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My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

...region.As the only member of Congress from above the Arctic Circle, I have consistently fought for the real world needs...bases and positioning four new combat brigades above the Arctic Circle. Even with the cynicism I share towards the President's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-27/my-turn-obamas-visit-arctic
Opinion
Alaska Science Forum: Water fountains on the tundra

...guess is that water is channeling though a thawed ice wedge or something."The gusher is about 75 miles north of the Arctic Circle, on the south slope of the Brooks Range. That part of northern Alaska has remained cold enough to preserve permafrost...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/alaska-science-forum-water-fountains
Outdoors
Writers Weir: 'Tourist' by Jack Campbell

...back to Duluth.Somebody said authentic driftwood is on sale.Ashore, the airport bus awaits one bunch boundfor the Arctic Circle. The others form eagle, whaleor puffin groups, meander beyond the wharf,digitize town square, devour halibut...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/writers-weir-tourist-jack-campbell
Art
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...sensible environmental safeguards.The council is composed of eight voting nations that have territory inside of the Arctic Circle: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the U.S., as well as six permanent participant...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-22/my-turn-murkowski-arctic-ignorance-le
Opinion
Lawmakers predict daylight saving bill will pass Senate this week

...if it didn't pass fairly easily," Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, added. "Some of us have lived above the Arctic Circle where daylight saving time doesn't really matter. "Sometimes in the summer, whether it was 11 at night or 1 in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/lawmakers-predict-daylight-saving-bill-
State | AK legislature
Juneau photographer Ben Huff opens show at Museum of the North

...The other 75 percent is gravel. Huff and his wife, Deanna, first drove part of the route on a tourist trip to the Arctic Circle in 2006, after having moved from Colorado to Fairbanks in 2005."All of a sudden that road, that landscape became...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-8
Art
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...Alaska. Kivalina registered a temperature of 96 degrees on June 29; the normal high for Kivalina, way north of the Arctic Circle on the Chukchi Sea coast, is in the low 50s. Temperatures in the Interior were six to 10 degrees warmer than the June...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/anatomy-worst-fire-year
Outdoors
My Turn: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...group of people who live in the epicenter of Alaska's accelerated global warming.Located 75 miles north of the Arctic Circle is Arctic Village, home to the northernmost of all North American Indian nations, the native Gwich'in. This area...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-14/my-turn-gwichin-vs-climate-change
Opinion
Cold snap envelops interior Alaska communities

...plows to protect them from breaking down.Coldfoot, a truck stop 180 miles north of Fairbanks and 60 miles above the Arctic Circle, recorded a reading of 53 below zero. Bookkeeper Kate Zielinski said she's seen colder."About three years ago...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-28/cold-snap-envelops-interior-alaska-comm
State
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...weight of tundra vegetation increased by a whopping 20 percent during the last three decades worldwide north of the Arctic Circle, an area about three times as large as Europe.A revelation that surprised reporters: in 2014 the Greenland ice...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors

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