With a 'bone to pick,' Schaeffer signs on for Last Great Race

September 19th 4:04 pm

Chuck Schaeffer is no stranger to long, difficult hours on the back of a dog sled.

Noorvik man found guilty after shooting up village, standoff

September 19th 4:04 pm

Noorvik's Jeffrey Henry, 41, was found guilty by a Kotzebue jury last week of six counts of assault and weapons misconduct stemming from an October, 2013, incident in the village.

Who' done it?

September 19th 4:02 pm

All reports as told by Alaska State Troopers and local police and court entities.

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

September 19th 4:01 pm

Study finds link between anemia, intestinal bug

Opinion: Letter to the editor - Election key for subsistence rights

September 19th 4:00 pm

I'm writing this letter because I am concerned for the future of our subsistence rights as Native peoples in Alaska.

Ilisaġvik College introduces Green Team, starts recycling

September 19th 4:00 pm

You read it right — IỊisaġvik College is going green!

Lady Huskies sweep pair from Nome

September 19th 3:59 pm

The Kotzebue Lady Huskies kept their season record unblemished this past weekend by sweeping a pair of games from the Nome-Beltz Nanooks on Friday and Saturday.

Seward stuns Barrow with 22-20 win

September 19th 3:58 pm

The Seward High School Seahawks did the unthinkable on Saturday afternoon in Barrow.

Genetic findings shed new light on migration patterns of Arctic inhabitants

September 19th 3:57 pm

A team of researchers from around the world recently discovered a fourth wave of "Paleo-Eskimo" migration from Siberia that occurred about 5,000 years ago. This newly discovered passage was separate from three migrations that would evolve into [...]

Wilson, Hailstone sprint to Noorvik CC wins

September 19th 3:55 pm

Iriqtaq Hailstone didn't have to look over her shoulder to know she couldn't afford to coast to the finish line on Saturday afternoon at the Noorvik Invitational Cross Country Invitational. She could hear just how close Deering's Shawna Taft was.

Sheldon, Baldwin sprint to elementary titles at Noorvik Invite

September 19th 3:55 pm

Devin Sheldon and Zaida Baldwin highlighted a strong performance by the Kotzebue Elementary School cross country runners this past weekend by legging out a pair of first-place efforts. Sheldon won the boys' division, while Baldwin sprinted to the top of the [...]

Opinion: This fall, choose action over silence

September 19th 3:50 pm

Reading the headlines this week from around Alaska was nothing short of depressing.

Opinion: State shouldn't let Pebble Mine off the hook

September 19th 3:49 pm

Many championship games are won and lost in the last closing moments before the final buzzer.

Opinion: Fisheries are an important issue for all Alaskans

September 19th 3:49 pm

Alaska's U.S. senator has to understand the unique needs of our coastal communities and the vital role commercial, subsistence and recreational fishing play in our economy and our culture.

Opinion: Sullivan acts against interests of rural Alaska

September 19th 3:48 pm

With Dan Sullivan running as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, it's time to examine his record on Alaska Native issues.

Opinion: Consider effects on gas line project in governor's race

September 19th 3:47 pm

The governor's race in Alaska has taken an interesting turn with Independent Republican Bill Walker jumping out of his party and platform to team with Byron Mallott, the Democrat's candidate aligned with Begich and Obama.

Opinion: The National Park Service's assault on hunters

September 19th 3:46 pm

Joel Hard, Deputy Regional Director for the National Park Service, in a recent Alaska Dispatch editorial dated Sept. 9, 2014, ignores not only the State of Alaska's role in wildlife management but advocates for his personal values over the state's [...]

Opinion: St. George will benefit from sustainable energy

September 19th 3:45 pm

Like many rural communities in Alaska, St. George struggles with sustainability. St. George is located on the northeast shore of St. George Island, the southern-most of the four Pribilof Islands, 750 miles west of Anchorage.

Candidates to debate on Alaska fisheries

September 19th 3:45 pm

Debates an election-year tradition that always attract 100 percent participation by state's leading candidates

Rock on: GeoFORCE students take on the Ring of Fire

September 19th 3:31 pm

It might sound a little surprising when we tell you that high school students from the North Slope are using the word "cool" to describe igneous rocks in the Pacific Northwest, but believe it.

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