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Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting new members

...Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board.One board member represents diversified trail users from Western and Southwestern Alaska, while the other represents the motorized trail community statewide.In addition to these special knowledge areas...
Seavey expected to win Iditarod early today

...race's 78 starting mushers were still in the race, which began March 9 in Fairbanks.Low-snow conditions in southwestern Alaska and near Anchorage forced the race to be rerouted along the historic river trails of Interior Alaska. The resulting...
Climate change destroys Arctic artifacts

...lost all across the Arctic," he said.A professor at Scotland's University of Aberdeen working on a dig in southwestern Alaska agrees that the region really does have more artifacts than is typical."There's so much information there...
Alaska Science Forum: Overwintering in the Bering Sea

...darkness between gaps in sea ice.Sexson duplicated Margaret Petersen's study, capturing birds in northern and southwestern Alaska. From 2008 to 2012, he received more than 7,000 transmitted locations from the birds. Part of his degree work...
UAF project documents Native hunting knowledge

...cultural anthropology doctoral student Ilona Kemp are documenting the historical experience of three communities in southwestern Alaska. Partner villages Chignik Lagoon and Port Heiden are looking at sea otter ecology, and the Yup'ik village of...
Mine project splits major state industries

...The senator told Hackney about preparations for a project to extract more than 4 million metric tons of ore in southwestern Alaska, above the rivers and lakes that feed Bristol Bay, home of half the world's wild sockeye salmon.Stevens connected...
Alaska communities reach record-high temperatures

...because they cannot commute due to the warm weather," Hoffman said.The warm weather blanketed most of western and southwestern Alaska and stretched to nearly every corner of the state, the National Weather Service Alaska said.Some Alaska communities...
Alaska Natives seek degrees at Haskell University

...can relate.Andrew, a 23-year-old freshman, is a member of the Yupik tribe from the village of Kasigluk in southwestern Alaska.Andrew's first glimpse of Kansas was in mid-August, when he arrived at Haskell. He loathed leaving his...
State news roundup for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

...led the nation with the highest amount of fish landed, mostly walleye pollock, for the 16th year in a row. The southwestern Alaska port landed 752 million pounds, up from 706 million pounds in 2011. Legislation would create commission to study...
Films, lectures celebrate Native American Heritage Month

...Yup'ik Way." A portrait of a Yup'ik village in southwestern Alaska trying to hold on to its traditional way of life...Naparyarmiut, is the largest native Yup'ik village in southwestern Alaska. Of the 1,023 village inhabitants, 62 percent...


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