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Gambell whalers take first bowhead of spring

ANCHORAGE - A Gambell crew apparently took the first bowhead...hours it took to tow the whale to shore. Gambell is allowed to take up to eight whales...boat with 20 walrus skins last July. "Gambell is probably the only site in the world...
Gasoline theft leads to Gambell fire

...lighter used by someone apparently trying to steal gasoline in Gambell last week lit a fire that burned a four-wheeler and threatened...55-gallon fuel barrels and 13 3,000-gallon fuel tanks. Gambell is a village of about 650 on St. Lawrence Island's northwest...
Missing Gambell man tried to swim to boat

...Alaska State Troopers received the report of a missing man Friday and searched in the ocean through the weekend with volunteers from Savoonga and Gambell. The missing man is identified as 20-year-old Christopher Kaningok of Gambell.
Man stabbed in downtown Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police say a man was stabbed in the stomach near the corner of Sixth Avenue and Gambell Street. The man was taken early Saturday night to Alaska Regional Hospital. Police just after 7 p.m. cordoned off a parking...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 3

...for Natives who live along the Bering Strait.By September, the U.S. Customs Service had hired a part-time agent at Gambell on St. Lawrence Island to handle the flood of Soviet visitors. By August 1990, more than 3,000 Soviet citizens and 3...
Airborne umiak sails over museum

...Lillie Apangalook, Vivian and Lewis Igakitan, Thelma and Homer Apatiki, Fred Angi and Flora Imergan made the journey from Gambell with fresh walrus hides checked as baggage."After soaking the hides in Gold Creek, they were meticulously sewn together...
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Ammunition shortage reaches rural Alaska

...subsistence hunters.The Native Store in Gambell on Saint Lawrence Island has had trouble...calibers are back on shelves in Nome and Gambell, but the shortages align with what shooters...and retailers, said in October.The Gambell Native Store gets its ammunition from...
Juneau woman survives skiff disaster

...crossing after they visited relatives in Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. Two Russians...he said. The Russian group had come to Gambell, on St. Lawrence Island, to visit relatives...since 1991. She called on Monday from Gambell and said the weather had been bad and...
Parnell declares economic disaster for island

...causing a significant economic challenge to the residents of Gambell and Savoonga.Parnell said only 340 walrus were taken during...provided in the declaration estimate the 2013 family income in Gambell is $35,876, below the federal adjusted cost-of-living...
Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska

...frequented by seal hunters. One hunter in Gambell spotted a bird on the beach with its head...release issued this week. Residents in Gambell and Savoonga worried something in reports from the island villages of Gambell and Savoonga during a teleconference Friday...


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