Several Alaska energy researchers will be featured in a national conference this week of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission.
As local, regional and state officials worked to solve the issue, the community of roughly 800 people was without running water and had to conserve power, relying on back-up generators while power was slowly restored.
All three of the schools in Kotzebue, and three Northwest Arctic village schools, will need to conduct school remotely.
John Lincoln, the Alaska state representative who represents the Northwest Arctic and North Slope boroughs, says he will not run for reelection.
The outcome of the primary could determine who organizes a House majority.
Concerns focus on how the recent primary election was handled in some precincts.
For the first time ever, hunters who live outside the Northwest Arctic will not be allowed to hunt caribou on federal lands.
In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
A three-day anti-bullying program kicked off the school year at Hoonah K-12 school.