Wesley Early, KOTZ - Kotzebue
The study by researchers at the University of California Davis found that, since 2001, there have been various spikes of phocine distemper virus in Steller sea lions, bearded ring seals and various other Arctic marine mammals.
As climate change disrupts the migration of animals, and the frozen rivers and sea ice hunters travel on becomes less reliable, Alaskans say sharing information is increasingly important.
Installing the pump, solar arrays and LEDs costs about $8,200 per home, providing an average fuel savings of $2,000 to $3,000 dollars a year. This means they essentially pay for themselves in about three years.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority’s board approved the additional funding for the proposed Ambler Road, which would stretch from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District
Qilak LNG plans on shipping gas on ice-breaking tankers from fields in Point Thomson.
Northern Alaska Native tribes will have more input in criminal sentencing in their communities, after a judicial order announced at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention Friday in Fairbanks
The online news site is one of the largest news organizations in the country solely dedicated to Native journalists reporting on Indigenous issues.
As Kotzebue experiences one of its warmest years on record, subsistence hunters contend with shrinking ice
With winter subsistence hunts around the corner, changing sea ice could have major effects on how much hunters are able to harvest this season.
When mercury enters the water, it changes chemically and is prone to affect local marine ecosystems.
The Marine Mammal Protection Act prohibits killing, harassing and other various actions that would disturb walruses.
Brother of trooper in charge of Northwest Arctic drug crimes banished from Kiana for alleged meth dealing
A tribal council convened on Monday, Sep. 16 to issue a civil exclusion order against 37-year-old Thomas Nay. The action is one of several tools that tribal courts have to keep their communities safe.
Since June 2018, NOAA has documented 282 dead seals in the Bering and Chukchi Seas, and close to 300 stranded seals.
Less than a year into his freshman term as a Representative, Laddie Shaw has been selected to fill the Senate seat of the late Chris Birch.
As Sec. DeVos promotes her Education Freedom Scholarship statewide, some advocates wonder how it would work in Alaska
Some Alaska education advocates question if and how the program could work in the state.
There’s tons of plastic polluting the ocean. A UAA professor hopes her book can show kids how to fix it.
There's a lot of plastic in the ocean. As it floats around Arctic waters, it breaks down into tiny particles that get into everything from fish to even sea salt. While, explaining that fact to kids might come off as off-putting or depressing, a professor at UAA has made a new pop-up book to teach kids about marine plastic pollution.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is in Alaska this week, traveling the state to see how certain communities are using alternatives to traditional K-12 public schooling.
Calm winds are aiding firefighters as they continue to battle blazes throughout Southcentral.
The vote overturns a declaration that allowed for the expedited elimination of academic programs and firing of faculty, even those with tenure.