President Obama ended his Alaska trip in Kotzebue, unveiling initiatives to help rural villages cope with climate change in the fast-thawing Arctic.
Rural communities — including Diomede, Kaltag, Kotzebue, and Nunam Iqua — have been chosen for a USDA water and sewer initiative.
Local leaders have drafted a letter outlining their vision for the Arctic’s future as Kotzebue prepares for President Obama’s visit today.
As President Barack Obama shifts his focus to western Alaska, Kotzebue residents discuss oil, erosion, and subsistence.
Obama’s three-day tour of Alaska focuses on climate change with visits to to Anchorage, Dillingham, and Kotzebue.
Ten thousand pounds of donated halibut will help four communities affected by this spring’s poor walrus harvest.
The research vessel Sikuliaq docked in Nome on July 21 and opened its doors to local visitors, who had the chance to learn about the ship’s upcoming missions.
A family from Seldovia left Nome for a trek to Kotzebue on Friday, hoping to learn more about the effects of climate change along the way.
In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell Hears “Real Stories” from Community Living with Climate Change
Jewell was in Kivalina Monday to hear what residents say are their concerns as erosion linked to climate change and rising sea levels threatens their way of life—and the very island the community is built upon.
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.