All Alakanuk Ambler Anvik Bethel Brevig Mission Chevak Eek Ekwok Elim Emmonak Gambell Goodnews Bay Grayling Holy Cross Hooper Bay Kalskag Kaltag Kasigluk Kiana Kivalina Kotlik Koyuk Marshall Mekoryuk Minto Mt. Village New Stuyahok Nightmute Noatak Noorvik Nulato Nunapitchuk Old Harbor Pilot Station Pitkas Point Quinhagak Russian Mission Savoonga Scammon Bay Selawik Shageluk Shaktoolik Shishmaref Shungnak St. Marys St. Michael Stebbins Teller Togiak Toksook Bay Tununak Wales
L to R: Josephine Woods, Sierra Woods, Shauna Woods and Marie Tickett competed in Shungnak's 2016 4th of July swimming race.
Shungnak 2016 4th of July festivities included a relay race where competitors ran with an orange between their legs while balancing an egg on a spoon.
Cute, young spectators at the Archie Ferguson/Willie Goodwin Sr. Memorial Snowmachine Race in Selawik.
Ekwok's power plant and tank farm were relocated farther from the river and placed on a built-up dirt and gravel pad.
Brevig Mission 2016 spring clean up volunteers (from left): Alex Seetot, Arica Tocktoo and Alyssa Olanna.
Brevig Mission 2016 spring clean up participants - Lorraine and her two boys Roger and Elton Olanna.
Brevig Mission 2016 spring clean up participants, from left, Jamie Kakoona, Ada Olanna, Renee Olanna and Sandra Olanna.
Shungnak 2016 4th of July festivities. From left, Wynita Lee, Nellie Greist, Oscar Greist Sr. and Lottie Tickett participated in the elders' money grab race.
Savoonga's power plant nearly gets covered up by blowing snow, even though it sits on a 4'-high platform.
A parade in Toksook Bay. Somebody made a really nice banner thanking AVEC for the new bulk fuel tank farm.
Distribution line in Brevig Mission. These poles were going to be part of the intertie between Brevig and Teller.
Jeff Ryan hauls a sled full of gear during a cold blizzard in Kivalina. No vehicles were available to rent.
The tank farm renovation project included new impermeable liners and big timbers to set the tanks on
A water crossing on the intertie between Alakanuk and Emmonak. These are the tallest poles in AVEC's system.
The Elim boys basketball team warms up prior to a game during the 2015 high school basketball tournament in Anchorage.
Renovation of the storage modules including insulating the interior and exterior of the buildings and installing a new roof and decking.
Big cranes are used to erect the wind towers. A smaller crane is used to install and work on power poles, like this one that is dwarfed by the wind tower.
Corrosive salt water spray damages equipment. The old, corroded meter bases were replaced with stainless steel one that will hold up better in maritime conditions.
The school and community volunteers worked to built a traditional angyapik made out of walrus skins.
These are some of the students and local volunteers who helped build the angyapik. The two women on the right helped with the intricate sewing of the skins: Charlene Apangalook (by boat) and Ila Ungott (far right).
All of the frame work was completed in the school woodworking shop. The boat is made of several different types of wood.
The old power plant was severely damaged by fired in April 2015. This caused a community-wide power outage as this plant was still the primary means of generating power.
Locals were hired to work on this project. Some of them are attempting to remove the water out of the tank farm.
Plant Operator Charles Green of Tununak, who also underwent wind technician training. The wind towers are in Toksook Bay.
These are the four wind turbines in Toksook Bay that also provide power to Tununak and Nightmute via an intertie.
The older power plant is on the left and the new power plant is on the right. The new power plant provides power to Tununak and Nightmute via an intertie.
The 25'-long boat can carry as many as 12 crew members plus gear and supplies. The craftsmanship has to be of high quality in order to ensure the crew's safety out in the rough sea.
The school bought 2.5 female walrus skins from local hunters. There is an art to preparing, soaking and sewing the hides to ensure they remain strong and watertight. Susan Campbell, Ila Ungott, Charlene Apangalook and Shirlene Apassingok provided their hide-sewing expertise.
Every year a Lee's Sea Air plane flies overhead and drops money out and folks race around to catch it.
Norman Miller (AVEC) is flanked on both sides by the power plant operators. They are watching the progress of the mushers.
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Currently, there are no known or scheduled power outages in our service areas.
If you are experiencing a power outage or see a downed power line, please call our 24 hour emergency line at (907) 561-1818