With Arctic temperatures rising, scientists want to know how those changes affect the migration of diseases and contaminants through the Bering Strait, and Alaska researchers are getting nearly a million dollars to study the question.
A speaker Thursday night at Northwest Campus is presenting his findings on gyrfalcons, the largest of falcon species. They’re white birds of prey, native to the Arctic, that are now at a critical moment in their lifecycle.
With Arctic activity escalating, the North Slope Arctic Borough is taking steps to protect its resources while developing its economy by moving to create a port authority.
After four days of running, jumping, pulling, and filleting, four new world records stand following the 2014 World Eskimo Indian Olympics. The 54th annual WEIO games wrapped up Saturday in Fairbanks.
Nome’s annual harbor dredging is finished and mariners are good to go. But with funding short, only part of the harbor was cleared, which is expected to cause problems come springtime.
There’s a small tourist attraction going on at the Norton Sound Seafood Center. Causing the stir is a rare, blue-colored red king crab.
After severe delays, Nome Joint Utility System is being paid on projects stretching back over two years.
An unusual weather system is pushing water into the Norton Sound, creating high water and climbing waves normally seen during fall storms.
Stebbins and St. Michael are relocating their reindeer corral following an expired lease. The first posts went up Thursday on the new site, located around three miles southwest of St. Michael.
“You have a flower in your hair,” people tell Anna Rose. It’s always the same line stated the same way. It’s not a question or an exclamation or even a signal like telling someone they have a smudge on their face or spinach between their teeth. Just a disaffected statement of what they see.