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High-speed connections will improve services

October 17th 2:30 pm

With ever-advancing technology, the world is moving at a pretty quick pace these days. And over the next few months, the Northwest Arctic will be right in step.

Major players testify to Arctic Policy Commission

October 17th 1:57 pm

Week of the Arctic event makes its final stop in Barrow

Two strikes left in Barrow's autumn whaling season

October 17th 1:54 pm

This fall's bowhead whale harvest on the North Slope has been a bountiful one.

In Brief

October 17th 1:52 pm

Northwest Arctic Borough election results

15 Years Ago in the Arctic Sounder

October 17th 1:52 pm

Alaska's high court orders retrial

Opinion: Walker thanks Barrow for hospitality

October 17th 1:50 pm

I would like to kindly thank the people of Barrow for welcoming both Byron and I recently.

Opinion: An open letter to Adm. Papp and Ambassador Balton

October 17th 1:50 pm

To Admiral Bob Papp, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.), U. S. Special Representative for the Arctic U. S. Department of State and Ambassador David Balton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Oceans and Fisheries with the U.S. Department of State:

Coach Matt Conforti pleased with Whalers' efforts at state

October 17th 1:49 pm

The Barrow High School Whalers may not have won the 2014 state cross-country championships, but that didn't mean cross country coach Matt Conforti was unhappy with the team's effort at the 2014 Alaska Cross-Country State Championships last weekend in Anchorage.

Nanooks open wrestling season in Bethel

October 17th 1:48 pm

The Nome-Beltz High School Nanooks opened their 2014 wrestling season with a solid performance at the Bethel Scramble in Bethel.

Lady Nanooks take second at Arctic Pinkies tournament

October 17th 1:47 pm

The Nome-Beltz High School Lady Nanooks turned in a solid effort this past weekend and raced to second in the final standings at the 2nd Annual Nome Arctic Pinkies Volleyball Tournament.

Ravens end Whalers' season in semifinals

October 17th 1:35 pm

The Barrow High School Whalers went into the Small-School state semifinals looking to take Eielson standout Anthony Griffith out of the Ravens' offensive plans.

Lady Huskies take 9th at Grace Christian

October 17th 1:35 pm

The Kotzebue High School Lady Huskies endured a tough trip to Anchorage over the weekend, dropping a decision to the Anchorage East Lady Thunderbirds on Thursday and then finishing ninth in the 19th Annual Grace Christian Invitational, which was held Friday [...]

Kotzebue still leading Western Conference race

October 17th 1:34 pm

The Kotzebue High School Lady Huskies may have endured a tough outing to Anchorage over the weekend, but they can take solace in the fact that they are running away with the Western Conference regular-season race.

Kotzebue, Nome to play this weekend

October 17th 1:33 pm

The Kotzebue High School Lady Huskies and Nome-Beltz Lady Nanooks will continue their preparations for the upcoming Western Conference tournament this weekend by participating in the Delta Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Delta Junction.

Who' done 'it

October 17th 1:33 pm

Barrow courts

Emerging leaders gather for Week of the Arctic

October 17th 1:32 pm

Youth talks provoke thoughtful conversations on the current state of North Slope communities

Opinion: Major issues are at hand in Alaska

October 17th 1:21 pm

As most of you know, I like to watch the political scene.

Opinion: How to pick a candidate 101

October 17th 1:20 pm

Various campaigns have been asking recently to be endorsed on these pages.

Opinion: We need health care solutions, not slogans

October 17th 1:19 pm

To hear Dan Sullivan tell it, Sen. Mark Begich cast "the deciding vote" in favor of Obamacare.

Opinion: Continue Round Island walrus watch

October 17th 1:18 pm

If it was easy to get to and thousands came, this place would be destroyed.

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