Barrow wraps up whaling season

Jul 03rd 9:09 pm By Jillian Rogers

Hundreds gather for final day of Nalukataq

Facebook Recommendations

Statewide Stories

Western Alaska mushers sign up for 2016 Iditarod

July 3rd 8:25 pm

By Tommy Wells Arctic Sounder The last time Ketil Reitan stepped behind a sled for the start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, William Jefferson Clinton was sitting in the White House, Justin Beiber was just being born and O.J. Simpson was still a few [...]

NOAA announces more than $25M in grants for fishing

July 3rd 8:24 pm

Funds to benefit U.S. fisheries, fishermen and coastal communities

Water fountains in the tundra

July 3rd 8:23 pm

While tightroping on tussock heads in a bog off the Chandalar River, two companions and I heard a waterfall. Strange.

Opinion: U.S. Supreme Court rulings are just common sense to children

July 3rd 8:18 pm

There is nothing like explaining Supreme Court rulings to your elementary school-age children to really boil it all down.

The northern boreal bird nursery

June 26th 1:25 pm

MIDDLE FORK, CHANDALAR RIVER — Two-hundred miles straight north of my home in Fairbanks, I'm at the northern edge of a forest that carpets the continent all the way to Labrador. Here for a meteorite search with an astronomer, I have helicoptered into [...]

Most Popular Stories

Barrow residents rally against drug problem

July 3rd 10:09 pm

Known drug dealers given 'blue ticket,' told to leave town

NOAA announces more than $25M in grants for fishing

July 3rd 8:24 pm

Funds to benefit U.S. fisheries, fishermen and coastal communities

Alaska State Troopers report

July 3rd 10:05 pm

On June 25, troopers in Selawik arrested Edwin D. Ballot, 28, of Selawik, on two outstanding arrest warrants issued on charges of first-degree robbery, third-degree assault, second-degree sexual abuse of a minor, and fourth-degree assault. Ballot was [...]

Arctic business alliance forms

July 3rd 10:08 pm

In an effort to protect resources and create a more influential common voice in the Arctic, three of the top-grossing Native corporations have joined forces to form a business partnership that will provide solidity among the regions in the face of increased [...]

Shell rigs move north

July 3rd 10:06 pm

Company still waiting for final permit, not allowed to drill two holes 9 miles apart

Copyright 2015 The Arctic Sounder is a publication of Alaska Media, LLC. This article is © 2015 and limited reproduction rights for personal use are granted for this printing only. This article, in any form, may not be further reproduced without written permission of the publisher and owner, including duplication for not-for-profit purposes. Portions of this article may belong to other agencies; those sections are reproduced here with permission and Alaska Media, LLC makes no provisions for further distribution.