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Refuge Notebook: Local seashells provide more than just a home for hermit crabs

...studied exactly that question by examining populations of hermit crabs and gastropods sampled at 52 sites around St. Lawrence Island with a trawl net by the U.S. Coast Guard's icebreaker Healy. Although I tortured the data collected from the...
Alaska man stranded in Russia after flight canceled

...raise money to charter a plane and bring him back home to Savoonga, a Yup'ik Eskimo village on Alaska's Saint Lawrence Island near the Russian border. His mother, Carol Miklahook, said her son called recently, but their connection was poor...
Larger clinics planned for Savoonga, Gambell of the clinics at Savoonga and Gambell on Saint Lawrence Island, with $1.4 million of the $10 million construction...board, has long pushed for a mini-hospital on Saint Lawrence Island to serve the two communities. Residents in those...

...2013, a late-season icepack clustered around St. Lawrence Island, blocking hunters from the sea."I think one of...Campbell and other Yup'ik Eskimo hunters from two St. Lawrence Island communities harvested more than 1,100 walrus in...
State history preserved in Soldotna Visitor Center

...And the dog sled teams would go for around $5,000. Kunkle recalls picking up the pieces while on trips to St. Lawrence Island, Homer, Seward, Kodiak, Anchorage and even nearby in Sterling. He remembers the people he bought them from as...
Bill making 20 Native languages official advances

...Yup'ik in school, Miklahook and fellow student Beverly Toolie said they would. Savoogna High is located on St. Lawrence Island.Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, told the committee his bill will make the 20 Native languages listed...
Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska

...first documented outbreak in the state.Avian cholera is to blame for the birds found dead on the beaches of St. Lawrence Island, 200 miles from the mainland, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The disease is common elsewhere...
New Kenai Peninsula Trap Shooting Club provides outlet for area youth

...he'd keep working to improve his technique because his relatives, many of whom are subsistence hunters on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, out shot him in several areas. He described going seal hunting with his uncles and being unable...
Kenai refuge manager headed to new job: West leaving state after 31 years in Alaska

...Fish Division in Yakutat, did a little commercial halibut fishing and worked with walrus and walrus hunters on Saint Lawrence Island. "My first permanent job came a couple years later. I was stationed in Fairbanks, but worked on contaminants issues...
Checklist of Alaska bird species: Growing by leaps and bounds

...warbler and yellow-browed bunting observed on St. Lawrence Island. Eurasian-collared dove, Bullock's oriole...wandered north and was also remarkably documented on St. Lawrence Island. Eurasian-collared dove and vesper sparrow were...


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