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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 […]

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Snowmachiner rescued

April 25, 2017 0

Alaska State Troopers in Bethel received a report of a stranded snow machine operator somewhere near Kongiganak on 4/22/2017 at about 2251 hours. Basil Andrew, age 32 of Chefornak, sunk his snow machine in a […]

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Squirrels somehow predict seed bonanza

April 18, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell Stan Boutin has climbed more than 5,000 spruce trees in the last 30 years. He’s fallen only once, and he has often returned to the forest floor knowing if a ball of […]

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Easter Sunrise Service

April 18, 2017 0

Easter Morning: The sun rises at 7:22am as members of the Alaska Moravian Church and others gather together for the Easter Sunrise Service on Resurrection Sunday. Leading the service is Pastor Timothy Samson, originally of […]