Refine Search


...Sea. When summer arrives and ice begins to melt, females and their young ride the sea ice edge north through the Bering Strait into the Chukchi Sea. Walrus cannot swim indefinitely and use ice as a diving platform to reach snails, clams and...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN 'Rise as One' theme in my idea and I teamed up with the right person and that was really the key to making something happen."A Bering Straits Native Corp. shareholder and the company's communications director, Aarons said her employer's flexibility and...
State may require more math for diplomas

...credits of math. Denali Borough schools require four credits. Yukon Flats, Sitka, Valdez, Lower Yukon, Hoonah and Bering Strait school districts require two math credits for graduation. A few others require 2.5 credits. It could appear that...
AK Native Tribal Health Consortium gets EPA grant

...Agency will enable the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to study climate change and contaminant shifts in the Bering Strait region. The researchers will look at how contaminant shifts could affect human health in rural communities, and develop...
First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

...idea is to get a better sense of how far or close stakeholders actually are in case of an industrial accident near the Bering Strait.Sheffield, who is volunteering to observe wildlife during Wednesday's drill, said the exercise will help establish...
Polish boat sets sail for Northwest Passage

...the Russian side, crossing the Bering Strait to reach Nome - as far south in...the Lady Dana 44 crossed the Bering Strait to arrive in Nome."We went straight from Bering Strait to Vancouver," he said.The...
GOP Senate candidates square off one last time

...said.Treadwell asked Miller what he would do about the 60 ocean vessels carrying oil and gas that transited the Bering Straits last year along a coastline that is completely unprotected from oil spills.Miller sidestepped, using the question...
6 Native corporations to fight oil tax referendum

...Slope Regional Corp., Cook Inlet Region Inc., Doyon Ltd., NANA Regional Corp., Bristol Bay Native Corp. and Bering Straits Native Corp. Some of the corporations have substantial oil-field business, the Anchorage Daily News reported...
Saying goodbye

...accepted a position as superintendent of the Yupitt School District. She first began her career in education at the Bering Strait School District and is looking forward to going back to rural Alaska."I'm excited to make a difference in another...
Senate fisheries act draft begins circulating

...the total allowable catch in the Arctic Management Area would be set aside for coastal villages north and east of the Bering Strait. The Community Development Quota, or CDQ, program, was implemented in 1992 and allocates 10.7 percent of the...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback