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  1. The Bering Sea is seen in this file photo taken on March 13, 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The amount of sea ice off western Alaska is jaw-droppingly low this winter - hurting hunters and coastal communities - thanks to an "abnormal" streak of Pacific Ocean storms and unusually stubborn warmth, experts say. "The state of sea ice near #Alaska is shockingly bad," Rick Thoman, climate science and services manager for the National Weather Service in Alaska, wrote Sunday in a Twitter post.

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  2. North Slope Elder James Nageak remembered for humor, love of languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Inupiaq James Nageak watches young people learn a traditional Gwich'in fiddle dance at a workshop during the Elders and Youth Conference at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Inupiaq James Nageak watches young people learn a traditional Gwich'in fiddle dance at a workshop during the Elders and Youth Conference at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.

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  3. Utqiagvik is warming so fast, NOAA computers removed the data because it seemed unrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Last week, scientists were pulling together the latest data for NOAA's monthly report on the climate when they noticed something strange: One of their key climate monitoring stations had fallen off the map. All of the data for UtqiaA vik, formerly Barrow - the northernmost city in the United States - was missing.

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  4. A turkey day tale of tires and TLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    My tires were at Johnson's Tire Service when they unexpectedly closed down. Despite extensive searching, they were never found.

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  5. Sun sets in Utqiagvik for last time until 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Lights of Utqiagvik are visible from a midday flight out of town., December 15, 2016. Lights of Utqiagvik are visible from a midday flight out of town., December 15, 2016.

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  6. Alaska Gov. Walker declares disaster after costly fall storm on North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    After a September storm caused severe damage to roads in the far-north community of Utqiagvik, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has formally declared a disaster there, giving the town access to state cash. Walker signed the disaster declaration Tuesday .

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  7. Barrow gets the crowd but Valdez gets the crown in 3A volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    As deafening cheers for Barrow rang off the walls of the West High gymnasium throughout Saturday's Class 3A state volleyball championship match, the Valdez Buccaneers just looked at each other and smiled. The Buccaneers used the pro-Barrow crowd as motivation to sweep the Whalers 25-16, 25-21, 25-13 and claim their second state title in three years.

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  8. Harry Brower retains mayoral seat in North Slope Borough runoff electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Harry Brower, a member of one of Utqiagvik's leading families, will keep his seat as mayor of the North Slope Borough, according to unofficial results of a runoff election Tuesday . North Slope Borough Mayor Harry Brower in the gallery of the Alaska House on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Juneau, with his wife, Flora, to his left.

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  9. It's not just heroin killing Alaskans. Meth deaths here are up four-fold.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 17-year-old dead from a meth overdose at a Palmer party. Protesters in UtqiaA vik - formerly Barrow - marching and chanting "meth is death."

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  10. AC stores have signs in Yup'ik, Inupiaq and Gwich'in.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some rural Alaska shoppers have new ways to find dairy and doughnuts, body wash and toilet paper. And if they don't already speak it, they can learn a bit of a Native language along the way.

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  11. Alaska hoops star Hepa says he'll be a Texas LonghornRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kamaka Hepa blocks a shot for Barrow in a game against Anchorage Christian at the 2016 Class 3A state basketball tournament. Kamaka Hepa blocks a shot for Barrow in a game against Anchorage Christian at the 2016 Class 3A state basketball tournament.

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  12. Looking at a single tree, a painter sees Alaska in a new wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Artist David Pettibone with his "The Whale as a Dish, Spring Hunt," one of two large-scale triptych paintings of subsistence whale hunting in Utqiagvik. Artist David Pettibone with his "The Whale as a Dish, Spring Hunt," one of two large-scale triptych paintings of subsistence whale hunting in Utqiagvik.

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  13. Utqia vik man found guilty on all counts in 2014 murder of assistant district attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ronald Fischer is led into a courtroom in Barrow for his first hearing on Dec. 10, 2014. Ronald Fischer is led into a courtroom in Barrow for his first hearing on Dec. 10, 2014.

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  14. In Utqia vik, - low sealings' bring a unique airplane hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Monday afternoon, an unexpected hazard showed up on the runway of the Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport in Utqiagvik, Alaska's northernmost city: a bearded seal. Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow, has been experiencing heavy storms, wrote Meadow Bailey, communications director for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.

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  15. Young son of Alaska Native leader stabbed to death in Utqia vikRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska Native leader said his 14-year-old son was stabbed and killed by another family member Wednesday in the North Slope hub city of UtqiaA vik, formerly known as Barrow. Crawford Patkotak said the youngest of his four sons, Crawford Sue Patkotak, was getting ready for school when he was stabbed by a nephew who'd been staying with the Patkotaks.

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

    Oct 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    North Slope communities are nearing the end of a successful fall whaling season in which hunters landed three whales a day on three occasions in Utqiagvik, including one taken under the guidance of a new female co-captain. Seventeen bowhead whales have been landed by North Slope subsistence hunters this season, including 10 in Utqiagvik since Oct. 1, residents said.

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  17. 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

    Cleanup and recovery from a recent storm that battered the North Slope coastline may carry a price tag exceeding $10 million, borough officials say, following an assessment of the damage to beaches, roads and other infrastructure. "UtqiaA vik sustained severe losses and threats to property and life due to wind and high surf storm surges over the course of several days," noted a storm statistics sheet provided by Kenneth Robbins, adviser to the North Slope Borough mayor.

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

    Oct 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    A police officer writes a message on a sign at a vigil Monday on the Las Vegas Strip. A police officer writes a message on a sign at a vigil Monday on the Las Vegas Strip.

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  19. 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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  20. 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

    In a community building with cracked windows and ripped floors, in a region with few jobs and deep trauma, leaders of 13 Southwest Alaska villages are imagining a turn away from what is broken. For the first time in memory, leaders of tribes, city governments and Alaska Native village corporations from throughout the Lower Yukon area came together recently for economic development and advocacy.

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