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Musk oxen (Photo Courtesy of Patrick Jones)

Musk oxen (Photo Courtesy of Patrick Jones)

The Dept. of Fish and Game has issued an emergency order, allowing hunting for musk oxen stranded on sea ice.

The department issued a press release Wednesday afternoon, stating that the resident hunting season for musk oxen begins Thursday.
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(left to right) The RAC Chair Lester Wilde, Sr. Vice Chair Greg Roczicka, council members Dorothy Johnson and Robert Aloysius. (Photo by Lakeidra Chavis/ KYUK)

(left to right) The RAC Chair Lester Wilde, Sr. Vice Chair Greg Roczicka, council members Dorothy Johnson and Robert Aloysius. (Photo by Lakeidra Chavis/ KYUK)

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Federal Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, or the YK Detla RAC, finished its two-day meeting at the Cultural Center in Bethel on Thursday.

The council considered eight proposals, which ranged from harvest limits to redefining unit boundaries.

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