Rural communities — including Diomede, Kaltag, Kotzebue, and Nunam Iqua — have been chosen for a USDA water and sewer initiative.
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.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
How can we expand and deepen our conversations on race? And why do these dialogues matter for the future of our communities?
Kotzebue’s John Baker and Aniak’s Richie Diehl make a good showing for Western Alaska in Iditarod 43 — finishing 21st and 23rd, respectively.
As the Story49 producer, Kristin’s job is to give Western Alaska a chance to tell their stories. Here, she writes an open letter to you about the power of sharing what you’ve lived.
Delays in both the subsea Arctic cable, and a terrestrial cable along the Dalton Highway, could push the rollout of ultrafast broadband in rural Alaska to 2016 or beyond.
“It’s inevitable that during this volunteer experience we grow into new versions of ourselves,” Caitlin says.
Caitlin seeks familiarity in a strange place — and finds more connections than expected.