Troopers discovered an abandoned 60-foot subsistence gillnet on the Yukon River with over 50 rotten fish, including 8 Chinook salmon.
Moose and walrus and bears, oh my! Out in the country and along the beaches, wildlife are out in spades and a few safety tips can go a long way.
One of almost 300 wildfires in Alaska, the Nulato Fire has grown to 1,200 acres and is being battled by local firefighters with aid outside crews.
Jenn shares photos from her recent weekend with Caitlin in Anchorage and Talkeetna.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission visits Nome in August. They’re looking for feedback on local Arctic research: what’s needed, what’s funded, and what needs more support.
Yukon salmon managers anticipated an early season for both Chinook and chum, but now, both runs are looking closer to average – that’s why they say most communities along the Yukon currently have empty fish racks.
The city approved the district’s full local budget request – even adding extra funds for an early childhood education teacher.
Diesel fuel leaking from a storage tank along a road in Wales has been contained, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.ADEC says it’s unknown how much fuel was in the tank when the leak began.
“If you want to be successful here, you can’t leave anything behind. You will have to bring your whole self in—your historical self, your cultural self, your language, your spirituality, your intellect, your life experiences. Everything belongs in this college classroom,” said Diane McEachern.
Traditional knowledge was gathered from over 100 contributing authors spanning 15 villages from the Yukon-Kuskokwin Delta up to the North Slope. However, the driving factors for food security were identical across the regions.