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Teachers become students at cultural institute

May 27th 11:36 am

Participants learned sewing, wood carving, dancing and other traditional skills

Northern 'BioBlitz' held in Anaktuvuk Pass

May 27th 11:35 am

Event commemorates the centennial of U.S. National Park Service

Ilisagvik honors its 21st graduating class

May 27th 11:33 am

Ilisagvik College hosted its 21st commencement ceremony in Barrow on April 20, 2016. Participants included students earning AA degrees and a wide variety of certificates and GEDs. In total, Ilisagvik College conferred 16 associate degrees, 37 certificates and [...]

Bahnke outlines priorities for Tribal Council

May 27th 11:30 am

President and CEO of Kawerak, Inc. appointed to the justice seat on the council

Finding beauty in life and death

May 27th 11:30 am

Barrow's Mark Ahsoak Jr. has spent decades as a volunteer funeral director

Who Done It

May 27th 11:29 am

Barrow Maria Jo Patkotak, 38, of Barrow, pleaded guilty to the class B misdemeanor of violating conditions of release and reached a plea agreement with the court. She was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for time served, which meant she had already [...]

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

May 27th 11:28 am

Hunt in Point Hope hot, Kivalina whalers not

Big changes on a big Alaska peninsula

May 27th 11:27 am

Larger than West Virginia, the Kenai Peninsula has the best of Alaska: coastal rainforests, two icefields, majestic deepwater fiords and a sapphire river home to the largest king salmon ever caught. It also has some of the best-documented changes of any [...]

Copper River return shows salmon season off to slow start

May 27th 11:24 am

High prices fuel optimism across the state after last season, when the value to fishermen fell by 40 percent

Opinion: Cure for opioid, heroin addiction must start with change in societal attitude

May 27th 11:22 am

Across the state, small towns are grappling with the growing problem of heroin and opioid use, and the ramifications; from health dangers like hepatitis C to increased crime. Alaska statistics show a steep increase in heroin use but few facilities or [...]

Barrow rally brings cold case into the spotlight

May 27th 11:18 am

Family and friends walk in memory of Eliza Simmonds

Ballot shares priorities for Tribal Council

May 21st 12:34 am

Kotzebue resident to advise Gov. Bill Walker

Much of the Arctic is lower than it was before

May 21st 12:32 am

Tundra east of Kaktovik is part of what might be an arctic-wide thawing

Kotzebue nursing home celebrates staff

May 21st 12:29 am

National Nursing Home Week recognizes all facets of elder care

Industry optimistic about salmon prices

May 21st 12:16 am

As U.S. dollar weakens, products become less expensive for foreign buyers

Opinion: Foster children help just a vote away

May 21st 12:15 am

As a mother and grandmother, and through my work with foster youth and the Alaska Children's Trust, I have realized that few things are of higher priority to me than the safety and well-being of our youth and families. Imagine a foster child finally getting [...]

Opinion: Insect population explosions an unconsidered side of climate change

May 21st 12:15 am

Last weekend, Alaska was hot — crazy hot. It's been unseasonably warm for weeks now in many areas, but still within the boundaries of normal. But not last weekend. Last weekend, Mother Nature hit the defrost button for much of the state, and [...]

Barrow man recognized for volunteerism

May 21st 12:14 am

Ahsoak nominated for work as a funeral director, minister, and church personnel member

Prescription medications, syringes seized in Kotzebue

May 21st 12:14 am

Two suspects are in custody following a drug bust in Kotzebue earlier this month. According to the Kotzebue Police Department, officers received a report of a duffel bag containing prescription medications and syringes on May 6. After retrieving the bag, [...]

WHO DONE IT

May 21st 12:13 am

Barrow Daryl R. Bennett, 27, of Nuiqsut, pleaded guilty to the class A misdemeanor of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and reached a plea agreement with the court, through which the charge was reduced to reckless driving. He [...]

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