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Kotzebue plans city-owned bar, restaurant

ANCHORAGE - Kotzebue officials plan to open a city-owned...license."The restaurant would be called Kotzebue Grille and include a bar area, Evans...said.Alcohol sales were banned in Kotzebue, although residents could ship in limited...
Inuit council members meet in Kotzebue

ANCHORAGE - The concerns of indigenous people in the north were discussed at an Inuit Circumpolar Council meeting in Kotzebue.Members from Russia, Greenland and Canada met with Alaska members last week, the Alaska Public Radio Network reported...
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...
2 Alaska troopers shot, wounded in Kotzebue

...Beth Ipsen says Arvid Nelson Jr. of Kotzebue died Sunday evening of an apparent self-inflicted...Anchorage from the Arctic Circle town of Kotzebue. The other trooper suffered less serious...was flown to Anchorage from the town of Kotzebue, which serves as a regional hub for...
Troopers tried negotiation, pepper powder in fatal standoff in Kotzebue

...Troopers who responded after a shootout in Kotzebue left two of their own wounded used only...condition was reported Monday as stable.Kotzebue is 550 miles northwest of Anchorage and...region.The incident Sunday began when Kotzebue police took a report of shots fired at...
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...
Kotzebue musher wins the Kobuk 440 sled dog race

FAIRBANKS - Musher John Baker of Kotzebue has won the Kobuk 440 sled dog race...and ended Sunday morning. It starts in Kotzebue and weaves through Northwest Alaska villages...around Kobuk before mushers return to Kotzebue. Baker crossed the finish line at 8...
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