Residents say the air is better, indoors and out, and they have better access to subsistence activities.
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‘Happy and sad at the same time’: After decades-long wait, Newtok residents begin the move to Mertarvik
This year, Newtok is sending one-third of its residents across the Ninglick River to its replacement village, Mertarvik.
To house a village, Newtok looks to unlikely source: army surplus
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.