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Old cassette tapes spur preservation questions

June 23rd 11:34 am

Hundreds upon hundreds of old cassette tapes holding some of the Northwest Arctic's most precious oral histories are getting closer and closer to falling apart. Stories in the voices of Willie Hensley, John Schaeffer, Bobby Curtis, and dozens of Elders from [...]

The first kill

June 23rd 11:25 am

Like those who came before, I plan to teach my kids what I know

Alaska State Troopers report

June 23rd 11:22 am

On June 4, the village police officer in Kiana responded to a disturbance in the village just after midnight. Following an investigation, the officer found Patrick Burgo, 24, of Kiana, had assaulted one of his family members, who refused treatment from health [...]

In Brief

June 23rd 11:22 am

Noatak family day to include community walk By Shady Grove Oliver The Arctic Sounder Family Fun Day is coming to Noatak on Thursday, June 29. Sponsored by Maniilaq Association, the event is centered around fun ways to be healthy, and will include a walk [...]

Who Done It

June 23rd 11:21 am

Esther F. Rexford, 24, of Utqiaġvik, pleaded guilty to the class A misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and reached a plea agreement. She was then found guilty of the charge. She was sentenced to 30 days [...]

Inuit Circumpolar Council marks 40th anniversary

June 23rd 11:20 am

Organization to hold its general assembly in Utqiaġvik next year

Opinion: Risks are relative, even in Alaska

June 23rd 11:20 am

This week, many eyes in Alaska turned in horror to watch the story of a 16-year-old boy who was running near Anchorage in a trail race when he was killed by a black bear. It's a story that grabs so many of us — those with children, those who want to [...]

Opinion: Naming rights and the battle for oil on federal land

June 23rd 11:20 am

It would be easy to justify oil exploration in something called the "Arctic Oil Reserve," a name once invented by the Alaska congressional delegation for a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. But not if the spot in question is called "America's [...]

Opinion: Where we stand on Alaska's fiscal plan

June 23rd 11:19 am

This week, in the absence of a true and complete fix to the state's fiscal crisis from the Alaska Senate, the House passed, with bipartisan support, an amendment funding a full Permanent Fund dividend as provided by law. This was not some bargaining tactic [...]

China market offers opportunities for salmon sales

June 23rd 11:18 am

China holds big promise to become a top customer for Alaska salmon, and not just for the bright red fillets. Since 2011 China has been the No. 1 customer for Alaska seafood with purchases nearing $800 million and comprising 54 percent of all Alaska exports [...]

North Slope faces school bus driver shortages

June 23rd 11:18 am

Hub community only has half of what it needs

Polar bears show lowered mercury levels

June 23rd 11:17 am

Metal contaminant levels are dropping as animals switch to land-based food sources

Coast Guard sets up seasonal base in Kotzebue again

June 23rd 11:14 am

The U.S. Coast Guard is setting up operations in Kotzebue this week in preparation for a summer of marine activity in Western Alaska and the Bering Sea. The Coast Guard, with assistance from the Alaska Air National Guard's 249th Airlift Squadron, delivered [...]

Alaska adventurers to attempt Point Hope to Kaktovik ride, float

June 23rd 11:13 am

Group to set out on fat bikes and packrafts, see how far they can get in seven weeks

A wilderness feel along an industrial path

June 23rd 11:12 am

What's the significance of the most remote part of a manmade disturbance?

Ilisaqativut highlights second-language learners

June 23rd 11:05 am

Intensive language camp promotes teaching while learning

ASRC subsidary partners with Pebble

June 16th 4:05 pm

Arctic Slope Regional Corp. Energy Services to guide Alaska Native hiring, partnership

Groups prep for battle over drilling in NPR-A

June 16th 4:04 pm

Walker administration sees reserve as the most promising North Slope area for oil extraction

In Brief

June 16th 4:04 pm

Search suspended for missing Wales boaters By Shady Grove Oliver The Arctic Sounder The search for two missing boaters near Wales has been suspended as of early Tuesday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard had been leading the search around the Bering Straits [...]

LEO Network shares knowledge across borders

June 16th 4:03 pm

Platform expands to include Mexico, Canada

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