During a tour of naval ship U.S.S. O’Kane, Governor Walker emphasized the need for an Arctic naval base in Alaska.
A camp constructed by the U.S. Navy on a sea ice floe in the Arctic was evacuated last week, coinciding with a new record low sea ice extent.
A low front from Siberia brings strong winds, high water, and rain to the Seward Peninsula/Norton Sound; a Navy SEAL with Aniak roots publishes a book about his experiences in the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden; initial drill results at a graphite deposit 40 miles north of Nome could be “one of the most significant” graphite resources in the world; U.S. Senator Mark Begich to introduce legislation creating a national seafood marketing effort; NOAA charges American Seafoods with 39 violations of Magnuson-Stevens Act for fish fraud; Alaska State Museum seeks entries for biennial exhibition on Alaskan photography