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Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

...disproportionately high rates of suicide, including the recent back-to-back suicides of four young adults in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay. Regarding the Anchorage convention death, police spokeswoman Anita Shell said there was no indication...
AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...young adults who took their own lives in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay since late September. At least two...Mallott, a Tlingit who was born in the southeast Alaska village of Yakutat and was the Democratic nominee for governor...

...arrested and charged with fatally shooting his father's fiance multiple times as she slept in a home in the western Alaska village.Nick Coffee, 31, of Marshall is charged with first- and- second-degree murder in the death of 62-year-old...
Obama visit reaches into Arctic

...crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up call on global warming. Obama's visit to Kotzebue, a town...
In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

ANCHORAGE - Flush toilets and running water are elusive dreams for Paul Dock and other residents of impoverished Alaska villages where indoor plumbing has historically cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to install in just one home.Residents...
Carol Ann Segura

...Kenai for about 10 years before retiring. She also served as a board member for the Kenai Native Association and Alaska Village Initiatives.She enjoyed berry picking and putting up fish. Jim remembers her great sense of humor and that she...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anna Oxereok grew up eating walrus in the western Alaska village of Wales. Today it's such a rare treat she can't bring herself to part with the plastic gallon bag of meat in her freezer...
Man in custody after barricading self in village; 1 dead

...Alaska State Troopers arrested a man Monday after he barricaded himself inside a home for hours in a tiny northwest Alaska village where one person was found dead outside the residence.The man was apprehended about 2:30 p.m. in Selawik...
EXCEL joins concstruction academy

...Alaskan jobs being vacated by retiring Baby Boomers. Recently the program expanded to include 39 youth from rural Alaska villages. "This is the first time we've been able to partner up with village Alaska and help teach some skills to our young...
Voices of Alaska: Welcoming President Obama to Alaska

...state government, University, the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, the Cold Climate House Research Center, the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, and others. The best outcome of the president's visit would be an improvement in the way...


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