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Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...between Asia and the U.S. West Coast.The proposed Bering Sea route covers 730 miles, taking a path farther west of Nunivak Island and farther east of St. Lawrence Island than most ships use now. The route can guarantee that boats will be in at...
State OKs hunting of musk oxen stranded on sea ice

...Cu'pik Eskimo community of 210 and the only village on Nunivak Island, which lies 30 miles off the Seward Peninsula, the...Thirty-four East Greenland musk oxen in 1935 were moved to Nunivak Island, where they thrived. Animals from the transplanted...
Pure Sole: I mushed, for a quick moment

...feed you to those wolves."In reality, Eli Ribich and wife, Gayle, left Detroit in 1968 to teach at Mekoryuk on Nunivak Island, then at Bethel and lastly to their present-day home of Petersburg for the 1972-73 school year.They brought...
Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...1967, Rie was hired by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to illustrate a booklet about the annual reindeer roundup on Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea ? an experience Juan Jr. remembers vividly, in part because he was allowed to hang out with the...
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...
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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...


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