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Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...visited the village of Brevig Mission, on Alaska's Seward Peninsula, on two separate missions nearly half a century...Alaska, where "Spanish influenza did to Nome and the Seward Peninsula, what the Black Death did to fourteenth-century...

...northern coast of the Gulf of Alaska and 100 inches in the swath between Dillingham and Bethel, places like the Seward Peninsula and North Slope typically receive less than 10 inches. As such, making an all-encompassing statement about the...
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...another was manager of a hotel in Valdez. One agent candidate worked for a tin-mining company at Lost River on the Seward Peninsula, one of the higher-priority areas for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents.The peninsula is named after...
Villager shoots muskox chasing tethered dog the village of Wales.Muskoxen have been showing up in unusually high numbers in the village at the tip of the Seward Peninsula as well as in Nome about 111 miles to the southeast.Helena Oxereok and her boyfriend on Saturday were hauling water...
Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Councils to hold meetings statewide

...CouncilCommunity Center, Cold Bay Contact: Carl Johnson; (800) 478-1456 or carl_johnson@fws.govOct. 7-8 Seward Peninsula Subsistence Regional Advisory CouncilAurora Inn, NomeContact: Robert Larson; (907) 772-5930 or robertlarson...
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...the early hunt and increasingly vocal complaints from local residents misses the bigger picture of decline in the Seward Peninsula musk oxen population, which is decreasing by about 13 percent a year. There are high rates of natural deaths and...
Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...relief is moving them out of town on foot. Then they come back.Gorn said it may be time to try the bear urine.The Seward Peninsula's musk oxen population has declined 13 percent a year, Gorn said. There isn't a current brown bear population...
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...Crowely Maritime Corp., the feasibility analysis released June 6 focused on Port Clarence, northwest of Nome on the Seward Peninsula.BSNC found that a "basic" port and man camp could be up and running within four years of a firm oil and gas industry...
Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 3

...repercussions," Schurke wrote.The expedition gathered its supplies and flew over broken ice to Wales, on the Seward Peninsula. The travelers skied and mushed to Nome, then flew to Kotzebue, ending their stay on May 10. That day, the Soviet...
Corps of Engineers advances Arctic port study

...nearby Port Clarence, or a combination of the Seward Peninsula locations.The Alaska office of the Corps, performing...deep-draft port study was launched last year, and the Seward Peninsula locations, though south of the Arctic Circle and...


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