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Peninsula growers find opportunity with Rhodiola

...expanding and diversifying Alaska agriculture, the co-operative's plan may have a global impact. In its native environment in Siberia, the numbers of the plant are dwindling, Illig said. The co-operative is working to ensure the strains of Rhodiola being...
The Last American Rotary DG in Russia reach out to our neighbors to the west and sponsored Larry Rockwell, a retired school teacher for an exchange to Magadan Siberia to teach English. The relationship grew and several years later the Kenai/Soldotna Rotary club sponsored the first Rotary...
Expect cold to stick around

...can be attributed to large high pressure system to the north. This system is sitting on the North Slope and stretches from Siberia to Northern Canada. "It looks like the cold pattern goes at least through the end of the week," Vonderheide said. "We've...
Capital's undeserved negative reputation overridden by natural beauty, diversity

...I'm always amazed when someone groans when they tell me they have to go to Juneau as if they were being punished and sent to Siberia. Don't hold it against me, but I love Juneau. Alaska's Capital City is picturesque and charming. A quirky mix of city...
Did mammoths roam the Kenai?

...nucleus of cells -- of two frozen woolly mammoths found in Siberia. This and other recent genetic research on mammoths has allowed...dwarf woolly mammoth survived as late as 4,000 years ago on Siberia's isolated Wrangel Island. Guthrie also showed that during...
Seldom seen native sucker occurs in Kenai lakes

...and northwestern Canada. This is the only sucker that has made it across the Bering land bridge and occurs in northeastern Siberia.On the Kenai Peninsula, Longnose suckers are known to occur in at least 60 lakes associated with several watersheds: Beaver...
Refuge Notebook: Bison in our back yard? free because it was too dry to accumulate snow.The Mammoth Steppe, an arid grassland ecosystem, extended from Eastern Siberia to Alaska. The Bering land bridge periodically connected the continents when enough sea water was frozen in the ice sheets...
Perils of Polly: Moscow by Metro

...was put in the Gulag for eight years, was released and died. She was 3 years old and survived by escaping with her aunt to Siberia. We were spellbound by her story. She was horrified when we told her about the young woman who wanted Russia to return to...
"Ultra" rare Eurasian bird discovered along Seward beachfront

...Redwing breeds from Greenland and Iceland, eastward across the northern half of Europe and Asia to the Kolyma River of central Siberia. Its preferred breeding habitats include coniferous and deciduous forests as well as tundra willow and birch scrub. A migratory...
Digging up the past

...cow, I forgot that was hanging there.'" Bottorff's family is from Little Diomede Island and her grandmother was from Siberia. She was born, however, in Shovel Creek near Nome. On the back wall of the museum is a photo of a gathering of women...


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