From The Tundra Drums, Wednesday, July 7, 2010:
The “river loggers” who float driftwood down the Yukon River for heating have a new use for their big bundles: a seafood company that hopes to show housing agencies it can build low-cost homes with local materials.
The Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association buys the logs and last year turned some into a supply store where fishermen can buy nets and other gear.
Now it’s building a demonstration cabin down the road in Emmonak, a Yup’ik village of 800 that sees logs float past regularly, many uprooted by ice boulders and floods that scour the banks each spring.
Continue reading: Driftwood cabins the next government housing in Emmonak?