Summer Living – The Delta Discovery, Inc. https://deltadiscovery.com "Real news for the Real People." Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:28:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://i1.wp.com/deltadiscovery.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/cropped-DD-LOGO-2.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Summer Living – The Delta Discovery, Inc. https://deltadiscovery.com 32 32 Earthworm species may be native to Interior Alaska https://deltadiscovery.com/earthworm-species-may-be-native-to-interior-alaska/ Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:59:12 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=6747 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 [...]

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Alaska’s big river never stops flowing https://deltadiscovery.com/alaskas-big-river-never-stops-flowing/ Thu, 02 Aug 2018 02:59:51 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=6689 by Ned Rozell It’s midsummer, a good time to slip a canoe onto the Yukon River. I start at the river town of Eagle, population 85, and will finish in Circle, population 104. Circle is [...]

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The Salmon State: Casting for fish — and guides — in Bristol Bay https://deltadiscovery.com/the-salmon-state-casting-for-fish-and-guides-in-bristol-bay/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:58:23 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=6372 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, [...]

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Calista Corporation 2018 Shareholder Award Recipients announced https://deltadiscovery.com/calista-corporation-2018-shareholder-award-recipients-announced/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:59:53 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=6217 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 [...]

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Coastal Villages kicks off Youth Employment Programs https://deltadiscovery.com/coastal-villages-kicks-off-youth-employment-programs/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:59:45 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=6219 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 [...]

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The Salmon State: Wild fish in wild places Hunting for fish in Alaska’s steelhead-bearing rivers and streams https://deltadiscovery.com/the-salmon-state-wild-fish-in-wild-places-hunting-for-fish-in-alaskas-steelhead-bearing-rivers-and-streams/ Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:59:59 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=6098 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 [...]

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Rural veterinarians provide care, and appreciation to partners https://deltadiscovery.com/rural-veterinarians-provide-care-and-appreciation-to-partners/ Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:59:32 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=2930 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 [...]

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Dr. Mikhail Malakhov – The Russians are Back https://deltadiscovery.com/dr-mikhail-malakhov-the-russians-are-back/ Thu, 13 Jul 2017 07:59:57 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=2672 by Tim Troll In this new era of a cooling relationship between the U.S. and Russia, one adventurous Russian historian is trying to warm it up a little, at least with one of its states [...]

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Sharing the trail with born Alaskans https://deltadiscovery.com/sharing-the-trail-with-born-alaskans/ Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:59:41 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=2559 by Ned Rozell June 1, 2017: Who is this girl, hair in braids, emerging from the tent with a full backpack? She is 10 years old, a recent fourth grade graduate, out here with a [...]

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Lower Kalskag annual Clean Up Green Up https://deltadiscovery.com/lower-kalskag-annual-clean-up-green-up/ Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:59:16 +0000 http://deltadiscovery.com/?p=2508 The Village of Lower Kalskag had our Annual Clean up Green up May 30th – June 2nd 2017 with a picnic for the youth for a good job done with the help of volunteers. The [...]

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