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Kotzebue Diary

KOTZEBUE - 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2...something is definitely different about Kotzebue as we drive from the airport to Alaska...Alaskans living in rural areas such as Kotzebue rely on public radio to provide news and...
Pres. Obama to visit Seward, Dillingham, wrap up in Kotzebue

...Alaska will include visits to Seward, Kotzebue and Dillingham, his office announced...president will head to Dillingham and Kotzebue "where he will engage directly with...excited that the president will visit Kotzebue: "The Arctic region has come into international...
Presentation: From Bellingham to Kotzebue in six short months

...Van Hemert and Pat Farrell, of Anchorage, were paddling homemade boats, hiking and skiing from Bellingham, Washinton to Kotzebue. Their human-powered trek was one that made headlines in Alaska media outlets and tonight (Friday) from 7-9 p.m...
Kotzebue, citing low funds, closes local jail to state prisoners

ANCHORAGE - Kotzebue has closed its local jail to state prisoners...make their first court appearance.Kotzebue officials claim the city has lost more...Alaska, community jails such as the Kotzebue facility are owned and operated by local...
Kotzebue may loosen its liquor restrictions

KOTZEBUE - Kotzebue voters will decide Oct. 6 whether to loosen liquor rules. A measure...alcohol-related. "We know that we're not going to prohibit alcohol in Kotzebue, so why not control it?" said police chief John Ward. The push...
Disaster panel mulls record Kotzebue snow

...Northwest Arctic Borough in response to record snowfall in Kotzebue this winter. The Palin administration's Disaster...discuss the borough's request for state assistance for Kotzebue. Kotzebue officials told the state that an unusually high snowfall...
Kotzebue man gets 116 years on sex charges

KOTZEBUE - A 54-year-old Kotzebue man will serve 116 years in prison following his multiple convictions of sexual assault, assault involving a minor and furnishing alcohol to a minor. James Phillips was sentenced Thursday under new sentencing...
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Kotzebue mine to pay $120,000 penalty to EPA

KOTZEBUE - The federal government has assessed a $120,000 penalty against Teck Alaska Inc., the owner and operator of Kotzebue's Red Dog lead and zinc mine. The Environmental Protection Agency says Teck Alaska has agreed to pay the penalty...
Woman survives having throat cut in Kotzebue

KOTZEBUE - Kotzebue police say 38-year-old woman survived having her throat slit, and her boyfriend has been charged with attempted murder. The Anchorage Daily News reports officers found 38-year-old Eva Snyder covered in blood with a...
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Coast Guard delivers salmon to Kotzebue

...delivered more than 20,000 pounds of silver salmon fillets to Kotzebue as part of a humanitarian mission. Wells Fargo Bank and the...from Sitka and were donated by Seashare. The fish sent to Kotzebue on Monday will feed more than 1,000 families across 11 villages...


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