The Arctic Sounder Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope en-us 2017 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:00:08 CDT 1440 The Arctic Sounder Pilot, FAA share responsibility for fatal 2014 plane crash Pilot error and an unwise certification by the Federal Aviation Administration are to blame for a fatal airplane crash near Atigun Pass in 2014. Thu, 4 Sep 474092 17:01:51 CST Arctic states join forces for suicide prevention A group of international Arctic organizations is coming together to talk about the difficult subject of suicide within northern indigenous communities. Sun, 31 Aug 474092 07:28:31 CST State dials up pressure on ConocoPhillips after delays in exploration Opposition from an Inupiaq village near the U.S. petroleum reserve in Alaska has stopped ConocoPhillips from drilling a nearby exploration well, a move that raises doubts about future exploration efforts at the potential oil play on the North Slope. Sun, 24 Aug 474092 19:55:11 CST Huge North Slope oil discovery just got bigger, company says A Spanish oil company working with a small explorer in Alaska announced Thursday what it's calling the largest onshore U.S. oil discovery in three decades. Sun, 29 Jun 474092 19:28:31 CST Alaska caribou avoiding food 'mismatch' problems On the tundra of northern Alaska, spring is coming earlier and plants are sprouting earlier, but migrating caribou are not missing out on the high-quality food plants they need in spring and early summer, new research shows. Sat, 21 Jun 474092 22:35:11 CST Opioid abuse a high priority for lawmakers Alaska lawmakers have about one-third of the regular legislative session left to finish their work, and the to-do list does not appear to be getting any shorter. Tue, 17 Jun 474092 13:01:51 CST Lady Huskies close season with loss to Bethel The Kotzebue Lady Huskies basketball season came to a close with a disappointing 45-37 loss to Bethel in the consolation final of the Western Conference Regional Tournament last Saturday at Dimond High School in Anchorage.  A win would have advanced the Lady Huskies to the state tournament. Wed, 11 Jun 474092 07:01:51 CST Bill would create climate change commission, ANWR trips for Congress One new bill in the Alaska House would create a state climate change response commission, while another would establish an Arctic National Wildlife Refuge tour program for members of Congress. Fri, 6 Jun 474092 18:41:51 CST Alaska senators say no to Coast Guard cuts WASHINGTON mdash; Alaska's Republican senators won't support proposed major budget cuts for the U.S. Coast Guard, they told the White House Office of Management and Budget in a letter following reports of major cuts in President Donald Trump's draft budget. Tue, 3 Jun 474092 10:08:31 CST Finland is taking over Arctic Council, climate leadership from the U.S. When the Arctic Council leadership passes from the United States to Finland in May, will President Trump and his denial of climate change pose problems for the eight-nation body and its work to protect the circumpolar environment? Sun, 25 May 474092 23:21:51 CST