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Alaska village girl dies after falling into sewage lagoon

MANOKOTAK - A 5-year-old girl from Manokotak (man-oh-KOH'-tak) has died after falling into the Alaska village's sewage lagoon.Alaska State Troopers say Daphne Mochin was taken by emergency flight to Anchorage, but died...
Troopers release names of 2 found dead in Emmonak

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two people who died in the western Alaska village of Emmonak (ee-MAHN'-ak).KTUU-TV reported 44-year-old Louis Kelly and 38-year-old Mary Aketchunak were found...
Man in custody after locking self in home; 1 dead

...Alaska State Troopers arrested a man Monday after he barricaded himself inside a home for hours in a tiny northwest Alaska village where one person was found dead outside the residence.The man was apprehended about 2:30 p.m. in Selawik...
Troopers: Man barricades self in Alaska village, with 1 dead

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a man has barricaded himself inside a home in a tiny northwest Alaska village, with one person outside the home confirmed dead.Four troopers flew to the community of Selawik Monday morning after receiving...
My Turn: Reflecting on the good and bad on Alaska Flag Day

...housed and educated hundreds of Alaska Native children, many of whom lost their families to epidemics that ravaged Alaska villages during the time. An often-overlooked figure in the story is a young Eskimo woman named Fanny Kearns, a seamstress...
Troopers release names, details of fatal village shooting

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a 39-year-old man who barricaded himself inside a home the northwest Alaska village of Selawik is charged with murder in the death of a 23-year-old man.Troopers say Christopher Cleveland of Selawik...
Teacher accused of sexual abuse of student

ANCHORAGE - A teacher in the western Alaska village of Kwigillingok is accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old female student.Michael J. Wier is charged with felony sexual...
Troopers say 2 men arrested in shootings in Alaska villages

ANCHORAGE - Two men from separate western Alaska villages are accused of shooting weapons around their communities, in one case striking three people with birdshot.Troopers say no serious...
Officials probe recurring oily sheen near Alaska village

ANCHORAGE - Responders are trying to pinpoint the source of a mysterious fuel leak that keeps appearing as an oily sheen near a tiny village on Alaska's western coast.
Alaskans may be booted from crucial halibut vote

...Economic Development Corp., or NSEDC.NSEDC is one of six Community Development Quota groups made up of 65 Western Alaska villages that collectively receive 10 percent of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands harvest.NSEDC also owns subsidiaries...


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