Kivalina evacuates as Arctic storm threatens

The Northwest Arctic coast community of Kivalina is being buffeted by a fall storm. Enoch Adams, Jr. is the Kivalina project coordinator for the Northwest Arctic Borough. He says the storm is gaining in intensity. Adams says more than 200 of the community’s 380 residents have been evacuated to either Kotzebue or the Red Dog Mine facility.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage