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Groups lend helping hand to Alaska's Afognak Island elks

...In the deeply forested lands of Afognak Island, fewer than 1,000 Roosevelt...prime elk habitat on northern Afognak Island to keep it perpetually protected...totaling 2,000 acres adjacent to Afognak Island State Park. As Steve Perrins...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091706/out_20060917023.shtml
Outdoors
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.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012711/reg_776809001.shtml
Regional News
Mountain named after former state top cop

...The Afognak Native Corporation says a mountain on Afognak Island will bear the name of the first Alaska Native to serve...village, which sits on the southwestern coast of Afognak Island. That island is just north of Kodiak Island.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012709/reg_382109914.shtml
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/port-lions-has-culminating-50th-anniver
State
Koniag: Lawyers and more lawyers

...Alaska Peninsula for more valuable, timbered land on Afognak Island, where it set up a logging operation. By 1994...will pay another $25 million for Koniag property on Afognak Island. Today, Koniag is in the best financial shape in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011999/Loc_koniag.html
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-12/seavey-scales-waterfall-win-iditarod
Sports
Thermos-size, aluminum rat poison canisters washing up on Kodiak

...chemical typically comes in pellets used to fumigate grain ships.Kodiak resident Ian MacIntosh was beachcombing on Afognak Island the morning of March 31 when he found the two empty rat poison canisters."I'd heard of those canisters before...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-11/thermos-size-aluminum-rat-poison-canist
State
Scientists track unusual voyage of fishing boat that ran aground

ANCHORAGE - An abandoned fishing vessel that ran aground on Afognak Island near Kodiak in early November took an unusual five-month journey across the Pacific Ocean, traveling much faster and farther...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123002/sta_scientist.shtml
News
Logging violations expand against Afognak corporation

...performed by workers for the Afognak Native Corp. are worse than anticipated, state officials say. The area on Afognak Island where the infractions occurred is more than twice as big as originally reported. The timber company involved also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120902/sta_logging.shtml
News
Groups to buy more Afognak land for conservation purposes

...The federal government will join with private foundations for a fourth time to buy Alaska Native corporation land on Afognak Island near Perenosa Bay, the Department of Interior said Friday. Sound off on the important issues at The purchase, when...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012107/out_20070121064.shtml
Outdoors

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