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  1. We got it wrong': Government apologizes to Alaska Natives for banning migratory bird harvestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... have throughout the state of Alaska." The arrest of a local hunter in 1961 sparked the famous "duck-in" protest in Barrow, the community now called Utqiagvik. That May, a group of 138 men, women and children presented their harvest of 138 ducks to ...

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  2. Seeing Flying with Fresh EyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Flying

    There was a lot of blood in the water as we flew over the bowhead whale being harvested for the sustenance of the native Inupiat community of Barrow, Alaska. It was a thought-provoking and broadening experience of the type we found we were having regularly after we began flying our own airplane for transportation.

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  3. Farewell to the maverick: McCain believed America's greatness would surmount its imperfectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... presidential election. The Arizona senator visited Alaska more than once. He was among a group of senators to visit Barrow - now called Utqiagvik - in 2005 to see some of the effects of climate change. He came to Anchorage for a veterans rally in ...

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  4. Cecil Claude WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    He is survived by his children: Gary White of Paradox, Colo., Rick White of Norwood, Colo., Larry White of Barrow, Alaska, Lynn White of Ouray, Colo., and Lori Fugate of Cleveland; 19 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with Dr. Terril Littrell officiating.

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  5. Kunniaka s Spices brings new flavors to Native dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | APRN

    ... the same region. The company's owner, Kunniak Hopson, moved to Chugiak 11 years ago from Utqiagvik, which she calls Barrow. When she was growing up, her family always put McCormick's Salt 'n Spice on Maktak, which is frozen whale blubber and skin. ...

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  6. North Pole counselor: A friendly Fairbanks face at a transformative momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... life's journey. The daughter of attorneys Alan Hooper and Gloria Hanson Hooper, Sartz was born in Utqiavik (formerly Barrow) while her father was working there as the city attorney. Her parents moved to Fairbanks shortly after she was born and ...

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  7. Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In to remember Oklahoma icons this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah. Rogers and Post died in a small airplane crash Aug. 15, 1935, near Point Barrow, Alaska. Upwards of 100 planes and 2,000 to 3,000 spectators have been coming to the airfield, just yards away from the house ...

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  8. Cheryl dips her feet in Arctic waters on Coast LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Cheryl continues her adventures in Alaska with a report from above the Arctic Circle as she tests the waters off Barrow, Alaska.

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  9. New Study: The Arctic Carbon Cycle is Speeding UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Science Blog

    ... carbon dioxide." The team combined data from more than 40 years of carbon dioxide surface measurements from NOAA's Barrow, Alaska Observatory with a standard ecosystem carbon balance model to determine the rate at which carbon is moving in and out ...

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  10. NASA reports new study reveals Arctic Carbon Cycle acceleratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Clarksville Online

    ... carbon dioxide." The team combined data from more than 40 years of carbon dioxide surface measurements from NOAA's Barrow, Alaska Observatory with a standard ecosystem carbon balance model to determine the rate at which carbon is moving in and out ...

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  11. Myron Carlton "Mike" HaugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Channel3000

    Myron was a firefighter in the US Air Force at Point Barrow Alaska and Larsen AFB Moses Lake, Washington. He was retired from the Dane County Regional Airport as an equipment operator 3, a job he enjoyed so much.

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  12. Artists showcase their work in Alaska at Inuit Circumpolar Council conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | CBC News

    Artists showcased their wares at the Inuit Circumpolar Council conference this week in Utqiag'vik, Alaska, formerly known as Barrow. The Inuit Circumpolar Council is an international non-government organization representing approximately 160,000 Inuit of Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia.

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  13. Is your sunscreen killing coral reefs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | FOX Carolina

    ... Tract. But Downs says that oxybenzone and octinoxate have been detected in waters all around the world, including Barrow, Alaska. Oxybenzone has a half-life of 2.4 years in seawater, so a sewage plume or water from a popular swimming area can go ...

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  14. Is your sunscreen hurting coral reefs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | KION 46

    ... Tract. But Downs says that oxybenzone and octinoxate have been detected in waters all around the world, including Barrow, Alaska. Oxybenzone has a half-life of 2.4 years in seawater, so a sewage plume or water from a popular swimming area can go ...

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  15. Senate confirms assistant secretary nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... position after working as the executive vice president of external affairs for the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. in Barrow, Alaska. Noel Lyn Smith covers the Navajo Nation for The Daily Times. She can be reached at 505-564-4636 or by email at ...

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  16. Reporter returns to Utqiagvik, finds 24/7 sun and pronunciation variationsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... in the sun until late at night. She also talks about reporting on the fairly contentious vote to change the name of Barrow to UtqiaA vik, and how that has developed in daily conversation and signage around town over the last year. Arctic Field ...

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  17. Alaska's northernmost town still in transition 1 1/2 years after official name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | APRN

    The new logo for the City of UtqiaA vik, photographed June 5. In October 2016, residents of the town formerly known as Barrow voted to officially change the name of their city to the traditional IA upiaq name UtqiaA vik. The town most of the world knew as Barrow voted in 2016 to officially start going by the traditional IA upiaq name of UtqiaA vik.

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  18. Kamaka Hepa gets golden opportunity with US basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... play. He played less than five minutes against Argentina, finishing with two points and two rebounds. Hepa, a recent Barrow High graduate, is one of 12 players on the U.S. team. The tournament, for players 18 and younger, marks his first experience ...

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  19. As the Arctic warms, a changing landscape on the Chukchi SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... a late-May evening, about a dozen graduate and post-doctoral students gather at the north edge of UtqiaA vik, by the Barrow Arctic Research Center. They've come to Alaska for an Arctic field school and are about to go out onto the sea ice, led by ...

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  20. As the Arctic warms, a changing landscape on the Chukchi SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | APRN

    ... close? On a late-May evening, about a dozen grad students and postdocs gather at the north edge of UtqiaA vik, by the Barrow Arctic Research Center. They've come to Alaska for an Arctic field school and are about to go out onto the sea ice, led by ...

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