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Eroding Newtok village progresses on relocation

...lived in the tiny Alaska Native village of Newtok all of his 59 years, but the erosion...the Ninglick River was far away and the Newtok River flowed deeply decades ago. Now...community of 350 people.The smaller Newtok is now shallow and stagnant. The subsurface...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-10/eroding-newtok-village-progresses-reloc
State
Berry pickers stranded near Newtok

...16 people on a berry picking excursion are stranded on a sandbar near Newtok. The Anchorage Daily News reports the group is safe and waiting for...and was told by radio the group is equipped to stay until boats from Newtok arrive.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081610/reg_695809292.shtml
Regional News
Tribal dispute puts Alaska village in limbo

...ANCHORAGE - The flood-prone village of Newtok near Alaska's storm-battered coast...that administers the relocation grants.Newtok is one of Alaska's most eroded coastal...inching toward homes. Officials estimate Newtok, 480 miles west of Anchorage, has until...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2013-11-13/tribal-dispute-puts-alaska-village-l
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Evacuation center designed to help Newtok residents move

...move because of erosion. The village on Newtok, which has about 350 residents, has...year. Within five years, everyone from Newtok is expected to be nine miles upriver in...Yup'ik. Mertarvik sits higher than Newtok, on a treeless tundra slope on Nelson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082809/sta_487095638.shtml
Escape shelter designed for Newtok residents

...south of the flood-prone village of Newtok. It willl be far less expensive than...Ninglick River. If floodwaters engulf Newtok, all 350 people could escape by boat...Army Corps of Engineers has reported that Newtok, a Yup'ik village 500 miles west of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022009/sta_396102505.shtml
Work starts to relocate Alaska village

...begun to relocate the eroding village of Newtok. The Bristol Bay Times reported that...heads up the shallow Ninglick River past Newtok and to the relocation site nine miles...five years to help with the relocation of Newtok, population 350. The Ninglick has been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072409/reg_469069226.shtml
Troopers looking for missing seal hunters

NEWTOK - Alaska State Troopers and the Civil Air Patrol are looking for two overdue...29-year-old Jacob Tobeluk Jr. of Nunapitchuk and 28-year-old Roman Carol of Newtok left Sunday on a seal hunt in the Hazen Bay area in a 16-foot boat. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042209/reg_431716950.shtml
Tribal leader pleads guilty to alcohol importation

...councils in the western Alaska village of Newtok, served three days in jail and was ordered...three 750-milliliter liquor bottles to Newtok, where the sales and importation of alcohol...able to depart on a flight from Bethel to Newtok, according to the complaint.Patrick...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-17/tribal-leader-pleads-guilty-alcohol-imp
State
Erosion threat has village looking for homes

NEWTOK - When Betty Ann Tom looks out her kitchen...newly formed river channels are turning Newtok into an island, forcing villagers to take...Wildlife Service to start a new life. If the Newtok Native corporation agrees to terms presented...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061101/Loc_Eroision.html
Local
Seeking Higher Ground

...massive effort to relocate the village of Newtok from its storm-flayed site to a clean...the effects of climate change. Tom, Newtok's administrator, is driven by the relentless...island, unleashing raw sewage from the Newtok River. This is the historical honey bucket...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102207/sta_20071022001.shtml
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