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Latest Noorvik, Alaska Stories

2013-04-25 16:25:13

"PEOPLE GET AFRAID OF BREAK-INS. MY BREAK-IN INVOLVES TEETH, CLAWS AND A HELL OF A LOT OF BAD WEATHER." WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Isolated. Dark. Cold. Combating minus 60-degree days. Your only neighbors are bears, wolves and foxes. For many, living in these conditions would be a nightmare, but for some residents of the remote corners of Alaska, it's a preferred way of life. The new weekly series Life Below Zero, premiering Sunday, May 19, at 10 p.m....

2009-07-31 18:12:50

The U.S. Census Bureau suggests it plans to begin its head count next year in a remote Alaskan village with a population of 640 or so -- but who's counting? The Census Bureau let the name of Noorvik, an Inupiat Eskimo village on the Kobuk River, slip out Thursday in Anchorage, the Anchorage Daily News reported. While Deputy Regional Director Mike Burns said after the presentation the village is not necessarily the final selection, officials suggested during the presentation that it is. The...