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Kobuk, Alaska is located in Northwest Arctic County. Zip codes in Kobuk, AK include 99751.

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Monday Aug 25 | Anchorage Daily News

Environmental cause suspected in salmon die-off in Kobuk River

Unusually warm weather could have led to the die-off of hundreds of chum salmon on the Kobuk River in Northwest Alaska, officials say.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Northwest Alaska villagers concerned about dead salmon washing up along Kobuk River

A fish die-off leaves chum salmon carcasses along the shore of the Kobuk River on Sunday, August 17, 2014, about 10 miles above Kiana in northwest Alaska.


Mon Aug 11, 2014

Daily Kos

Just Say No to Big Mines in Headwaters of Salmon Rivers

A serious industry and regulatory failure resulted in a massive poison tailings spill from the Mt.


Thu Aug 07, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

What's Happening

All the proceeds are going to the local Habitat For Humanity including the August best bid on a large " Swimming The Kenai."


Wed Aug 06, 2014


Upper Kobuk Fishing Oral History to be Recorded

For thousands of years Alaska Natives have been passing down fishing knowledge and practices, but it has never really been recorded.


Sun Aug 03, 2014

Washington Times

Oral history being recorded from the Upper Kobuk

"The knowledge that is in us, in our brains, has not ever been written," said Virginia Commack, tribe manager for the Native Village of Ambler, "not even the elders, we learned it from, which is like 500 plus years old.


Sat Aug 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Mosquito hell

Alaska mail planes lately for my job in the villages. Before takeoff, the pilots always mention seat belts, emergency exits and survival gear on board.



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