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Juneau Empire
TSA struggles to fill vacant positions at Alaska's airportsANCHORAGE — The Transportation Security Administration says it’s having difficu
TSA struggles to fill vacant positions at Alaska's airports
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 hours ago
ANCHORAGE — The Transportation Security Administration says it’s having difficulty filling the open positions at more than a dozen airports across Alaska. Several factors have been attributed to the TSA’s hiring challenges, including the rural... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Alaska Natives discuss what the word 'Eskimo' means to themAfter Alaska Airlines unveiled a new look for their airplanes and website many
Alaska Natives discuss what the word 'Eskimo' means to them
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
After Alaska Airlines unveiled a new look for their airplanes and website many Alaska Natives took offense to a phrase in their new marketing campaign. The phrase has sparked a controversy and a new round of conversations about what the word “Eskimo”... Read more
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Alaska Public
Village relocation efforts given ‘significant’ boost by president The community of Kotzebue photographed in July 2012. Photo: ShoreZone via Fli
Village relocation efforts given ‘significant’ boost by president
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
The community of Kotzebue photographed in July 2012. Photo: ShoreZone via Flickr Creative Commons. The White House announced Wednesday it will be adding funding and capacity for a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Journal of Commerce names two Juneau residents in Top Forty Under 40The Alaska Journal of Commerce, owned by Morris Communications which is the par
Alaska Journal of Commerce names two Juneau residents in Top Forty Under 40
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
The Alaska Journal of Commerce, owned by Morris Communications which is the parent company of the Juneau Empire, released its choices for Top 40 Under 40 for 2016, naming Juneau residents Luke Fanning and John Blasco. Fanning, 34, is the vice... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska Native’s discuss what ‘Eskimo’ means to them Screenshot of the Alaska Airlines redesigned greeting page before it was chan
Alaska Native’s discuss what ‘Eskimo’ means to them
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
Screenshot of the Alaska Airlines redesigned greeting page before it was changed. (Photo by Blossom Twitchell) After Alaska Airlines unveiled a new look for their airplanes and website many Alaska... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
MTA urging customers to vote for deregulationMatanuska Telephone Association is campaigning via radio ads and other means to
MTA urging customers to vote for deregulation
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
Matanuska Telephone Association is campaigning via radio ads and other means to urge its customers to vote to exempt its landline telephone services from being regulated by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. MTA Chief Executive Officer Michael... Read more
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Alaska Public
49 Voices: Martin Lee Woods of Kotzebue Martin Lee Woods. (Photo by Anne Hillman, KSKA – Anchorage) This week we’re
49 Voices: Martin Lee Woods of Kotzebue
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
Martin Lee Woods. (Photo by Anne Hillman, KSKA – Anchorage) This week we’re at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention talking with Martin Lee Woods, from Kotzebue. He started learning to Eskimo Dance in... Read more
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Alaska Public
Kreiss-Tomkins previews session, proposes license plate design contest The Alaska legislature gaveled in Tuesday (01-19-16), in what will be the fou
Kreiss-Tomkins previews session, proposes license plate design contest
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
The Alaska legislature gaveled in Tuesday (01-19-16), in what will be the fourth session for Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of House District 35, representing his... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Ocean glider used to record marine mammals in ArcticCutting-edge research using an ocean glider last summer zigzagging along the co
Ocean glider used to record marine mammals in Arctic
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
Cutting-edge research using an ocean glider last summer zigzagging along the coast of the Arctic between Kotzebue and Wainwright listening for marine mammals found that most favored waters of the offshore Bering Sea currents as apposed to near-shore... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016Alaska News Nightly: Education commissioner tosses controversial AMP test El
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 12 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: Education commissioner tosses controversial AMP test Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage In a surprise statement late Tuesday night, Alaska education commissioner Mike Hanley said the Alaska Measures of... Read more
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Alaska Public
Three teens charged with the murder of Kotzebue man The community of Kotzebue photographed in July 2012. Photo: ShoreZone via Fli
Three teens charged with the murder of Kotzebue man
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
The community of Kotzebue photographed in July 2012. Photo: ShoreZone via Flickr Creative Commons. In Kotzebue, three teenagers have been arrested and charged with second-degree murder following... Read more
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Alaska Public
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016Alaska News Nightly: Richter scale a poor measure of localized shaking Annie
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: Richter scale a poor measure of localized shaking Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage After an earthquake hits like the one that struck Cook Inlet Sunday morning, everyone wants to know how big it was.... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska Native filmmaker selected for Sundance academy A lot of Alaskans may know Inupiaq artist Holly Nordlum as a graphic designer
Alaska Native filmmaker selected for Sundance academy
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
A lot of Alaskans may know Inupiaq artist Holly Nordlum as a graphic designer, jewelry maker and creator of art that provokes conversations about the painful history of organized religion’s... Read more
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Alaska Public
Inupiaq school in Kotz fundraises for Yup’ik sister school Jennifer Howarth (left) and Ida Aanataiyaaq Biesemeier (right) at the Kotzebu
