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  1. Museum film curator preserves Alaska's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in 1988, restored in 2015 and named to the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress in between. Filmed in Emmonak, a village located at the mouth of the Yukon River, the film explores traditional Yup'ik music and dance and the spiritual ...


  2. He handed his wife a loaded gun. Now their families are fighting over who gets their children.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of their late mother, Crystal Shannon McDonald, who was Yup'ik and had ties to the Southwestern Alaska village of Emmonak? The Alaska Supreme Court ruled earlier this month on the side of Crystal's sister, Jessie Rice, reopening the child custody ...


  3. Tribal leaders gather in Bethel to work on alcohol problems and other regional issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... courts. A tribal police chief urged watch lists of those known to cause trouble while drinking. Two women from Emmonak told how that Yukon River village has run its own women's shelter for decades. And the tribal members are examining what if ...


  4. A new digital atlas documents thousands of Yup'ik places. Now it's time to add stories of life there.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to say them, Fienup-Riordan said. "Elicarnarqaput kinguqliput makut atritnek," a brochure says, quoting Ray Waska in Emmonak. "We must teach our young people their names." Some stories from Fienup-Riordan's recent work investigating the ...


  5. Ravn Alaska reintroduces its RUSH Delivery ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Customers can use the RUSH Delivery Service to ship packages weighing as much as 100 pounds among the following locations: Anchorage, Aniak, Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, Deadhorse, Emmonak, Fairbanks, Galena, Homer, Kenai, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Saint Mary's, Unalakleet and Valdez.


  6. Emmonak goes damp and finds a warehouse is targeted by booze thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four months after the village of Emmonak legalized alcohol, the Yukon River community is reeling from the impacts, asking for help and taking some measures into its own hands. After repeated break-ins at Ryan Air's Emmonak warehouse, where arriving booze was stored, air carriers have suspended liquor shipments into the village.


  7. Troopers report a rash of burglaries in EmmonakRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The door to the Emmonak Clinic was damaged and a window at the Ryan Air office was broken, as was the the door to its warehouse.


  8. Alaska governor appoints new members to Lower Yukon Advisory PanelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Francis Thompson of St. Mary's, Matilda Oktoyuk of Emmonak and Raymond Oney of Alakanuk have been appointed to the advisory panel.


  9. Sewer service restored to EmmonakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... that they got the system running again Thursday night after patching it together with help from local workers in Emmonak. The village can, after a week, drain its many full tubs and toilets. Though the fix of the pump is only a temporary one until ...


  10. Emmonak races to fix sewage plant before pipes freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The city of Emmonak in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is racing to repair its sewage treatment plant before pipes freeze for winter, leaving the city without running water.


  11. With the clock ticking, Emmonak works to fix sewer pipes before they freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Yolanda Kelly poses with her granddaughter, son, and other children in her Emmonak living room. "I make my hot water on the stove, and I put it in the tub, and I give them a bath as much as I can," Kelly said.


  12. Emmonak struggles to rebuild water systems following fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | APRN

    The City of Emmonak remains without its sewer and water after a fire. Efforts are underway to improve the situation.


  13. In Emmonak: need for repairs is urgent after fire cripples wateraRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | KSKA

    Emmonak's mayor Wilbur Hootch, Sr. said the cause of the fire is a suspected pump overload. The fire damaged the main vacuum pump.


  14. Village official says it could take days before sewer service returns to EmmonakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A fire cut off sewer service for people in the Western Alaska village of Emmonak Monday, and city manager Martin Moore said it could take a week to repair the system, leaving residents without flushing toilets and the local school closed. "They cannot wash their clothes, they cannot shower, they cannot bathe, they cannot flush their toilets," Moore said in an interview Monday.


  15. Emmonak fire damages sewer and water systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Emmonak's Mayor Wilbur Hootch says the vacuum pump system and the electrical components connected to it have burnt out. "If we don't have enough water level in our 100,000 plus storage tank, once our low and high pressure freeze up, we'll have a major disaster for the whole community of Emmonak," he said.


  16. Burglary, criminal mischief and theft reported in Emmonak on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska State Troopers in Emmonak were notified of a burglary at Ryan Air. A door to the building had been pried open, and someone had entered the facility during Friday evening, Troopers said.


  17. Claiming self-defense, Emmonak woman stabs boyfriend in chest multiple timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    An Emmonak man received multiple stab wounds and is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after an incident in his home Friday. Allen Akaran was allegedly punching his girlfriend, and then began to strike his 2-year-old daughter, according to an Alaska State Troopers investigation.


  18. Molly Hootch never intended to sue. But she is glad her case changed Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 15 students rather than sending children to boarding schools. Molly Hootch was born in a small, driftwood cabin in Emmonak in 1956, as she explains in a vivid book, "I Remember When." Her life story is full of difficulty, but she tells it with an ...


  19. AVCP selects first woman CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... a path for the company, and my job is to help them do that," Korthuis said. Korthuis grew up in the Village of Emmonak and eventually attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. She is the first female CEO of a major tribal organization, and also ...


  20. Village council association gets first female CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    AM reports Vivian Johnson Korthuis of the Village of Emmonak was selected during the Association of Village Council Presidents annual convention.


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