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Troopers say arson caused Shungnak fire

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say arson is the cause of a fire that destroyed a storage building at the Shungnak village school. Troopers say two men wearing hooded sweatshirts were seen leaving the area with a gasoline can moments before...
Man sentenced for sexual abuse of toddler

ANCHORAGE - A Shungnak man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 15 years probation...said the sentence was warranted given Cleveland's lack of remorse. Shungnak is a community of 260 people located 150 miles east of Kotzebue.
Alaska's dental health aides face opposition in Washington

...Inupiaq Eskimo in the small village of Shungnak, a trip to the dentist for her children...from East Texas, married a man from Shungnak and decided to settle in the village...Natives - who often live in towns like Shungnak, which are not accessible by road...
Helen Brouillette Gray Under a shimmering northern lights display Helen was born in Shungnak, Alaska to Ola and Alliak Gray on March 15, 1922. Where her first...spread on her favorite berry patch, secret fishing hole and beloved Shungnak.
Trapping class shows Interior students survival in the wild

SHUNGNAK - High school students in Shungnak are taking it outside - to the woods behind the village and...out to the wilderness and back inside again, the class has Shungnak students relating to their school in new ways, and recognizing...
State briefs

...Stephanie Bennis was found last week by residents of Shungnak as they gathered firewood near a stream off the...boyfriend, then 18-year-old Aaron Tickett of Shungnak, had traveled from Shungnak to Kobuk to drop off Tickett's brother. That...
This Day in History

...lines, throwing the entire town into darkness. In 1947, two Chicago men reported finding a 600-pound jade nugget in the Shungnak River, a tributary of the Kobuk. In 1957, Richfield Oil Company's Kenai Peninsula discovery well was completed, pumping...
Alaska Digest

...third-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor. Shungnak woman charged in toddler's death ANCHORAGE - A Shungnak woman was charged with manslaughter on...officers from Kobuk. Sheldon told the Shungnak health aide that after drinking alcohol...
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1947, two Chicago men reported finding a 600-pound jade nugget in the Shungnak River, a tributary of the Kobuk. In 1949, a fire destroyed the Ice Pool Tavern in Nenana as well as power lines, throwing the...

...neighboring villages to comb the river near Shungnak. Stephanie Bennis, a student at the...and boyfriend Aaron Tickett, 18, of Shungnak, were on their way back to Kobuk at...murky and swift water between Kobuk and Shungnak. Searchers may get some help from the...


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