The Arctic Sounder http://www.thearcticsounder.com Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:56:05 CST 1440 http://www.thearcticsounder.com http://www.thearcticsounder.com/graphics/rss_as.gif The Arctic Sounder Governor declares disaster following storms http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707governor_declares_disaster_following_storms http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707governor_declares_disaster_following_storms Funding will become available for recovery in Savoonga and Gambell Fri, 14 Dec 473303 23:21:47 CST Arctic sea ice extent marks new record low http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707arctic_sea_ice_extent_marks_new_record_low http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707arctic_sea_ice_extent_marks_new_record_low 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. Tue, 11 Dec 473303 20:21:47 CST Utqiagvik teen charged in father's death http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707utqiagvik_teen_charged_in_fathers_death http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707utqiagvik_teen_charged_in_fathers_death Boy, 16, to be charged with murder as an adult Sat, 8 Dec 473303 03:28:27 CST National infrastructure group takes interest in Arctic projects http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707national_infrastructure_group_takes_interest http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707national_infrastructure_group_takes_interest An organization dedicated to identifying the country's infrastructure needs has released a report on the importance of infrastructure development in the Alaska Arctic. Sun, 2 Dec 473303 03:01:47 CST Noatak trio wins 'Battle of the Books' http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707noatak_trio_wins_battle_of_the_books http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707noatak_trio_wins_battle_of_the_books A year ago, the Noatak Lynx finished second in the annual Northwest Arctic Borough School District's "Battle of the Books" competition. It was a finish that didn't sit well with anyone. Thu, 29 Nov 473303 19:28:27 CST Burke takes over as Tuzzy library director http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707burke_takes_over_as_tuzzy_library_director http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707burke_takes_over_as_tuzzy_library_director It's hard to follow a legend in any job. But this is the challenge that Christie Burke has accepted in her new position as director of the Tuzzy Consortium Library. She follows David Ongley who, for over 20 years, was the heart and soul of the library. Sun, 25 Nov 473303 18:15:07 CST North Slope School District seeks superintendent, committee http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707north_slope_school_district_seeks http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707north_slope_school_district_seeks 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. Wed, 21 Nov 473303 03:08:27 CST Arctic Economic Council approves northern partner http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707arctic_economic_council_approves_northern http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707arctic_economic_council_approves_northern The Arctic Economic Council, a business-minded group with ties to the Arctic Council, recently approved bringing on its first northern partner. Thu, 15 Nov 473303 22:08:27 CST No high-altitude ash from latest Bogoslof eruption, scientists say http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707no_high-altitude_ash_from_latest_bogoslof http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707no_high-altitude_ash_from_latest_bogoslof The Alaska Volcano Observatory has reduced warning levels for Bogoslof volcano in the Aleutian Islands, after an eruption early Monday failed to produce an anticipated high-level ash cloud. Mon, 12 Nov 473303 13:35:07 CST Alaska State Troopers Report http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707alaska_state_troopers_report http://www.thearcticsounder.com/article/1707alaska_state_troopers_report 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. Wed, 7 Nov 473303 16:55:07 CST