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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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-22/rie-munoz-alaska-more-true-real
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-12/ordaz-repeats-poetry-out-loud-champ
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/beaten-path-extinction-and-back-shag
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-27/frank-maier-marathon-record-falls
Sports
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...at 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/beaten-path-journeys-we-make
Outdoors
A king without its crown

...show 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/king-without-its-crown
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-23/mekoryuk-residents-want-larger-musk-oxe
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070906/out_20060709004.shtml
Outdoors

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