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Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska village

ANCHORAGE - Ruby Kaleak's part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing the animals back to the Beaufort Sea. But she wasn't expecting to shoo one of the biggest bears...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/polar-bear-breaks-home-alaska-village-0
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Polar bear breaks into home in village

ANCHORAGE - Ruby Kaleak's part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing the animals back to the Beaufort Sea. But she wasn't expecting to shoo one of the biggest bears...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-15/polar-bear-breaks-home-village
State
Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska village

...a bear was inside a doorway.She and a co-worker spotted the polar bear inside 81-year-old Betty Brower's home in Kaktovik (kak-TOH'-vik), a village of 300. It was eating seal oil from a drum.Kaleak carries a shotgun loaded with beanbag...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/polar-bear-breaks-home-alaska-village
State
Power outage throws Kaktovik into deep freeze

...phone Monday at the Waldo Arms Hotel in Kaktovik. A power outage has forced many of the 300 residents of Kaktovik, on the Arctic Ocean in Alaska's northeast...equipment and repair technicians destined for Kaktovik left Kulis Air National Guard Base in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011105/sta_20050111007.shtml
News
Broken pipes, flooding follow freeze in Kaktovik

...with no heat, the Arctic village of Kaktovik faced a new problem Thursday: broken...collection and disposal of human waste. Kaktovik, an Inupiat Eskimo village, is about...After sputtering for a day or two, Kaktovik's power plant failed completely on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011405/sta_20050114005.shtml
News
Program about living in Kaktovik

...Fish and Wildlife Service. In the 1970s, Jacobson lived in the Arctic coastal Inupiat Eskimo village of Kaktovik for three years. Kaktovik is adjacent to the northern border of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and Jacobson's program will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010902/Nei_kaktovik.shtml
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A big night in the arts

...City, Berlin, Stockholm, Helsinki, London, Spain and Greenland.Raised in Anchorage, her family is from the village of Kaktovik, in the northeastern corner of the state.In addition to receiving an award, Warden is one of three artists who will be...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...seabirds to gray whales.Leasing in past sales has been prohibited in marine areas used for whaling by Barrow and the village of Kaktovik.An area studied extensively in recent years is Hanna Shoal about 100 miles northwest of Barrow. The shoal diverts warm water...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/drilling-plan-may-restrict-sensitive-ar
State | AK legislature
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...their children to permanently protect this invaluable resource."Robert Thompson, who lives within the refuge's borders at Kaktovik and is chairman of the group Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands, worries that oil and gas development...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/obama-seek-wilderness-designation-anwr
State | AK legislature
Polar bear patrols vital as Arctic ice recedes

...For $16 an hour, Morgan VanHatten patrolled the streets of Kaktovik in a Ford pickup last fall armed with a 12-gauge shotgun...your chicken coop, whereas you could with a brown bear." In Kaktovik, VanHatten circled the village between 4 p.m. and midnight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051010/sta_637078953.shtml
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