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Restored film about Yup'ik dancing continues statewide tour

...the Festival of Native Arts on March 6 at the UA Museum of the North in Fairbanks. Other screenings are planned for Bethel, Emmonak, Nome, and Juneau.The film was recently restored to its original cinema quality with support from the National Film Preservation...
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...
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...
Yukon River flooding less than feared

ANCHORAGE - Flooding in the lower Yukon River villages of Emmonak and Alakanuk is less than feared. The two villages had braced...Russian Mission, but was scaled back Sunday to include only Emmonak and Alakanuk, two villages near the mouth of the Yukon.
Man asks for help after daughter's suicide attempt

BETHEL - An Emmonak man whose 16-year-old daughter attempted suicide has written a letter to Gov. Sean Parnell's rural adviser, asking the...
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Some villages pushed to edge by high cost of fuel

...people in the rural Alaska village of Emmonak sometimes brought six-gallon plastic...watched them haul their sticks past the Emmonak tribal council office. She was the acting...oil cost $4.85 a gallon all winter in Emmonak, a Yup'ik village of 800 at the mouth...
My Turn: Intercepting fish cause of economic distress

An Eskimo Elder in the village of Emmonak casts aside his pride, and writes a desperate plea for help...forefathers prided themselves on self-reliance. The village of Emmonak is not alone. Individual circumstances differ, but economic...


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