Challenged in court since 2008, a new draft environmental assessment upholds the Chukchi leases and increases the estimate to more than four billion barrels of recoverable oil.
The World Eskimo-Indian Olympics start in Fairbanks tomorrow, with qualifiers for events like one-armed reach and the Race of the Torch ahead of opening ceremonies at 6pm inside the Carlson Center.
Another magnitude 5.7 quake in the Noatak earthquake swarm struck around 4:01 a.m. Monday. Residents reported about a minute of strong shaking.
A strong aftershock Thursday May 29 is the third powerful temblor in what is now a series of strong quakes and aftershocks in the last two months.
After more than 60 years serving communities in the Bering Strait region, the Little Sisters of Jesus are leaving western Alaska.
Two weeks after the strongest earthquake in the region in 30 years, Noatak residents were rocked by a series of powerful quakes and aftershocks Saturday.
In Monday’s news: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate seat answer questions at forum; Bering Sea alliance hosting conference in Gambell on Arctic infrastructure this week; Fairbanks…
Seward Peninsula residents may have felt a jolt Thursday night after a magnitude 4.36 earthquake struck five miles east of Teller and Brevig Mission.
It’s the world’s longest race of snowmachines – Alaskan parlance for snowmobiles – and last month, it passed through our region. The Iron Dog Snowmachine Race…
In Monday’s news: With the start of the 2014 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race last night, racers discuss the course, gear, and their ambitions; Secretary of State…