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In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Kipnuk, remembers...reality for some of the villages, including Kipnuk...and ice or from the village's treated-water...spilling along the village boardwalks."Very...sewer service in Native villages has been linked, in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-21/in-2015-nearly-3-dozen-alaska-villag
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Refuge Information Techs bring workshop to Kenai Peninsula

...bridging the gap between those villages and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...empowered out there in those 51 villages that surround Yukon Delta Refuge...regional corporations and 200 village corporations for their subsistence...of the lack of remote Native villages in the area, the kind the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-21/refuge-information-techs-bring-works
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Larger clinics planned for Savoonga, Gambell

...health aides in the villages. Air travel is not...now spread around the village in available space...allow the inclusion of village counselors and will...likes the fact that the village's behavioral health...serves 20 tribes in 15 villages, as well as Nome.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/larger-clinics-planned-for-savoonga-
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Draft EIS nearly ready for Donlin, in the works for Chuitna

...minerals owner. The Kuskokwim Corp., a consortium of local village corporations, owns surface lands at the mine site.If Donlin...exploration phase the project became an economic stimulus for villages in the region.The engineering and design efforts were substantial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-16/draft-eis-nearly-ready-for-donlin-in
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AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...including a recent string of suicides in one village.Gov. Bill Walker told the audience...their own lives in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay since late September. At...Tlingit who was born in the southeast Alaska village of Yakutat and was the Democratic nominee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-15/afn-convention-speakers-lament-recen
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4th suicide in 3 weeks reported in Hooper Bay

...three weeks in a remote Alaska Native village, the latest in a tragic cycle in which...his parent's home in Hooper Bay, a village 530 miles west of Anchorage in a region...Several local residents, including the village police chief and the mayor, declined...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-12/4th-suicide-in-3-weeks-reported-in-h
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Obama visit reaches into Arctic

...telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's...As he flew to Kotzebue from the fishing village of Dillingham, Obama directed Air Force...get a closer look at the 400-person village of Kivalina, where residents have voted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-02/obama-visit-reaches-into-arctic
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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...reality for borough, city and village leaders across Alaska who must...Alaska's boroughs, cities and villages are responsible for protecting...benefits in the future. When villages like Kaltag and Nulato were...extremely dry and warm conditions, village mayors and chiefs worked with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-28/local-governments-cant-wa
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Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...as well be thousands of miles from his village, Diomede, because it is strictly off-limits...Soolook and other residents from his tiny village want to resurrect ties with their relatives...inhabitants to move to the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Naukan in Chukotka in 1948, when the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/village-seeks-to-reunite-with-russia
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Man in custody after barricading self in village; 1 dead

...home for hours in a tiny northwest Alaska village where one person was found dead outside...Selawik, Alaska. Troopers flew to the village earlier in the day after receiving a report...that a man was shooting a firearm in the village.No other details were immediately released...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/man-in-custody-after-barricading-sel
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