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Boy drowns during swim with friends

June 26th 1:28 pm

Young drowning victim in Kotzebue known as adventurous and spirited

Barrow community mural takes look back in time

June 26th 1:28 pm

Barrow's fire department has always had a collection of strong, dedicated local firefighters, but until the late '60s, the group's equipment was a little behind the times.

Archeology project digs up national award

June 26th 1:27 pm

A recent multiyear community archeology project at Cape Krusenstern National Monument has been recognized for its research, public outreach and local education efforts.

Who 'Done It

June 26th 1:27 pm

As reported by the Alaska Court System and the Alaska State Troopers.

Kiana holds education assembly and spring cleanup

June 26th 1:26 pm

It is that time of the year to clean up our villages!

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 [...]

Strong dollar puts crimp on salmon prices

June 26th 1:25 pm

As Alaska's salmon season heads into high gear, a few bright spots are surfacing in an otherwise bleak global sales market.

Opinion: Gardeners should consider planning to donate some of their bounty

June 26th 1:24 pm

It's hard to imagine anyone going hungry in Alaska in the summer.

In Brief

June 26th 1:24 pm

Scholarship applications wanted for BLaST program

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

June 26th 1:23 pm

Nalukataqs cap off whaling season

Painting the town: Color run raises $4,200 for rare disease, celebrates summer solstice

June 26th 1:22 pm

Like any other 9-year-old girl, Kotzebue's Dilyn Martin loves riding her bike around the neighborhood.

ASRC ads portray authentic Arctic life

June 19th 2:12 pm

Clips win big at regional awards

North Slope ice road builders use online tool

June 19th 2:11 pm

The Arctic tundra is a fragile ecosystem not always conducive to travel.

WEIO to be held July 15-18 in Fairbanks

June 19th 2:10 pm

Some of the world's top Native athletes will converge on Fairbanks in mid-July to showcase their skills in the 2015 World Eskimo Olympics.

Signatures delivered to state will put setnet ban on ballot

June 19th 2:09 pm

A one-handed clap best describes the reaction to the 43,000 signatures dropped off by anti-salmon setnet advocates at the Division of Elections last week.

An intriguing rock in the Alaska wilderness

June 19th 2:09 pm

Our knees pressed into crunchy lichen, three of us hunch around a rock the size of a postage stamp.

Two wheels on the tundra: Bike program gets rolling

June 19th 2:08 pm

Have ever been to Barrow in the summer.... No?

Colorful run set for this weekend in Kotzebue

June 19th 2:08 pm

The Midnight Sun Color Run is a fundraiser 5K in honor of Dilyn Martin to benefit the Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, the association dedicated to finding the cure for the disease The event is on IFOPA's website, you can find it at: [...]

Shell returns to Unalaska with first of fleet arriving

June 19th 2:07 pm

Shell is back in Unalaska as it gears up for its return to the Arctic this summer.

Opinion: Why Governor is restoring Alaska Hire requirements

June 19th 2:06 pm

On June 10, my administration issued an Alaska Hire determination to require that Alaskans get at least 90 percent of jobs on state public projects.

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