Summer Living

Earthworm species may be native to Interior Alaska

August 8, 2018 0

by Theresa Bakker A Fairbanks high school student has discovered five species of earthworms in Interior Alaska, including one possibly native to North America. Megan Booysen worked with University of Alaska Museum of the North […]

Summer Living

The Salmon State: Casting for fish — and guides — in Bristol Bay

July 12, 2018 0

by Mary Catharine Martin Triston Chaney, a 19-year-old college student raised in Dillingham, knew before this year that he loved fly fishing. What he didn’t know is that he’d love helping other people catch fish, […]

Summer Living

Calista Corporation 2018 Shareholder Award Recipients announced

June 20, 2018 0

by Thom Leonard Alaska Native Cultural Values Embodied in Shareholders. Calista Corporation is excited to announce the honorees of the 2018 Calista Corporation Shareholder Awards. Shareholders and Descendants are the heart and voice of the […]

Summer Living

Coastal Villages kicks off Youth Employment Programs

June 20, 2018 0

by CVRF Staff Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) is employing hundreds of Western Alaska youth this summer through its longstanding internship and Youth-to-Work programs. CVRF’s internship program celebrates its 20th year of providing college students […]

Summer Living

The Salmon State: Wild fish in wild places Hunting for fish in Alaska’s steelhead-bearing rivers and streams

June 5, 2018 0

by Mary Catharine Martin For most people, steelhead — sea-run rainbow trout — are “the fish of 10,000 casts.” To catch them, you stand waist-deep in a spring-melt river, growing numb with cold as you […]

Summer Living

Rural veterinarians provide care, and appreciation to partners

August 8, 2017 0

by Angie Fitch We had an amazing trip to the Kukokwim. Thank you to the tribes and communities of Napaskiak, Napakiak and Kwethluk for welcoming us, partnering with us and making it a reality! We’ve […]

Summer Living

Fish Skin Basketry exhibit featured at the YPCC Museum

June 13, 2017 0

by K.J. Lincoln Jennifer Lent loves fish skin. She has been using fish skin to create beautiful miniature baskets and her work is currently being featured at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center Museum in Bethel. […]