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Chevak man arrested for murder

Friday a Chevak man was arrested for murder in the 2014 death of Rozanne Smart. Alaska State Troopers and the Alaska Bureau of Investigation travelled to Chevak on July 23 to interview Samuel Atchak, 20 of Chevak. After the interview Atchak was...

Bethel appealing ABC rejection

The City of Bethel is appealing the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s rejection of it’s protest to the Bethel Native Corporation’s package liquor store application, according to KYUK Public Media (http://kyuk.org/city...

Missing boater found dead

The body of Benjamin Beaver, Jr. was found July 20 in the Johnson River, according to Alaska State Troopers. The 28 year old went missing after a boat accident on July 17. Beaver and a juvenile were traveling from Napakiak to Atmautluak, when the...

Inmate from Kasigluk dies in Anchorage

An inmate from Kasigluk died July 18 after being found unresponsive in his cell at Anchorage Correctional Center. ACC medical personnel tried to save Yako Tinker’s life and called 911, according to a Alaska State Trooper dispatch. He was taken to...

World's largest seafood company visits

Executives from the world’s largest seafood company visited Western Alaska last month. The executives from Maruha Nichiro in Japan, Seattle and Anchorage were hosted by Coastal Villages Region Fund managers and visited Western Alaska villages....

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Wildfires and the changing forest

In late July, more than 300 wildfires are burning in Alaska. With burned acreage totals one month ahead of the historic 2004 fire season, summer 2015 is again the year of the wildfire. Many scientists are not surprised. In papers written a few...

 
 
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