Original song confronts domestic violence

Feb 17th 8:34 pm By Shady Grove Oliver, The Arctic Sounder

McKenzie's composition performed this year at Kivgiq


Statewide Stories

Opinion: Alaskans wise to focus on important issues for state, not political slams

February 17th 1:33 am

While most would assume there is a bit of an uptick in interest in national politics given the current daily dramatic happenings in Washington, some questions remain about whether we in Alaska are paying attention to the right things. After all, there is so [...]

Opinion: Distraction of charter school debate will not serve Alaska students

February 9th 3:16 pm

Across most of Alaska, there are no choices about where you will send your child. There is one school, for better or worse, and that is the only option, unless you want to send your student out of town for their education. So Tuesday's news that the newly [...]

Opinion: Legislature disgraces us with legal corruption

February 9th 3:15 pm

The Alaska Legislature earns Alaskans' contempt through its own sleazy procedures. Rep. Jason Grenn, I-Anchorage, is acting the part of Jimmy Stewart in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" by asking for open votes on legislators' conflicts of interest. But [...]

Opinion: Alaska's delegation turns timid on federal overreach

February 9th 3:13 pm

The Alaska congressional delegation's outrage at presidential actions taken without consultation with Congress, which was off the charts under President Barack Obama, has all but disappeared in the last 12 days. Why else would Lisa, Dan and Don have been the [...]

Lack of sea ice and weather in the Lower 48

February 9th 3:11 pm

Some researchers say the northern ocean is affecting weather far from the Arctic

Most Popular Stories

Utqiagvik teen charged in father's death

February 17th 7:50 pm

Boy, 16, to be charged with murder as an adult

North Slope School District seeks superintendent, committee

February 17th 7:48 pm

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.

Arctic sea ice extent marks new record low

February 17th 7:51 pm

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. The extent of Arctic sea ice began its historic low pattern in October. Throughout January, that pattern continued, according [...]

Alaska State Troopers Report

February 17th 7:46 pm

On Feb. 7, Alaska State Troopers received a report of an assault at the Anvil Mountain Correctional Center. According to troopers, three inmates were involved in the incident. Suspects have been identified and criminal charges are pending. On Feb. 9, [...]

Governor declares disaster following storms

February 17th 7:51 pm

Funding will become available for recovery in Savoonga and Gambell

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