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  1. Popular Quyana Alaska dance performances are back in Anchorage this week with AFN conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Kuukpikmiut Dancers form Nuiqsut perform during the Alaska Federation of Natives Quyana Alaska I, traditional dance and singing performances, on Thursday evening, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage. Quyana Alaska II will be held on Friday night.

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  2. ConocoPhillips Alaska plans largest exploration season in 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... needs permitting approval for each exploration well it plans to drill. It also needs support from the village of Nuiqsut to drill one of the wells, he said. That well is often referred to as Putu, and is located on state land, in the existing ...

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  3. Plans released for Nanushuk oil project on North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... ines. Drill Site 3, on the southwest edge of the project area, would be the closest infrastructure to the Village of Nuiqsut, which sits about 6.5 miles (10.5 kilometers) to the southwest and across the Colville River from the proposed development.

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  4. First look at Nanushuk releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Drill Site 3, on the southwest edge of the project area, would be the closest infrastructure to the Village of Nuiqsut, which sits about 6.5 miles to the southwest and across the Colville River from the proposed development. In total, Armstrong's ...

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  5. Alaska elections roundup: Mat-Su Assembly incumbent trails; runoffs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... least 40 percent of votes to win, but as of Wednesday morning there were still uncounted ballots from the village of Nuiqsut, where the Accuvote counting machine wasn't working. In the Kenai Peninsula Borough, none of the mayoral candidates got ...

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  6. Public meeting set for Tuesday on Hilcorp's Beaufort Sea projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... the meeting. The Fairbanks meeting is 7-10 p.m. at the Westmark Hotel. Other meetings are taking place this week in Nuiqsut, Kaktovik, Utqiagvik and Anchorage.

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  7. Coastal flood warning issued for parts of North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... cover the road." There is also a high surf advisory in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday for areas including Prudhoe Bay, Nuiqsut, Alpine, Deadhorse and Kuparuk. Annie Zak covers business and general assignments for Alaska Dispatch News. She previously ...

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  8. More NS explorationRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | Petroleum News

    ... National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. One well would target potential new resources southwest of the village of Nuiqsut. The fifth well is the Putu well, within the so-called Tofkat leases, a newly approved extension to the Colville River unit. ...

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  9. Nuiqsut lands first whales of fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Crew, lead by Captain Eric Leavitt and his wife, Dora. Their agviq was said to be 35 feet, 3 inches in length. While Nuiqsut is situated on the Colville River, near its delta, the village's crews have traditionally hunted from Cross Island. Later ...

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  10. State plans road network across Arctic: Walker:a SRoad network would...Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... is focused on construction of a transportation corridor connecting the North Slope Borough cities of Utqiagvik and Nuiqsut. Additional routes would be added to connect other communities and oil development operations. Gov. Bill Walker, an ...

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  11. Alaska hatches plan for vast road network across the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | APRN

    ... would mean a network of roads stretching across the Arctic. If built, you could potentially take a road trip from Nuiqsut, a community near the mouth of the Colville River, to Point Hope, more than 400 miles to the west. Westlake said the road ...

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  12. Nanushuk draft EIS in September with meetings this month and nextRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Petroleum News

    ... he August release the agency projected earlier this year. Public meetings on the draft EIS are scheduled Sept. 25 in Nuiqsut, from 4 p.....

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  13. Broadband providers expanding coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... ASTAC has installed fiber-optic drops to 100 percent of the homes and businesses in Point Hope, Wainwright, and Nuiqsut and has recently upgraded wireless service to 4G in Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay and all eight North Slope villages. KPU in Ketchikan ...

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  14. Hilcorp's plan proposedRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | Petroleum News

    ... requires comments on the document by Nov. 18 - public meetings have been scheduled for early October in Utqiagvik, Nuiqsut, Kaktovik, Fairbanks and Anchorage. Field operator Hilcorp welcomed the publication of the draft EIS. The company said that ...

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  15. DNR terms acceptedRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | Petroleum News

    ... for the Tofkat acreage is the fact that land within the acreage underlies surface land belonging to the village of Nuiqsut. ASRC, the Native regional corporation for the North Slope, correspondingly owns an undivided interest in the subsurface, ...

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  16. ConocoPhillips accepts state terms to obtain leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... in an email to the Journal that the company plans to "work with the State, ASRC, Kuukpik Corp. and the community of Nuiqsut to drill an exploration well in 2018." ASRC is a joint holder in subsurface rights to the leases with the state, while ...

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  17. State offers termsRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | Petroleum News

    ... it had postponed the drilling as a consequence of concerns expressed by community leaders in the nearby village of Nuiqsut. The company said that the concerns related to the need for adequate time to engage the community in local permitting ...

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  18. State gives conditions for ConocoPhillips to explore Tofkat leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Alaska officials appealed the decision, contending they did not drill because resident of the Native Village of Nuiqsut - located inside the area in question - were concerned about diesel exhaust from the drilling rig drifting into the community, ...

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  19. Alaska gives ConocoPhillips a shot at drilling prized oil prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Tuesday by Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack. The area encompasses about 9,000 acres a few miles northeast of Nuiqsut village, extending south from ConocoPhillips' existing Colville River Unit. The top objective is getting the area into ...

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  20. State lets Conoco expand North Slope unit, but with conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... March letter to the state, Conoco said it delayed drilling because it needed to address concerns from the village of Nuiqsut, which is just south of the Colville River Unit. "I think it was very reasonable for them to ultimately step back from that ...

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