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  1. Villages in Alaska region growing faster than hub townRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... for several years, KYUK reported. Villages are growing the most, even though hubs like Bethel, Dillingham, Nome and Kotzebue have slowly increasing populations, said state demographer Eddie Hunsinger. Population numbers are determined by various ...


  2. Sexual assault gets urgent attention at AFN conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... we need to do better as a whole state,"Borromeo said. a The rape and slaying of 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr in Kotzebue, prompting statewide grief and community marches in solidarity. Peter Wilson, 41, has been charged with kidnapping, sex abuse ...


  3. Ask a Climatologist: Warm early winter topples century-old recordsRead the original story

    Thursday | APRN

    ... record for their latest first freeze, they're already 10 days past it, and they may have one in four or five days. Kotzebue just had their first freeze of the season two days ago. They had a little bit of snow yesterday. It's the persistence and the ...


  4. Y-K Delta village population growth outpacing Bethel population growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | APRN

    ... The trend spreads across Western and Northern Alaska. Hub communities like Dillingham, Bethel, Nome, and Kotzebue are slowly increasing in population, but State Demographer Eddie Hunsinger points out something he calls "remarkable." Many factors ...


  5. Strangulation is a deadly tactic. Believe victims.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Sept. 6, a little girl, Ashley Johnson-Barr, played in the fall weather at her local park in Kotzebue.


  6. After voting for all three, it's Begich for meRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... for education, job training, and workforce development. According to a commentary written by professors from Kotzebue's Chukchi College, titled "Should Mike Dunleavy be elected to the Mat-Su School Board?", Dunleavy's brief experience as ...


  7. a Our ancestors are our firea : Elders and Youth conference kicks off in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | APRN

    ... coming into office. But says signing a recent administrative order on the issue was overshadowed by the funeral in Kotzebue for 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr just a day before. "I celebrate all the great things that happen in Alaska while I'm ...


  8. Letter: Galvin would serve Alaska wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    As a Kotzebue resident and voter, I am casting my vote for Alyse Galvin for U.S. Congress. Alyse's credentials as a dedicated public servant and involved parent have been well-documented.


  9. Alaska Natives to Congress: Expand Violence Against Women ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Voice of America

    On his Facebook page, a father grieves the loss of his 10-year-old daughter, whom he had affectionately nicknamed "Dimples." Her body was found last month in the remote tundra outside of Kotzebue, a northwest Alaska town that has been home to the Inupiat people for centuries.


  10. Strangulation is a deadly tacticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    6, a little girl, Ashley Johnson-Barr, played at her local park in Kotzebue. She will never return to play there again.


  11. The dashed line of the Arctic Circle stays on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... not all of the Arctic is the same. Fort Yukon, surrounded by spruce, birch and willows, is very different from Kotzebue, a treeless town at the end of a tundra peninsula jutting into the Chukchi Sea just north of the circle. In their book "Land of ...


  12. COMMENTARY: A fix for the deficit of trust created by PFD cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... for governor of Alaska. A public school teacher, principal and superintendent for more than two decades in Koyuk, Kotzebue and the Mat-Su Valley, Dunleavy served on the Mat-Su Borough School Board and in the Alaska State Senate. Editor's note: The ...


  13. Letter: Thanks for a kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    I would like to commend Ravn Alaska for their kind and respectful treatment of Ashley Johnson-Barr and her father when he was here in Anchorage to take her back to Kotzebue. There was a video by KTUU on Facebook that showed what appeared to be all of the ramp crew and most other employees lining the path to the plane after Ashley's coffin was loaded.


  14. Two women say Kotzebue man charged with killing 10-year-old had previously abused them as girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Relatives of Peter Wilson, the man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and strangling a 10-year-old girl in Kotzebue, say Wilson began a pattern of rape and sexual abuse of young girls decades earlier. A cousin told the Daily News that Wilson raped her "more than 40 times" in 1996, when Wilson was 18. "I was 12," the woman said.


  15. A Coast Guard HC-130J Super Hercules in Texas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of St. Matthew Island, according to a Coast Guard alert. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130 Hercules crew left Kotzebue on Thursday to search for the man along with the crew of fishing vessels Clipper Epic, Frontier Spirit and Frontier Mariner. ...


  16. Vessels, Coast Guard search for man missing in Bering SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... 12:30 p.m. Thursday about 60 miles (96 kilometers) north of St. Matthew Island. A C-130 Hercules launched from Kotzebue and joined the Clipper Eric and good Samaritan vessels Frontier Spirit and Frontier Mariner in the search. The crew of Coast ...


  17. Bizarre bubbling lake symbolises danger to earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Age

    ... one telltale sign: they don't fully freeze over. In April 2017, Walter Anthony put out word among residents of Kotzebue, Alaska, that she was looking for weird lakes. An email that month from a pilot led her to the Noatak region, not far above ...


  18. Newscast - Tuesday, September 25, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Stories include a pilot killed in Rainy Pass, charges filed against a Kotzebue man for the alleged sexual assault and murder of a 10-year-old girl, and plans have been abandoned to export Alaska bison for a Russian bio-engineering experiment.


  19. It's in God's hands now,' father says, as bail set at $3 million in Kotzebue child murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... community in granting prosecutor's full bail request. Wilson is accused of killing Ashley Johnson-Barr Sept. 6 in Kotzebue. The girl's father, Scotty Barr, spoke briefly at Wilson's initial court appearance on the state charges. "I don't know where ...


  20. Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... whose remains were found more than a week after she was reported missing. State prosecutors charged Peter Wilson of Kotzebue with first-degree murder, kidnapping, sexual abuse of a minor and tampering with evidence Monday in connection with the ...


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