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Eroding Newtok village progresses on relocation

...village store, remembers when the Ninglick River was far away and the Newtok River...rising temperatures.Driven by the Ninglick River's relentless encroachment...motivated by a sense of urgency. The Ninglick River is swallowing 25- to- 70 feet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-10/eroding-newtok-village-progresses-reloc
State
Erosion threat has village looking for homes

...kitchen window she sees a wide river where there used to be only land. For the past 10 years, natural erosion from the Ninglick River has eaten away at her village, about 100 miles west of Bethel in western Alaska. People watched as the spots where...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061101/Loc_Eroision.html
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Tribal dispute puts Alaska village in limbo

...one that has begun a physical move, with the raging Ninglick River steadily inching toward homes. Officials estimate...state is recognizing the new council, Ruby said. The Ninglick River is swallowing more and more bank each year just south...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2013-11-13/tribal-dispute-puts-alaska-village-l
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Hundreds of millions in bonds on Nov.6 ballot

...4.1 million to help with its effort to move to higher ground at a place called Mertarvik, nine miles away. The Ninglick River is eating away as much as 70 feet of bank per year, edging closer to homes at Newtok.The village is getting an assist...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-01/hundreds-millions-bonds-nov6-ballot
State
Escalating erosion an unprecedented crisis for Native villages

...Alaska village to relocate, sled dogs pulled the old church to its new home three miles away, far from the raging Ninglick River. Sound off on the important issues at That was in 1950 and life was simpler in Newtok, mostly a collection of traditional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122706/sta_20061227026.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...kitchen window she sees a wide river where there used to be only land. For the past 10 years, natural erosion from the Ninglick River has eaten away at her village, about 100 miles west of Bethel in western Alaska. People watched as the spots where...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061101/Loc_Eroision.shtml
Work starts to relocate Alaska village

...and other materials at Toksook Bay. The effort is designed to lighten the craft's load as it heads up the shallow Ninglick River past Newtok and to the relocation site nine miles upriver. The Army, Marines and other military branches are providing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072409/reg_469069226.shtml
Evacuation center designed to help Newtok residents move

...because of erosion. The village on Newtok, which has about 350 residents, has been steadily losing ground to the Ninglick River. The barge landing and landfill have already been lost, and the rest of the village is being threatened as the river...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082809/sta_487095638.shtml
AK village relocation hits snag when ship runs aground

...keep locals from proceeding, not when the restless Ninglick River is swallowing as much as 70 feet of bank a year just...agencies they're serious.In the meantime, the Ninglick River continues to corrode the banks, moving ever closer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-25/ak-village-relocation-hits-snag-when-sh
State
Eroded Alaska village begins building new site

...Anchorage, is continually squeezed by the vast, raging Ninglick River, which has eaten an average of 70 feet of bank a...Newtok, Mertarvik is banked by beach grasses and the Ninglick River just east of the Bering Sea. Federal and state funds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091707/sta_20070917007.shtml
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