Through education, Staheli brings smiles to Kotzebue

Dec 09th 3:09 pm By Shady Grove Oliver, The Arctic Sounder

Kiana woman returns to Northwest Arctic to practice dentistry


Statewide Stories

Brower the winner at WEIO Games

July 29th 9:49 am

Overall, approximately 10 rural residents won events in Fairbanks

NANA Development Corp.'s credit rating downgraded

July 29th 9:47 am

Moody's rating reflects 'significant deterioration in operating performance and weak cash flow generation'

Discovering the hidden universe at bug camp

July 29th 9:47 am

OUTSIDE THE UA MUSEUM OF THE NORTH — "Look, it's a crab spider eating a moth!" says Declan Griswold, an 8-year-old who points to a rose bush. "You're right, it's a true spider, an orb weaver, just like the kind in Charlotte's Web," says Derek Sikes, [...]

Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission reviews emergency transfer regulations

July 29th 9:45 am

Proposed change is just codifying what already happens, official says

Opinion: By bringing forgotten rape kits out of storage, Alaska may deliver long-overdue justice

July 29th 9:44 am

This year, as Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and legislators tangled over the best way to solve Alaska's budget woes, he quietly launched a mandate to do right by Alaska's victims of sexual assault. Ten months ago, Walker tasked all state of Alaska departments and [...]

Most Popular Stories

Arctic soils set to release a lot of carbon

December 9th 7:58 pm

As temperatures have risen in the Arctic and worldwide, so have worries about how much carbon might stream into the atmosphere from warmer soils. Will enough new carbon be released from the ground, potentially exacerbating the global warming cycle? And will [...]

UIC sues Utqiagvik over name change

December 9th 8:18 pm

It's been linguistically rough going for the North Slope's hub community since its name change officially went into place Dec. 1, shifting away from "Barrow," with its colonial roots, to "Utqiaġvik," meaning "the place to dig wild roots." The day before [...]

State moves to take over LNG project

December 9th 7:57 pm

An October letter from Gov. Bill Walker to an ExxonMobil executive suggests the governor deeply distrusts the company when it says it will continue to support the $55 billion Alaska liquefied natural gas project as the state takes it over. "Please do not [...]

Solomon receives jail time for $100K NSB theft

December 9th 8:17 pm

The woman who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $100,000 from the North Slope Borough Police Department evidence room has been sentenced to eight months in prison. Margaret Ann Solomon, 48, of Fairbanks, was found guilty of one count of interstate [...]

America's northernmost city to get its first Subway restaurant

December 9th 8:06 pm

Utqiaġvik will get the world's northernmost Subway sandwich shop early next year. Franchisee John Masterson, speaking Thursday via phone from Connecticut, where he was in between Subway training sessions, said the restaurant would open in late February [...]

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