A film that chronicles the excavation of a 200-year-old village along the banks of the Kobuk River -- and what happened when archaeologists found human remains -- is scheduled to play Friday night at the Amchorage Museum.
The fossil of a bizarre shark with a "buzz saw" bite, found in the Brooks Range and lost for 29 years in the Smithsonian archives, is back in Alaska for an exhibit in Seward, thanks in part to the intervention of artist Ray Troll. Mike Dunham
Soaring temperatures in Barrow and across northern Alaska are linked directly to a high-pressure system above northwestern Canada and consistent with odd weather tied to warm waters in the Pacific. Yereth Rosen
A series of environmental standards, including an outright ban on dumping of oil, oily residue and toxic chemicals, won approval from the International Maritime Organization and completes the Arctic- and Antarctic-specific Polar Code for shippers. Yereth Rosen
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking for public input on a new plan the agency hopes could eventually get the Cook Inlet beluga population off the endangered species list.Megan Edge