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Billy Adams, a hunter in his 50s, says that when he was growing up in Utqiagvik, there was almost always ice attached to the shore by now. Listen now

Whaling Captain Crawford Patkotak says many in the community are still mourning the loss of two whalers in an accident this season, but the overarching dedication to continuing the tradition of whaling remains strong. Listen now

North Slope Borough Mayor Harry K. Brower Jr. said that the Borough is not releasing details about the incident until all the facts are gathered and all family members have been notified. Listen now

"We know that the berm isn’t the long-term solution," Scott Evans with the North Slope Borough said. "But that’s what we have the ability to do right now. So that’s what we’re continuing to do because we know it’s slowing everything down." Listen now

A science presentation may seem like a hard sell on a Saturday night… but less so if you turn it into a chance to eat and see friends. Listen now

This week, indigenous people from all over the Arctic are gathered in Utqiaġvik for the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s 2018 General Assembly. Listen now

This week we're hearing from Fannie Akpik in Utqiaġvik. Akpik is the coordinator of Iñupiaq Education for the North Slope Borough. Listen now

"I feel like me carrying his name is a big deal for me because he did things for our people during his time. And I feel I need to do something for our people during this time," Hopson said about his grandfather. Listen now

This November in Utqiaġvik was the hottest on record, averaging 17.2°F. It was so warm that NOAA's quality control algorithms flagged the data. Listen now

Residents of Utqiagvik have experienced above normal temperatures for the last 17 months. But a cooler-than-normal June will end that streak.

Just one day ahead of the official name change, a local corporation filed a temporary restraining order to halt the measure's implementation, alleging a flawed process and fiscal risk. Listen Now

By a margin of six votes, residents of Barrow have voted to change the name of their city back to its Inupiaq name, Utqiagvik. City council member Qaiyaan Harcharek started the process this summer. Listen Now

If the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is going to hold an oil lease sale in the Beaufort Sea in 2019, the environmental review process needs to start now.

Many police departments didn't respond to requests for data about missing or murdered indigenous women. "You will never solve a problem you won't admit you have, that you don't have data on," says Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

Dunleavy to be sworn in as governor in Noorvik; Judicial council begins process of replacing ousted judge; Fairweather gets reprieve in draft ferry schedule; Alaska firefighters sent to battle California wildfires; In a warming Arctic, October in Utqiaġvik presents an especially striking picture; What’s so special about the Mustang Field?; Haines Police once again authorized to respond to calls outside the townsite; ‘Integrated’ research merges human experience and fisheries science; Pence makes brief stop in Alaska en route to Asia; Gold exploration near Herbert Glacier excites investors; Udder surprise: Loose cow startles Anchorage cyclists Listen now

Dunleavy names Alaska Republican chairman as his chief of staff; House member named as next speaker lacks votes he needs to be elected; Trump administration downsizes NPR-A lease sale after little interest last year; As more ballots are counted, Kreiss-Tomkins opens lead in House race; Sitkans tell Roadless Rule committee that best action is 'no action'; Fall whaling in Utqiaġvik: joy, excitement and this year, mourning too; Nine thousand-year-old tooth holds clues to ancient Alaska; At Anchorage library open mic, teen performers take center stage Listen now

Meet the two men who have spent $700,000 trying to make Mike Dunleavy Alaska’s governor; Poll finds less than one percent margin in race for governor; Campaign filings show focus on Fairbanks Senate, House races; Utqiagvik fugitive in fatal shooting taken into custody; Woman struck, killed after stepping out of crashed vehicle; Open enrollment for individual health insurance begins Nov. 1; Gustavus households offered safe drinking water after latest PFAS scare; Public comments for onsite marijuana consumption due by Thursday evening; Amid growing global demand for aircraft mechanics, local training program opens in Y-K Delta; In Goodnews Bay, the Pledge of Allegiance is a way to speak Yup’ik in school Listen now

The annual conference precedes the Alaska Federation of Natives convention each fall, designed to strengthen inter-generational connections and share indigenous knowledge around the state. Listen now
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The 35th annual Elders and Youth conference begins Monday at the Denai'ina Convention Center in Anchorage, followed by the Alaska Federation of Natives later in the week. Listen now

Two Utqiaġvik whaling crew members die in apparent whaling accident; Public safety persists as top issue for Y-K Delta tribes; Poll shows challenger closing in on Rep. Young; Republican Governors Association plays dominant role in Alaska campaign funding ; ConocoPhillips heralds first oil at Alaska petroleum reserve; Ask A Climatologist: How much would society have to adjust to curb climate change?; How much can a city like Anchorage cut down on carbon?  ; Kenai invocation policy ruled unconstitutional; Anchorage School Board votes not to change school start times; NPFMC may impose regulations on Southeast and GOA rental boats; Beadnose 409 crowned as the 2018 Fat Bear Week champion Listen now