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Courtesy AST.

Courtesy AST.

Remains of a child found Sunday in Kotlik are believed to be that of a boy who went missing there last year, according to Alaska State Troopers.
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Alaska State Troopers logo. Courtesy of AST

Alaska State Troopers logo. Courtesy of AST

Alaska State Troopers arrested a Sleetmute man Friday on a warrant for sexual abuse of a minor. Aniak-based Troopers arrested Sakar N. Zaukar of Sleetmute at his Housing Road residence around 3 p.m.

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Black tar heroin is one form of the narcotic that's reached rural Alaska. Photo courtesy Alaska Department of Public Safety.

Black tar heroin is one form of the narcotic that’s reached rural Alaska. Photo courtesy Alaska Department of Public Safety.

Federal officials say in 2014 they intercepted nearly ten times as much heroin coming into Alaska than in 2013. The growing use of the drug is impacting urban and rural areas. This is the first in a series of three stories about the impacts of heroin in Bethel and how the community is fighting it. It begins with one woman’s struggle to get clean in Bethel.

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Lower Kalskag. - Courtesy of Google Maps

Lower Kalskag. – Courtesy of Google Maps

A 3-year-old child was killed Saturday in Lower Kalskag when a skiff propped against a home fell on her, Alaska State Troopers say.
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Courtesy AST.

Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Troopers report that Clinton Leslie Chase of Anchorage was arrested in Anvik Friday after he returned to the village from which he had been banished.
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troopers, alaska state troopersState Troopers are investigating a suspected homicide in Kotlik. 28-year-old Jerald Fancyboy was found dead Saturday in a home. Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters says no arrests have been made. The troopers’ major crimes unit travelled to Kotlik to investigate, along with state troopers from St. Mary’s and elsewhere.
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Aniak - Photo by Karl Edwards

Aniak – Photo by Karl Edwards

An Aniak elder was reportedly taken advantage of by a woman who was assisting her with her taxes. The 66-year-old woman reported her suspicions of theft to Alaska State Troopers at the end of December 2014.
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Lower Kalskag on the Kuskokwim River. Photo via Bing Maps.

Lower Kalskag on the Kuskokwim River. Photo via Bing Maps.

A Lower Kalskag man was arrested last week by Alaska state troopers, after he allegedly assaulted another man with a metal chair and threatened to kill him.
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Andrew Andrew was found dead near Kwethluk Thursday. - Photo Courtesy of Alaska State Troopers

Andrew Andrew. – Photo Courtesy of Alaska State Troopers

Thursday ground searchers found the body of Andrew Andrew of Kwethluk near the village’s airport.
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The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

Alaska State Troopers are looking for a Kwethluk man, 67-year-old Andrew Andrew, who was last seen traveling on foot in the community Friday afternoon.  Troopers, in a dispatch, write that Andrew has cognitive issues related to old age.
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