What retailers choose to stock at their remote Alaska stores—food, snowmachine or boat parts, fuel—could mean survival for residents of small villages.
The rapidly warming climate is having negative impacts on rural communities in Alaska, where there are already significant barriers to creating the necessary infrastructure for solid waste and sewage management.
The Boon of Biomass: Alternative Energy Systems Can Cut Costs, Create Jobs, and Benefit the Environment
Rural Alaska communities are taking a long look at local resources to see if biomass systems can save money, create jobs, and even work in concert with local fire mitigation efforts.
In the months leading up to the Census, government officials, advertising agencies, and tribal leaders worked together to create public outreach campaigns to encourage Alaska Native participation and ensure Alaska’s communities receive their fair share of federal funding.
Ravn Alaska is operating under new ownership and preparing to get back in the air with a new leadership team: CEO Rob McKinney, President Tom Hsieh, Chief Compliance Officer Dan Kitchens, and Chief Financial Officer Jim Day, all of whom have years of experience in the aviation industry.
Along with facilitating shipments for a variety of industries, Arctic On-Demand will also provide a COVID-19 regulation-compliant solution to passengers.
Through a series of events suited to a detective novel, researchers made a connection between Brevig Mission and the flu virus that helped prevent another outbreak of the 1918 flu, one of the worst epidemics ever experienced.
Veteran Iditarod musher Thomas Waerner of Torpa, Norway, crossed under the burled arch in Nome to claim his first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race championship.
GCI crews recently finished upgrading equipment at forty-two microwave sites in Western Alaska to bring more capacity to the region and enable GCI to better manage and optimize network traffic.
After a year of partnership and coordination, the State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles and Bristol Bay Native Corporation announced the first mobile DMV in Alaska.