state, and will help to offset increased cost of facility

*Children 5 and under MUST have a parent or guardian 14 years of age or older with them. 


Charles Evans Community Library in Galena

UPDATE: The Community Library is open for public use Monday thru Thursday from 3pm-5:45pm, and on Sundays from 1pm-3pm.

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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

UPDATED - Friday Night Pizza Sales at the Two Seasons Dining Hall at the Galena Interior Learning Academy have returned. The specialty pizza this week (January 19th) will be Hawaiian.  Along with the pizzas, the Two Seasons crew will also be offering fresh donuts (including glazed rings, maple or chocolate bars).  Nuts and sprinkles can be added upon request.  The cost will be $20.00 per dozen.  Donuts and pizzas can be delivered for $5 per house. 

The 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.

Upcoming pizza specials include:

1-26 Jalapeno Steak

 

GALENA COFFEE SHOP

Phone Number: 656-2505

Regular Hours: 8:15 am to 2:30 pm

Specials for January 15th through January 21st

Monday
Turkey Day Wrap w/Seasoned Rice
Tuesday
Chicken Coconut Curry over Rice
Wednesday
Nachos Supreme or Indian Taco
Thursday
French Dip w/Fried Rice

Friday  
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...

JANUARY 2018 BREAKFAST MENU

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

 

 

 

                        

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.

 

 

 

 

A       10

B       11

A       12

Teacher

 In Service

No School

       Teacher 

      In Service

no School

 

BREAKFAST SKILLET

TOAST W/JELLY

GRAPES

 

WAFFLES

BOILED EGGS

MIXED BERRIES

 

 

COLD CEREAL

BAGELS W/CREAM CHEESE

FRESH KIWI

 

B       15

A       16

B       17

     18

B       19

 

HOT OATMEAL

BANANA NUT MUFFINS

FRESH FRUIT

 

EGG MCHAWK

HASHBROWN PATTY

ORANGE JUICE

 

 

 

FRENCH TOAST

SAUSAGE PATTIES

MANDARIN ORANGES

 

PIZZA BAGELS

FRESH APPLES

 

ASSORTED CEREAL

POPPY SEED MUFFINS

BERRY SMOOTHIES

A       22      

B       23

A       24

B       25

A       26

 

CREAM OF WHEAT

CINNAMON STICKS

FRESH FRUIT

 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES

SAUSAGE LINKS

STRAWBERRIES

 

 

 

BREAKFAST BURRITOS

TRI-TATORS

TROPICAL FRUIT

 

 

BLUEBERRY STRUSSEL

CORNED BEEF HASH

FRESH ORANGES

 

COLD CEREAL

BAGEL W/CREAM CHEESE

FRESH FRUIT

 

B       29

A       30

B       31

        

             

 

HOT OATMEAL

APPLE CINNAMON MUFFINS

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

 

BANANA PANCAKES

SLICED BACON

MIXED FRUIT

 

 

 

 

SCRAMBLED EGGS, SAUSAGE LINKS, TOAST,

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

JANUARY 2018 LUNCH MENU 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

               

                                     

A              10

B     11       

 A            12

Teacher in Service

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No School

 

 

Teacher  In Service

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No School

BREADED CHICKEN STRIPS

RICE PILAF

CUT BROCCOLI

PILOT BREAD

SLICED PEARS

 

 

 

MAC, HAM & CHEESE CASSEROLE

MIXED VEGETABLES

WW HOT ROLLS

MANDARIN ORANGES

NONFAT WHITE MILK

 

 

TUNA FISH SANDWICH

ON WHOLE WHEAT BREAD

FRESH GREEN COLESLAW

FRESH RED APPLE

NON-FAT CHOCOLATE MILK

 

            

 

 

B             15 

A         16      

 B       17      

A           18 

B              19

CHICKEN NUGGETS

SMILEY POTATO

CATSUP/SWEET N SOUR

FRESH ORANGES

 

PEPPERONI PIZZA

FRESH ROMAINE AND    SPINACH SALAD

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

 

CHICKEN VEGETABLE SOUP

PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY

SANDWICH ON WW BREAD

PEACH COBBLER

 

 

 

 

YAKISOBA

CUT GREEN BEANS

CINNAMON STICK

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

 

 

CLUB SANDWICH (SLICED TURKEY,BACON, LETTUCE AND TOMATO) ON WW BREAD

POTATO SALAD

APPLESAUCE CUP

NONFAT STRAWBERRY MILK

 

A            22

B             23

A             24

B           25

A           26

HOT DOG ON WW BUN

MIXED VEGETABLES

CATSUP/MUSTARD

SLICED PEARS

 

HUNGRY HAWK NACHOS

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

MEXICAN SALSA

MIXED FRUIT

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHEESEBURGER

ON WG BUN

W/LETTUCE & TOMATO

STEAMED BROCCOLI
FRESH FRUIT

 

ENCHILIDAS

STEAMED WHITE RICE

KERNEL CORN

PINEAPPLE TIDBITS

 

 

 

 

 

FRENCH DIP SANDWICH

ON WW HOAGIE BUN

FRENCH FRIES

FROZEN BERRY SALAD

NONFAT CHOCOLATE MILK

B             29

A            30

B             31

              

            

POPCORN CHICKEN

SWEET POTATO FRIES

CATSUP / SWEET N SOUR SAUCE

SLICED PEACHES

 

 

SPINACH TORILLA W/ FAJITA STRIPS,PEPPERS,VEGGIES & CHEDDAR CHEESE

REFRIED BEANS

MEXICAN SALSA

FRESH FRUIT

 

 

 

SLOPPY JOE

ON WW BUN

VEGETABLE

APPLE CRISP

 

 

 

   

                  

            

                   

 

 

          

 

 

                       

 

 

 

        

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 (1% LOW-FAT , NONFAT WHITE MILK AT BREAKFAST & LUNCH)    SALAD BAR TO ALL GRADES AT LUNCH
GALENA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

GILA Two Seasons Dining Hall Menus

January Breakfast

January Lunch

January Dinner