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Bush Caucus hears need for water, sewer work in rural Alaska

...treatment in Akhiok, the consortium built a modular plant in two shipping containers in Anchorage, transported them to the village and set them up, at a cost of about $1.5 million. That is less than the $3 million to $5 million that a water...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/bush-caucus-hears-need-water-sewer-work
State | AK legislature
Village school placed on lockdown as residents exiled

FAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers say the school in the village of Huslia was placed in lockdown this week as local residents were exiled from the community.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-21/village-school-placed-lockdown-resident
State
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding village

...the impact of coastal erosion in the village," Jewell said. "You can hear...residents have moved bodies from the village graveyard to prevent them from...Kivalina, she said."When I was in the village of Kivalina, they didn't talk...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/interior-secretary-jewell-visits-erodin
State | AK legislature
Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

...administrator Karen Kazingnuk said the village store shelves are bare, but plenty...been available from the school and the village's Alaska Native corporation...added."With food available, the village school stepped in to provide lunches...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sidelined-helicopter-disrupts-service-r
State
Port Lions has culminating 50th anniversary celebration

...remembering its history since the village moved from its original Afognak...because that's when the men of the village brought their wives and families...in 1964 by people who moved from the village of Afognak, on the southern tip...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/port-lions-has-culminating-50th-anniver
State
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...s counteroffensive to retake the village.The Aleutian Islands, which...than bows and arrows to protect the village. The Japanese had assumed that...and screamed down the ridge into the village they were slipping and falling...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/forgotton-battle-alaska-part-2
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Digging up Augustine's top-heavy legacy

...said.In 1883, the extreme tides of Cook Inlet saved the village from being swamped. Because the Augustine-induced...shelters were destroyed, but no one was killed.Most of the village of Nanwalek is built on a high terrace above the beach...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/alaska-science-forum-digging-augusti
Outdoors
Educator Spotlight: Molly Box

...relationships with students in Napakiak, Alaska. I traveled to Napakiak with five Juneau students and we learned about the village and the Napakiak way of life for a full week. What an adventure! Then we hosted five students from Napakiak here in...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-08/educator-spotlight-molly-box
Neighbors
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...from seabirds to gray whales.Leasing in past sales has been prohibited in marine areas used for whaling by Barrow and the village of Kaktovik.An area studied extensively in recent years is Hanna Shoal about 100 miles northwest of Barrow. The shoal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/drilling-plan-may-restrict-sensitive-ar
State | AK legislature
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...she felt "publicly humiliated." Warn noted she's concerned that the incident will be "swept under the rug."The village's mayor did not return messages left for comment Thursday and Friday.The Alaska State Troopers website makes clear...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/shocked-vpso-accused-using-taser-11-yea
Local

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