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  1. UAF researchers gathering data to explain larger coastal stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... the only villages to be experiencing increased winter storms. The northern village of Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow, suffered nearly $10 million in damages after a recent storm that brought 45 mph wind gusts and high waves that destroyed 3,700 ...

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  2. North Slope communities report successful whaling seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Bernadette Adams. In 2014, Bernadette made headlines as the first known woman in Utqiagvik (formerly called Barrow) to take a whale, though other women have captained crews, residents said. The husband and wife and two other crew members pursued the ...

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  3. Alaska storm causes estimated $10M in damage, could impact whale huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | CBC News

    In this Oct. 10, 2014 photo, snow falls on a corner of Barrow, Alaska, which is now called Utqiagvik. A late September storm in the community lasted several days.

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  4. North Slope storm causes estimated $10 million in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... because of wave surges and winds gusting at more than 45 mph. The storm in the community formerly known as Barrow lasted several days and eroded roads and protective berms. It also damaged infrastructure and personal property in the town. About ...

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  5. The Fight for the Right to Eat Seal BlubberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Slate Magazine

    Muktuk, fresh pieces of whale skin and blubber, during the preparation of the uunaaliq on May 4, 2007, in Barrow, Alaska. One afternoon in 2014, May Bernhardt, an 87-year-old Inupiat Eskimo with stringy gray hair, toothlessly chewed a banana.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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