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Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...concerns. Beavers have colonized the Wulik River, Kivalina's main source for...Beavers are not the only change along Wulik River. Villagers have watched the tundra...river bank slumps all along the Wulik River," said Millie Hawley, president...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-03-27/warming-brings-unwelcome-change-alaska-
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Village beset by water woes gets setback

...in the Inupiat Eskimo village that is perpetually strapped for cash. But recent rains have stirred up the mud in the Wulik River - the source of Kivalina's water supply - and water pumping was halted after the village ran out of two kinds of filters...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-16/village-beset-water-woes-gets-setback
State
Alaska villages cope with treated-water shortages

...fall, allowing crews to start pumping water from the Wulik River. But winter freeze-up arrived long before the community's...wanted to transport large portable containers to the Wulik River and collect water directly from a hole drilled through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-25/alaska-villages-cope-treated-water-shor
State
Kivalina students miss 3 weeks of school

...Kivalina city manager Janet Mitchell said the conservation efforts remain in place until tanks can be filled after the Wulik River thaws and turbidity levels drops, something that historically concludes in July.Storms damaged the Kivalina's water...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-26/kivalina-students-miss-3-weeks-school
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Water-starved village gets last-minute help

...operates in the community, 83 miles north of the Arctic Circle.The pressing goal is to begin pumping water from the Wulik River to the community storage tanks while there's still time.Millie Hawley, president of Kivalina's tribal council...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-25/water-starved-village-gets-last-minute-
State
Warming brings unwelcome change to Alaska villages

...concerns. Beavers have colonized the Wulik River, Kivalina's main source for...Beavers are not the only change along Wulik River. Villagers have watched the tundra...river bank slumps all along the Wulik River," said Millie Hawley, president...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032811/sta_806546506.shtml
News
Hello, Dolly: Kenai angler lands world-record Dolly Varden

...caught this world-record Dolly," said Mike Curtiss of Kenai. Curtiss was fishing above the Arctic Circle on the Wulik River about 80 miles northwest of Kotzebue. On his first day out,Oct. 9, he found a deep hole in a shallow, slow-moving...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102702/out_bigfidh.shtml
Outdoors
Alaska village short of water as winter approaches

...will prevent any further transfers of water from the Wulik River into the city's two unfilled storage tanks, the latest...August - to extract a year's supply of water from the Wulik River. The pipe freezes in winter and there's too much ice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-10/alaska-village-short-water-winter-appro
State
Heavy rain creates water problem in Alaska village

...village on a Chukchi Sea barrier reef.High water on the Wulik River knocked out a portion of the three-mile PVC pipe that...August - to extract a year's supply of water from the Wulik River. The pipe freezes in winter and there's too much ice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-22/heavy-rain-creates-water-problem-alaska
State
Red Dog Mine violates the Clean Water Act

...wastewater, into Red Dog Creek, which flows into the Wulik River, according to court documents. Kivalina, 66 miles...permit the agency is preparing. She said the water in the Wulik River is safe. Teck Cominco argued in its response to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080306/sta_20060803017.shtml
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