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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...
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...
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...
Food storage is a vital issue, 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...
Alaska village facing water shortages gets outside help

...take to a landfill.Jobs in the community are limited, with people working for local and tribal governments, the village store, clinic and the school, and a handful of other entities. Residents rely on subsistence activities, such as hunting...
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...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: A turning point in the health of world's oceansTurn

...that would go a long way towards slowing the ocean's decline. In 1998 Galena successfully banned plastic bags from village stores. Forty villages followed. The Juneau Alaska Youth for Environmental Action at JDHS is mobilizing and planning to...


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