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The Bristol Bay Times
Kay Branchimprove elder care. In that role, she knew and loved many elders and had strong
Kay Branch
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 14 hours ago
improve elder care. In that role, she knew and loved many elders and had strong influence on their services in Bristol Bay, Kotzebue, Nome, Galena, Seward, Fairbanks, Port Graham, Bethel and many other communities. Out of gratitude for her work, the... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Bycatch continues to benefit food bank visitorsramped up donations in Alaska where halibut portions from Kodiak fisheries are
Bycatch continues to benefit food bank visitors
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 14 hours ago
ramped up donations in Alaska where halibut portions from Kodiak fisheries are used locally, at Kenai and flown to Nome and Kotzebue, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard. A new freezer container has been stationed at the Port of Dillingham holding... Read more
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Alaska Public
A closer look at the ship bringing high-speed internet to Western Alaskaat dial-up speed. Reggie Joule is a former state legislator and mayor of the N
A closer look at the ship bringing high-speed internet to Western Alaska
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
at dial-up speed. Reggie Joule is a former state legislator and mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough, and now he’s Kotzebue’s liaison for the Quintillion project. Looking around the ship at tanks full of fiber optic cable, Joule said... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperramped up donations in Alaska where halibut portions from Kodiak fisheries are
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
ramped up donations in Alaska where halibut portions from Kodiak fisheries are used locally, at Kenai and flown to Nome and Kotzebue, courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard. A new freezer container has been stationed at the Port of Dillingham holding... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Alaska fish harvest soars into the millionsSalmon takes center stage each summer but many other fisheries also are in full
Alaska fish harvest soars into the millions
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 7 days ago
Salmon takes center stage each summer but many other fisheries also are in full swing from Ketchikan to Kotzebue. For salmon, total catches by July 8 were nearing 28 million fish, of which 10 million were sockeyes, primarily from Bristol Bay. Last... Read more
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Alaska Public
GCI to expand internet service in rural Alaskamicrowave network project started in 2010 and currently services 72 communities
GCI to expand internet service in rural Alaska
Alaska Public / Posted 11 days ago
microwave network project started in 2010 and currently services 72 communities, extending from Southwest Alaska through Kotzebue. The towers and antennas will connect ten more local communities to what’s referred to as the “backbone” of TERRA,... Read more
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The Hill
Arctic Ocean lease sales can threaten food security of Alaska Native communitiesthe Arctic Ocean is a remote and unseen place—a place that exists only in their
Arctic Ocean lease sales can threaten food security of Alaska Native communities
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
the Arctic Ocean is a remote and unseen place—a place that exists only in their imaginations. But in my community of Kotzebue, the Arctic is just outside the front door. The Arctic is our reality. We depend on a healthy environment to feed... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Kotzebue fire chief on leave after DUI chargeANCHORAGE — The Kotzebue fire chief is on paid administrative leave after being
Kotzebue fire chief on leave after DUI charge
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 days ago
ANCHORAGE — The Kotzebue fire chief is on paid administrative leave after being charged with driving under the influence. KTVA reported Sean Ralston was accused of driving a city vehicle while intoxicated on July 2. Kotzebue police say in a... Read more
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Alaska Public
Omnibus crime bill makes it safer for sex workers to report crimesBenjamin Wilkins of Anchorage. The deceased, 30-year-old Jacqueline Goodwin, wa
Omnibus crime bill makes it safer for sex workers to report crimes
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
Benjamin Wilkins of Anchorage. The deceased, 30-year-old Jacqueline Goodwin, was laid to rest beside her mother in Kotzebue. Police are still investigating the relationship between Wilkins and Goodwin, but court records show in the past she... Read more
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Alaska Public
Kotzebue’s Fire Chief arrested for DUI while driving City vehicleKotzebue’s Fire chief is appearing in court today after being arrested on Satur
Kotzebue’s Fire Chief arrested for DUI while driving City vehicle
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
Kotzebue’s Fire chief is appearing in court today after being arrested on Saturday for drunk driving. Photo of Kotzebue. (Photo by Neal Herbert/National Park Service, Alaska Region) According to a press release from Kotzebue’s Police Department,... Read more
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Alaska Public
On final day of organized search, no clues of missing hikerthe largest search and rescue effort Nome has seen in decades. Early on, the Co
On final day of organized search, no clues of missing hiker
Alaska Public / Posted 16 days ago
the largest search and rescue effort Nome has seen in decades. Early on, the Coast Guard sent a Jayhawk helicopter from Kotzebue, which joined a Wildlife Trooper helicopter, as well as chartered and private fixed-wing planes. But the biggest... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
New Kotzebue Coast Guard base is a step in the right directiondata is small and progress is slow. On the brighter side, the Coast Guard this
New Kotzebue Coast Guard base is a step in the right direction
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 21 days ago
data is small and progress is slow. On the brighter side, the Coast Guard this week launched a seasonal home base in Kotzebue, cutting thousands of miles off its responses to Arctic incidents, at least via helicopter. Unlike previous efforts... Read more
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Alaska Public
In Northwest Arctic, controversy continues on eve of new caribou restrictionsintervene in the decision. It’s breakfast, and Victor Karmun is having biscuit
In Northwest Arctic, controversy continues on eve of new caribou restrictions
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
intervene in the decision. It’s breakfast, and Victor Karmun is having biscuits and gravy at one of his favorite spots in Kotzebue. With fall fast approaching, though, he said he has been thinking a lot lately about another favorite... Read more
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Alaska Public
Nome Fire Dept, Troopers, Coast Guard team up in search for missing hikerWildlife troopers have their own helicopter in the air and the US Coast Guard s
Nome Fire Dept, Troopers, Coast Guard team up in search for missing hiker
Alaska Public / Posted 24 days ago
Wildlife troopers have their own helicopter in the air and the US Coast Guard sent a Jayhawk helicopter stationed in Kotzebue to help as well. Jim West Jr. is the Chief of the Nome Volunteer Fire Department. He said the total number of... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fishermanlast summer took samples along the 55-mile road that cuts across 24 miles of Ca
Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 28 days ago
last summer took samples along the 55-mile road that cuts across 24 miles of Cape Krusenstern National Monument, north of Kotzebue. Over the past 11 years, ore trucks have used the road to haul up to 5,000 tons of lead-zinc concentrate daily from... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, June 21, 2016Park Service has two top-level jobs open in Alaska right now. One of those is h
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted a month ago
Park Service has two top-level jobs open in Alaska right now. One of those is here in Bristol Bay – Katmai National Park and Preserve out of King Salmon is hiring for a superintendent, and so is Western Arctic National Parklands out of... Read more
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Alaska Public
Park Service pushes for more Native representation in top-level jobsPark and Preserve out of King Salmon is hiring for a superintendent, and so is
Park Service pushes for more Native representation in top-level jobs
Alaska Public / Posted a month ago
Park and Preserve out of King Salmon is hiring for a superintendent, and so is Western Arctic National Parklands out of Kotzebue. Katmai Calder, glacier, and Mt Griggs (Photo courtesy of the National Park Service) The Park Service is pushing... Read more

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