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.
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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 [...]
Friday’s editions of Update News and Profiles include stories on the Emmonak Women’s Shelter. You can connect with the shelter on their Facebook page; the shelter is accepting donations on PayPal and at the shelter itself: Emmonak Women’s Shelter P.O. Box 207 Emmonak, AK 99581 phone: (907) 949-1434
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