In a court filing Tuesday, the administration agreed with road opponents that the environmental analysis of the project is flawed.
U.S. and Russian scientists are using less invasive technology to get a more complete survey of the walrus population in the Bering Strait region.
Alaska’s congressional delegation announced on Jan. 19 that the Port of Nome will receive a quarter of a billion dollars for future construction.
Environmental groups, Alaska Native tribes and the Tanana Chiefs Conference have filed lawsuits challenging the adequacy of the federal review of the Ambler Road.
The final research cruise of 2021 in the Bering and Chukchi seas came through the region in November.
Ambivalence about the Ambler road and mine projects extends across the Upper Kobuk River region, where jobs could support subsistence but development could jeopardize it.
The mine has brought wealth to Northwest Alaska, supporting Alaska Native communities and culture. But its relationship with the only village downstream is fraught, and the mine is running out of ore.
In the last several years, Seth Kantner has gathered images and stories from the caribou herds that live near his home on the south side of the Brooks Range.
Based on current forecast models, the entire Norton Sound could be covered in ice by the end of November.
Roughly 15% of residents in the remote community of Savoonga have COVID-19, the Norton Sound Health Corporation said this week.