The Arctic Sounder http://www.thearcticsounder.com Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:32:16 CDT 1440 http://www.thearcticsounder.com http://www.thearcticsounder.com/graphics/rss_as.gif The Arctic Sounder Native groups argue over ANWR wealth http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712native_groups_argue_over_anwr_wealth http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712native_groups_argue_over_anwr_wealth With some Alaskans increasingly hopeful the new Congress will open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling after decades of failed attempts, some Alaska Native corporations are arguing they deserve to share the wealth. Fri, 2 Dec 474264 10:21:52 CST State seeks input on water protections http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712state_seeks_input_on_water_protections http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712state_seeks_input_on_water_protections Alaska's waterways are an important resource for the people and wildlife that rely on them for travel and sustenance. Fri, 25 Nov 474264 08:55:12 CST Incumbents return to NANA board http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712incumbents_return_to_nana_board http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712incumbents_return_to_nana_board There are only two new faces on the NANA Regional Corp. board of directors following the annual shareholder meeting March 14 in Kotzebue. Mon, 21 Nov 474264 04:55:12 CST Pilot attempted to land before crash near Nome http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712pilot_attempted_to_land_before_crash_near http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712pilot_attempted_to_land_before_crash_near The pilot who died in a plane crash near Nome earlier this month had attempted to land several times before he crashed, according to the preliminary accident report released by the National Transportation Safety Board. Thu, 10 Nov 474264 02:15:12 CST Telecoms plan broadband expansion in rural Alaska http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712telecoms_plan_broadband_expansion_in_rural http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712telecoms_plan_broadband_expansion_in_rural Telecom providers across Alaska are embarking this year on projects to improve high-speed internet access for tens of thousands of rural customers in the next decade as part of agreements to keep millions of dollars in federal subsidies from disappearing. Wed, 2 Nov 474264 13:41:52 CST For rural broadband, the 'middle mile' is everything http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712for_rural_broadband_the_middle_mile_is http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712for_rural_broadband_the_middle_mile_is John Wallace, a technology consultant in Bethel, is an expert in digital thrift who preaches vigilance when showing clients how to dodge the financial body blows of data overage charges. Thu, 27 Oct 474264 04:55:12 CST Kotzebue student to be honored at Spirit of Youth awards http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712kotzebue_student_to_be_honored_at_spirit_of http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712kotzebue_student_to_be_honored_at_spirit_of A Kotzebue student is being recognized this week for her dedication to healthy relationships and suicide prevention in her community. Tue, 18 Oct 474264 18:08:32 CST Fiancees Baker and Keith finish Iditarod side by side http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712fiancees_baker_and_keith_finish_iditarod_side http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712fiancees_baker_and_keith_finish_iditarod_side NOME mdash; The winners were gone, but mushers and sled dogs continued to cross the Iditarod finish line on snowy Front Street all day Wednesday, as subzero temperatures rose to zero by midday. Wed, 12 Oct 474264 09:21:52 CST Iditarod dog deaths over past decade http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712iditarod_dog_deaths_over_past_decade http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712iditarod_dog_deaths_over_past_decade 2017: Four. Dogs on the teams of Seth Barnes, Katherine Keith and Roger Lee collapsed on the trail. A fourth died after overheating on an airplane Iditarod chartered to fly dogs from Galena to Anchorage. Sun, 9 Oct 474264 03:35:12 CST Trump budget cuts deeply into Alaska's federal funding http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712trump_budget_cuts_deeply_into_alaskas_federal http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1712trump_budget_cuts_deeply_into_alaskas_federal WASHINGTON mdash; The White House released President Donald Trump's first budget proposal to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, and it was full of cuts to programs that send money to Alaska. Wed, 7 Sep 474264 13:15:12 CST