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.
February 17, 2015
After last week’s fire, Kivalina residents are collating donations and setting up temporary shop in the community’s warehouse.
December 9, 2014
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.
December 8, 2014
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.
June 6, 2014
Thousands of archeological sites across northwestern Alaska are washing into the sea as scientists scramble to survey what’s being lost.
May 29, 2014
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…
July 25, 2013
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…
June 5, 2013
In Thursday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell has submitted capital budget amendment for evacuation road in Kivalina; Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race organizers planning changes after death…
March 21, 2013
In Tuesday’s news: Nome Board of Education will discuss superintendent’s resignation at tonight’s meeting; City of Kivalina still conserving water after summer and fall flooding in…
February 12, 2013
In Thursday’s News: Andrew Guy reinstated as Calista head; Sentencing of Former Director of Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission continues; Kivalina fears water won’t last til winter;…
November 8, 2012