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...
My Turn: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...fuel-based state budget. Research and knowledge about the local effects of climate change (above and below the Arctic Circle) will be critical for all our policy makers and resource managers in the face of rapidly changing conditions.I'm...
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...
Elgee Rehfeld Mertz named best place to work

...results in a bit of an adventure feel to work travel - especially when traveling via floatplane or auditing up in the Arctic Circle," he said.Other notables in Outside's most recent top 100 are Deschutes Brewing in Bend, Ore., Brooks Sports...
Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

...everybody loves ice cream," said 17-year-old Cheyenne Nayokpuk when asked why anyone living 25 miles south of the Arctic Circle would want the cold treat.The Operation Santa Program and the Alaska National Guard brought toys and other gifts...
Begich battles partisan undertow

...television ads have played up his personality and his Alaska bona fides. One spot featured him snowmobiling above the Arctic Circle. A more recent one involves his mother and wife arguing about whether he's "cheap" or "thrifty."Begich's...
Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...Huff moved from Colorado to Fairbanks in 2005. One day on a whim he and his wife decided to take a day trip to the Arctic Circle."All of a sudden that road, that landscape became everything to me," Huff said; he spent the next five years...
Alaska Science Forum: Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

It's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work.Since I last wrote about my three-mile commute through the raindrops of August, the 1,100 acres...
Hunting for whale & votes above the Arctic Circle

BARROW - Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes.
My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation among the eight nations with territory inside the Arctic Circle and that includes active participation of the the 1,400-plus participants at the recent 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland, it is clear that the...


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