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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
Northern Light Church celebrates 40 years

...congregation for worship and an anniversary lunch at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7.Former Northern Light pastor Mary Ann Warden of Kaktovik will be the guest preacher. Photos and other historical items will be displayed for viewing in addition to a presentation...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-30/northern-light-church-celebrates-40
Neighbors
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
Neighbors
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
News
Polar bear surprises women in tent

...Brower, were at a fish camp outside the Inupiat village of Kaktovik, the Alaska Dispatch News reported Tuesday.Rexford was pulling...according to biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey.The Kaktovik bear incident was the second run-in with humans last week...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/polar-bear-surprises-women-tent
State
Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

...Spanish-American War, stayed behind on Flaxman Island, a sandy wedge of land north of Alaska's coast and 58 miles west of Kaktovik. He lived for nine summers and six winters in a cabin made from the ship that brought him there in 1906. From that lonely...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-05/ernest-leffingwell-scientist-fan-clu
Outdoors

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