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Storms postpone Kivalina's school year

...begin in the northwest Alaska village of Kivalina because August storms left the school...Tribal Health Consortium.The city of Kivalina and the Northwest Arctic Borough declared...unlock state money for the repair effort.Kivalina residents still have rainwater, as well...
Ancient Native remains located near Kivalina

...Construction workers doing excavation for Kivalina's new wastewater treatment plant unearthed...prior to white contact - of the specific Kivalina locality." The discovery shows that Kivalina, in northwest Alaska, was occupied by humans...
Village of Kivalina faces tight repair deadline

...figures the northwest Alaska village of Kivalina has three weeks at most before'll be difficult," Mitchell, the Kivalina city administrator, said Tuesday.Emergency...Borough.Late summer storms flooded Kivalina's landfill and damaged the community's...
TVs stolen from new clinic in Kivalina

KIVALINA - Alaska State Troopers are investigating the theft of three television sets from the new health clinic in Kivalina. Troopers in Kotzebue say they were notified this week that the TVs were noticed to be missing in August. Villagers took...
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Snowmachiner dies of exposure in Kivalina

...KOTZEBUE - Alaska State Troopers say an overdue snowmachiner from Kivalina has been found dead, apparently from exposure. The snowmachiner...March 3 and his body was discovered on the winter trail to Kivalina. The state medical examiner requested the body for an autopsy...
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Kivalina students miss 3 weeks of school

...semester was postponed five weeks in Kivalina last year after late summer storms damaged...for months in the community of 400. Kivalina city manager Janet Mitchell said the...concludes in July.Storms damaged the Kivalina's water supply pipeline before the...
Kivalina moves to reopen

...Arctic Borough School District says Kivalina's only school could reopen March...independent committee to review the Kivalina school closure. In a letter responding to Holloway, Charles Mason said Kivalina's local advisory school board began...
Kivalina residents say mine pollutes water

ANCHORAGE - Residents of Kivalina have filed notice that they plan to...Francisco, is handling the case for Kivalina, a coastal village of fewer than...EPA, the state and the village of Kivalina. She also said the mine's higher-than-allowed...
Kivalina sues Red Dog Mine, citing water woes

...arm of the northwest Alaska village of Kivalina filed suit against operators of the Red...filed in U.S. District Court by the Kivalina Relocation Planning Committee said Teck...Kotzebue and 55 miles from the Chukchi Sea. Kivalina, a village of nearly 400, is 80 miles...
New Kivalina teachers quit, citing threats

...ANCHORAGE - Two new teachers have left the Kivalina school since classes started last month...returned to Maine. But Gerry Pickner, Kivalina's new principal, said he thinks cultural...led to the Lamothes' decision to leave Kivalina. The Lamothes declined to be interviewed...


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