4th suicide in 3 weeks hits village

...three weeks in a remote Alaska Native village, the latest in a tragic cycle in which...his parent's home in Hooper Bay, a village 530 miles west of Anchorage in a region...Several local residents, including the village police chief and the mayor, declined...
Crisis team sent to village after trio of suicides

ANCHORAGE - A Native village on Alaska's western coast is reeling...suicides."We so need the help," village Mayor Joseph Bell said by telephone...the utmost importance to let affected villages lead the response, with incoming experts...
Strong wind, heavy rain collapse village home on stilts

ANCHORAGE - High wind and heavy rain are blamed for the collapse of a home on stilts in southeast Alaska.A village public safety officer in Angoon (ang-GOON') on Friday called Alaska State Troopers to report the home on a beach had collapsed...
With Hindu party leading India, beef grows political

...outrage when he arrived in the north Indian village days after the killing of a Muslim farmer...had been arrested in the attack in the village, just 30 miles from New Delhi. Som...Friday, violence swept another northern village amid rumors that a cow had been slaughtered...
Nation and World
Remains of child found in burned Tununak home

...ANCHORAGE - Authorities say the remains of a small child have been recovered from a home that burned down in the western Alaska village of Tununak (too-NOO'-nuck).KTUU-TV reported that troopers had responded to the fire early Friday, and they initially...
Belarusians set to re-elect Lukashenko

...m. on election day, the official turnout stood at 82 percent, although many polling stations in the capital and nearby villages were nearly empty during the day.Opposition leaders denounced the early voting as an ideal instrument for falsifying the...
Nation and World
AFN convention to kick off in Anchorage

...Tlingit who was born in the Southeast Alaska village of Yakutat.The federation was created...It led to establishment of regional and village Native corporations with the right to...regional Native corporations and scores of village corporations were created under the law...
Trio of suicides leaves Alaska village in grief

ANCHORAGE - An entire village on Alaska's western coast is grieving the back-to-back suicides of three young adults -with each subsequent death influenced...
In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Kipnuk, remembers...reality for some of the villages, including Kipnuk...and ice or from the village's treated-water...spilling along the village boardwalks."Very...sewer service in Native villages has been linked, in...
Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...most eroded coastal Native villages is being eyed as a possible...a mass exodus from the tiny village of Newtok through a national...for three other vulnerable villages - Emmonak, Galena and Teller...appeals panel sided with the new village leaders last month.Oblivious...


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