The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
President Obama ended his Alaska trip in Kotzebue, unveiling initiatives to help rural villages cope with climate change in the fast-thawing Arctic.
Local leaders have drafted a letter outlining their vision for the Arctic’s future as Kotzebue prepares for President Obama’s visit today.
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.
After last week’s fire, Kivalina residents are collating donations and setting up temporary shop in the community’s warehouse.
A fire destroyed Kivalina’s only store early this Friday morning, leaving the northwest Alaska village of 400 without all the food and supplies that were stored there.
Teck Resources, the Canadian firm that operates the Red Dog Mine in northwest Alaska, won’t build a pipeline to carry wastewater away from the mine, opting instead to absorb an $8 million fine laid out in a 2008 lawsuit settlement.
Thousands of archeological sites across northwestern Alaska are washing into the sea as scientists scramble to survey what’s being lost.
In Thursday’s news: Nome City Council voted yesterday to fund drilling test well at Pilgrim Hot Springs; Kivalina receives last-minute help while down to its last…
In Wednesday’s news: Sightseeing plane crashes in Southeast Alaska killing one; Alaska Redistricting Board plans to meet this week to discuss a work schedule; Alaska State…