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Alaska launches opioid policy task force

April 29th 3:25 pm

Group will consolidate informal efforts to fight growing trend toward heroin use, related deaths

Carpeting the Denali Fault with earthquake sensors

April 29th 3:23 pm

NEAR MILLER CREEK — Crouching amid scratchy spruce branches and surrounded by feet of snow, Amir Allam jabs half-frozen soil with the spikey base of a white cylinder. The seismologist twists the 6-pound seismometer to orient it northward. Then he [...]

Impending state cuts likely to impact all species

April 29th 3:22 pm

Cuts affecting Alaska's fisheries will be spread across all regions and species, depending on the final budget that is approved by state legislators. As it stands now, the total commercial fisheries budget for FY 2017 from all state and federal funding [...]

Kivalina delegation lobbies for emergency funds in D.C.

April 29th 2:57 pm

Community seeks funding for access road to village

Concerns arise over upcoming mine discharge in local creek

April 29th 2:57 pm

Kivalina asks for delay until after Wulik River breakup

Researchers study Noatak's traditional knowledge of caribou

April 29th 2:56 pm

Study brings local voices to the table for protecting life in Noatak National Preserve

Hepa draws attention on Nike EYBL tour

April 29th 2:54 pm

Former Barrow High School standout Kamaka Hepa is turning more than a few heads this summer with his play in the Nike EYBL and Under Armour Association summer league. This past weekend, the 6-foot-9 standout was among the top performers in the 16-under [...]

Subsistence migratory bird season now open

April 29th 2:53 pm

Yellow-billed loons may be kept if found inadvertently entangled in fishing nets

Kotzebue wrestler Woods takes gold at Avalanche tournament

April 29th 2:53 pm

Spencer Woods added another piece of hardware to his impressive wrestling resume this past weekend by dominating his weight classification at the annual Avalanche Freestyle Wresting Tournament in Anchorage. The tournament was held Saturday at South Anchorage [...]

Junior Kobuk 440 tests next generation of mushers

April 29th 2:51 pm

Amelia Keith wins 30-mile youth race near Kotzebue

Opinion: The Legislature has no excuse for delaying a Permanent Fund plan

April 29th 2:51 pm

With the Legislature in overtime, the budget challenge comes down to this: Will the state use earnings of the Permanent Fund to help pay its bills in an off-the-cuff fashion or create a plan? Leave aside the arguments about getting someone else to pay more [...]

Opinion: Journalist's participation in freeing Fairbanks Four serves as inspiration

April 29th 2:51 pm

Once a year, Alaska's journalists gather to compare notes, sharpen their skills and find the inspiration to spend another 12 months sitting through city council meetings, murder trials and late nights with nothing but a keyboard and a cup of coffee to keep [...]

Photographer survives fall through ice near Point Hope

April 29th 2:50 pm

Residents raise money to replace damaged equipment

In Brief

April 29th 2:48 pm

Barrow lands its first whales of season

Alaska State Troopers report

April 29th 2:47 pm

On April 20, Alaska State Troopers, working with the Kobuk village police officer, found through an investigation that Erik Douglas, 24, of Kobuk, had been discovered sleeping on a bed inside a home without the homeowner's permission. The officer removed [...]

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

April 29th 2:45 pm

Fairbanks airport not to be named after Wood

Sportsmanship triumphs at Native Youth Olympics

April 29th 2:43 pm

Athletes encourage one another through games

Assemblyman, former mayor among NSB mayoral candidates

April 22nd 10:03 am

Filing period open, election slated June 7

Kotzebue woman heads to national pageant

April 22nd 10:03 am

Miss Arctic Circle, Miss WEIO aims for Miss Indian World title

Nuiqsut teacher wins excellence award

April 22nd 10:02 am

Madrigal Brown credits support system for success

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