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Fire destroys Native Store in Kivalina

December 12th 2:04 pm

Temporary store set to open this week

NANA announces dividend, new CEO

December 12th 2:04 pm

After no money for shareholders last year, NANA declares $6 a share

Opinion: Time has come to make Bristol Bay off limits to offshore drilling for good

December 12th 2:02 pm

Too few Alaskans know the humbling beauty of the Alaska Peninsula and the imposing journey into Bristol Bay.

Shop with a Cop program launches in Northwest Arctic

December 12th 2:01 pm

When it comes to choosing that special Christmas gift for a family member, perusing the local market with a law enforcement officer might not seem like the first choice for a shopping companion. Unless of course, they're picking up the tab.

Who' done 'it

December 12th 2:01 pm

Kotzebue courts

Sports Briefs

December 12th 2:00 pm

Lynx to open Mixed 6 tournament with familiar foe

Maniilaq retreat to focus on community wellness

December 12th 1:57 pm

As part of the Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative grant from the Indian Health Service, Maniilaq, in cooperation with the North West Arctic Institute, will be hosting a retreat focusing on community wellness.

Spring registration opens at Iḷisaġvik

December 12th 1:56 pm

College offers classes that can increase earning potential, launch new career paths

Villager's remains lead to 1918 flu breakthrough

December 12th 1:55 pm

The revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was the end of a long journey for Johan Hultin.

In Brief

December 12th 1:52 pm

Polar bears sighted near Barrow

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

December 12th 1:38 pm

Feds block permit for diesel generator at Red Dog Mine

Opinion: Shell and Alaska should show Noble Drilling the door

December 12th 1:32 pm

This week, one of the companies Shell Oil hired to drill in the Arctic in 2012 — Noble Drilling — was fined $12.2 million and plead guilty to eight felony offenses for environmental and safety violations aboard its vessels, most of which [...]

Pacific halibut stocks finally on the rise

December 12th 1:31 pm

The Pacific halibut stock appears to be rising from the ashes and that bodes well for catches in some fishing regions next year.

Prep basketball, cheerleading seasons begin

December 12th 1:28 pm

The sports focus, at least for high school teams in Alaska, will turn to basketball next week when the 2014-15 basketball season gets underway.

Assistant District Attorney Brian Sullivan shot and killed in Barrow

December 9th 12:05 pm

Ronald 'Bun Bun' Fischer was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday morning.

Store to bring lower prices to Kotzebue

December 5th 1:25 pm

New grocer aims to help local shoppers save

ANMC keeps high standards in nursing

December 5th 1:24 pm

Medical Center achieves third Magnet designation

Kotzebue jury finds Smith guilty of attempted murder

December 5th 1:23 pm

In 2012 incident, Smith eluded authorities for days, shot two hunters

Opinion: New administration offers opportunity for rural Alaska to move forward

December 5th 1:22 pm

As the new governor's leadership team starts to take shape, it is obvious that the partnership between Governor Bill Walker and Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallot is different.

Opinion: State must work to develop a unified system for subsistence management

December 5th 1:20 pm

I had the recent privilege to serve on Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott's transition team to provide dialog on the issue of subsistence in Alaska.

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