The president is coming!

Aug 28th 6:17 pm By Carey Restino

Communities rally to clean up, refine message, for once-in-a-lifetime opportunity


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Obama should see country rural Alaskans know

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Alaska Federation of Natives sets resolution deadlines

August 28th 5:27 pm

The final day for submission of resolutions in this year's Annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage is Sept. 21. Resolutions can be emailed to bmallot@nativefederation.org, hand delivered, mailed or sent via fax to 907-276-7989. A form can [...]

Salmon initiative takes hit during budget crisis

August 28th 5:26 pm

One of the casualties of this year's budget cuts was funding for a program aimed at discovering why Alaska's chinook salmon stocks have been declining since 2007.

International Inuit leaders gather in Bethel

August 28th 5:24 pm

International leaders connected with a group promoting the perspective and needs of the indigenous people of the Arctic met last week in Bethel, discussing the needs of Inuit on an international level. The Inuit Circumpolar Council represents more than [...]

A float down the Tanana River

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This is not Henry Allen's Tanana River. Nor is it the Trail River of people living here thousands of years before the nineteenth-century government explorer struggled his way down the Tanana. But it seems close.

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Arctic veterans honored for service

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Of the thousands who served in the Alaska Territorial Guard organized in 1942, only a few remained to be honored by a visit from the leader of Veterans Affairs for the United States.

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Unmanned vessel to help with Arctic charting

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When those discussing the expanding Arctic talk of the greatest obstacles facing development and shipping in the region, one of the first topics to come up is the lack of good nautical charts. As was discovered in Unalaska earlier this summer when Shell's rig [...]

Opinion: Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

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The State Department's special representative for the Arctic, Adm. Robert J. Papp (USCG ret.), came to Anchorage a year ago this month. During his visit, he stated that he was working to create "greater interest in Arctic issues" by the American public. He [...]

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