Above: The rapid pace of climate change is affecting the arctic region at a more accelerated pace than anywhere else in the world. In 2003, the federal Government Accountability Office delivered a report to Congress. It said 86 percent of Alaska’s Native villages were affected by flooding and erosion. Nearly 200 villages. As Emily Schwing reports for Alaska Public Media, the barrier island community of Kivalina, northwest of Kotzebue is among them.
At noon on the first day of in-person voting, the wait was more than an hour, and Janiece Buck didn't mind.
The Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula regions are under the state's "red alert" level based on their rates of coronavirus cases.
In an effort to bring traditional Alaska Native stories to a modern audience, Koahnic Broadcast Corp and Rising Indigenous Voices Radio have been putting previously recorded oral culture stories and folk tales to animation.
Seventeen percent of Alaska’s workforce is employed by the state’s nonprofit industry.
The O'Malley Gully trail was a big accomplishment for the underfunded park, but it's just the first half of a two-phase project.