Through the Village-Based Lactation Counselors project in Northwest Alaska, women will be able to share their expertise around breastfeeding with families who might lack peer support.
School board officials spoke about the need to improve attendance and increase school funding during the meeting last week.
As of Tuesday morning, 51 Kotzebue homes still had frozen water lines and 24 had frozen sewer lines.
Ely Cyrus aims to lower prices, bring new innovation to Blankenship store
A new study compared how well models can estimate the effects of climate change with and without research stations located in Russia, geographically the largest Arctic nation.
City of Kotzebue declared an emergency disaster due to water main failure.
Nasuġraq Rainey Hopson’s young adult novel, “Eagle Drums,” has earned a Newbery Honor and an American Indian Youth Literature Award book honor. She said it gives her “hope for future Indigenous writers.”
Residents said that the heating fuel they purchased from Vitus Energy thickens up in frigid temperatures, clogs stove filters and stops the heating system from working — something that should not happen to Arctic-graded fuel meant for use in Alaska winter.
Subsistence hunters living in Northwest Alaska and parts of the North Slope are now only allowed to hunt up to 15 animals a year on state lands — a significant change from the previous limit of five caribou per day.
No injuries were reported in a Friday incident.
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