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Revisiting a dream, 20 years later

May 16, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell April 27, 2017: Twenty years ago, I was 34 when I walked away from a chain-link fence near Port Valdez and headed east. Those were the first steps on a summer-long trip […]

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Rasmuson Foundation announces 2017 Individual Artist Awards

May 16, 2017 0

Artists Earl F. Atchak of Chevak and Merna Wharton of Fairbanks are two of the artists that have been named recipients of the Rasmuson Foundation 2017 Individual Artist Awards. Earl F. Atchak of Chevak was […]

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Kuskokwim Campus Graduation

May 10, 2017 0

by KuC Staff Twenty-four graduates walked the stage at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center on a sunny Friday afternoon to mark the forty-third commencement ceremony at UAF’s Kuskokwim Campus (KuC). Ten students earned certificates in […]

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Special permit hunt open for muskoxen on Triangle Island

May 9, 2017 0

Muskoxen are occasionally stranded on islands with inadequate food and water resources for survival and the Alaska Board of Game has addressed this situation through regulation 5 AAC 92.046, which allows the Department to open […]

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Alaska Moravian Church Seminary Graduates

May 9, 2017 0

Receiving their diplomas from the Alaska Moravian Church Seminary are (from left) Jennifer Cho, George Amik Jr., and Annie G. Kinegak. The students received their credentials on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 for successfully completing their […]

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CVRF launches Spring 2017 People Propel® Equipment Subsidy Program

May 9, 2017 0

Coastal Villages Region Fund is launching the Spring 2017 period of its flagship People Propel® program. The program was created in 2013 to help residents of CVRF’s 20 member communities purchase equipment critical to daily […]

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From rat brains to monkey brains: Famous tobacco researcher enthralls Alaska Job Corps students

May 2, 2017 0

On Wednesday, April 26, students at the Alaska Job Corps Center were absolutely captivated during a dynamic presentation by famous tobacco addiction researcher Victor DeNoble on the science of addiction and how it affects the […]

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Tundra swans take two distinct paths to Alaska

May 2, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra […]

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Fish Camp

May 2, 2017 0

by Brad Cole Above the fish camp an eagle was circling high in a deep blue sky. The old smokehouse and its drying racks sit close to a collapsing bank of the Tuluksak River. A […]