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Savoonga seeks disaster help

ANCHORAGE - Savoonga is seeking disaster help from the state. The request asks the governor...Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is sending a team to Savoonga to assess the situation. The team was to leave Tuesday and then report...
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Power goes out in Savoonga

ANCHORAGE - The village of Savoonga on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea is continuing to struggle with power outages. The...were without power. He says some people are staying at the school. About 700 people live in Savoonga.
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Village power restored but problems persist

...was restored Monday to the village of Savoonga on St. Lawrence Island, but pipes that...Eskimo village of about 700 people. Savoonga is on an island in the Bering Sea about...the utility that provides power to Savoonga, for the plumbing problems. "It was...
Disaster aid set for town hit by storm

ANCHORAGE - The state will run a disaster assistance center in Savoonga to help residents whose homes were damaged after a storm caused prolonged power outages. The center will operate at the village...
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Parnell declares disaster for town hit by storm

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has issued a state disaster declaration to help the tiny town of Savoonga after a storm caused prolonged power outages for most residents. Friday's declaration authorizes the Alaska Division of Homeland...
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Missing Gambell man tried to swim to boat

SAVOONGA - The search has been suspended for a...away from shore about 25 miles south of Savoonga. Alaska State Troopers received the report...through the weekend with volunteers from Savoonga and Gambell. The missing man is identified...
Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska

...Game press release issued this week. Residents in Gambell and Savoonga worried something in the environment had killed the birds...according to reports from the island villages of Gambell and Savoonga during a teleconference Friday. A local biologist will try...
Two Native villages report very low walrus harvest

...according to residents of Gambell and Savoonga.With few employment opportunities...animals for Gambell and 578 for Savoonga. This year, Gambell residents...walrus with another 76 taken by Savoonga.Savoonga Mayor Myron Kingeekuk...
Parnell declares economic disaster for island

...significant economic challenge to the residents of Gambell and Savoonga.Parnell said only 340 walrus were taken during the spring...poverty guidelines of $50,271. The estimated income in Savoonga is $38,007, compared to its adjusted federal poverty guideline...
Alaskan teens take leadership role in boating safety education

...The following high schools received the Silver Award:· Chugiak High School· Hogarth Kingeekuk Sr. Memorial School (Savoonga)· Barrow High SchoolThe following schools received the Bronze Award:· Martin Luther King Jr. Career Center (Anchorage...


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