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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
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
Village of Kivalina faces tight repair deadline

...Kivalina's landfill and damaged the community's water system, which pulls drinking water by pipe from the nearby Wulik River. The pipe was broken in places and "some parts went out to sea," Mitchell said.The damage to the pipeline left...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-04/village-kivalina-faces-tight-repair-dea
State
Teens charged in theft of $189K at Kivalina store

...said.The burglary continues an eventful few months for Kivalina.Heavy rain storms raised the water level in the Wulik River and knocked out a portion of the three-mile PVC pipe that supplies the community water purification and storage system...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-03/teens-charged-theft-189k-kivalina-store
State
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
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
State
Auke Bay scientists: Northern orange goo is a natural substance

...community's dwindling reserves in village water tanks even though the orange mass has dissipated from the lagoon and Wulik River, said city administrator Janet Mitchell. "It seems to be all gone," she said. "But if they're microscopic eggs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-08/auke-bay-scientists-northern-orange-goo
Local
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
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-
State
Sudden appearance of orange goo mystifies remote Inupiat Eskimo village in Northwest Alaska

...Kivalina River to the north and the Wulik River to the south. Villagers have never...pump house two miles away on the Wulik River, and found the material there...be filled this summer from the Wulik River to make it through the winter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-06/sudden-appearance-orange-goo-mystifies-
State

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