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Keeping the Peace

Man in tan security uniform sits at the kitchen table inside his home.

Most villages in Western Alaska are too small to support full-time police. Village Public Safety Officers, or VPSOs, are often the local first responders. Volunteer reporter Gabe Colombo is shining the spotlight on the unique state of rural Alaska law enforcement in an ongoing project for KNOM News.

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Update News: Friday, August 3, 2012

In Friday’s News: NSEDC communities will receive an additional $200-thousand benefit share, $100-thousand designated toward youth activities; Alaskans to see smaller Permanent Fund dividend this fall; City Council and Port Commission discuss year’s priority projects; fishing vessel capsizes northwest of Sitka; Coast Guard offering free inspections in Nome this weekend.

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