The local election is on Oct. 3.
The local election will take place on Oct. 3.
Alaska State Representative Josiah Patkotak, North Slope Borough Assembly member Doreen Ahgeak Lampe, former Wainwright City Mayor John Hopson Jr. and former UIC President Anthony Edwardsen are competing for the role.
The cruise ship Silver Wind brought about 164 passengers from Canada, China and cities in the United States to the village and created economic opportunities for residents.
Kotzebue Fire Chief Kelly Marcus is retiring at the end of September. After a decade at the department, he looks back on some highlights of the job.
The borough is in charge of repairing cracks on the Kivalina evacuation road.
Several telecom providers using the Quintillion network switched back to fiber for enhanced internet and cell service. Other providers, including GCI, are still working on the transition.
Broadband provider Quintillion reached the breakage on Aug. 25 and started the multimillion-dollar repair. The repairs are challenging due to the harsh environment, lack of visibility and the need to retrieve a cable from underneath the seabed.
Some students have left the school due to delays caused this year by water supply issues.
The 2020-2022 Iñupiaq Language Survey created by Kipigniuqtit Iñupiuraallanikun aims to better understand the status of the Iñupiaq language across Iñupiat lands.
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