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Akiak man held on stabbing charge

AKIAK - A 32-year-old Akiak man has been charged with stabbing one family member and assaulting another. Alaska State Troopers say alcohol was involved. Troopers received the report Saturday afternoon. Aleck T. Jackson was transported Saturday...
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Akiak erosion measured in skulls

...graveyard once stood, coffins now jut from Akiak's eroded riverbank along the Kuskokwim...Alaska. An occasional human skull rests on Akiak's shore. Swallowed by the river long...perched along the coast or riverbanks, Akiak literally is losing ground. The Kuskokwim...
Akiak's red dogs find success in sled-dog racing sure when the first dogs showed up in Akiak. But there are some dog mushers who say...coloring found in most sled dogs, the Akiak dogs have hair almost strawberry blonde...believed the lineage of the red dog in Akiak originated at least a millennium ago...
Akiak teen charged with attempted murder

ANCHORAGE - An Akiak teen-ager has been charged with attempted murder in the weekend shooting of a man who caught him breaking into a bingo hall...
6-year-old boy dies in accidental shooting

ANCHORAGE - A 6-year-old boy died this week in the western Alaska village of Akiak after a 7-year-old boy accidentally shot him with a high-powered rifle, Alaska State Troopers said. Troopers said the boys...
Iditarod start list

...Kasilof. 20. Tony Willis, Anchorage. 21. Caleb Banse, Moose Pass. 22. Bill Cotter, Nenana. 23. Mike Williams, Akiak. 24. David Sawatzki, Healy. 25. Cindy Gallea, Seeley Lake, Montana. 26. Bob Hempstead, Kasilof. 27. Roy Monk, Worsthorne...
Trials set to begin in subsistence fishing case

...his people reclaim the subsistence rights they've enjoyed for thousands of years.The 50-year-old Yup'ik Eskimo from Akiak is among nearly two dozen Yukon-Kuskokwim fishermen set to begin trials in Bethel next week. They were cited last summer...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Akiak's red dogs find success in sled-dog sure when the first dogs showed up in Akiak. But there are some dog mushers who say...the coloring found in most sled dogs, the Akiak dogs have hair almost strawberry blonde...
Close finish in the Kuskokwim 300 at Bethel

...the Kuskokwim 300 was just one minute. Paul Gebhardt of Kasilof told the Anchorage Daily News he knew Mike Williams Jr. of Akiak was closing on him. But Gebhardt held off Williams' charge just before dawn Sunday to claim the $20,000 top prize in the...
Regional News
Alaska sends trustee to failing Yupiit schools

...level this spring in the district, which includes Akiachak, Akiak and Tuluksak. The trustee is Darrell Sanborn, a retired Unalaska...of state-operated schools, said Williams, who grew up in Akiak and attended a boarding school in Oregon when he reached high...


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