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Regional Projects Slated to Receive Funding from Capital Budget, Including Nome’s Deep Draft Port

Nome port

According to the breakdown of projects funded by the new budget, $1.6 million is intended to support the design of an Arctic Deep Draft Port in Nome. The 2018 Capital Budget also awarded Wales $650,000 and almost $100,000 to Koyuk for water system heat recovery projects. Another significant monetary award designated for Western Alaska was given to Mountain Village, so the community can benefit from St. Mary’s wind energy project.

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Mountain Village Man Charged With Murder

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

State Troopers report Alexie Walters, 34, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder following the death of his girlfriend. Walters allegedly assaulted multiple people in Mountain Village before barricading himself inside his home with 22-year-old Gertrude Queenie, who was later found dead.

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Update News: Thursday, June 13, 2013

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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