Polar bear strays up Kobuk river to Noorvik

Photo from Noorvik provided by Bill Zibell

2175695877_8dda5f03a5_s.jpgThe village of Noorvik in Northwest Alaska has taken its first polar bear. The community is located inland on the Kobuk River, about 40 miles east of Kotzebue Sound. Last year the town had another first when a local hunter killed a walrus.

Len Anderson, APRN – Anchorage