Shishmaref Voters Choose to Remain Dry Community

The residents of the village of Shishmaref appear to have voted to remain a dry community.

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by Associated Press

ANCHORAGE- The residents of the village of Shishmaref appear to have voted to remain a dry community.


The vote was 124-98 Tuesday. The results will be certified Monday.


There has been a ban on alcohol in the village for 30 years.


Shishmaref, a village of about 600 residents, is located 125 miles north of Nome.

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