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  1. Shishmaref's split vote on whether to go or stay erodes its positionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Shishmaref, on a barrier island on the Chukchi Sea coast in northwest Alaska, is a village of less than 600 residents. The people of Shishmaref had been fighting erosion of their sandy island long enough to know it was time to move back from the Chukchi Sea as soon as possible.


  2. New details emerge on how Trump's grandfather survived Alaska shipwreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The phone rang Monday afternoon as I was trying to piece together new information on what happened to Donald Trump's grandfather when he was shipwrecked in Alaska 118 years ago. "Mr. Trump is no longer self-funding," a recorded voice barked, asking for an "emergency investment" of $1,000 in exchange for "an exclusive signed photo of Donald Trump, suitable for framing."


  3. More ballots being counted Tuesday in Alaska's far-north Arctic House districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska elections officials plan to count about 40 additional ballots Tuesday afternoon in the closely contested Democratic primary race in the state's northernmost House district, where the challenger is leading the incumbent by five votes. The region's absentee ballot review board, which meets at an elections office in Nome, planned to start reviewing the ballots for District 40 at 1 p.m. Tuesday, said Angelique Horton, the office's supervisor.


  4. Weekend flood watch begins for broad swath of Northwest AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    A large part of Northwest Alaska is under flood watches until the night of Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service flood watches, in place from Friday morning until Monday night, cover the Kobuk and Noatak river valleys as well as smaller rivers and streams draining north from the western Brooks Range.


  5. Trooper: Remains of man who disappeared 3 years ago identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The remains of a man who disappeared more than three years ago during a snowmachine journey from Kotzebue to Selawik have recently been identified at a forensics lab in Texas, according to Alaska State Troopers. In September 2015, a "survey crew" working along the beach about 60 miles south of Kotzebue found human remains in the water near the surf, troopers said in an online dispatch Wednesday.


  6. From driving to flying to burning tires: How Alaska's candidates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Democratic legislative candidate Dean Westlake of Kotzebue campaigned in the Northwest Alaska village of Buckland on Monday. This stop, at the tribal office, was one in a series of visits he made by chartered airplane to rural villages Monday.


  7. Democrats and unions take sides in rematch for northernmost Alaska House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Democratic candidates are battling for Alaska's northernmost House seat, crisscrossing massive District 40 by plane and boat to campaign in Arctic villages and hub communities. Dean Westlake , a Native corporation official from Kotzebue, is making a push for the seat currently held by Barrow Democratic Rep. Ben Nageak .


  8. Another rural Alaska job center shut down amid fresh round of budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    One of Alaska's rural job centers, where Alaskans can go for help with job searches, interview skills, resume writing and more, will close later this month in Northwest Alaska. The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday that it will close the Kotzebue Job Center on Aug. 19. "While the department has significantly reduced administrative costs to maintain maximum program and services delivery, a 33 percent cut in the department's state general funds over the past two years requires a revamp of service delivery and closure of some offices," a press release from the department said.


  9. Selawik woman escapes assault threat by leaping into frigid river, troopers reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers arrested a 51-year-old man in Selawik for allegedly dragging a 21-year-old woman on board a boat and threatening to sexually assault her. The woman screamed for help and jumped overboard into the Selawik River, according to a dispatch by the state troopers , who said that her "cries for help were heeded by other villagers who came to her rescue" in the first hours of Saturday morning.


  10. Bush primary race pits Rep. Herron against challenger - and his own political partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    In this hub city and in the small villages of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, an unusual political battle is brewing in the primary race for state House. Four-term Democratic incumbent Bob Herron is bristling, challenger Zach Fansler is vowing to "fix Juneau" and the Democratic Party is firmly in the race - on the side of the challenger.


  11. Boy, 4, is only survivor in boating accident that killed his father and grandmotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A grandmother and her son were found dead in the Kobuk River this week after they apparently drowned after a boating accident, troopers said. Merna Sheldon, 54, and Albert Sheldon, 30, left Noorvik on Monday in a skiff, according to a troopers dispatch.


  12. Sea Share steadily expands donations of fish to the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Today, only 10 percent of the fish going to hunger-relief programs is bycatch - primarily halibut and salmon taken accidentally in other fisheries. The remainder is first-run products donated to Sea Share, the nation's only non-profit that donates fish through a network of fishermen, processors, packagers and transporters.


  13. Kobuk man wanted on sexual-assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers are looking for Clifton R. Sun, 53, wanted on a warrant in the May 2015 sexual assault of a 14-year-old. A Kobuk man suspected of sexually assaulting a teenager is wanted by Alaska State Troopers, who say he may be getting help to evade capture.


  14. Kotzebue police: Man held brother at knifepoint in attempted-murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Kotzebue man was arrested Sunday evening after he threatened relatives, then used a knife to detain his brother during a bout of drinking, police said. Kotzebue Police Chief Eric Swisher said by phone Tuesday that a relative of Howarth's called officers at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday from a home on the 900 block of Minerva Street.


  15. Salmon season is in full swing, and dungeness is going strongRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    For salmon, total catches by July 8 were nearing 28 million fish, of which 10 million were sockeyes, primarily from Bristol Bay. Last week marked the catch of the two billionth sockeye from the Bay since the fishery began in 1884.


  16. 'Permanent Fund only' fiscal plan is unfair to AlaskansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The members of the 29th Alaska Legislature will face some very big decisions when the unprecedented fifth special session gets underway on Monday. Never before in Alaska's history has a Legislature needed five special sessions to get its work done, but there is always a first time for everything.


  17. Kotzebue fire chief charged with DUI while driving department vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kotzebue's fire chief is facing a DUI charge after police in the Northwest Alaska community say he was spotted driving a fire department vehicle drunk during the Fourth of July weekend. Court records indicate that 37-year-old Sean Ralston, listed as chief on the Kotzebue Fire Department's website, faces one misdemeanor count of DUI in the Saturday incident.


  18. The Coast Guard's new Kotzebue station is a step in the right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Champion Ebony tanker is shown in a Coast Guard photo taken during an overflight near Nunivak Island. Thirty miles off the coast of Alaska sits a volcanic island steeped in history, culture and an extraordinary natural environment.


  19. Hiker still missing in Nome area after overnight air and ground searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Nome man who didn't return from a weekend hiking trip in the area remains missing after a day of initial efforts to locate him. Joseph Balderas, 36, was reported missing at about 9:30 a.m. Monday when he didn't show up at his workplace, troopers said in a dispatch.


  20. Coast Guard launches seasonal home base in KotzebueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard has a term for Alaska's Arctic waters, one that explains why the agency has just signed its first-ever lease on a facility in this town on the edge of the sea. New, because the waters are opening up in an unprecedented way.


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