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Ambler votes 'No' to lifting local option law

August 29th 2:40 pm

Unofficial count taken on Tuesday separated by 13 votes

Kaktovik youth earn big in virtual stock market

August 29th 2:39 pm

Three student teams from Kaveolook School win top honors in national investment contest

Recycling program welcomed with open arms in Atqasuk

August 29th 2:37 pm

New teacher at Meade River School sparks effort to recycle cans and paint dumsters

In Brief

August 29th 2:34 pm

Primary election breakdown

Abundance of algae found on dead salmon

August 29th 2:34 pm

Scientists noted that salmon appeared healthy, was close to spawning before it died

Lorre Ward retires as Kotzebue's postmaster

August 29th 2:33 pm

After nearly 25 years with United States Postal Service in Kotzebue, Lorre Ward has retired

Youth program celebrates first year in Barrow

August 29th 2:32 pm

Big Brothers, Big Sisters officials say more matches needed on the North Slope

Volleyball season set to start Friday

August 29th 2:31 pm

Volleyball fans won't have to wait much longer for the bumps, spikes and hits to start raining down in gyms near them.

Nanooks finish 17th at Tsalteshi Invitational

August 29th 2:30 pm

Wilson Hoogendorn finishes in top 50 among 250 runners in Soldotna meet with 17:54 in 5K race

Huskies sprint to fifth at Bartlett Trails meet

August 29th 2:28 pm

Five Kotzebue runners finish in top 46 in Anchorage

Whalers gear up for first meet

August 29th 2:27 pm

The 2014 cross country season will officially arrive in northern Alaska this weekend when teams from throughout the rural parts of the state converge on Barrow to compete in the 2014 Whaler Invitational.

Whalers to host Homer on Saturday

August 29th 2:27 pm

Thanks to dominating effort by offensive line, Barrow has 2-0 record this season

Whalers rush for 419 yards in rout of Housten

August 29th 2:26 pm

Four Barrow running backs combined for 50 rushing attempts in their Greatland Conference matchup

Who' done 'it

August 29th 2:25 pm

All individuals listed are innocent until proven guilty.

Report: Alaska behind U.S. in overall health

August 29th 1:50 pm

Cancer is the number one killer in Alaska, and Northern Alaska has the one of the highest cancer mortality rates within the state according to the most resent assessment released by the Healthy Alaskans 2020 initiative.

Opinion: Allergy discovery substantiates back-to-basics perspective

August 29th 1:46 pm

Whenever a child comes over for an afternoon of play these days, mothers not only have to ask about drop-off times and locations but also the question, "Does your child have any allergies I should know about."

Opinion: Walker opposition floats negative messaging

August 29th 1:44 pm

Polling shows that Bill Walker is the only candidate who can beat the incumbent governor in November.

Army of researchers tracks chinook decline

August 29th 1:43 pm

More than 100 researchers and three dozen projects are underway to find clues as to why Alaska's Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007.

Opinion: Examining Sullivan's record on Native issues

August 29th 1:42 pm

Now that the primary is over and Dan Sullivan is the Republican nominee running against Alaska Sen. Mark Begich, it's time to closely examine his record on issues of import to Alaska Natives.

Why don't hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

August 29th 1:39 pm

Bears have the right idea. Don't fight the cold; just shut 'er down for six months and emerge when it's warmer. Why didn't we think of that?

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