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Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers offset the limits on Chinook fishing earlier this summer.The only area not seeing subsistence fishing is the Porcupine River, where fishing will close Saturday. In three of the past five years, escapement goals to Canada from Porcupine...
Alaska Science Forum: Joke's on Alaskans when it comes to climate change

...ramp in Circle and head north toward Fort Yukon. Taking snow measurements along the way, they will drive up the Porcupine River and take a left up the Coleen River. From there, Sturm, snow scientist and frequent trip partner Glen Liston...
Fires damage 3 Fort Yukon buildings

...A fire Dec. 8 burned an unoccupied log cabin.Ivey said he could not comment on whether the fires were set.Fort Yukon is a city of 586 at the confluence of the Yukon and Porcupine Rivers. The city is 145 miles northeast of Fairbanks.
Porcupines: Watchable wildlife, but a gardener's worst nightmare

...program coordinator Karla Hart has seen them in action in the water and once even saw a porcupine waddle into the Porcupine River and swim across. "All those quills are like a life jacket," she said. "They float high in the water." Hart...
Winds cause wildfire near Fort Yukon area to spread

...the village of Fort Yukon, which lies across the Porcupine River to the southwest. Fire crews kept the blaze from...Fort Yukon is at the confluence of the Yukon and Porcupine rivers about 145 miles northeast of Fairbanks.
Prince of Wales Island piques interest of paleontologists worldwide

...spreading, said Blodgett. One exception - a triangular portion of east-central Alaska bound on the northwest by the Porcupine River and on the southwest by the Yukon River - was part of ancient North America, he said. During work on Prince of Wales...
Caribou's late arrival may cost calves' lives

...When last counted in 1998, the herd numbered about 129,000 animals. The herd recently was still south of the Porcupine River, which was not yet safe for crossing, Kassi said. If the cows are delayed too long, they won't make it to the...
Multi-media show details Canadian's Arctic trek

...Beaufort Sea. He kayaked the Beaufort Yukon coastline to the MacKenzie River and then hiked and canoed up the Bell and Porcupine Rivers to the Gwich'in Village of Old Crow. Madsen was joined for part of the journey by musician and recording artist...
Following the caribou's lead

...Heuer and his wife Leanne Allison off on the frozen Porcupine River at the beginning of their epic journey to follow the...after his wife has a vivid dream about seeing the Porcupine River break up and begin to flow (again prompting skepticism...
Alaska's Don Young longest serving Republican in House

...Fort Yukon, Alaska, a community of about 600 people accessible primarily by air at the confluence of the Yukon and Porcupine rivers in the state's rugged, harsh interior.He served in the Army and after moving to Alaska, held jobs in areas...


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