GCI anticipates the expansion to Red Dog Mine and Noatak to be completed in 2017.
An ice jam from the nearby Inmachuk River flooded the only road to the village’s airport.
The Department of Energy awarded federal funding to install panels in Kotzebue, Buckland and Deering, but decreasing the region’s dependency on diesel is easier said than done.
Teck Alaska, operator of Red Dog Mine, filed a legal complaint against the Northwest Arctic Borough about a tax that would nearly triple the mine’s annual payment to the borough.
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.
Three Arctic municipalities are joining forces with maritime stakeholders to establish a new group focused on safety in Arctic waters.
The State of Missouri is extraditing 42-year-old Owen M. Miller, a teacher in Kiana, on five felony charges connected to what court documents call “years” of abuse.
Starting tomorrow, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority—or AIDEA—is holding two days of meetings in Kotzebue about a proposed 200-mile road through the interior to the Ambler Mining District.