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The staging ground for a final clean up of the Project Chariot Site, 23 miles from Point Hope. Photo: Zachariah Hughes, KNOM.

As Project Chariot Clean-Up Ends, Legacy Lingers for Point Hope

During the Cold War, the U.S. Atomic Energy Agency made plans to detonate nuclear bombs a few dozen miles from Point Hope. This summer, state and federal agencies are cleaning out what they hope are the last remnants from Project Chariot’s legacy, even as residents of Point Hope say they still feel left out of the conversation about what happens on their land.

Update News: Monday, July 23, 2012

In Monday’s news: Regional tribal government asks Governor Sean Parnell for clemency for 40 fishermen cited last month for fishing during emergency closure of Kuskokwim River;…

Update News: Monday, June 18, 2012

In Monday’s news: Two Alaska State Troopers shot during prolonged standoff in Kotzebue that ended with suspect taking his own life; Association of Village Council Presidents…