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Ordaz repeats as Poetry Out Loud champ

...The 10 students came from communities all over Alaska, including Sand Point in the Aleutian Chain and Mekoryuk on Nunivak Island, to compete in the finals. Each had already won competitions at the local and regional level.The winner, named...
Local | Art
Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...In 1930, 34 muskox were captured in East Greenland and brought to Fairbanks. This group was then transferred to Nunivak Island, a large island in the Bering Sea. The muskoxen thrived there and, by 1968, the herd had grown to 750 animals...
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...the Stone Age, to Native American rights, to Cesar Chavez and farm worker's rights, to the Inuit and muskox of Nunivak Island, to Rachel Carson ... the list goes on. He is the only person to win National Book Awards for fiction and nonfiction...
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...coast - about 2,500 miles along the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta shoreline from Cape Newenham to Emmonak, including Nunivak Island.That work will be done in two surveys in July and August, and cost about $300,000. NMFS is the primary funder...
Frank Maier Marathon record falls

...This is marathon number 43."Mary Victoria McDonald has run on locations across continents, including Antarctica, Nunivak Island, and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu."Marathons are excuses to travel," McDonald said, "even though I am almost...
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success first only from the herd on Nunivak Island in the Bering Strait. The herd...bears, then to predator-free Nunivak Island, where they thrived and multiplied...jurisdiction over the muskoxen habitat on Nunivak Island; and an animal husbandry professor...
A king without its crown limited distributions of fish and at lower concentrations. This time, juvenile kings ranged from roughly Nunivak Island in the south to Point Spencer in the north.In addition, Murphy and his team found a high mortality rate for juvenile...
State | Local
Mekoryuk residents want larger musk oxen harvest

...musk oxen for residents of Mekoryuk, KYUK reported.Mekoryuk is a Cup'ig Eskimo community of about 200 located on Nunivak Island, 40 miles off the western coast of Alaska in the Bering Sea.Residents recently met in Bethel with federal and state...
Dying musk oxen on Slope remain a mystery

...back in 1931, shipping about three dozen from Greenland to Fairbanks. Five years later, the animals were barged to Nunivak Island off the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta coast, where they thrive today. Some of those musk oxen were transplanted to Western...
UAF animal research station resumes tours

...similarities between the two. The station was set up on 75 acres in 1979 with 13 musk oxen flown to Fairbanks from Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea. All the musk oxen at the farm stem from those original inhabitants. The caribou came from the...


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