The Arctic Sounder Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:53:57 CDT 1440 The Arctic Sounder Tricky light may have been issue in 2016 Anaktuvuk Pass plane crash Tricky winter conditions may have contributed to the plane crash that happened in the mountains outside Anaktuvuk Pass the day after New Year's last year. Sat, 22 Dec 478096 01:28:52 CST Researchers eye marine mammals in offshore surveys Bowhead whales and other marine mammals are the focus of a four-month survey project this summer in Arctic waters. Mon, 3 Dec 478096 01:55:32 CST Wainwright hunters found guilty of poaching musk oxen Three Wainwright residents have been found guilty of poaching musk oxen. They were sentenced Aug. 2 in Utqia#289;vik court. Sat, 24 Nov 478096 09:35:32 CST Community cleanup effort returns to Kaktovik Hundreds of bags of trash picked up and a handful of junk vehicles dragged off. That's the resume of the Our Land Community Cleanup Initiative, a locally-driven grassroots group dedicated to beautifying the land of the North Slope. Wed, 14 Nov 478096 10:42:12 CST Several seats open in upcoming North Slope Borough election Seven assembly seats, three school board positions, and the mayor's chair will be open come this fall's election in the North Slope Borough. Fri, 9 Nov 478096 14:02:12 CST Seats open on assembly, school board in Northwest Arctic There are a handful of seats coming open this fall on the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly and School Board. Tue, 6 Nov 478096 05:28:52 CST Boating safety workshop to be held in Utqiagvik It's open water season on the North Slope and residents of Utqia#289;vik will have the chance to participate in a boating safety workshop later this month. Mon, 29 Oct 478096 05:48:52 CST ANSEP sends rural students out of this world Dozens of rural Alaska students from around the state will had an out-of-this-world experience this month as they got a chance to talk with American astronauts and design a spacecraft capable of landing on Mars. Sat, 27 Oct 478096 17:42:12 CST Should all of NPR-A be open for oil development? The Trump administration on Monday said the entirety of Alaska's petroleum reserve, including the half that had previously been unavailable for leasing to oil companies, is on the table for discussion as an area of future development. Tue, 23 Oct 478096 10:55:32 CST Unhealthy air in homes targeted in tribal program They were called "frequent flyers," children flown from their village homes to the hospital in Anchorage for treatment for coughs, wheezes and trouble breathing, then sent back home mdash; only to return again with the same symptoms. Mon, 15 Oct 478096 16:48:52 CST