James was several months into his first professional flying job in Alaska when he helped save two hunters stranded on a Bering Sea island. The hunters, from the village of Savoonga, Alaska, on St. ...
High school basketball teams from across Alaska are competing this week. It was the first time the Savoonga Boys 1A team made it to the state tournament. "So this is historical for us," said Savoonga ...
Each one has a different way of carving and are from different parts of Alaska with different stories. While working on carving an ivory halibut, Kyle Pungowiyi from Savoonga tells his story of how he ...
Christensen looked through the artifacts, finding an item carved with “Ben in Savoonga, Alaska” and 1981. The name led her to Ben Pungowiyi, an artist in the village of Savoonga on St. Lawrence Island ...
The search continues for 63-year-old Lincoln Simon of White Mountain, with crews from Golovin, White Mountain, Savoonga, and Bethel all joining the effort. Simon went missing on November 4 after his ...
Alaska Native people indigenous to the Bering Strait region ... Noongwook leads a dance and drum group from Savoonga, the only other village on St. Lawrence Island. He remembers when boats sailed the ...
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's early fall has been unusually warm ... The lack of typical snow and subfreezing temperatures is unsettling to some. The village of Savoonga on St. Lawrence Island had ...
"Within the box - there's no telling whose they are - but there's this one broken ivory carving that's carved in scrimshaw by Ben in Savoonga, Alaska," Christensen said. "And it's dated 1981. I ...
Visiting rural Savoonga recently, Murkowski highlighted prices for goods ... flagged, crewed, and built. For Alaska this means that goods shipped from Seattle to Anchorage, or between two Alaskan ...