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Troopers identify plane crash victims

...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...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...Interior Department's rejection of a road through a national wildlife refuge that could aid patients in a small Alaska village is emblematic of a bigger problem between the state and federal government, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski told state...
Guard brings Christmas to remote Alaska village

KWETHLUK - The mere presence of Santa and Mrs. Claus put broad smiles on the faces of many children in an Alaska Yup'ik Eskimo community this week, and it wasn't just because they were about to receive gifts.
Revisiting the past

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Anchorage poet gets to realize her dream to visit the ghost of a remote western Alaska village where her Inupiat Eskimo ancestors once lived, thanks to funds she raised through crowdsourcing.Joan Naviyuk Kane far surpassed...
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Bering Sea storm riders find Alaska ways of coping

...their dog houses away from the hurricane-force winds that hammered the weather-whipped region. When the northwest Alaska village of Point Hope lost power in the barreling storm, locals in the whaling community lined their vehicles along a runway...
Anchorage man delights in teaching Eskimo culture

...recent presentation by Topkok at Gruening Middle School. Topkok, an Inupiat Eskimo who hails from the Northwest Alaska village of Teller on the Seward Peninsula, was ostensibly in Andersen's class to speak about Native subsistence hunting...
Diesel fule spilled in Deering

DEERING (AP) -- About 1,000 gallons of diesel fuell spilled Monday in the northwest Alaska village of Deering. The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says the spill occurred when a tank was ruptured by a the forks...
Noatak man charged with attempted murder in ax attack

KOTZEBUE (AP) -- A man from the Northwest Alaska village of Noatak has been charged with attempted murder. Robert Penn, 44, was arrested Friday on a charge of first-degree attempted...
Dec. 27, 2001 The Anchorage Daily News calls for better protection in the Bush firefighting system to Bush communities. Alaska Village Initiatives has provided six villages with something...latest fire standards. But when fire breaks out, the Alaska Village Initiatives system is a promising way to help Alaska's...
Village treats mushers like royalty

...driving his team in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. King knows if he takes his mandatory 24 hour layover in this Alaska village of about 50 people, he'll get home-baked food, hugs from friends and memories enough to warm his trip through...


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