The Arctic Sounder Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:30:30 CST 1440 The Arctic Sounder Joe 'the Waterman' Shults dies in Utqiagvik Local collector spent decades preserving northern history Fri, 28 Oct 473408 16:15:08 CST Governor declares disaster following storms Funding will become available for recovery in Savoonga and Gambell Fri, 14 Dec 473303 23:21:47 CST Arctic sea ice extent marks new record low Arctic sea ice coverage has remained at record low levels since last fall and there's no sign that will change in the coming days. Tue, 11 Dec 473303 20:21:47 CST Utqiagvik teen charged in father's death Boy, 16, to be charged with murder as an adult Sat, 8 Dec 473303 03:28:27 CST National infrastructure group takes interest in Arctic projects An organization dedicated to identifying the country's infrastructure needs has released a report on the importance of infrastructure development in the Alaska Arctic. Sun, 2 Dec 473303 03:01:47 CST Noatak trio wins 'Battle of the Books' A year ago, the Noatak Lynx finished second in the annual Northwest Arctic Borough School District's "Battle of the Books" competition. It was a finish that didn't sit well with anyone. Thu, 29 Nov 473303 19:28:27 CST Burke takes over as Tuzzy library director It's hard to follow a legend in any job. But this is the challenge that Christie Burke has accepted in her new position as director of the Tuzzy Consortium Library. She follows David Ongley who, for over 20 years, was the heart and soul of the library. Sun, 25 Nov 473303 18:15:07 CST North Slope School District seeks superintendent, committee There is an opening for a new superintendent on the North Slope. According to a post on the North Slope Borough School District's Facebook page, the district board of education is conducting a superintendent search and is inviting the community to participate. Wed, 21 Nov 473303 03:08:27 CST Arctic Economic Council approves northern partner The Arctic Economic Council, a business-minded group with ties to the Arctic Council, recently approved bringing on its first northern partner. Thu, 15 Nov 473303 22:08:27 CST No high-altitude ash from latest Bogoslof eruption, scientists say The Alaska Volcano Observatory has reduced warning levels for Bogoslof volcano in the Aleutian Islands, after an eruption early Monday failed to produce an anticipated high-level ash cloud. Mon, 12 Nov 473303 13:35:07 CST