In a December plea bargain, the younger of two boy reached a deal with prosecutors in exchange for a guilty plea to “one consolidated charge” of wanton waste.
With the return of marine mammals and migratory birds to the Bering Straits region, subsistence hunters are still struggling to find certain kinds of ammunition. There are several popular calibers they can’t get in stock at the Native Store in Gambell.
“The season here is too long, brutal, and depressing to just eek through,” Zach says. “Better is finding a way to revel in cold-weather activities.”