The Arctic Sounder http://www.thearcticsounder.com Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:53:57 CDT 1440 http://www.thearcticsounder.com http://www.thearcticsounder.com/graphics/rss_as.gif The Arctic Sounder Tricky light may have been issue in 2016 Anaktuvuk Pass plane crash http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732tricky_light_may_have_been_issue_in_2016 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732tricky_light_may_have_been_issue_in_2016 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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732researchers_eye_marine_mammals_in_offshore http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732researchers_eye_marine_mammals_in_offshore 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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732wainwright_hunters_found_guilty_of_poaching http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732wainwright_hunters_found_guilty_of_poaching 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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732community_cleanup_effort_returns_to_kaktovik http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732community_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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732several_seats_open_in_upcoming_north_slope http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732several_seats_open_in_upcoming_north_slope 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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732seats_open_on_assembly_school_board_in http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732seats_open_on_assembly_school_board_in 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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732boating_safety_workshop_to_be_held_in http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732boating_safety_workshop_to_be_held_in 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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732ansep_sends_rural_students_out_of_this_world_1 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732ansep_sends_rural_students_out_of_this_world_1 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? http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732should_all_of_npr-a_be_open_for_oil http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732should_all_of_npr-a_be_open_for_oil 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 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732unhealthy_air_in_homes_targeted_in_tribal_1 http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1732unhealthy_air_in_homes_targeted_in_tribal_1 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