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.
A key detail about an initiative President Obama is expected to announce during his visit to the state next week, involving relocation efforts for rural villages in the face of climate change, was announced in Nome this week.
Nome’s ability to attract investors and secure its role in offshore Arctic activities continues to be the main focus of the city’s Port Commission.
Commercial fishermen at Alaska’s northernmost salmon fishery caught more than 300,000 pounds of chum salmon, pocketing over $800,000.
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, traveled to Point Hope and Kotzebue to honor vets and address their concerns. Remote access to care and information are amongst the most common problem facing veterans in Alaska.
The constitutionality of Nome’s draft marijuana laws gave way to calls for visitors—and investors—for the city’s hopes at a deep-draft Arctic port.
UAF faces a $20 million shortfall, and that means deeper cuts being felt acutely in Nome and other rural campuses.