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Officials: Fort Yukon flooding threat mostly over

FORT YUKON - The threat of flooding in Fort Yukon is mostly over, but residents of the town northeast of Fairbanks remain vigilant.Fort Yukon flood coordinator Velma Carroll said she posted people in certain...
Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power with flying turbine

...that have high (energy) costs," Rein said.Power rates vary from village to village. The cost per kilowatt hour in Fort Yukon last year was 66 cents but the state's Power Cost Equalization subsidy program lowered that to 17 cents for residential...
Fires damage 3 Fort Yukon buildings

...the interior Alaska community of Fort Yukon.The fires destroyed a tribal education...on fire again.Ivey and the other Fort Yukon police officer responded with a fire...comment on whether the fires were set.Fort Yukon is a city of 586 at the confluence...
Toddler killed by dog in Fort Yukon

FORT YUKON - A toddler in Fort Yukon was attacked and killed by a dog after the boy wandered into a neighbor's back yard. Fort Yukon police officer Chris Inderrieden said the 1½-year-old child...
Speaker criticizes treatment of Natives

...Congress. The commission's report was released in November and blasted Alaska's system.At Tuesday's conference, Fort Yukon Chief Steve Ginnis asked delegates to consider a resolution asking the federal government to treat Alaska Natives under...
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Minor flooding reported in Fort Yukon

FAIRBANKS - Low-lying areas of Fort Yukon were under water Monday, a day after...Circle.The Yukon River moved past Fort Yukon late Monday morning, and village...jammed about 15 miles upriver from Fort Yukon until it broke Monday morning. The...
Remains of Fort Yukon chief headed back to Alaska

...56 years, the grave of the late Fort Yukon Chief Esias Loola has been located...tuberculosis."Ever since, the people of Fort Yukon all wanted him back," said his...memoir."There was a hospital in Fort Yukon, so they brought patients from all...
Hoops polls still kind to Falcons making a case for the conference's power rankings too sitting in at second, Noatak is third, Noorvik fourth and Fort Yukon fifth.Southeast's Kake and Yakutat girl's teams are sitting fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 1A girl's...
Fire near Fort Yukon spreads toward the community of 600

...000-acre blaze to keep it from spreading further south to Fort Yukon. Fort Yukon, a community of about 600, is at the confluence of...Slough toward the Porcupine River, which separates Fort Yukon from the blaze, fire information officer Tom Kempton...
Fire near Fort Yukon doubles to 59,000 acres

...the size of a forest fire outside Fort Yukon but the blaze remained north of the...smoke and possibly the fire toward Fort Yukon, Kempton said. "We've been fortunate...number to 23,500 by early Saturday. Fort Yukon, a community of about 600, is at...


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