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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/got-unwanted-musk-oxen-try-bear-urine-w
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/bering-straits-native-corp-seeks-land-f
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-17/melting-ice-curtain-pt-3
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Biologist in Nome warns against musk oxen viewing

NOME - A state biologist in Nome is cautioning people on the Seward Peninsula against viewing musk oxen up close, saying that endangers young calves.An early spring is moving peninsula musk oxen closer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-28/biologist-nome-warns-against-musk-oxen-
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-06/corps-engineers-advances-arctic-port-st
State
State news roundup for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

...east Russia, with the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and Cape Krusenstern National Monument on Alaska's Seward Peninsula.Murkowksi and Young say in a statement that they're concerned that the proposed park will not bring any direct...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-03/state-news-roundup
State
Tiny barbarians at the gate

...Strait," Adler said.Genetic evidence also tells him that several species of black fly have found their way to the Seward Peninsula from farther south."If it continues to warm, then species from more southerly climes will keep working northward...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-06-28/tiny-barbarians-gate
Not For Web
Kiteboarders end bid to cross Bering Strait

...28-year-old Geza Scholtz, of Switzerland, had planned to travel on a kiteboard from Wales on the western tip of the Seward Peninsula across the rough, windy Bering Strait. The Anchorage Daily News reports the adventurers ended their bid this month...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092610/reg_712342225.shtml
Regional News
This Day in History

...Tuttle of the R/V Bear reported that a measles epidemic had killed many Eskimos along the western coast of the Seward Peninsula. In 1913, the first airplane flight in Alaska was made by Capt. J.V. Martin at Fairbanks. In 1950, the Liberty...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070306/sta_20060703005.shtml
News
Shishmaref to build rock wall to stem erosion from tides

...erosion brought by the violent tides of the Chukchi Sea. Shishmaref, a village of about 600 people five miles off the Seward Peninsula, suffered extensive erosion damage last October when a powerful storm sent 15-foot waves crashing onto the beach...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070805/sta_20050708019.shtml
News

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