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Brooks Range pulsations: My own unsolved mystery

...of caribou later, I sat above the headwaters of the Noatak River waiting for my friends Ed Shanley and Ben Muse to fly...Hillary Wilson had made for me and we took off down the Noatak River. I mentioned the pulsations. They quickly began making...
Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...skied away, thinking how I'd just encountered a vestige of a lost world.My next muskox was a year later on the Noatak River. One evening, with two companions, I floated around a bend. On the red and yellowed willowy hillside was a herd...
Rural Alaska grapples with erosion

...too. Johnson, 67, once lost 25 pounds on his slight frame after he was exposed to Giardia by drinking from the Noatak River during a caribou hunting trip. "It's not a fun way to lose weight," he said. --- Along with the beaver's...
Hatchery for sale: $2 million

...KOTZEBUE - Web surfers cruising eBay, the giant online auction site, now can bid serious money on a fish hatchery on the Noatak River. The 150-acre property, owned by Theodore Booth Sr. of Noatak and Kotzebue, is described on the Web site as highly...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...guided his trips. Leghorn guides few trips anymore, and as co-owner he gets his pick. His favorite right now is the Noatak River through the Brooks Range, an area he explored for the company a few years ago to determine if it would make a good...
Northwest Alaska archaeological dig turns up mysterious small clay disks

...Alaska.The find could potentially tweak modern conceptions about daily life for the ancient inhabitants around the Noatak River.Shirar said items found at such sites are generally basic tools or animal bones. The discovery of the mysterious...
Searchers find missing Oregon hunter

NOATAK - An Oregon man missing while hunting along the Noatak River has been found safe. Alaska State Troopers say Mike Knapp of Langlois, Ore., spent a night away from his camp. Troopers took...
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Boy injured in accidental shooting on Noatak River accidental gunshot wound near Noatak. Alaska State Troopers say the boy while on a fishing trip Saturday on the Noatak River was unloading a .357 Magnum revolver. The revolver fired, striking the boy in the right thigh. Witnesses and Noatak's...
Regional News
Heating fuel prices down

...communities, although fuel is now flown every year into Noatak, in Northwest Alaska, because water depths on the Noatak River are not deep enough to handle fuel delivery by barge. Delivery by air adds to costs, resulting in fuel oil prices...
Silver runs buoy region declared a disaster

...Fish and Game's acting area manager. ``Maybe they don't mix at the same time. Perhaps they don't encounter the same life stress.'' Bue said indications are that both the Kobuk and the Noatak rivers' runs will be good this year.


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