Wesley Early, Alaska's Energy Desk - Kotzebue
According to a release from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the spill originated Nov. 25 at a fuel tank for the village’s water treatment plant.
The state of Alaska partnered with several North Slope entities to write the petition, arguing keeping the ringed seal listed as endangered could negatively impact economic opportunities for the state, as well as subsistence rights.
“I’m not gonna go and throw under the bus where I think I was exposed to it, but it happened to be that I got exposed to it at home,” Patkotak said
Scientists think the behavior is linked to sea-ice loss.
All of the cases are currently isolating in Buckland, according to local health officials.
ASAA began conducting competitive eSports last year in Alaska schools, and with in-person sports on hold in the Northwest Arctic, now could be their time to join.
But hunting guides say the risk of COVID-19 exposure is low and the fears are overblown.
Nine environmental groups are suing the Trump administration for approving the 211-mile Ambler Road project.
Aerial view of Ambler and the Kobuk River in the summer. (Courtesy of the National Park Service via UAF Gates of the Arctic Research Portal) The Bureau of...
The new program is designed to get remote tribes more broadband access.
The spill puts the Kobuk River at risk, as well as the village's source of drinking water.
AFN will hold in-person annual convention this year with the theme ‘Good Government, Alaskans Decide’
House Speaker Bryce Edgmon will deliver the keynote address of the first AFN convention to be held since the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation withdrew from the organization.
Communities say that finding housing is the hardest part of hiring a qualified VPSO.
In an effort to keep Alaskans in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state housing authority is offering assistance with mortgage and rent payments.
This year, Western Alaska had its warmest May on record. It was the fourth warmest May for the state as a whole. Certain conditions aren’t as blistering as last year, but maintain the recent trend of a warming Arctic.
The person arrived in the community on Monday but their test didn't come back as positive until Thursday.
Officials are worried that without the power to force people coming into the community from outside, they may be missing cases of the coronavirus.
The borough didn't know whether the patient had spent time in their home village before traveling to Anchorage, where they tested positive.
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