From left, Darryl Parks, chief of operations in civil engineering at JBER; Bob Sherrill of the Defense Logistics Agency; and Newtok Tribal Administrator Andrew John stand in front of one of the barracks units. (Photo by Rachel Waldholz/Alaska's Energy Desk)

To house a village, Newtok looks to unlikely source: army surplus

by Rachel Waldholz, Alaska’s Energy Desk
- Village leaders think they might have found a solution for the eroding village of Newtok's relocation problem. And it comes from an unexpected place: an Anchorage military base.