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Kuskokwim ice not thick enough for auto travel

...Kuskokwim River.KYUK reports the river ice is melting enough that conditions could be dangerous for heavy vehicles.Kwethluk village public safety officer Max Olick says the river is not safe enough for autos, and he urged caution when people are traveling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/kuskokwim-ice-not-thick-enough-auto-tra
State
Court: Alaska tribe should settle own dispute over leadership

...system.The dispute began with a lawsuit filed against Mount McKinley Bank by one group claiming leadership of the Healy Lake Village tribe, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Another group also claims it is the rightful leader.The state Supreme...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-15/court-alaska-tribe-should-settle-own-di
State
Attention car thieves, you left something behind

...Chevy, which had been left unlocked with keys in the console, is also associated with multiple tire slashings at Switzer Village Mobile Park the same night, police said.The suspects may be three "young males" whom a witness reported seeing leaving...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/attention-car-thieves-you-left-somethin
Local
Central Council votes in new president

...entire life in Kasaan on the eastern coast of Prince of Wales Island. He has served as the tribal president for The Organized Village of Kasaan and on its seven-member tribal council; president of Kasaan's school board for the Southeast Island Schools...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-13/central-council-votes-new-president
Local
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...November. Four people were killed and six others were injured in the crash of that commuter flight outside the southwest Alaska village of Saint Marys. A preliminary NTSB report said the plane had diverted course because of deteriorating weather.An NTSB investigator...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/troopers-name-2-men-killed-alaska-plane
State
Two men indicted in unrelated child sex abuse cases

...December at or near Juneau, according to an indictment.A $2,500 warrant was issued for his arrest on March 14, and a Village Patrol Safety Office arrested him in Angoon on March 19, according to court documents. The warrant lists his last known address...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-02/two-men-indicted-unrelated-child-sex-ab
Local
Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power with flying turbine

...locations."Ultimately, the goal is to deploy the BAT at off-grid village sites that have high (energy) costs," Rein said.Power rates vary from village to village. The cost per kilowatt hour in Fort Yukon last year was 66 cents but...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-01/company-hopes-tap-high-winds-rural-powe
State
Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and former state natural resources commissioner Dan Sullivan spoke Tuesday at the Alaska Native Village CEO Association conference, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The Supreme Court decision not to review the 9th U.S. circuit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-senate-forum-turns-subsistence
State | AK legislature
Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

...of the archive's 12,000 boxes of records.The remaining 9,000 boxes, which contain documents on topics as varied as village schools and the U.S. Coast Guard, are scheduled to move to the National Archives office in Seattle."We are going to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-04/historians-gain-some-ground-fight-keep-
State
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Nations representatives recently attempted to attend a recent transboundary mining summit in Craig, hosted by the Organized Village of Kasaan, but were turned back by weather. Eleven of Southeast Alaska's 19 federally recognized tribes attended, formed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/river-runs-through-it-and-thats-prob
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