Remembering Ahpun, 20 years later

Jan 12th 2:10 pm By Shady Grove Oliver

Hunter recalls finding polar bear while out fishing near Point Lay

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Trump pushes to expand offshore drilling in Arctic

January 12th 12:39 pm

Move holds potentially big changes for Alaska

State releases report on negative health impacts of climate change

January 12th 12:37 pm

Risks include new diseases, worsening allergy season, dangerous hunting conditions

Alaska just had its warmest December on record

January 12th 12:37 pm

Last month was the warmest December on record in Alaska, according to a federal report released Monday. The statewide average temperature in December was 19.4 degrees, 15.7 degrees above the 20th century average, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric [...]

Climate change studies show how Alaska hangs in balance

January 12th 12:36 pm

If you thought it was a funny winter, you were right. The statewide average temperature in December was the warmest ever seen in recorded history, and it wasn't just a little warmer, it was a lot warmer. The further north in Alaska you go, the more extreme [...]

Opinion: Opening offshore to oil development is good news

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When the environmental lawsuit industry is hopping mad about something, chances are news is good. Last week's news is a perfect example. Ryan Zinke, a former U.S. Navy Seal who also happens to be the U.S. secretary of the interior, looked at America's [...]

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Lady Huskies capture title at Subway Showdown

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Remembering Ahpun, 20 years later

January 12th 1:10 pm

Hunter recalls finding polar bear while out fishing near Point Lay

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