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  1. Autumn storm that battered Utqia vik coastline caused more than $10 million in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... destroyed by this storm, which began Sept. 28 and continued for several days. "The beach road from the Point Barrow Airstrip and Elson Lagoon, approximately 3,700 feet, is completely destroyed, separating the community from an important subsistence ...

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  2. Authors breakfast puts fans in touch with writers and their inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... books all embrace cultural context, based on her personal experience raising a family in Utqiaguik, formerly known as Barrow. "Most of the older leaders in Native Alaska today were educated at boarding schools," she said. "Those students became ...

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  3. Las Vegas shooting hits home in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of an active combat zone. Then the other shoe dropped. One of the victims who didn't survive was a woman I knew from Barrow. She and her husband had laid down the upstairs floor of my house for me when I moved to Anchorage. While I didn't know her ...

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  4. Is climate change a hoax?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    ... seeing your home swept away by the waves." In referring to the thinning ice, Watt-Cloutier quotes Ronald Brower of Barrow, Alaska who said, "One of my sons... fell right through the ice.... I've seen fellow whalers... break through the ice, because ...

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  5. Coastal flood warning issued for parts of North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Friday for Utqiagvik and other nearby areas, the weather service said. "Minor coastal flooding is ongoing in and around Barrow," the warning said.

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  6. It's one of the poorest places in the U.S. Can residents of the Lower Yukon make it better?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... combined we can be more effective than Nome. When we're combined and united together, we can be just as effective as Barrow, a first-class city." Just over 8,000 people live in the 13 largely Yup'ik villages in the Kusilvak Census Area, from Hooper ...

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  7. Delayed Harvest: Why September's Full Moon Arrives in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Space.com

    ... of the Harvest Moon. And for those who live even farther to the north, there's a paradox: The moon rises earlier! At Barrow, Alaska (latitude 71.3-degrees north), for instance, the times of moonrise on Oct. 4, 5 and 6 will be 8:10 p.m., 8:04 p.m. ...

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  8. U.S. agency to decide if Pacific walrus is threatened speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Columbian

    ... 131 walruses found dead in September 2009 at Icy Cape about 140 miles southwest of Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow. Climate models project sea ice could disappear, even over deep water, for part of the summer by mid-century, Wolf said. "Stopping ...

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  9. Court settlement pushes U.S. agency to decide if Pacific walrus is threatened speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | CBC News

    ... 131 walruses found dead in September 2009 at Icy Cape about 225 kilometres southwest of Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow. Climate models project sea ice could disappear, even over deep water, for part of the summer by mid-century, Wolf said. ...

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  10. US agency to decide if Pacific walrus is threatened speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... found dead in September 2009 at Icy Cape about 140 miles (225 kilometers) southwest of Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow. Climate models project sea ice could disappear, even over deep water, for part of the summer by mid-century, Wolf said. ...

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  11. No more flying with reindeer: Unique Alaska planes to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... to the people of Alaska. The planes usually fly to communities like Nome on the Bering Sea coast, Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) on the northern Arctic Ocean coast or Deadhorse, the supply town for the Prudhoe Bay oil fields, where there might not be ...

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  12. APNewsBreak: Planes designed for Alaska to take final flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... to the people of Alaska. The planes usually fly to communities like Nome on the Bering Sea coast, Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) on the northern Arctic Ocean coast or Deadhorse, the supply town for the Prudhoe Bay oil fields, where there might not be ...

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  13. Early explorer's account serves as reminder of Arctic perilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... find himself learning about firsthand when he too began living off the land. Once the ship slipped north of Point Barrow and into Canada's High Arctic the whaling commenced. Before long, the crew sighted a lone man running along the shore of Banks ...

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  14. Happy Equinox! Here's how quickly the days are getting shorter where you liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | National Post

    ... long in the summer and extremely short in the winter. Even farther north above the Arctic Circle, in towns such as Barrow, Alaska the curve gets blown out completely. The sun never sets for part of the summer, and it never rises in the depths of ...

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  15. Looking Back: Sept. 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in his efforts to greet the history-making SS Manhattan as the ice-beating supertanker arrived Sunday off Point Barrow, Alaska. The former Alaska governor escaped injury Saturday night in a car-truck collision here, then found a break in the foul ...

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  16. How Much Daylight Are We Losing Each Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... the fall equinox, the rate of daylight change is 5.5 minutes per day in Juneau, Alaska. It's 10.5 minutes per day in Barrow, Alaska. Heather Brown loves to put her curiosity to work to answer your Good Questions on WCCO 4 News at 10. She returned to ...

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  17. Biologist who camped on Arctic island since 1970s has front-row seat to warming climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Divoky's focus of study is Cooper Island, a speck in the Beaufort Sea about 25 miles east of Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow). He has been traveling there annually since the mid-1970s, camping out and studying the black guillemots up close, monitoring ...

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  18. 20 years and counting, Jerry Evans keeps the comedians - and laughs - coming to FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... wait to come back." Over the years, he has taken comedians all over state for performances in far-flung places like Barrow, Anaktuvuk Pass, Ketchikan and Yakutat, in addition to Fairbanks and Anchorage. This year, as in recent seasons, comedians ...

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  19. Transition Bluffton: Invasive Pl... @ Bluffton Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | TheCourier.com

    ... emeritus from Bluffton University, Antibus taught botany from 1980 to 2015. After completing PhD research in Point Barrow Alaska, he conducted funded research in the Lake District of England, Costa Rica, Glacier National Park and Yellowstone ...

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  20. 49 Voices: Jody Dillon of AnchorageRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | APRN

    ... Interesting environments throughout Alaska, 'cause it's so big, and the way that people adapt and get by. You go to Barrow in the wintertime and you wonder why people live there. Then you see the smiles on their faces cruising around on snowmachines ...

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