May 30, 2012
It’s that time. School is almost out and we are packing up to point ourselves to the Naknek River in Bristol Bay. The birds have already flown and the salmon are on their way. We are on our way to meet them. Mel
May 29, 2012
Happy Birthday to you! You have the glue that binds our family together and have created life-changing miracles by expecting nothing less than miracles. These expectations have been at work when we have needed them most. I wish I could be there to enjoy your special day with you, but we will celebrate soon and […]
May 28, 2012
Anna and Paul Chukan were raised on the salmon that migrated to the Naknek and Kvichak River systems. Anna was brought to Naknek from Levelock to marry my Great Grandpa, Paul, after the two of them survived the Great Flu that swept through Bristol Bay. From their line came my Grandmother Anisha and my mother. Mine […]
May 18, 2012
EPA releases for public comment draft scientific study of Bristol Bay Watershed Release Date: 05/18/2012 Contact Information: Hanady Kader, EPA Public Affairs, 206-553-0454, 206-225-8127(cell), firstname.lastname@example.org Report assesses potential impacts of mining activity in the area (May 18, 2012—Seattle) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released for public comment a draft scientific study of the Bristol Bay […]
May 17, 2012
It’s better than no snow at all. I just had to satisfy my curiosity and head up to the Lower Meadow at Eaglecrest. My effort proved to be worthwhile as the snow still covered the whole loop. Wherever the tracks were laid earlier this season there are strips of snow that are raised a […]
May 6, 2012
Today’s post has nothing to do with fish, wine or skiing, but it is too good not to share. My daughter has been participating in a non-competitive running program called Girls on the Run. The girls not only run, but also start each session with a classroom portion that is meant to promote positive body […]
May 5, 2012
“I burn the competition like a flame thrower/My rhymes they age like wine as I get older,” is a Yauch rap from Beastie Boys album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. Unfortunately, Adam Yauch is not getting any older, but his rhymes will continue to age like fine wine. Here’s another wine lyric taken from the […]
May 4, 2012
I am realizing more and more what a unique situation we have here in Juneau. Most of this winter we found ourselves in very manageable snow conditions at sea level, but if you climbed or drove a bit higher in elevation more than enough snow for skiing was available. That is still the case despite […]
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