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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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State Troopers Investigate Two Deaths In Pilot Station

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

According to Troopers, Teddy Heckman passed away sometime in the early morning hours on January 26th due to natural causes. On Friday (Feb 2nd) Troopers also responded to a report that Mary Wassillie had died sometime during the night. Troopers say the cause of death was natural causes.

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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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