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Boat launch to be key part of Barrow infrastructure

April 21st 11:27 am

Borough to analyze feasibility of relocating Niksiuraq launch

100 Inupiats learn to line dance at Anaktuvuk Pass talent show

April 21st 11:26 am

From the tender age of 5, to a celebrated 76-year-old, more than 100 people from Anaktuvuk Pass poured out onto the school gymnasium floor on April 4 to line dance as an audience-participation portion of Nunamiut school's 2014 talent show.

Tools available to talk with your kids

April 21st 11:21 am

I have always found it important to talk with my kids because I know that they are bombarded with examples of relationships everywhere they go, many of them far from realistic.

Opinion: Education funding debate brings up issues of rural versus urban funding

April 21st 11:20 am

Word in the halls of Juneau is that the Alaska Legislature might, this year, approve the largest increase in funding for schools in Alaska in years. Menial increases or stagnant budgets have for decades allowed inflation to erode what were once some of the [...]

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

April 21st 11:19 am

Commission: State must recognize tribes - April 22, 1999

In Brief

April 21st 11:18 am

Manuluuraq Designs gets first marketplace award of the year

Area stars shine in AABC all-star games

April 21st 11:17 am

Barrow High School senior Lawrence Kaleak showed the rest of the state what teams in the Western Conference already knew on Friday at the 2014 Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches' All-Star Game. He can score with the best of them.

King breezes to Kobuk 440 win

April 18th 12:26 pm

Fast trail, excellent weather leads musher to record-breaking victory

Kobuk 440 is much more than a dog race

April 18th 12:25 pm

According to some mushers and officials, this year's race was the best yet

Students find tradition along K440 trail

April 18th 12:23 pm

Youth from Kotzebue, Kiana and Noorvik join in caravan

Shell ignored trip's risks, Coast Guard says

April 11th 9:41 pm

Investigation into Kulluk grounding highlights potential law violations

Arctic whaling crews set for spring

April 11th 9:41 pm

Amid dangerous ice conditions, whalers hope for plentiful harvest

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

April 11th 9:40 pm

Smaller cities bear brunt of state municipal aid cuts: April 15, 1999

In Brief

April 11th 9:39 pm

Northwest Arctic Borough schedules special meeting

After delay in Nome, dog sled race is on in Russia

April 11th 9:38 pm

Race started Saturday in Lorino, an indigenous, rural village on the Chukchi Sea

Opinion: State of the state? Free falling out of control

April 11th 9:37 pm

Alaska is in a financial and leadership crisis.

Opinion: Alaska Dispatch's purchase of ADN bodes well for Alaska news world

April 11th 9:36 pm

This week, the Alaska Dispatch — a relative newcomer to the Alaska news scene and unique in that its entire presence is online — announced that it was buying the Anchorage Daily News, the state's largest newspaper with a history in the state [...]

Living well on the North Slope

April 11th 9:34 pm

Inaugural Healthy Living Summit kicks off next week in Barrow

Who' done 'it

April 11th 9:34 pm

As told by the Alaska State Troopers. Any charges reported in these statements are accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty.

Bill proposes penalties for certain 'clean' drug tests

April 11th 9:33 pm

Test indicating the absence of drugs in the body could cost disabled workers money

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