Color Run builds health awareness

Aug 11th 11:02 pm By Shady Grove Oliver, The Arctic Sounder

Second annual Barrow Fun Run in Utqiagvik raises money for protective factors


Statewide Stories

Opinion: Air carrier should offer more flexibility for residents of rural communities

August 4th 10:17 am

I am writing to share my thoughts and concerns with our local flight options for our villages within the North Slope Region. The villages of Pt. Lay, Wainwright, Atqasuk, Nuiqsut, and Kaktovik rely on RAVN for air transportation between our hometowns and the [...]

Opinion: Foray into complete unknown has been deeply rewarding

August 4th 10:16 am

For the past month, I've had no idea what I was doing, and it was awesome. Three years ago, my family planted a quarter-acre field with peony plants. We had researched the crop and liked what we heard. The plants are well-suited to many areas of Alaska. [...]

International program boosts Alaska's top export

August 4th 10:15 am

Brazil a new and growing buyer thanks to state's seafood marketing program

Opinion: Trump's clumsy threats made Murkowski a political hero

August 4th 10:14 am

If there's anything Alaskans don't like, it's having Alaska threatened by Washington, D.C. That's why Sen. Lisa Murkowski came out of this historic political week with unique new stature and why Sen. Dan Sullivan hurt himself badly. Last week, Sullivan told [...]

Crossing the divide into a new world

August 4th 10:11 am

ATIGUN RIVER — Goodbye, red squirrels. On our summer-long hike along the path of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, this morning my dog Cora and I left the last tangle of boreal forest along America's highway system. We walked away from a campsite of white [...]

Most Popular Stories

Several seats open in upcoming North Slope Borough election

August 11th 10:14 pm

Seven assembly seats, three school board positions, and the mayor's chair will be open come this fall's election in the North Slope Borough. Harry Brower Jr., who was elected to fill out the rest of former Mayor Charlotte Brower's term after she was [...]

Wainwright hunters found guilty of poaching musk oxen

August 11th 10:16 pm

Three Wainwright residents have been found guilty of poaching musk oxen. They were sentenced Aug. 2 in Utqiaġvik court. Thomas "TJ" Tazruk, 33, Willie Bodfish, 58, and Billy Bodfish, 30, each pleaded guilty on June 25 to taking musk oxen during a closed [...]

Seats open on assembly, school board in Northwest Arctic

August 11th 10:13 pm

There are a handful of seats coming open this fall on the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly and School Board. Three three-year terms on the assembly will need to be filled. Those include District 3 Seat E, representing Selawik, the Selawik area, Buckland, [...]

NASA program studies effects of changing Arctic ecosystems

August 4th 10:11 am

Shifting conditions can have far-reaching impacts

Color Run builds health awareness

August 11th 10:02 pm

Second annual Barrow Fun Run in Utqiagvik raises money for protective factors

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