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Fishermen suggest moratorium on Yukon king fishing

...hurt to take a few years off and say, 'Let them go.' There are other fish out there."Huntington lives on the Koyukuk River, a tributary of the Yukon. He works as director of wildlife and parks for the Tanana Chiefs Conference.Walter Stickman...
Man, 28, drowns in Koyukuk River

FAIRBANKS - A 28-year-old man drowned recently after jumping or falling from a skiff on the Koyukuk River. Alaska State Troopers said David Dayton's body was found near the village of Koyukuk, about 100 yards from where he was last...
State postpones wolf control near 2 villages

...planning to shoot as many as 50 wolves from helicopters in a 1,360-square-mile area around the villages on the upper Koyukuk River, according to Monday's Fairbanks Daily News-Miner."Conditions are not ideal for tracking; the light is fading...
Teacher preserves traditional Athabascan values

FAIRBANKS - If Susan Paskvan had her wish, all the people in the Interior villages along the Koyukuk River would know how to speak their native language - Koyukon Athabascan, or Denaakk'e. Sound off on the important issues at Right...
Villagers say warmer climate is forcing community changes

...traditional culture in Huslia, an Athabascan village on the Koyukuk River. But recent forest fires have burned hotter and more...has melted and no longer provides a barrier against Koyukuk River erosion, Derendoff said. Lakes that traditionally...
This Day in History

...underground nuclear tests on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians. In 1974, two bulldozer teams met at the South Fork of the Koyukuk River, completing the 360-mile gravel bed overlay for the first road in the United States to cross the Arctic Circle...
FBI looks for men who booked flight to village near pipeline

...who booked a flight to a remote village near the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. A man had requested a charter to the Koyukuk River village of Allakaket using a known alias of Zaman Muhammad, but he and a travel companion didn't show up for the...
Snowmachine deaths down in mild winter snowmachine-related accidents. Hudson Sam Jr., 27, of Huslia drowned when his snowmachine broke through the Koyukuk River ice on Oct. 26. Calvin Toal, 31, of Wasilla was killed Monday after the snowmachine he was driving smashed head-on...

...webbed feet," said Michelle Amundson, who saw one of the small black-and-white birds sitting in the snow in the Koyukuk River village of Hughes, 200 miles northwest of Fairbanks. Another of the birds was seen in Birch Creek, a small village...
Thanksgiving in Alaska is best of both worlds

...and that old favorite, Eskimo ice cream, known locally as akutaq. It's just the opposite in Allakaket, up the Koyukuk River. The turkey dinner was Thursday, but on Friday, the community gathers for moosehead soup, beaver tail and bear...


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