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Shishmaref to build rock wall to stem erosion from tides

...Engineers plan to build a rock embankment in Shishmaref this fall to stave off erosion brought by the violent tides of the Chukchi Sea. Shishmaref, a village of about 600 people five...Cape Nome, about 126 miles south of Shishmaref. "It's pretty expensive to bring...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070805/sta_20050708019.shtml
News
Of shamans and storms: A Shishmaref story

On one of my last days in Shishmaref, I heard the story of the last...like a laid off iron worker? Shishmaref is always on my mind in the fall...their island shrink, the people of Shishmaref decided they needed to relocate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091207/nei_20070912004.shtml
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Shishmaref residents vote to move their village

...Residents of the island village of Shishmaref have voted overwhelmingly to move their...said Percy Nayokpuk, president of Shishmaref Native Corp. It's not known where...gobbled up shoreline and swallowed roads. Shishmaref is on a sandy barrier island on Alaska's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072202/sta_villagemove.shtml
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Army Corps tabulates costs to move Shishmaref

...Relocating the eroding village of Shishmaref to solid ground could cost $180 million...of communities. Several, including Shishmaref, have begun to press state and federal...the costs of dealing with erosion in Shishmaref and six other communities. Ultimately...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020105/sta_20050201008.shtml
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Residents of eroding village seek federal help

...barely enough room for hopscotch on Shishmaref's eroding waterfront.Erosion in...Barack Obama, telling him she learned Shishmaref has no federal funding available to...it cannot forget its own citizens."Shishmaref, 600 miles northwest of Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-19/residents-eroding-village-seek-federal-
State
Have you ever been to Shishmaref?

...in a 100 years, people will have a memory of how this place looked and what the people were doing. Have you ever been to Shishmaref? Rie has, and also to Craig and Eagle and Golovnin and Holy Cross and King Island and Russian Mission and St. George and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071608/nei_304772424.shtml
Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...this is their food - they don't take it lightly."Meanwhile, an oil-like substance was spotted in the water between Shishmaref and Wales about two weeks ago.Sheffield and Ahmasuk are asking that anyone who sees oil-covered wildlife contact them...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-25/lab-results-pending-seals-found-covered
State
Juneau mayor to join in climate change petition today

...Bruce Botelho will join leaders from Shishmaref and San Francisco today in asking the...greenhouse gases. The Native village of Shishmaref, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom...regulations on greenhouse gas emissions. Shishmaref is an Inupiaq Eskimo village on Sarichef...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112508/reg_359002069.shtml
Kiatcha Lie

...in several Alaska villages - especially the island village Shishmaref. She rode on dog teams. She was bilingual as a child speaking...Although she had previously taught a year in a village school in Shishmaref, Kiatcha attended Chicago Teacher's College and taught...

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Transportation agency puts focus on rural projects

...include a $26.6 million runway extension at the Nome airport; road and airport work in places like Barrow, Kotzebue, Shishmaref and Emmonak; and an extensive new road project in Interior Alaska.Bailey said the department is building about 18 miles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/transportation-agency-puts-focus-rural-
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