Politics

President Obama devoted the final ten minutes of his speech at Kotezbue's middle and high school to laying out evidence of climate change and the solutions he is spearheading.

Scott Jensen

In his speech in Kotzebue, President Obama thanked Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott for their recent leadership in helping pave the way for thousands more Alaskans to gain health care under Medicaid next year.

 

Scott Jensen
Climate change was front and center in President Barack Obama’s unusual trip to the Arctic on Wednesday, in which he flew over the flood-threatened village of Kivalina and stopped at the Inupiat hub town of Kotzebue.Alex DeMarban

President Barack Obama took a few minutes of his speech in Kotzebue to reflect on his time in Alaska and the people he met here.

Scott Jensen

President Obama expresses gratitude to veterans and to the town of Kotzebue for showing his advance communications, security and logistics teams warm hospitality.

Scott Jensen

President Obama's staff conducted a little research into the Alaskan activities of US presidents past. Here's his take.

Scott Jensen
The legislative committee that voted to sue Alaska Gov. Bill Walker over Medicaid expansion met Wednesday but took no action and offered no indication it would back away from its lawsuit -- even after two unfavorable rulings from state courts.Nathaniel Herz

President Barack Obama says hello to many in the crowd and they say hello back in their own unique style.

Scott Jensen

Expanding on his theme to combat climate change, President Barack Obama told an audience in Kotzebue that he flew over a flood-imperiled village before he arrived on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.

Scott Jensen