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Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

...of four young adults in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay. Regarding the Anchorage convention death, police spokeswoman...week, he said.During last week's convention, the Hooper Bay deaths were noted by speakers, including Gov. Bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-20/activist-hopes-convention-suicide-leads
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Gov., 2011 Iditarod champ push 'wellness initiative'

...at the annual conference of the Federation of Alaska Natives. The announcement comes as the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay is mourning the back-to-back suicides of four young adults since late September.The idea for the new initiative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-18/gov-2011-iditarod-champ-push-wellness-i
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Trio of suicides leaves Alaska village in grief

...death influenced by the preceding one.A regional tribal health organization is sending a suicide-response team to Hooper Bay next week in what essentially will be a community debriefing.But in a region with disproportionately steep rates of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-09/trio-suicides-leaves-alaska-village-gri
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AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...among young people. He was referring to four young adults who took their own lives in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay since late September. At least two of those suicides were influenced by a subsequent one.Walker said his administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-15/afn-convention-speakers-lament-recent-v
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AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...of suicides among Alaska Natives, including the recent suicides of four young adults in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay.Gov. Bill Walker said at the opening Thursday of the annual conference of the Federation of Alaska Natives that nothing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-15/afn-convention-speakers-lament-recent-v
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4th suicide in 3 weeks hits village

...man was found dead Saturday at his parent's home in Hooper Bay, a village 530 miles west of Anchorage in a region with...from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. is heading to Hooper Bay this week for a community debriefing.Christopher Byrnes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-13/4th-suicide-3-weeks-hits-village
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Crisis team sent to village after trio of suicides

...suicide-response-and-prevention team to Hooper Bay next week in what essentially will...Bell said by telephone Friday.In Hooper Bay, 530 miles west of Anchorage, everybody...groups are planning to travel to Hooper Bay as well, said Christopher Byrnes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-12/crisis-team-sent-village-after-trio-sui
State
Name change sought for area named for confederate officer

...with using the name for a western Alaska census area several months ago. Last week, the city and Native village of Hooper Bay submitted a resolution suggesting the census district be named "Kusilvak," she wrote. The area is home to the Kusilvak...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/name-change-sought-area-named-confedera
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Local Sports Calendar for Monday, March 16

...m. Metlakatla girls Vs. Dillingham, 5:10 p.m. Wrangell boys Vs. Glenallen, 8:30 p.m. Craig girls Vs. Hooper Bay. Tuesday, March 17CHEERLEADINGAway, TBA, ASAA 2015 high school Cheerleading State Championships at the Wells Fargo...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-16/local-sports-calendar-monday-march-16
Sports
Local Sports Calendar for Sunday, March 15

...m. Metlakatla girls Vs. Dillingham, 5:10 p.m. Wrangell boys Vs. Glenallen, 8:30 p.m. Craig girls Vs. Hooper Bay. Tuesday, March 17CHEERLEADINGAway, TBA, ASAA 2015 high school Cheerleading State Championships at the Wells Fargo...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-15/local-sports-calendar-sunday-march-15
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