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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...
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...
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...
Around the Peninsula help Savoonga can take donations to Era aviation at the Kenai airport. A power outage in the community on St. Lawrence Island began on Monday. Some power has been restored, but much of the community is still in the dark. Residents are asking...
Gambell teen arrested for alleged sexual assault

...Alaska State Troopers said they received a report of an assault Sunday and flew to the village, located on Saint Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea. The boy, whose name has not been released, was arrested and transported to Nome for detention...
Good ice conditions spell successful spring whaling season

...achievement was only fitting. Good ice conditions helped make for a successful whaling season this spring from St. Lawrence Island to Barrow. This whale was especially challenging for the Point Hope men, many of them seasoned whale hunters. For...
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...
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...
Digging up the past

...birds. A mammoth's tusk slowly falling apart. The oldest item is a walrus ivory doll found on an island near St. Lawrence Island that she had carbon dated 40 years ago to be 2,300 years old. About 25 years ago, Bottorff started writing a book...


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