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New title for census area named for confederate officer

...passed last month by the city of Hooper Bay and the Native village of Hooper Bay calling for the change to Kusilvak.In a recent interview, Myron Naneng Sr., president of the Association of Village Council Presidents, said the push for the name change began...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/new-title-for-census-area-named-for-
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New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...summers, Gibbs said.Walt Audi has witnessed much of the shoreline changes himself as a 51-year resident of the far north village of Kaktovik, which lies within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge about 640 miles north of Anchorage. As far as he's concerned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/new-usgs-report-coastal-erosion-thre
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EXCEL joins concstruction academy

...youth from rural Alaska villages. "This is the first...able to partner up with village Alaska and help teach...this training in their villages," Hammer told the...the youth from distant villages sharing their culture...provide opportunities for village youth to learn what...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-29/excel-joins-concstruction-academ
Dispatch
Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...evacuations. Some displaced residents from tiny villages were taken to other communities as a precaution...vulnerable people.In the Yukon River village of Nulato, dozens of the Athabascan community's...miles, but it is moving away from the village, said Paul Mountain, tribal administrator...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/weekend-rains-bring-relief-for-wildf
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Results posted for Clam Scramble

...miles, went through two rivers, along the sandy and rocky beach line, over natural obstacles, through historical Ninilchik Village, across a bridge, up 120 stairs, and ended at Ninilchik View State Campground.Mike Crawford was the men's winner in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-06-22/results-posted-for-clam-scramble
Sports
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...flames.Hundreds of fires are dotting the state even now, including growing blaze of about 1 square mile near the Yukon River village of Nulato. Thick smoke has made air evacuations impossible, forcing some in the small Athabascan Alaska Native community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/wildfires-blister-alaska-with-increa
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Alaskan Legends: 'Two Rusty Ravens'

...lower 48 call "antiquing," where they load up the family and start driving down the country roads through little towns and villages, stopping to browse anywhere you see a sign that says "Antiques". Hearing local lore from the shop keeper and coming home...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-06-15/alaskan-legends-two-rusty-ravens
Dispatch
By road, lake and river: Boats make their way to Bristol Bay

...and he was 120 pounds when he moved north. Within a couple years, he was 250 pounds and eventually he hauled mail for area villages on his back.The Williams family no longer hauls mail, but they still haul boats - and just about anything else that needs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-20/by-road-lake-and-river-boats-make-th
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World comes to Seldovia to sing

...three times - two evening concerts and a set at the Seldovia Village Tribe picnic. Band members also will host a workshop for...evening concerts.Noon ? Alaska Tribal Cache BuildingSeldovia Village Tribe annual picnic, featuring Pamyua.6:15 p.m...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-06-17/world-comes-to-seldovi
Arts & Entertainment
[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...fire by local emergency responders and it was quickly contained, Alexandrou said. Flames have also been spotted near the Village of Nanwalek and crews are staging to assess the size and scope of the new fire, he said. Five Type 1 Interagency Hotshot...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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