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  1. 21-year-old charged with murder in Utqiagvik shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 21-year-old man is accused of killing another man in an Utqiagvik shooting that police say occurred during an argument. Douglas George Spear Jr. is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Barrow Dan Akootchook, according to charging documents.


  2. Native Youth Olympics: Ko breaks own record, Gumera pockets multiple medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Barrow junior Oneahi Talaiasi hangs on to win the Eskimo stick pull finals Friday at the Native Youth Olympics. Madeline Ko, who last year was the co-girls overall athlete of the Native Youth Olympics, delivered again on Friday when she set an NYO and world record in the scissor broad jump at the Alaska Airlines Center.


  3. Here's a sweet memory of the late Dan FauskeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dan Fauske, CEO and executive director of the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, testifies before the House Finance Committee on April 29, 2011, at the Legislative Information Office in Anchorage. The first Fauske I ever met was Dave Fauske, Dan's brother.


  4. What tiny particles blowing in North Slope air tell us about oil-field pollution impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The brownish cloud known as Arctic haze, produced by industrial activities and coal burning in faraway sites in Asia and Europe, has long been recognized as a pollutant fouling North Slope skies. But how important is the air pollution that comes from a much closer source - the North Slope oil fields? A new study tracking tiny chemical particles that drift to UtqiaA vik - formerly Barrow - from Prudhoe Bay gives some clues.


  5. Quintillion set to switch on its broadband service in rural Alaska this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Zachary McGee and Dalton Zmack lay warning tape above the fiber optic cable being buried along a street in Nome on in this August 22, 2016. Quintillion is laying undersea fiber optic cables that will connect Nome, Kotzebue, Wainwright, Barrow and Prudhoe Bay.


  6. Dimond's Anthony Parker drives by Bartlett's Latraviaus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Heading into the next three days of March Madness Alaska, the same two schools hold the top two seeds in the Class 4A boys and girls state basketball tournaments. The Wasilla boys and the defending champion Wasilla girls enter the tourney as the favorites with the No.


  7. Arctic states join forces for suicide preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A group of international Arctic organizations is coming together to talk about the difficult subject of suicide within northern indigenous communities. The initiative is called RISING SUN, which stands for Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups - Strengths United through Networks.


  8. Judge rules Utqia vik can keep name, rejecting arguments that would bring back BarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Superior Court judge on Friday ruled the city of Utqiagvik can keep working to fully implement its new name, suggesting through the preliminary decision that the name will stick long-term. The village corporation, Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corp., is challenging the name change.


  9. Judge to rule Friday on whether city violated its own laws when Barrow changed to Utqia vikRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A fight over what the northernmost city in the United States should be called is playing out in court, and the immediate focus is on technicalities of public notice, not whether UtqiaA vik is the right name for what used to be Barrow. On Thursday, lawyers argued the question at hand in what is still Barrow Superior Court: whether the city followed its own laws last summer when then-Barrow City Council approved a measure to let voters decide whether to change the name. 3 comments

  10. Claiming millions of dollars missing, an Alaska exploration company sues 2 former executivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An independent oil and gas explorer with a stake in a big Alaska oil prospect is suing two of its former executives after new management discovered millions of dollars in cash and others assets were missing. The lawsuits also revealed some celebrity connections to the company, including a supermodel, a famous hair-products promoter and the producers of a London musical.


  11. Joe 'the Waterman' Shults, North Slope curator of Alaska curiosities, is dead at 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Joe Shults collected art, animals and artifacts for more than 40 years in Utqiagvik, also widely known as Barrow. He keeps the collection on display in an apartment where he used to live.


  12. Could a giant polar bear skull found at an eroding Alaska...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A huge, unusually shaped polar bear skull, left, emerged in 2014 from an eroding archaeological site southwest of Utqiagvik. It is quite different from most modern polar bear skulls, right.


  13. Schooled to work: Alaska programs succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Seems like we're all in need of a little good news. Oil prices are up just a bit but the Alaska economy is still a little shaky, and it's uncertain our elected state leaders can get their act together to fix the state's finances.


  14. North Slope Borough Police logo photographed on Thursday, September 24, 2015, in Barrow, Alaska.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Utqiagvik teenager has been charged with brutally killing his father at a home in the North Slope community on Wednesday, according to a criminal complaint filed in court. Horace Kurt Simmonds, 16, faces one count of first-degree murder in the shotgun slaying of Bart Ahsogeak, according to the charges.


  15. Alaska's far north an outlier as January temperatures stay near historic average statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    January may have felt chilly to Alaskans who have become accustomed to successive mild winters, but it was actually a slightly warmer-than-normal month compared to the historic record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The statewide average temperature of 4.9 degrees Fahrenheit was 1.9 degrees higher than the 1925-2000 average and 0.5 degrees higher than the 1981-2010 average, NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information said .


  16. The lights of downtown Juneau glow after sunset on January 20, 2017....Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    If Alaska is to keep the wheels from falling off, the state has to get expenses and revenue in alignment. I agree with businessmen Jim Jansen and Marc Langland , co-chairmen of the KEEP Alaska Competitive Coalition, that Alaska is at a tipping point and must take steps to avoid a crash.


  17. Utqiagvik City Council won't send name change back for a second voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Presbyterian church uses the word Utqiagvik in its name. Voters approved changing the name of the city of Barrow to Utqiagvik in October, a change which went into effect on December 1. In Alaska's northernmost city, however, residents remain divided about whether they name should've changed at all, whether the process was hurried, and whether the Utqiagvik is even the proper Inupiaq place name.


  18. Why I live where I liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The town of Homer, Alaska, sits on the edge of stunning Kachemak Bay and ringed by the Kenai Mountains. The Homer Spit, a geologic landform, extends out 4.5 miles into the Bay, almost halfway across to its south side.


  19. Utqiagvik - Flying home to UtqiagvikRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A cabin at a summer camps outside of the city is drifted with snow and coated in frost in Utqiagvik on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Editors' note: We asked 14 of Alaska's best writers spread across the state - from Tenakee Springs to Dutch Harbor to Utqiagvik - to grapple with a question we all face in our lives: Why do I live where I live ? This piece is part of that series .


  20. East High senior Moses Miller takes to the court during the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Moses Miller drives to the basket during the Thunderbirds' 68-64 victory over the Dimond Lynx on Tuesday at East. Moses Miller is a 6-foot-1 senior guard for the East boys basketball team.


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