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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...
Power outage throws Kaktovik into deep freeze 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 and repair technicians destined for Kaktovik left Kulis Air National Guard Base in...
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...
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...
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...
Ammunition shortage reaches rural Alaska

...gets its ammunition from the Alaska Native Industries Cooperative Association, which supplies 40 stores from the Aleutians to Kaktovik. Distribution manager Bill Williams watches subsistence hunting seasons to ship the right ammunition at the appropriate times...
Unmanned aircraft industry takes off in Alaska

...Sept. 30. A joint venture between the resource industry support company and regional Native corporations Olgoonik Corp. and Kaktovik Inupiat Corp., Tulugaq's work centers on its 21st Century aircraft, the Diamond Aircraft DA42. The word Tulugaq is Inupiaq...
Ice still delaying Shell Arctic offshore drilling

...after the fall bowhead whale hunting season. Whalers from Nuiqsut have used three of their four strikes, Smith said, and Kaktovik whalers have used one of three allowed under subsistence hunting rules. Both were hunting Tuesday.The Kulluk, an ice-reinforced...
Right place, Right time

...miles from Manhattan, there was joy in Kaktovik - an Inupiat Eskimo town of 293 people...manipulation. Bennett's photo, "Kaktovik Whaling Tool Sharpeners," won the Juror's...Greenland. He wasn't sure how well "Kaktovik Whaling" turned out until he had it...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...By DAVID FOSTER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KAKTOVIK -- Imagine this: You're in a small...clouds. Far ahead, the Eskimo village of Kaktovik comes into view, a speck amid endless...Ocean ice grinds against the tundra. Kaktovik's 260 residents need no outside image-makers...


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