Seal meat makes up a good portion of what’s in subsistence hunters’ freezers in Kotzebue. But the sea ice the seals haul out on is diminishing, and new research shows that’s shortening the window to hunt seals.
The three-day event had been scheduled for Oct. 21-23 in Anchorage.
Polar bear sightings in Kotzebue aren’t without precedent. The world’s largest documented polar bear was found in Kotzebue in the 60s, weighing more than 2,200 pounds and standing more than 11 feet high.
As Kotzebue had its wettest month on record, a small group from Minnesota floated the Noatak River in a canoe, with a toddler.
The record was driven in part by a heavy rainstorm that set Kotzebue’s single-day precipitation record.
Court documents detail the physical assault of four different children occurring between 2015 and 2019.
Cloudy skies and a light drizzle didn’t dampen the spirits of residents of Kotzebue on the Fourth of July as hundreds gathered across town to celebrate.
A wide swath of TV shows depicting “reality” in Alaska center on hunting, fishing, the wilderness and harsh conditions. But a new spin on reality TB has come out of Kotzebue, through MMA fighter Aaron Phillips.
Johnson-Barr’s death rippled across the state, generating outrage over the high rates of violence against Alaska Native women and children.
The 70s-era vintage fuel truck they used to transport fuel from the airport to the store has been broken down since last year.