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Port Lions has culminating 50th anniversary celebration

...Port Lions was originally founded in 1964 by people who moved from the village of Afognak, on the southern tip of Afognak Island, after it was destroyed.The tsunami following the 1964 earthquake wiped out Afognak, destroying about 70 percent...
Alaska Native Studies Conference comes to Juneau

...Indigenous ways of understanding knowledge.Dr. Malia Villegas is Sugpiaq/Alutiiq with family from Kodiak and Afognak Islands in Alaska and O'ahu and Lana'i in Hawai'i. She is an enrolled member of the Native Village of Afognak in...
Seavey scales waterfall to win Iditarod

...back a layer of muskeg, crawl in, add fire-heated rocks, pull the muskeg back over and go to sleep somewhere on Afognak Island.The next day he is bedding down next to lead dogs Beatle and Reef somewhere between the Ruby and White Mountain...
State Briefs

...Trust parcel was identified with the ... purchase on Afognak Island, which should not have happened," Clark said...receives and expends funds. Murkowski opposed the Afognak Island purchase because it involved buying private land with...
My Turn: Why governor trimmed some federal funds

...vetoed, of which $10,450,000 was from Exxon Valdez Oil Spill funds. The money was to purchase land on Northern Afognak Island for the Perenosa Bay project. This decision was philosophical - the governor doesn't believe federal funds should...
Spill council offers head job to longtime GOP pol Gail Phillips

...approach when he was a U.S. senator and still does. Last month he vetoed the council's attempt to purchase land on Afognak Island. Joe Mead, the new U.S. Forest Service trustee, said from what he can tell from briefing documents from fellow...
Northwest Digest

...court Anchorage - Creditors are trying to recover about $2 million from a bankrupt logging company that operated on Afognak Island and Icy Bay for 16 years. Twenty of Ben A. Thomas Inc.'s largest creditors took the Washington state company...
Homer man dies in logging camp accident

AFOGNAK ISLAND - A 47-year-old Homer man was killed at a logging camp on Afognak Island. Alaska State Troopers say Daniel...on the incident Tuesday afternoon. Afognak Island is north of Kodiak Island.
Regional News
Groups lend helping hand to Alaska's Afognak Island elks

...In the deeply forested lands of Afognak Island, fewer than 1,000 elk habitat on northern Afognak Island to keep it perpetually protected...totaling 2,000 acres adjacent to Afognak Island State Park. As Steve Perrins...
Fish and Game, timber industry at odds over culverts attorney for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Last spring, biologists reminded private foresters on Afognak Island, off Kodiak, of the Alaska Fishways Act. The law grants Fish and Game authority to require permits before anyone...


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