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Sentencing continues for case related to troopers' deaths

...deaths, and his trial is scheduled to begin Nov. 9.The troopers went to arrest the elder Kangas after he threatened the village public safety officer. Kangas resisted arrest, and authorities accuse Nathanial of killing both troopers with a rifle...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/sentencing-continues-case-related-troop
State
New, larger clinics planned for 2 villages

...accommodate more services, which are now spread around the village in available space."We're really short on space...board representative Preston Rookok likes the fact that the village's behavioral health services program will be moved...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/new-larger-clinics-planned-2-villages
State
Compassion in action: Acting locally to help globally

...avalanche of ice and rocks fell on the village of Langtang, covering it completely and killing 173 of the village's nearly 500 inhabitants. "There are no houses left in the village; they have all been reduced to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-12-0
Art
Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...Interior Alaska. Its watershed is larger than Virginia. The river flows 660 miles from near the village of Northway to where it rams the Yukon near the village of Tanana.All this water of questionable depth is tough to quantify, but according to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-21/alaska-science-forum-float-down-tana
Outdoors
Second-largest wildfire year ever for Alaska

...fires burning to varying degrees.Those range from near the village of Hughes on the Koyukuk River, where firefighters have built a dozer line to protect the village, to various fires in the smoldering stage.Alaska is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-11
State
Panel sides with new group in tribal dispute

...Patrick said his council has hired a new auditor, who is working on the issue. He said he could not comment further.The village is considered noncompliant in audit years 2011 to 2013. Kruse said the new council has not had access to prior files...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/panel-sides-new-group-tribal-dispute
State
Alaska has second largest wildfire year ever

...fires burning to varying degrees. Those range from near the village of Hughes on the Koyukuk River, where firefighters have built a dozer line to protect the village, to various fires in the smoldering stage.Alaska is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/alaska-has-second-largest-wildfire-year
State
Alaska Science Forum: The lonliest camp on Earth

...Matthew Island in the 1600s.In some ways, St. Matthew, more than 200 miles from the nearest Alaska settlement (the village of Mekoryuk) is a great place to live: lush with plantlife (some of it edible); miles of coastline offering access...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-07/alaska-science-forum-lonliest-camp-e
Outdoors
Warming climate leaves fewer walrus to hunt

...she says.Her brother caught two animals this spring and shared the meat and fat, but it didn't go very far in the village of 150. She's thankful for what she got, though. It's become increasingly difficult to land a walrus.Other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-07/warming-climate-leaves-fewer-walrus-hun
State
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...closed two years ago. Today there are no children in the village, Johnson said.Without kids, the annual Halloween...kids around," she said.She worries for the future of the village where she's spent her entire life."It kind of makes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/shrinking-town-cold-bay-last-kid
State

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