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  1. Without salmon feed, there might be very few Alaskan huskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... teams became concentrated on larger river systems, used on traplines and to haul wood and water. The Yukon and Koyukuk rivers, in particular, had enough salmon to provide a reliable winter food source. However, dog food was in short supply during ...

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  2. Terra captures Alaskan wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | EurekAlert!

    ... from the 133,125-acre Rock Fire that started June 19 and is burning just outside of town on the same side of the Koyukuk River as the village. Across the Koyukuk, is the 124,950-acre Isahultila Fire that started on June 21 and has most recently been ...

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  3. Slow fall chum run leaves Yukon smokehouses emptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... fisherman who are still trying to meet their subsistence needs. Right now, he said, he has to travel downriver to Koyukuk to catch the fish he needs. "It would be helpful to us, because (of the) price of fuel here, and the lack of fish in our ...

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  4. Slow Fall Chum Run Leaves Yukon Smokehouses EmptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | APRN

    ... fisherman who are still trying to meet their subsistence needs. Right now, he said, he has to travel downriver to Koyukuk to catch the fish he needs. "It would be helpful to us, because (of the) price of fuel here, and the lack of fish in our ...

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  5. Fire Crews Scramble to Protect Village on the KoyukukRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | APRN

    The Rock Fire is about 34,000 acres in size, and showed moderate fire behavior yesterday. At last report, the fire was about 2 miles away from Hughes, and on the same side of the Koyukuk River as the village.

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  6. Infected salmon just another problem for Yukon subsistence fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... fish, which is average but below Fish and Game's preseason predictions. The first pulses are passing through Tanana, Koyukuk, and Kaltag, but many stragglers are still lingering in the lower river. Schmidt says that's led to record numbers for ...

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  7. Parasite Plagues Some Yukon KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | APRN

    ... fish, which is average but below Fish & Game's preseason predictions. The first pulses are passing through Tanana, Koyukuk, and Kaltag, but many stragglers are still lingering in the lower river. Schmidt says that's led to record numbers for ...

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  8. Ongoing gear restrictions, wildland fires lead to empty fishracks along the YukonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... haven't stopped the fish. The first pulse of Chinook entered the river in early June, and is now as far upriver as Koyukuk, but overall the numbers remain low: roughly 13,000 fewer kings have passed the Pilot Station Sonar project near the river's ...

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  9. Galena Elder Turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | APRN

    ... members gathered in Galena to celebrate the occasion on Saturday. As any reader of his biography "Shadows on the Koyukuk" can attest, Sidney Huntington's life has been full of near-death experiences in the wilderness of the middle Yukon and Koyukuk ...

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  10. Little Huslia's hustle wins it Iditarod awardRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Washington Times

    Iditarod finishers voted Huslia the best checkpoint this year, earning the first-time rest stop the race's Golden Clipboard award. Huslia, located on the north bank of the Koyukuk River and 290 miles west of Fairbanks, was the halfway point and the northernmost point of this year's race, which held its official restart in Fairbanks for only the second time due to a lack of snow on parts of the trail in Southcentral Alaska.

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  11. Iditarod front-runners looking forward to time away from competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... lights around Galena, got chased by a seal, and saw a wolverine today," King said. "Going to Huslia was a first, and Koyukuk was really fun, so lots of wonderful memories for this trip." Early in the race, he had the makings of winning team, but by ...

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  12. Iditarod Front-Runners Looking Forward To Time Away From CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | APRN

    ... lights around Galena, got chased by a seal, and saw a wolverine today," King said. "Going to Huslia was a first, and Koyukuk was really fun, so lots of wonderful memories for this trip." Early in the race, he had the makings of winning team, but by ...

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  13. Hands down, the Iditarod can be brutal on fingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... unhook brass clips, massage dogs' tired muscles or work ointment deep into the crevices of their dogs' feet. In Koyukuk Saturday, Bethel musher Pete Kaiser said his hands were fine, but as soon as he removed the green cotton fleece gloves he was ...

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  14. Iditarod day six: the big shakeoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Critical Section

    The 2015 Iditarod is starting to shake out, as the leading teams have blasted out of Huslia and down the river to and through the checkpoints at Koyukuk, Nulato, and Kaltag, on their way to the coast at Unalakleet. As they do the weather is getting warmer and windier.

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  15. As mushers approach Norton Sound, Burmeister jumps back into leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... as he cared for his dogs, the result of pulling his right hamstring when he fell of his sled between Huslia and Koyukuk after he fell asleep and was hit by a tree branch. He said the leg was feeling better Saturday night, but he still hobbled in an ...

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  16. Burmeister reclaims lead of Iditarod after leaving NulatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Aliy Zirkle took the lead at the Iditarod Saturday after reaching the Koyukuk checkpoint and taking off again following a four minute break. Zirkle is trying for her first win after finishing second in the last three years.

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  17. Zirkle takes Iditarod lead out of Kaltag, heads for the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... as he cared for his dogs, the result of pulling his right hamstring when he fell of his sled between Huslia and Koyukuk after he fell asleep and was hit by a tree branch. He said the leg was feeling better Saturday night, but he still hobbled in an ...

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  18. Iditablog: Colder than cold in KoyukukRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ask the mushers pulling into the Koyukuk checkpoint how the 82 miles between here and Huslia were and they'll give you one answer: cold. While thermometers read minus 10, it seemed twice as cold in the Koyukuk dog lot nestled on the banks of the Yukon River.

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  19. Zirkle takes lead of Iditarod after reaching KoyukukRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Aaron Burmeister reclaimed the lead of the Iditarod on Saturday after leaving the checkpoint at Nulato ahead of Jeff King. The musher's kennel and breeding program has spent 17 years building an Iditarod team.

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  20. King takes over Iditarod lead as mushers bear down on KoyukukRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the elder was the second musher to leave the halfway checkpoint, after Aliy Zirkle. Jeff King leaves Huslia for the Koyukuk River on Friday, March 13, 2015. King was third to leave the halfway checkpoint, chasing Mitch Seavey and race leader Aliy ...

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