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Schools in jeopardy

...When Sharp talks about his village, which sits 65 miles east of Dillingham as the crow flies, he mentions safe high grounds, the abundant moose and the four kinds of salmon that visit each year. Despite this deep history and love, he and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-15/schools-jeopardy
State | Local | AK legislature
S. Carolina cleans up, but worries remain

...upstairs when his backdoor failed and water rushed in, and was nearly swept away as he tried to make it outside to higher ground. He survived by hanging on to a neighbor's gate, and then climbing atop a patio table."I'm so grateful. If...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-07/s-carolina-cleans-worries-re
Nation and World
Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...for infrastructure and money to allow 62 families from Newtok to establish new homes at the chosen relocation site on higher ground 9 miles away. In the draft proposal publicly released Friday, state officials also are seeking a total of $162...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-05/officials-eye-eroding-village-relocatio
State
Searchers look for flood victims in Utah town

...About three hours earlier, the National Weather Service had issued a flood warning for the area, saying: "Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life." It's unknown if the victims were aware of the warning.The raging torrents...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-16/searchers-look-flood-victims
Nation and World
Panel sides with new group in tribal dispute

...community of about 380 is one of Alaska's most eroded coastal villages and the only one that has begun a physical move to higher ground 9 miles away. The power dispute has stalled millions of dollars in government funds for Newtok's relocation effort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/panel-sides-new-group-tribal-dispute
State
Chile confronts major quake with ease

...others along the shore took to their cars to race to higher ground. Several coastal towns were flooded from small tsunami...the University of Chile in Santiago. "Many went to higher ground even before the official evacuation alerts...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-18/chile-confronts-major-quake-
Nation and World
Senate panel includes Kivalina school money in budget

...and planning for an access road. Kivalina faces erosion issues, and the community-selected new school site is on higher ground, with no access road to it, according to budget documents.In a letter to the state education commissioner in January...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-10/senate-panel-includes-kivalina-school-m
State
Capital budget stripped

...school site. Kivalina has been struggling with erosion and the new school site selected by the community would be on higher ground, according to budget documents. There is no road to the site currently, the documents state.Committee co-chair...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/capital-budget-stripped
State | AK legislature
Decision expected on Alaska tribal leadership dispute

...community of about 380 is one of Alaska's most eroded coastal villages and the only one that has begun a physical move to higher ground 9 miles away. The power dispute has stalled millions of dollars in government funds for Newtok's relocation effort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-07/decision-expected-alaska-tribal-leaders
State
Some residents flee over tsunami fears

...coastal Alaska residents running for higher ground in fear they would be swamped...village of Chignik also moved to higher ground. Chignik faces the ocean, while...or more, they should move to higher ground or inland, and that's exactly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/some-residents-flee-over-tsunami-fears
State

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