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Chum salmon again donated to W. AK where fishing is banned due to low returns

Nearly 13,000 pounds of fish donated from Copper River Seafoods. A collaborative partnership between the state of Alaska has delivered 12,928 pounds of keta salmon to the Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks and Kwik’Pak Fisheries in Emmonak for distribution to Interior and western Alaska villages, in lieu of fish they are forbidden to harvest themselves this year.
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Remembering A Life of Service

The community of Emmonak mourns the loss of a leader and pioneer, Martin Moore Sr. With 26 years in public life, he served his community and state in many ways: as state legislator, city manager, mayor, and as a beloved husband, father to four, grandfather to 23 and great-grandfather to 23.
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Study provides many of rural Alaska's coastal communities their first look at how fast erosion approaches

Erosion is threatening coastal communities around the state, but until now it hasn’t been clear to what extent. A study published in November 2021 by the state’s Coastal Hazards Program forecasts how much land erosion could wipe away in 48 of Alaska’s coastal communities. It’s the most comprehensive erosion assessment ever done in the state, and the results are both surprising communities and helping them receive funding to adapt.
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A new study provides many of rural Alaska's coastal communities their first look at how fast erosion is approaching

Erosion is threatening coastal communities around the state, but until now it hasn’t been clear to what extent. A study published in November 2021 by the state’s Coastal Hazards Program forecasts how much land erosion could wipe away in 48 of Alaska’s coastal communities. It’s the most comprehensive erosion assessment ever done in the state, and the results are both surprising communities and helping them receive funding to adapt.
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In memoriam of Emmonak leader Martin Moore Sr.’s life and legacy

The city of Emmonak mourns the loss of one of its great leaders, Martin Moore Sr., who recently passed away. During his approximately 26 years of public life, Moore held a variety of positions including State Legislator, City Manager, President of Emmonak Corporation and Alaska Native Commissioner under Gov. Jay Hammond. He overcame poor eyesight to serve his community right up to the end of his life and was instrumental in bringing many common necessities to Emmonak, as detailed by Nicholas Tucker Sr., acting city manager, city treasurer and lifelong friend of Moore. Moore was working to help everyone in Emmonak until he could not work anymore, Tucker stated.
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Stranded hunters returned home

AST was advised on 10/29/21 at 1715 hours, that seven people were stuck at a fish camp approximately 20 miles east of Emmonak on the Yukon River and they have shelter, supplies, heat, and are communicating via InReach device. The Yukon river froze over and they are unable to leave due to the ice conditions. Due to weather conditions, SAR assets have not been able to reach the location of the group. A supply drop of food and needed medications was successfully completed on 10/31/21 by AST with the assistance of Grant Air. AST is in contact with the group via inReach and they are reported to be staying warm but are still unable to self-rescue due to ice buildup on the Yukon River. Rescue efforts are continuing.
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Seven People Stuck at Fish Camp on Yukon River

On October 10th at 5:15 PM, Alaska State Troopers were advised that seven people were stuck at a fish camp approximately 20 miles east of Emmonak on the Yukon River. They have shelter, supplies, heat and are communicating via InReach device. The Yukon river froze over and they are unable...
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7 hunters have been rescued from a fish camp near Emmonak

After being stuck at a fish camp near Emmonak for one week, seven hunters from Pilot Station were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Nov. 5. The hunters got iced in while headed upriver after a seal hunt. According to a spokesperson for the Coast Guard, when the helicopter...
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Stranded hunters rescued by Coast Guard after week at Yukon River fish camp

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Seven people who were stranded for a week at a fishing camp on the Yukon River near Emmonak have been rescued. According to authorities, the river froze last week and trapped the group of hunters there. In an email to Alaska’s News Source, the U.S. Coast Guard said a rescue team has been in Nome waiting to helicopter out to the stranded hunters, but freezing fog conditions have kept the crew grounded for several days.
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