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  1. Judge weighs lawsuit over Alaska town's new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Newsday

    ... past a skin boat display near whale bones and an arch made of a whale jaw on the beach in a town that was known as Barrow, Alaska, on Aug. 12, 2005. Photo Credit: AP ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Those suing over the new Inupiat Eskimo name of the nation's ...

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  2. Hearing set for lawsuit challenging new Inupiat name of Alaska townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | CBC News

    In this Oct. 10, 2014, file photo, snow falls around a sign in Barrow, Alaska. Residents in Barrow voted to change the name of their town to Utqiagvik, but the name is being challenged in court by a local Alaska Native band.

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  3. Hearing set for lawsuit challenging new name of Alaska townRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... challenging the new Inupiat Eskimo name of the nation's northernmost town. Voters in the town formerly known as Barrow approved the new name, Utqiagvik (oot-GHAR'-vik), by six votes last October. Just before the name became effective in December, ...

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

    Feb 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in October by another independent, Caelus Energy Alaska, of a giant oil discovery at Smith Bay, southeast of Barrow. In 2015, Caelus acquired a 75 percent stake in the leases from NordAq and praised the company's analysis of the area's geologic ...

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  5. 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.

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  6. Hawaiian Islands Weather Details & Aloha Paragraphs / February 23-24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Maui Weather Today

    ... into Saturdaywhich should support a slight increase in surf along leeward shores. - As station chief at NOAA's Point Barrow, Alaska , observatory, Bryan Thomas works close to the edge of the Arctic Ocean. What he saw from his office in early ...

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  7. Unprecedented Arctic weather has scientists on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Environmental News Network

    As station chief at NOAA's Point Barrow, Alaska, observatory, Bryan Thomas works close to the edge of the Arctic Ocean. What he saw from his office in early February, looking north toward the horizon, was troubling.

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

    Feb 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... shaped polar bear skull emerged in 2014 from an eroding archaeological site about 13 miles southwest of UtqiaA vik (Barrow). It is one of the biggest polar bear skulls ever found - and quite different from most modern polar bear skulls. It is ...

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  9. Ohio zoo's polar bear moves to Chicago to find romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Morning Journal

    ... the Toledo Zoo say Nan is genetically important because she was born in the wild and discovered as an orphan cub near Barrow, Alaska.

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  10. Ohio zoo's polar bear moves to Chicago to find romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | WAOW

    ... the Toledo Zoo say Nan is genetically important because she was born in the wild and discovered as an orphan cub near Barrow, Alaska. A Wittenberg woman and two children were ejected from a car during a rollover crash Wednesday afternoon, according ...

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  11. Can you trust your hybrid in cold weather?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... loss is undetectable in full hybrids such as the Prius," Kotzakolios said. Hybridcars.com did report a Prius in Barrow, Alaska, suffered a frozen and damaged battery pack at minus-56 degrees, but it's doubtful a traditional battery would have ...

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

    Feb 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is important because youth see people working, and they see a way they can aspire to those jobs. Ilisagvik College in Barrow, for example, trains in heavy equipment operation as well as information technology, business, health fields and teaching, ...

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  13. Toledo Zoo polar bear is moved to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    ... Nan - short for the Inupiaq word, Nanutaaq, meaning young of a bear - was originally rescued as an orphaned cub in Barrow, Alaska. As a wild-born bear, her genetics are extremely valuable in the captive population where Nikita is her only relative. ...

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  14. Brookfield Zoo welcomes female polar bearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... aquariums. Zoos haven't captured wild animals in "decades," said Roberts, but Nan was found as a cub under a house in Barrow, Alaska, and was moved to her first home, Tacoma, Washington's, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, because she was deemed too ...

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  15. Toledo Zoo polar bear moving to Chicago to find loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    ... Nanutaaq, meaning young of a bear, came under human care after she was discovered as cub orphaned under a house in Barrow, Alaska. Determining Nan was too young to survive in the wild on her own, wildlife authorities took her to the Point Defiance ...

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  16. Toledo Zoo polar bear moving to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    ... Nan came to Toledo from Tacoma, Washington, in 2001. She was born in the wild and discovered as an orphan cub near Barrow, Alaska. Determining Nan was too young to survive in the wild on her own, wildlife authorities took her to the Point Defiance ...

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  17. 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 (Barrow) 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 ...

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  18. Free, Open SpacesRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | Alaska

    ... endless and roadless landscape, unfettered wilderness, Just before we went to press, we received the news that Barrow residents had approved an ordinance to change the town's name to Utqiagvik (pronounced o ), the village's original IA upiaq name. ...

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  19. Presbyterian Church formally apologizes to North Slope Natives for denouncing cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Utqiagvik Presbyterian Church, the oldest on the North Slope and shares the name of the community formerly known as Barrow. Reid said a vote by national church leaders in June was unanimous that an apology was needed. "I suggested that we ought to ...

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  20. Pectoral sandpipers' long journeysRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Dear Kitty

    To follow the movements of male pectoral sandpipers , scientists tagged the birds with satellite transmitters in the spring of 2012 and 2014 . Surprisingly, most male pectoral sandpipers visited multiple breeding sites all across the Arctic , rather than remaining at a first-stop breeding ground in Barrow, Alaska .

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