Ancient ivory tusk found on North Slope beach

Jul 21st 1:23 am By Shady Grove Oliver

Boys find 125-pound tusk that may be from mammoth or mastodon


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Ancient ivory tusk found on North Slope beach

July 21st 12:23 am

Boys find 125-pound tusk that may be from mammoth or mastodon

Opinion: A message from Mayor Brower to North Slope Borough residents

July 21st 12:45 am

Under the unique and stressful circumstances we faced after a recall election over a year ago I was elected your mayor.   I am not a politician. I am not a gifted speaker. I am not a bureaucrat. I am, however, a lifelong resident of Barrow, a man of faith, [...]

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On July 5, Alaska State Troopers contacted Heather Clark, 18, of Selawik, after she was seen "throwing something at the side of the Selawik Apartments" while intoxicated. According to troopers, Clark "became combative" and was then taken into protective [...]

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Eva Nowpakahok, 18, of Utqiaġvik, pleaded guilty to the class C felony charge of vehicle theft in the first degree for taking a vehicle, aircraft, or watercraft, and reached a plea agreement through which the state amended the charge against her to the [...]

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