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President Obama recently removed the words “Eskimo” and “Aleut” from two pieces of federal legislation, but it may take another generation for it to fade out of Alaska’s Arctic.
A new study in the Journal of Physical Oceanography suggests that rising temperatures in the far north could result in warmer water, or what’s known as spicier water.
The satellite used to record sea ice data in the Arctic malfunctioned in April, and scientists are scrambling to calibrate a month of missing data.
The Department of Energy awarded federal funding to install panels in Kotzebue, Buckland and Deering, but decreasing the region’s dependency on diesel is easier said than done.
New light is beaming down on our mission these days: both indoors and out. Not only are Western Alaska’s daylight hours increasing rapidly, but we’re also continuing our initiative to replace our studios’ fluorescent lights with brighter and more energy-efficient LEDs.
The Coast Guard met with locals in Nome in preparation for a busy summer shipping season in the Arctic.
BLM Director Neil Kornze will visit Wainwright and Barrow this week to oversee a land transfer and two well-cappings.
Nine athletes from Nome are competing at the international tournament. They’ll participate in four events: Dene Games, Arctic Sports, Biathlon Ski, and Alpine Skiing.
The Port of Nome only has $32,000 to keep itself afloat, and commissioners are concerned about an unexpected emergency.