In Thursday’s news: Alaska State Troopers say VPO injured during arrest in Mountain Village; Navigational aids at Emmonak airport have been down since last week; Animal pathologist says definite cause of seal sickness outbreak may never be discovered; Fundraisers throughout Alaska are taking place for community of Galena.
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In Friday’s News: Pilot involved in fatal plane crash out of Petersburg reported fog and rain in area; Yukon River flood takes out taxiway in Emmonak, air service halted; Hearings continue for Teddy Kyle Smith of Kiana; Alaska Airlines flight schedules change to OME & OTZ in August, two flights, one direct.
In Friday’s news: Noorvik man in custody after pointing semi-automatic rifle at VPSO; City of Emmonak still working on water/sewer vacuum system; Senator Lisa Murkowski hosted Senate hearing on subsistence in Bethel; Bethel senator says Alaskans deserve better than proposal eliminating water reservation applications; Nome District Attorney responds to animal rights group regarding Iditarod dog [...]
In Monday’s news: Water pressure is back in City of Emmonak, but residents still need to boil water; Kalskag-to-Aniak trail on Kuskokwim River closed; Alaska still ranks number one in country for Chlamydia; Researchers finally have chance to examine umiaq pieces dug out in 1953; Nome schools in session today.
In Thursday’s news: Community of Emmonak without potable water; Bering Straits Health Consortium and UAA Anchorage will graduate first 3 students from Nome nursing program; Alaska Senator Mark Begich expected to serve on Senate Indian Affairs Committee during upcoming Congress; Nome Common Council learns city morgue is in poor condition; Smoking is now more expensive [...]
In Tuesday’s news: Trials began in Bethel for fishermen who allegedly fished with restricted salmon nets; Air taxi pilot spent cold night after crashing near Emmonak; New report finds alcohol & drug abuse cost Alaska $1.2 billion in 2010; Congressman Don Young is running for Alaska seat in U.S. House of Representatives; Alaska’s migration of [...]
In Friday’s News: Emmonak Tribal Council considers reopening tribal court; Statoil delays exploration plans for 2015 after Shell’s delay this season; Woman fatally shot by hunting partner identified as Tarsicia Heath; Gov. Parnell’s staff says text messaging not public information, legislative attorney disagrees; NTSB investigates a 5,000-foot drop during an Era Alaska flight; Alaska PFD [...]
In Monday’s news: Shell’s drilling rig Nobel Discoverer arrives in the Chukchi amid uncertain weather; telecommunication problems in Wales trouble residents, organizations for more than a month; Coast Guard suspends search for crewmen missing after fishing vessel sinks near Kodiak Island; strong Yukon River chum salmon runs sees a single pulse of over 200,000 fish two weeks ago; 66-year-old pilot George Vonderheide killed in single-engine plane crash near Homer; and Sitka’s “Brewery Bandit,” Carl Liberty, charged with burglary and theft from Baranof Island Brewery.
In Tuesday’s News: 100 Alaska firefighters sent to Wyoming to help fight; AK’s only village-based women’s shelter receives BIA funding; Kings caught in lower Yukon commercial fishery donated upriver in pilot program; Metlakatla couple finds Japanese boat while beach combing After hoax, Taco Bell sends 10,000 tacos to Bethel
The Emmonak Women’s Shelter has been operating for 34 years and uses Yupik language and culture as the backbone of its program to protect women and children. But the shelter’s call volume and caseload has jumped this summer, just as their bank account has nearly run dry. Lynn Hootch was the shelter’s director from 1993 to 2005. She [...]