Wolgemuth, Nicely finish 1-2 at Region I

Oct 02nd 4:32 pm By Tommy Wells

The Barrow High School Lady Whalers probably couldn't have dreamed up a better finish for the Region I North Cross Country Championships. Not even with the help of several Hollywood scriptwriters.

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Tribal conservation conference to focus on sharing traditional knowledge

October 2nd 3:48 pm

Tribal and governmental representatives from around Alaska will gather in Anchorage later this month to discuss the sustainable development and management of Alaska's natural resources. Bringing together traditional and modern knowledge to work toward a [...]

Fisheries could feel pinch if government shuts down

October 2nd 3:37 pm

Bering Sea crabbers are again facing the possibility of a delayed fishery as Congressional Republicans threaten to shut down the government, this time over federal funding of Planned Parenthood. A shutdown two years ago stalled the crab opener by two days, [...]

Wood bison finding home in Alaska

October 2nd 3:37 pm

These nights, Tom Seaton is dreaming less about red-brown, steaming, humpbacked hulks. He's also getting more sleep, knowing dozens of wood bison that galloped to freedom behind his snowmachine last spring are wandering new country, munching grass and having [...]

Shell stoppage reflects more than bureaucratic issues

October 2nd 3:36 pm

It is easy enough to interpret the decision by Shell to pull the plug on its offshore drilling project as the end product of federal overreach. That's how the Alaska Congressional delegation put it in their predictable statements blaming the Obama [...]

Opinion: It's time for Alaska to drive its own destiny

October 2nd 3:35 pm

Earlier this week, Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott and I enlisted the help of seventh-grader Shania Sommer from Palmer to announce the amount of this year's permanent fund check. We wanted one of our promising youth to be the face of the dividend to [...]

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What Shell's decision means for Alaska's economy

October 2nd 3:43 pm

Company's announcement comes at time of record-high employment in oil patch

NWAB assembly, school board seats on ballot

October 2nd 3:42 pm

Each of the four open seats on the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly is contested in the upcoming election. Seats A and B cover District 1: Kivalina, Noatak, Baird Mountains, Kiana, and Noorvik. Current assemblyman Vern Cleveland hopes to stay on the [...]

Candidates weigh in on Bristol Bay issues

October 2nd 4:14 pm

Elections in communities throughout the Bristol Bay region are scheduled for Oct. 6. Here we asked candidates in some of the contested races around the region to tell us about their visions. City of Dillingham Mayor (four candidates - interviewed and [...]

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Assembly candidates outline priorities

October 2nd 3:45 pm

Six candidates will vie for the two open seats on the North Slope Borough Assembly in the upcoming municipal election. Some are incumbents, others are newcomers, but they all have ideas for shaping the future of the borough. Each candidate has outlined [...]

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