Saturday, October 31, 2009

Halloween Starfish

starfish with a clam costume, Kasaan, Alaska


In Kasaan, even the starfish get into the Halloween Spirit. I like its "mask". Keep Clam! [Happy Halloween!!]

Halloween Stuff:

Peninsula Artist Carves 319 Pound Pumpkin

Pumpkin Paradise

Friday, October 30, 2009

Creek Mouth

mouth of a creek at Kasaan, Alaska


Kasaan beachfront scene--seals near the mouth of a creek...I know, you can't really tell that the two spots in the water (center left) are seals. But I can.

Interesting Articles:

House Ethics Committee And Don Young

Locals Pan Eaglecrest ATV Tour Proposal

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Friday, October 23, 2009

Flute Player

human figure holding a flute on a totem pole in Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska


Human figure holding a flute, on a totem pole in Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska...

Article of Interest:

Department Of Interior Plans To Review Subsistence Rules

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Surf Kasaan

waves head to the beach at Kasaan, Alaska


Wind and rain slammed Kasaan today. You might have been able to surf a bit.

Of Interest:

Photos From AFN Convention In Anchorage

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Creek Scene

an autumn creek scene in the rain forest near Kasaan, Alaska


A creek scene featuring a bit of fall color, near Kasaan, Alaska...

Interesting Articles:

Professor Criticizes Oil Industry, Loses Federal Funding

Monday, October 19, 2009

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Frog Sunset

frog-like clouds during sunset in Kasaan Bay, Alaska


Frog-like clouds during sunset in Kasaan Bay, Alaska...
Happy OVK Day! The Organized Village of Kasaan (OVK) is a federally recognized tribal government that was established on October 15, 1938.

Interesting Articles:

131 Walruses Killed In Trampling

Lower Courts Allowed To Hear Case Against Indian Health Service

Governor Calls For More Law Enforcement In Villages

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Memorial Poles

memorial totems, Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska


A bear and a killer whale memorial totems, Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska...

Monday, October 12, 2009

Early Bird

a gull moves along the surface of Kasaan Bay, near the beach in Kasaan, Alaska


In the early morning light, a gull moves along the surface of Kasaan Bay, near the beach in Kasaan, Alaska.

Interesting Articles:

Barrow Boy May Be Youngest To Harvest Whale


US Coast Guard Rescues Juneau Man

Kodiak Borough Hears Complaints About Roadside Target Shooting

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Friday, October 9, 2009

Humpback Hat

totem with humpback whale on bear, Klawock, Alaska


Some bears have the coolest hats. (Klawock Totem Park, Klawock, Alaska)

CONGRATULATIONS to the first female Mayor of Craig, Alaska--Millie Schoonover!! Also Craig's first Alaska Native (Tlingit) Mayor, she won a VERY close election, 118-117. Way to go, Mayor Schoonover!

Interesting Articles:

New Photos Reveal Trawlers Extreme Bycatch Of Crab

Gambell Water System Shut Down

Alaska-bound Drugs Busted At Sea-Tac

Permanent Fund Dividends Hit Alaska Bank Accounts

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Shingle Mill

action at a shingle mill, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska


I love the smell of hemlock in the morning! Here we see action at a shingle mill on Prince of Wales Island, near Kasaan, Alaska.


Interesting Articles:


Levi Johnston To Pose For PLAYGIRL

Popular Alaska Bald Eagle Dies

Hunter Kills Bear In Front Of Wildlife Viewers

Wrangell Students Served First School Lunch

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Midtown Kasaan

a boat casts a shadow in midtown Kasaan, Alaska


A boat on a trailer casts a shadow in midtown Kasaan, Alaska.

Interesting Articles:

Woman Returns $3,978 She Found In Restroom

Drug Testing Approved For High School Athletes In Juneau

Monday, October 5, 2009

From Stump

new trees grow out of an old stump near Kasaan, Alaska


In the rain forest, things grow like crazy. Here, new trees grow out of an old moss-covered stump, near Kasaan, Alaska.

Interesting Articles:

Goldbelt Heritage Foundation Secures $3.7 Million For Language Programs

Cleveland Volcano Spews Ash Plume

Tribal Officer Vanishes After Violent Arrest

Moose Photos

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Familiar Face

Spencer Pole, Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska


Among surrounding trees, you can see the top figure of The Spencer Pole, Kasaan Totem Park, Kasaan, Alaska.

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Interesting Articles:

Ticketed For Food Gathering

Alaska's Representative Don Young Makes "Most Corrupt" List (Again)

Todd Palin Quits His Job

Running In The Snow (photo)

Saturday, October 3, 2009

IFA Sunset

IFA ferry passes Kasaan during sunset in Kasaan Bay, Alaska


An Inter-Island Ferry Authority ferry passes Kasaan on its way through Kasaan Bay to the Hollis terminal on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Field Office

laptop on picnic table near Chief Son-i-Hat's Whale House, Kasaan, Alaska


I have the best job on Earth. Welcome to my Field Office, near Chief Son-i-Hat's Whale House, Kasaan, Alaska.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Tolstoi Eagle

bald eagle on a tree limb, Tolstoi Bay, Alaska


A bald eagle rests on a tree limb, just off the side of the road near Tolstoi Bay, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.