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Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

Aboard the Amundsen: Ship's scientists probe the future of Western Arctic

Ivan Semeniuk, The Globe's science reporter, is based on the Amundsen through September as it journeys across the Western Arctic. This is his first dispatch.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Documentary from Swiss filmmaker captures life in Barrow

With the recent barrage of sometimes bizarre, often overwrought Alaska-based reality television shows comes a breath of fresh Arctic air. A new feature-length documentary in the works by acclaimed Swiss director Nick Brandestini, "Children of the Arctic," looks mostly at life in Barrow through the eyes of Inupiaq teenagers, with a focus on whaling and subsistence living.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Alaska Science Forum: Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

One hundred years ago, a group of men sailed to the northern coast of Alaska to find a land mass rumored to protrude from the Arctic Ocean. They did not find the land.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Snow visits the Rockies and Alaska to kickoff September

For many, September begins a gradual transition from swelter to sweaters. But, it's straight to parkas and boots in areas of the western high country and Alaska, coated by snow this week.

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The Washington Post

Begich backfire?

Sen. Mark Begich answers questions at a public meeting in Barrow, Alaska, in July.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

North Slope gets earthquake tracking equipment

There are two interesting things about a magnitude 3.5 earthquake near Barrow earlier this month, according to state seismologist Mike West.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Marine News

Injured Crewman Medevaced from S.Korean Icebreaker

A man suffering from a head injury walks toward an ambulance after being medevaced from a South Korean icebreaker by a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to Barrow, Alaska, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Clarksville man faces cold facts of life in Arctic

Clarksville man faces cold facts of life in Arctic At top of world, frigid blasts, street-roaming bears, outrageous prices among challenges Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1oHqrZV From Clarksville to the shore of the Arctic Ocean, former Leaf-Chronicle contributor Tim Parrish has made a leap of faith to a new life ... (more)

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