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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
Made in Alaska: Brice Habeger's 'Swiftwater'

...charts the work of Dr. Douglas Anderson and his team at Igliqtiqsiugvigrua, a site on National Park Service land near the village of Kiana on the Kobuk river. In 2011, the archeologists found human remains on the site, requiring the excavation...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/brice-habegers-swiftwater
Art
Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

...Ralph Watkins said. "Having access to just some of your basic things is an event."He said it takes effort to get to the village. For anyone wanting to get there from the Lower 48 states, it would require first a flight to Anchorage, followed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/volunteers-bring-santa-remote-village
State
Regular mail becomes less so in village

...checks to residents and cash to the village store, the closest thing to a...Francis Waghiyi, manager of the village store, said even with regular...debit cards to shop."It hurts the village community-wise," Waghiyi said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/regular-mail-becomes-less-so-village
State
Santa delivers cheer, gifts to Chiniak

...containing Santa, elves and gifts land nearby.Santa to the Villages is a program by the Coast Guard Spouses Association...This year, they will bring gifts to 264 children in the villages of Akhiok, Chiniak, Karluk, Larsen Bay, Old Harbor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-08/santa-delivers-cheer-gifts-chiniak
State
Holiday travel tales at airports across Alaska and Hawaii

...Thanksgiving, she and her husband are splurging on a turkey in the village, where a 10-pound bird runs in the $40 range. They...Alaska's western coast.Larson, the city manager of the village, had been in Anchorage on business and his wife and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/holiday-travel-tales-airports-across-al
State
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...birds to humans.Hultin visited the village of Brevig Mission, on Alaska's...72 of the 80 people, 90 percent the village, from Nov. 15-20, 1918. The deadly virus may have reached the village on the breath of men bringing supplies...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/alaska-science-forum-villagers-remai
Outdoors
State to send generator to village without power for nearly a week

...has located a generator and plans to transport it to the village, along with a technician, on Friday, weather permitting...plant, he said.The outage has not affected classes at the village school, which has its own generator. The school could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/state-send-generator-village-without-po
State
Hearthside author event set for Sunday

...Hill. For more on Kantner, see this week's Arts. Hill, an artist, commercial fisherman and teacher, lives in the village of Kokhanok located on Lake Iliamna. She travels seasonally in the summer with her husband and three children to Bristol...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-13/hearthside-author-event-set-sunday
Art
Manokotak man convicted of killing VPSO

...2013, he called Alaska State Troopers to say he was going to Dick's home to talk. About an hour later, troopers took calls of gunshots.Officers from Dillingham flew to the village and found Madole's body outside Dick's home.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-12/manokotak-man-convicted-killing-vpso
State

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