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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 dead in...
Fire at power plant leaves Emmonak in dark

BETHEL - A fire at a local power plant kept Emmonak residents without power Tuesday morning.KYUK-AM reported...transfer when he noticed smoke.The generator is one of four in Emmonak. Three others operate in separate modules away from the plant...
Emmonak plans for long overdue Yukon port

...North America does not have a landing.Emmonak, the community of about 800 at the mouth...transportation hub in Western Alaska, Emmonak City Manager Martin Moore Sr. said...long overdue."This dock is not for Emmonak, but for the whole region and it's...
Emmonak man charged in beating

EMMONAK - A man suspected of beating another man in the western Alaska village of Emmonak has been charged with two counts of assault...taken into custody and arraigned in Bethel. Emmonak is a village of about 800 at the mouth of the...
Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...publicly released Friday, state officials also are seeking a total of $162.4 million for three other vulnerable villages - Emmonak, Galena and Teller - with extensive storm damage in recent years.But officials acknowledge that competing for the funding...
Joseph Murphy early 1966, Joseph moved with his mother and siblings to Emmonak, AK where he lived until his adult years.Joseph moved to...will be held in Juneau. Joe will be buried in his hometown of Emmonak, AK. In lieu of flowers, Tammy requests that donations be...
Chain saw, knife fight leads to injuries in Alaska village

...say both were intoxicated March 11 when the fight started in Emmonak (ee-MON'-ak), a village of 840 people northwest of...said the other had attacked first.The woman was treated in Emmonak.The man was flown to Bethel and eventually Anchorage.Troopers...
Man charged with grabbing airplane controls

...controls of a commuter plane landing at Emmonak has been arrested. Derek Atchak was charged...passenger on a flight from Nunam Iqua to Emmonak, had grabbed the airplane's controls...plane was on the tarmac, Atchak fled. Emmonak is at the mouth of the Yukon River 120...
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Strong chum salmon opening on lower Yukon

EMMONAK - Last week's commercial fishing opener on the lower Yukon River took place starts at the river mouth and includes the villages of Emmonak, Kotlik, Nunam Iqua and Alakanuk. The total chum haul weighed 196,483...
Choose respect, and then do something about domestic violence

...staggering number of unprosecuted rapes in Emmonak, Alaska. There is no recourse for the villages. In 1981, I flew to Emmonak with a state trooper/pilot who made...24, the New York Times stated that the Emmonak Women's shelter was closing due to lack...


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