Day: October 9, 2023

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Water Hookups Come to Alaska Yup’ik Village, And Residents Are Thrilled to Ditch Their Honey Buckets

Sanitation workers Thomas Noatak and Joseph Moses start every workday riding a four-wheeler along the muddy roads of this small Yup’ik village on southwestern Alaska’s vast Kuskokwim River, looking for human waste. They’re checking honey bucket bins — large steel containers where residents dump their waste at neighborhood collection points. When they find a bin […]

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