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Temporary water filtration system installed at Alatna

...miles northwest of Fairbanks, Anchorage television station KTUU reported.A fire April 15 in a boiler room destroyed the village's water-treatment facility, washeteria and clinic. Residents were forced to cross the frozen Koyukuk River to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/temporary-water-filtration-system-insta
State
Icy Strait Point dock project gets multimillion-dollar loan from state

...zip lines.Icy Strait Point is operated by X'una Kaawu Annee Corporation, a subsidiary of Huna Totem Corporation, the village corporation of Hoonah.The state of Alaska has long planned a new dock at Hoonah, but its location has been a controversial...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-03/icy-strait-point-dock-project-gets-mult
Local
'We Need Help:' Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

...only ruins.Only a handful of the village's roughly 80 homes remain habitable...assess them. The team reported that the villages had been so badly hit, 80 percent...told The Associated Press in the village of Majuwa, west of the capital...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03/we-need-help-aid-scarce-quake-hit-nep
Not For Web
Alaska Science Forum: An oasis on the Seward Peninsula

...season. The flu soon spread inland, where Natives with no resistance to the virus had no chance. All the people in the village of York died, as did 72 of 80 in Brevig Mission. More than 1,200 died on the peninsula.The Catholic Diocese of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/alaska-science-forum-oasis-seward-pe
Outdoors
Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...said Thursday that a senior army officer who was at the scene described the women opening fire on shocked troops in the village of Nbita a week ago, with Boko Haram Islamic insurgents using the women to shield their main fighting force.He said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/scores-more-women-girls-freed-nigeria
Not For Web
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part II

...Vorovskoe by the Russians; in it the male inhabitants reach about 100 (years old)." There is not another mention of the village after this report. Engstrom theorizes that Apolosovo, more isolated than other Tlingit villages, may have been more...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/mysteries-yakobi-island-part-ii
Outdoors
My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...villages covered by the litigation, unless people in the village decided against a local program. Hundreds of millions...thereto," Hammond said. "Others who wished to retain the "village lifestyle" cherished by many rural folk would not be...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-30/my-turn-time-revisit-rural-education
Opinion
Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

...and splintered wood. Women greeted the delivery with repeated cries of "We are hungry!"While the death toll in the village of Gumda was low - only five people were killed and 20 were injured among 1,300 residents - most had lost their homes...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/aid-arriving-nepals-remote-quake-hit-
Not For Web
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

...Gautam Rimal said.Heavy snow had been falling near the village, Ghodatabela, and the ground may have been loosened...reports of the disaster by phone but then lost contact.The village, about a 12-hour walk from the nearest town, is along...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/choppers-ferry-injured-nepal
Not For Web
NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

...leading up to a crash that killed four people outside the village of St. Mary's, according to documents released Thursday...The pilot tried diverting to St. Mary's, overflew the village and crashed on a ridge 4 miles away. Six passengers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/ntsb-releases-documents-fatal-alaska-cr
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