Yukon

ADFG says Nushagak chinook are shrinking

Jun 29, 2015
Courtesty ADFG

Chinook salmon returning to ten Alaska rivers - including the Nushagak - are smaller and younger than they were just three decades ago, according to a recent study done by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

National Geographic

Friday marked the release of $7.5 million in federal disaster assistance for commercial fishermen affected by the 2012 failure of the Chinook salmon in the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers and Cook Inlet.  Both US Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich welcomed the news and spoke in support of the decision. 

"Drums of Winter" To Tour Alaska

Jun 16, 2014
Oregon Provence Archives

Alaska’s first film to be inducted to the National Film Registry will be going on tour in communities of Alaska.

In 1988, after working on the film for ten years, curator of film at the University of Alaska Museum of the North and Professor of English at University of Alaska Fairbanks Leonard Kamerling co-directed the documentary “Drums of Winter.”