As of Aug. 31, Arctic sea ice coverage dropped to the third-lowest extent on satellite record for that day, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center.
It could one day help wean the community off diesel fuel.
The walrus-hide blanket they created will be used for blanket toss competitions in Juneau.
The Coast Guard had given the Lower Kuskokwim School District two weeks to move the fuel away from the riverbank when the erosion reached 76 feet from the nearest fuel tank.
Freya Hoffmeister, a German sea kayaker, is attempting to circumnavigate North America in her kayak — a trip she expects will take her 8-12 years.
Officially, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy is neutral on the Pebble Mine. But a letter he wrote to a potential investor in the controversial project calls his neutrality into question.
The company that wants to build one of the world’s biggest gold mines is currently renovating a church in a small village on the Kuskokwim River. Why?
The Lower Kuskokwim School District’s tanks hold about 36,000 gallons of fuel and are sitting less than 100 feet from the eroding Kuskokwim River bank.
The gloves and mittens used in the art exhibit “Goodbye” are all handmade and each pair was loaned to the exhibit by an Alaskan or member of the local Whitehorse community.
The Lower Kuskokwim School District is developing a plan to avert environmental disaster