Inupiaq school in Kotz fundraises for Yup’ik sister school
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
Jennifer Howarth (left) and Ida Aanataiyaaq Biesemeier (right) at the Kotzebue bake sale, raising money for Bethel’s Ayaprun school. (Photo by Molly Sheldon) When the Nikaitchuat Ilisagviat... Read more
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Alaska Public
Inupiaq school rallies support for Yup’ik sister school Jennifer Howarth (left) and Ida Aanataiyaaq Biesemeier (right) at the Kotzebu
Inupiaq school rallies support for Yup’ik sister school
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
Jennifer Howarth (left) and Ida Aanataiyaaq Biesemeier (right) at the Kotzebue bake sale, raising money for Bethel’s Ayaprun school. (Photo by Molly Sheldon) When the Nikaitchuat Ilisagviat... Read more
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Alaska Public
Inupiaq tattoos to make big screen at Sundance A lot of Alaskans may know Inupiaq artist Holly Nordlum as a graphic designer
Inupiaq tattoos to make big screen at Sundance
Alaska Public / Posted 14 days ago
A lot of Alaskans may know Inupiaq artist Holly Nordlum as a graphic designer, jewelry maker and creator of art that provokes conversations about the painful history of organized religion’s impacts on... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Man found shot to death in KotzebueKotzebue police found a man shot to death early today. Officers received a cal
Man found shot to death in Kotzebue
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 18 days ago
Kotzebue police found a man shot to death early today. Officers received a call at 1:18 a.m. that a person had been shot in the 500 block of Second Avenue. When police and paramedics responded to the scene, they found the victim. He's identified as... Read more
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Alaska Public
NANA intervenes on behalf of Red Dog in tax dispute The Northwest Arctic Borough’s largest private employer and source of revenue
NANA intervenes on behalf of Red Dog in tax dispute
Alaska Public / Posted 20 days ago
The Northwest Arctic Borough’s largest private employer and source of revenue is suing the borough over a recent hike in taxes. Teck Alaska, the operator of Red Dog Mine, filed the legal complaint... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Baker, Keith set to compete in K300 race this weekendThe official start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race will begin for a handful of we
Baker, Keith set to compete in K300 race this weekend
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 21 days ago
The official start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race will begin for a handful of western Alaskan mushers, including two from Kotzebue, this weekend when they compete in the annual Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. In all, 33 mushers from throughout Alaska and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Zinc mine sues municipality over new severance taxANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is s
Zinc mine sues municipality over new severance tax
Juneau Empire / Posted 22 days ago
ANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is suing an Alaska municipality over a new tax. Teck Alaska Inc. says the Northwest Arctic Borough is improperly levying a severance tax that targets only the mine and... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Zinc mine sues over new severance taxANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is s
Zinc mine sues over new severance tax
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 23 days ago
ANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is suing an Alaska municipality over a new tax. Teck Alaska Inc. says the Northwest Arctic Borough is improperly levying a severance tax that targets only the mine and... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Raiders take second place in Subway ShowdownThe Unalaska Raiders turned more than a few heads this past weekend with a stel
Raiders take second place in Subway Showdown
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 24 days ago
The Unalaska Raiders turned more than a few heads this past weekend with a stellar showing at the annual Subway Showdown in Nome. The Raiders posted a 2-1 record over the three-day tournament and finished second in the overall team standings. Tanner... Read more
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Alaska Public
PFD voter initiative nets needed signatures for ballot A statewide effort to make it easier for people to vote is culminating this w
PFD voter initiative nets needed signatures for ballot
Alaska Public / Posted 25 days ago
A statewide effort to make it easier for people to vote is culminating this week. On Jan. 14, petitioners submitted tens of thousands of required signatures to the Division of Elections to earn... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor FishermanCitizens comment on boarding schools December 28, 2000 By Jason Algeldinger
Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 27 days ago
Citizens comment on boarding schools December 28, 2000 By Jason Algeldinger Seward Phoenix Log A Regional Boarding School Task Force rolled into town Dec. 13 on a fact-finding crusade to gather public opinion on the concept of resurrecting... Read more
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Alaska Public
Cim Smyth Wins The Kobuk 440Cim Smyth arrived in Kotzebue early Easter morning, winning the 2015 Kobuk 440
Cim Smyth Wins The Kobuk 440
Alaska Public / Posted 28 days ago
Cim Smyth arrived in Kotzebue early Easter morning, winning the 2015 Kobuk 440 sled dog race. In the early hours of Easter morning, the first mushers arrived into Kotzebue at the end of the Kobuk 440 sled dog race. The first place title and more... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Unalaska Raiders to play in Subway ShowdownThe Unalaska Raiders will get a chance to hit the hardwood — and take a stroll
Unalaska Raiders to play in Subway Showdown
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 1 months ago
The Unalaska Raiders will get a chance to hit the hardwood — and take a stroll down Memory Lane — this week when they tip off play in the 2016 Subway Showdown in Nome. At the round-robin tournament, the Raiders will compete against three of their... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
St. Paul’s priest comes from Navajo landRev. Richard “Red” Stevens, the new Priest-in-Charge at St. Paul’s Episcopal Ch
St. Paul’s priest comes from Navajo land
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
Rev. Richard “Red” Stevens, the new Priest-in-Charge at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in The Dalles, credits Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas for pushing him into the ministry. Stevens was a lawyer working on the Alaska Human Rights... Read more

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