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Musk oxen seen between Bethel, villages

...Greenland after Alaska's population died out.The animals around Bethel have been migrating across the ice from Nelson Island.State biologists estimate that about 200 of the animals are in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The population would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/musk-oxen-seen-between-bethel-villages
State
State cross country running championship results

...2; 62) Nick Zweifel (Seward) 19:07.7; 63) Nathan Ezell (Eielson) 19:08.0; 64) John Chakuchin (Nelson Island School) 19:12.0; 65) James Simeonoff (Mt. Edgecumbe) 19:14.0; 66) Nathan Machacek (ACS) 19:14...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-06/state-cross-country-running-championsh
Sports
State cross country running championship results

...2; 62) Nick Zweifel (Seward) 19:07.7; 63) Nathan Ezell (Eielson) 19:08.0; 64) John Chakuchin (Nelson Island School) 19:12.0; 65) James Simeonoff (Mt. Edgecumbe) 19:14.0; 66) Nathan Machacek (ACS) 19:14...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-06/state-cross-country-running-championsh
Sports
State cross country running championship results

...2; 62) Nick Zweifel (Seward) 19:07.7; 63) Nathan Ezell (Eielson) 19:08.0; 64) John Chakuchin (Nelson Island School) 19:12.0; 65) James Simeonoff (Mt. Edgecumbe) 19:14.0; 66) Nathan Machacek (ACS) 19:14...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-06/state-cross-country-running-championsh
Sports
AK village relocation hits snag when ship runs aground

...homes out of alignment and created obstacle courses of the boardwalks running over the wetland setting.Mertarvik, on Nelson Island to the south, is set on volcanically formed bedrock higher up, according to Sally Russell Cox, a state planner and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-25/ak-village-relocation-hits-snag-when-sh
State
Hunsaker's 'North End of the World'

...in three languages). And his "Yup'ik Antigone," created in collaboration with residents of Toksook Bay on Nelson Island and presented entirely in Yup'ik in the early 1980s, combined elements of ancient Greek theater and traditional...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-01-10/hunsakers-north-end-world
Art
Alaska Digest

...that he sexually abused a minor about 25 years ago. Earlier this month, a woman raised in Tununak, a village on Nelson Island, filed a civil lawsuit against McCaffrey, saying he molested her several times over a yearlong period starting in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082305/sta_20050823014.shtml
News
Theatre in the Rough wins arts honor from governor

...and Sidney Huntington of Galena were named Distinguished Humanities Scholars. Paul and Martina John and family of Nelson Island and Marie Meade of Anchorage were named Distinguished Humanities Educators. John Bagoy and James Parson of Anchorage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100902/loc_theatreaward.shtml
News
Escalating erosion an unprecedented crisis for Native villages

...Newtok is ahead of the others, having completed a federal land trade in 2004 for a hilly area called Mertarvik on Nelson Island nine miles to the south. But that's just on paper. The Corps of Engineers estimates that moving would cost as much...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122706/sta_20061227026.shtml
News
Work starts to relocate Alaska village

...village at about 70 feet per year. The proposed village sits higher than the old village, on a treeless tundra slope on Nelson Island. It's called Mertarvik, which means "getting water from the stream" in Yup'ik.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072409/reg_469069226.shtml

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