Kotzebue holds Walk for Life

Sep 22nd 3:54 pm By Shady Grove Oliver

Towns across Northwest Arctic gather to raise awareness about suicide

Statewide Stories

Opinion: Jonrowe's extraordinary career will echo long after her retirement

September 22nd 2:11 pm

DeeDee Jonrowe announced this week that this winter's Iditarod race, her 36th, would be her last, sparking reflection from many on the extraordinary career of a woman who inspired many with her tenacity and strength. At 63, Jonrowe's accomplishments on the [...]

Opinion: A fourth of Alaska students are chronically absent. No wonder test scores are so bad.

September 22nd 2:10 pm

A major reason for Alaska's poor school performance is that too many parents don't care about education. You can get a great education from Anchorage schools and from many other schools around the state. I'd stack up my children's academic opportunities with [...]

'Blue economy' attracting international interest

September 22nd 2:10 pm

Globally, oceans are being viewed as the last economic frontier, expert says A growing cluster of entrepreneurs is seeding prospects for Alaska's new "blue economy" and it is attracting interest from around the world. Marine technology experts are meeting [...]

Turning on the aurora switch with HAARP

September 22nd 1:59 pm

Transmitters send a focused beam of radio-wave energy into the aurora zone

As ice thaws, rock avalanches become bigger

September 22nd 1:58 pm

Study in Southeast Alaska found likelihood of large slides doubled in five years

Most Popular Stories

North Slope Borough mayoral candidates weigh in on issues

September 22nd 2:49 pm

Voters will choose their next representative Oct. 3

Who Done It

September 22nd 2:48 pm

Carl L. Ahtuangaruak, 24, of Utqiaġvik, pleaded guilty to the class A misdemeanor charge of domestic violence assault in the fourth degree for causing reckless injury and reached a plea agreement. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 300 days [...]

64 walruses found dead at Point Lay haulout

September 22nd 2:50 pm

Locals reported seeing aircraft overhead before animals were found

Mongoyak, Whalers run away with NSBSD crown

September 22nd 2:43 pm

Hopson and Weyiouanna finish fourth and fifth with impressive runs of their own

Whalers upend defending state champs

September 22nd 2:41 pm

Travis Adams threw for three touchdowns and the Barrow High School defense turned in a dominating performance on Saturday en route to leading the Whalers to a stunning 19-6 victory over the Eielson Ravens in front of a large crowd at Cathy Parker Field.

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