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Aniak's terminally ill fire chief holds a goodbye bash

ANCHORAGE - The fire chief of Aniak isn't one to wait around for his the high school on Saturday night. Aniak has a population of just under 500 people...everybody," she said. Brown moved to Aniak in 1973 and worked as a fishing guide...
Aniak man dies in snowmachine crash

KALSKAG - A 32-year-old Aniak man died in a snowmachine crash that injured his passenger. Alaska...early Sunday. The passenger - 35-year-old Josephine Morgan of Aniak - sustained neck and leg injuries. Morgan was flown to Bethel for...
Aniak fire chief, 64, dies from cancer

ANCHORAGE - Aniak fire chief Pete Brown has died from cancer. Brown, who was 64, saved lives up and down the Kuskokwim River and trained two decades...
Marine from Aniak found dead

ANCHORAGE - A marine from the community of Aniak in western Alaska who was stationed at Camp Pendleton in California has died. KTUU-TV in Anchorage reported that Lance Cpl...
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Sled dog puppies shot near Aniak

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers are investigating the deaths of three sled dog puppies that were found shot to death near Aniak. Ronald Nathan Underwood Sr. found the dead dogs earlier this month after he went to a nearby island where he was keeping...
Natives in Aniak claim racial profiling

Tribal leaders in Aniak say Alaska Natives are being unfairly targeted...said it seems it's not fairly applied in Aniak. "We feel it's still an issue and it's...people understood why troopers need to be in Aniak. But Morgan says troopers mostly pointed...
Aniak mayor: Insurance hikes burden rural Alaska

...about $200 in electricity bills," said Aniak Mayor Jacque Longpre.With higher to afford to live in places such as Aniak, a town about 320 miles west of Anchorage...increases.There are 23 such policyholders in Aniak facing rate hikes in the community of about...
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Aniak man seeks body of cousin lost beneath icy river

OLD ANIAK - Almost every day for two months now, Nick Sakar has drilled holes into the ice over Aniak Slough, looking for his second cousin...fell through the ice. The slough separates Aniak, population 572 and about 100 miles northeast...
Animal advocates fight neglect in Alaska's Bush communities

...not go over well with Kathy Sweeney of Aniak. But when this Yup'ik grandmother picked...get it over with quickly by being shot. Aniak, like many villages, has an ordinance...rescue group they call Canine Comfort in Aniak, a village of 600 or so about 90 air miles...
Alaska wildfires spread as more evacuations launched

...The tiny Kuskokwim River villages of Aniak and Chuathbaluk, however, are among multiple...communities threatened by nearby blazes.Aniak city manager Megan Leary said 57 elders...Chuathbaluk, 11 miles upriver, fled by boats to Aniak and then were flown to Bethel, where the...


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