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Land managers working on mine cleanup study

...clean up at the Red Devil mercury mine in the middle Kuskokwim River area.Mercury, arsenic and antimony have been leaking into the Kuskokwim River for years from 250,000 cubic yards of tailings...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-05/land-managers-working-mine-cleanup-stud
State
Search continues for Bethel man missing after boat accident

...Friday.The juvenile made it to shore and was taken back to Napakiak.Searchers found the sunken boat on the sandbar. A search for Beaver has continued.Napakiak is on the north bank of the Kuskokwim River about 15 miles southwest of Bethel.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22/search-continues-bethel-man-missing-aft
State
Alaska Science Forum: Alaska's wildfires and the changing boreal forest

...western Alaska. His observations were based on his measurements of trees made on trips down the Tanana, Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers."The prospects are not good for survival (of boreal forest trees, including birch and aspen)," Juday said...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/alaska-science-forum-alaskas-wildfir
Outdoors
Ballot measure oversight leaves villages unable to prohibit pot sales

...businesses. As an example, look at House District 38, which includes the rural area along the lower Yukon and the Kuskokwim River. According to voting records, 56 percent of voters there opposed marijuana legalization, and the region includes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ballot-measure-oversight-leaves-village
State
Study: Changing climate prompts boreal forest shift

...Juday and Alix gathered white spruce tree cores and disks from 540 trees in 36 stands along the Yukon, Tanana and Kuskokwim rivers. They started in easternmost Alaska and sampled downriver to the western edge of the boreal forest near the Bering...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/study-changing-climate-prompts-borea
Outdoors
Alaska wildfires spread as more evacuations launched

...Alaska are so remote and far from populated areas that they are monitored only rather than being suppressed.The tiny Kuskokwim River villages of Aniak and Chuathbaluk, however, are among multiple communities threatened by nearby blazes.Aniak city...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-26/alaska-wildfires-spread-more-evacuation
State
Plaintiffs decide against appeal in Alaska fishing case

...their convictions involving king salmon fishing on the Kuskokwim River during a weak run in 2012.Thursday was the deadline...restricted gear or fishing in closed sections of the Kuskokwim River during the poor king run in 2012. Most of the charges...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/plaintiffs-decide-against-appeal-alaska
State | AK legislature
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...outlier. Most revenue sharing recipients are towns like Kongiganak in Southwest Alaska. Not far from the mouth of the Kuskokwim River, Kongiganak's 500 or so people live in a marshy, lake-dotted landscape that freezes into an expanse of white...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-legislature-makes-cuts-ripples-w
State | AK legislature
Body found in Kuskokwim River may be missing ATV rider

...Akiak (AK'-ee-ak) woman missing since December on an all-terrain vehicle trip has been recovered from the Kuskokwim River.Alaska State Troopers say the body found Sunday may be the remains of 27-year-old Sally Stone.Stone on Dec...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-06/body-found-kuskokwim-river-may-be-missi
State
Alaskans win chance to stake remote cabin sites

...Lake near the Mulchatna River, Snake Lake outside of Dillingham and Dillinger River II, along the South Fork of the Kuskokwim River.DNR will hold workshops to assist prospective stakers with correctly identifying and marking their desired parcels...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-17/alaskans-win-chance-stake-remote-cab
Outdoors

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