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Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

...western Alaska town of Nome, 135 miles southeast of the island.Diomede city administrator Karen Kazingnuk said the village store shelves are bare, but plenty of food, except for milk, has been available from the school and the village's Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sidelined-helicopter-disrupts-service-r
State
Regular mail becomes less so in village

...the delivery of checks to residents and cash to the village store, the closest thing to a bank in the community of about...get them in there."Francis Waghiyi, manager of the village store, said even with regular post office staffing, getting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/regular-mail-becomes-less-so-village
State
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 3

...window coverings, Tkachenko said he watched as Yuri Zaichev, a KGB agent on the trip, rushed to the school, the village store, then back to the airport when the pilot warned that he had to take off.They hid until the next day, when the Bering...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-17/melting-ice-curtain-pt-3
State
Two Alaska State Troopers killed

...of her aunt's shot the troopers inside the home.Cruger, who spoke to The Associated Press by telephone from the village store, said she didn't have any other details, other than to say her aunt was sitting outside her home Thursday evening...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-02/two-alaska-state-troopers-killed
State
Teens charged in theft of $189K at Kivalina store

ANCHORAGE - Two teenagers have been charged with burglarizing $189,000 from a northwest Alaska village store that had loaded up with currency in anticipation of people cashing Alaska Permanent Fund dividend checks.Brandon Swan, 18...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-03/teens-charged-theft-189k-kivalina-store
State
Food storage is a vital issue

...security, like energy security, is a very serious issue for all Alaskans, especially for people who live in the villages. Stores in Rural and Remote Alaska have their food flown in and have enough food for a week+ on the store shelves if the...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-01-13/food-storage-vital-issue
Letters
Alaska Digest

...Tuesday. During the 5 1/2-hour spree Monday, about 100 shots were fired after an early morning burglary at the village store. Two witnesses told troopers they were fired at, although no one was struck. "It's a full-on miracle no one...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060204/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Iraq means unique hardships for Eskimos

...said she is not worried about food. Their freezers are full of seal, whale, fish, geese, swans and berries. The village store also is pretty well-stocked. "We have vegetables and stuff like that, mashed potatoes for our fried moose...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062006/sta_20060620003.shtml
News
Power goes out in Savoonga

...have been able to restore power to the new section of town and most of the old section, but about 25 homes and the village store remained without power Wednesday. Phone communication also has been affected, and some pipes are frozen. Homeland...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123010/reg_763410134.shtml
Regional News
$1,107 payout ends 5-year dividend slide

...of the Arctic Circle, Molly Stone's family is using the money to catch up on utility bills and an account at the village store as well as other necessities. Some large families pool many dividend checks to buy big-ticket items, she said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092106/sta_20060921022.shtml
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