With spring whaling around the corner, sinew thread makers are hard at work

Feb 19, 2019

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In Utqiaġvik, spring whaling is still about two months away, but preparations are already in high gear.

Caution is urged as storms erode Bering Sea ice pack

Feb 15, 2019


Alaska Native issues feature prominently at hearing on Arctic Refuge oil leasing

Feb 14, 2019

At a public meeting in Anchorage on the federal government’s plan to open part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development,

Southeast researcher finds microplastics in Sitka mollusks

Feb 13, 2019

Researchers in Sitka have been looking at the impact of microplastics on local shellfish.

Māori delegates composed a haka -- or traditional Māori dance  -- and gifted it to Southcentral Foundation at the organization’s annual Gathering event Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Anchorage. 

Seals adapt - so far - to shrinking sea ice

Feb 11, 2019

Ice seals thought to be most affected by the disappearance of arctic sea ice seem to be doing well, according to data presented at the Alaska Marine Science Sympo

Proposal to replace Marcus Whitman statues stokes anger in Olympia

Feb 8, 2019

A proposal to remove the larger-than-life statues of pioneer missionary Marcus Whitman from the Washington state capitol and the U.S.