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Owen takes over as North Slope police chief

January 30th 3:17 pm

Former Palmer public safety director also worked for Barrow police from 1993 through 2003

Kotzebue man sentenced to 9 years for child porn charges

January 30th 3:16 pm

Authorities said a search warrant of home turned up over 70 videos

Career expo inspires future workforce

January 30th 3:15 pm

Event introduces North Slope high school students to local opportunities

Flight from Kotzebue diverted due to active Russian volcano

January 30th 3:14 pm

Ash, debris from Shiveluch carried across Bering Sea, paused over Nome

Scientist looks for link between tides, quakes

January 30th 3:13 pm

A scientist once noticed a connection between the stress that tides inflict on the planet and the number of small earthquakes that happen in some areas when that pressure is greatest.

Biomedical education, training program blasts off at Iḷisaġvik

January 30th 3:12 pm

College aims to increase rural students' interest in health-related research

Historic chart identified from doomed Karluk voyage of 1913

January 30th 3:12 pm

A century after the Karluk sank in Arctic waters, a glimpse into its journey and its demise has been discovered in Maine.

Baker powers Nanooks to O'Brady's title

January 30th 3:11 pm

The Nome-Beltz Nanooks should probably contact AT&T about becoming their next spokesperson, especially after Saturday's performance in the championship game at the O'Brady's South Anchorage Invitational Tournament.

Nanooks to play in Bethel

January 30th 3:10 pm

Six Western Alaska basketball teams will converge on Bethel on Thursday to participate the Bethel Invitational, a four-team round-robin event that is set to tip off on Jan. 29 in the Warrior Dome.

Bears increase lead with sweep of Hunters

January 30th 3:10 pm

The Noorvik Bears improved their chances of claiming the Northwest Arctic Conference's No. 1 seed heading into the upcoming conference tournament this past weekend with a convincing effort in a two-game sweep of the Upriver Hunters.

Lady Whalers sweep two from Kotzebue girls

January 30th 3:08 pm

Kotzebue head coach Jade Hill knew team trying was looking at an uphill battle when they stepped onto the court at the Dawg House.

Whalers sweep twinbill from Huskies

January 30th 3:07 pm

The Barrow High School Whalers established themselves as the toast of the Western Conference this past weekend with a two-game sweep of rival Kotzebue in front of a large crowd in the Barrow gymnasium.

Governor's team requests 'fish first' policy

January 30th 3:07 pm

25-member fisheries team recommends re-enacting coastal zone management

Opinion: Empower, employ next generation of Alaska fishermen

January 30th 3:06 pm

Alaska is one of the most productive commercial fishing economies on the planet.

Opinion: Don't let this be 'the best years of your lives'

January 30th 3:05 pm

Dear high school athletes: Dream big and look forward to a bright future

Opinion: Join rural Alaska protest to boycott store that unfairly inflates prices

January 30th 3:04 pm

An Arctic-wide boycott of all North West Co. owned grocery stores is planned for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

Opinion: It's time to file for Permanent Fund Dividends, and contemplate changes

January 30th 3:03 pm

If you've made it this far into January without applying for your Permanent Fund Dividend, then there's no use arguing that you are not procrastinating.

Obituary: Esther M. (Norris) Swisher

January 30th 3:03 pm

Esther M. (Norris) Swisher

In Brief

January 30th 3:01 pm

UIC Announces New Chief Administrative and legal officer

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

January 30th 3:01 pm

Shareholder group demands board recall

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