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State OKs hunting of musk oxen stranded on sea ice

...Mekoryuk, a Cu'pik Eskimo community of 210 and the only village on Nunivak Island, which lies 30 miles off the Seward Peninsula, the projection of land north of the Aleutian Islands.Muskoxen are stocky, long-haired animals that disappeared...
JDHS hanging onto pigskin polls

...21 TMHS (Southeast), 22 Barrow (Aurora), 23 Houston (Aurora), 24 Eagle River (Northern Lights), 25 Homer (Peninsula), 26 Valdez (Aurora), 27 Monroe (Aurora), 28 Seward (Peninsula), 29 Voznesenka (Peninsula).
Alaska Science Forum: An oasis on the Seward Peninsula

On a recent ski trip across the Seward Peninsula, I followed a trail along the Pilgrim River broken...deadliest organisms in the history of mankind invaded the Seward Peninsula.The 1918 Spanish flu killed millions of people...
Alaska Science Forum: Discoveries at Serpentine Hot Springs

Skiing across the raw, open landscape of the Seward Peninsula a few weeks ago, my friends and I dreamed of getting out of a big wind and into the tub at Serpentine Hot Springs.Though none...
Alaska Science Forum: Two tales of dynamic Alaska tundra

...amid the small plants of the Seward Peninsula and Yukon River Delta. She...meets shore.At sites on the Seward Peninsula, the tundra nose of Alaska...unglaciated area that's now the Seward Peninsula ballooned up due to the sheer...
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...
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...


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