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Barrow, Alaska is located in North Slope County. Zip codes in Barrow, AK include 99723, 99759, and 99789. More Barrow information.

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Sunday Aug 24 | 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.


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.


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 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)


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Dear Kitty

Young snowy owls in Alaskan summer

Cornell Lab staff writer Pat Leonard travelled to Barrow, Alaska, to visit owl researcher Denver Holt of the Owl Research Institute, who has been studying Snowy Owls for more than 20 years.


Thu Aug 14, 2014


Going My Way? Writer Attempts Aerial Hitchhike from Key West to Barrow

In Talkeetna, a writer is looking to hitch a ride to Point Barrow. She doesn't want to go by ground, however.



Writer Hitching to Point Barrow

At KTNA radio in Talkeetna, the staff often has people contact it asking for help finding a ride.


Wed Aug 13, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Reality Check: TV life gets tough for cast of 'Escaping Alaska'

This week on TLC's "Escaping Alaska," a 32-year-old man breaks down because a 19-year-old girl is "mean" to him, a girl has her acting dreams crushed by a casting director and five young Alaskans live in a cockroach-infested hostel in San Diego.


Scientific Blogging

Snow Depth Has Thinned On Arctic Sea Ice

Interpreting snow depth records from past decades is as much art as science. Even into the 1990s, Soviets on Arctic drifting sea ice used meter sticks and handwritten logs to record snow depth.


Science, Industry and Business

Snow has thinned on Arctic sea ice

Scientists have been tracking snow depth on Arctic sea ice for almost a century, using research stations on drifting ice floes and today's radar-equipped aircraft.


Sun Aug 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

North Slope Borough leaders see salaries jump 12 to 19 percent; say pay hikes were overdue

The North Slope Borough mayor and at least 10 other borough leaders are each receiving salary increases ranging from $18,286 to $26,736 a year, according to the 2014-2015 borough spending plan.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Marijuana plants, syringes and spoon labeled 'meth' seized from Barrow home, police say

While investigating reports of gunfire at a Barrow home, North Slope Borough police on Aug. 1 seized live marijuana plants and drug paraphernalia including 16 used hypodermic needles and a spoon labeled "meth," according to a borough news release.


Petroleum News

ASRC, Shell form JV

That new company, AIO, and Shell Gulf of Mexico have entered into a binding agreement to allow AIO the option to acquire an interest in Shell's Chukchi Sea acreage and activities.



Winter Storm Warning for North Slope County was issued at September 01 at 10:38PM AKDT


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