A Quinhagak man who troopers say left his home Wednesday morning in a possible attempt to take his own life was found alive more than 12 hours later.

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A home in the Western Alaska village of Crooked Creek burned down Tuesday evening in a fire that troopers tracked to an unattended appliance.Alaska Dispatch News
A deceased male was found in the home of Thomas "Tommy" Tom of Aniak, according to Alaska State Troopers, who are now searching for Tom. Laurel Andrews
Mayor Sheila Minock announced the lockdown after hearing reports of a person on the run who’s suspected to have shot someone in Aniak.Anna Rose MacArthur
In a Bush town where living often is rough, a shortage of Bethel city truck drivers, mechanics and trucks themselves for weeks has disrupted delivery of one of the basic necessities: water.Lisa Demer
Power was restored Wednesday to the Western Alaska village of Newtok, four days after its main generator malfunctioned.Lisa Demer
Residents of the Western Alaska village of Newtok have been sleeping at the school and using wood and cardboard to heat their homes as they headed into a third day without power on Tuesday.Lisa Demer
Newtok was without power through the weekend after its generator stopped working Saturday afternoon. A council official said everyone in the Western Alaska village of 375 is OK.Suzanna Caldwell
Arctic sea ice was less extensive last month than in any January since satellite records begin in 1979 -- the result of unusual weather patterns in the region.Yereth Rosen
A new decade-long study reveals that about a quarter of the caribou that encounter the Red Dog Mine road in Northwest Alaska balk at crossing it during their fall migration, causing them to delay their walk south.Yereth Rosen