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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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Mekoryuk man killed in snowmachine crash on Nunivak Island

...reports it happened Saturday as a 63-year-old Mekoryuk man, Hultman Kiokun, was trying to navigate home by GPS on Nunivak Island, 150 miles west of Bethel. The man's 26-year-old son was traveling with him but was unable to save him. Troopers...
Thanksgiving in Alaska is best of both worlds

ANCHORAGE - They celebrated Thanksgiving twice Thursday in the Nunivak Island village of Mekoryuk, but the turkey and mashed potatoes had to wait until later. At noon, people had their first feast: reindeer...
This Day in History

...Lockheed Vega plane piloted by Anscel Eckmann arrived in Juneau on the first nonstop flight from Seattle to Alaska. Nunivak Island National Wildlife Refuge was established. In 1939, the Stevens Village School was closed all week due to an influenza...


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