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  1. New rules expected to further decrease ranks of emergency firefighters in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    The number of emergency firefighters in Alaska is expected to decrease due to new rules required to join the ranks. PJ Simon, a former wildland firefighter and former chief of the village of Allakaket, thinks the new medical standards for employment are too stringent.

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  2. Alaska House Democrats confirm John Lincoln to District 40 seatRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | APRN

    ... ncludes North Slope and Northwest Arctic boroughs, as well as three communities in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area - Allakaket, Bettles and Hughes.

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  3. Our wildland fire crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... great state seemed to have missed, especially the state economists. Let's take an example: A 20-person crew from Allakaket goes out and completes an assignment, then returns to Allakaket and await its hard-earned compensation - U.S. legal tender. At ...

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  4. Subsistence concerns central in Ambler public meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... and fishing grounds along with an increased risk of industrial contamination. PJ Simon, a former first chief of Allakaket, emphasized that while he supports economic development, the BLM should take care to pay attention to the environment and ...

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  5. Interior villages talk about joining Arctic boroughRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... that our area villages of the upper Koyukuk River weigh all our options and reach out to people," said former Allakaket Chief P.J. Simon. "It doesn't hurt." Simon said he wrote an email to the borough in October asking them to consider annexing the ...

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  6. It's not just heroin killing Alaskans. Meth deaths here are up four-fold.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... vik - formerly Barrow - marching and chanting "meth is death." Four people banished from the Interior village of Allakaket after reports they gave meth to teens. A new state report documents what those recent news headlines suggest: Methamphetamine ...

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  7. Northern interior Alaska village leaders discuss joining boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... leaders to explore the possibility of either joining or creating a borough. PJ Simon, a former first chief of Allakaket, said it's only a matter of time before copper and other resources in the region are developed and that the villages in the upper ...

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  8. Alaska village leaders consider joining, forming boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Leaders of villages in the remote upper Koyukuk River region are exploring the possibility of joining or creating a borough before resources are developed in the area. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that former Allakaket First Chief PJ Simon says it's inevitable that copper and other resources in the northern Alaska region will be developed, so the communities want to cash in before that happens.

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