As the U.S. outlines priorities for its time as chair of the international Arctic Council, some Alaska Native groups say there’s not enough focus on indigenous rights, while state lawmakers call for a greater emphasis on jobs.
Even while celebrating the legal victory of Katie John, many at AFN recognized the challenges to food security posed by climate change that still lie ahead.
Federal officials visited Nome and Unalakleet Friday to get a first-hand account of the region’s transportation and infrastructure needs.
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.
The community of Shaktoolik is celebrating the return of a plaque designating a nearby ancient hunting camp as a National Historic Landmark. The site is now eroding away.
In Friday’s news: Iron Dog leaders taking their final 10-hour layover on Yukon River checkpoints; An Oregon mining entrepreneur says he has a plan to develop…
Hear Tuesday’s news: Legislature’s Arctic Policy Commission is rolling out it’s strategy for the region’s future; Native American groups ask Dept. of Justice to investigate adoption…
In Tuesday’s newscast: HB199, bill seeking to arm VPSO’s, is held after committee debate in legislature; State wildlife officials wondering whether warm temps will bring out…
Halfway through her first volunteer year at KNOM, Emily looks back – and offers some hearty encouragement to our 2014-2015 volunteer applicants.
In Western Alaska, a team of archaeologists from Scotland’s University of Aberdeen have been racing against mother nature.