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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
Polar Star seeks ice north of the Arctic Circle

...undergoing ice trials in the Arctic, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said Monday."They are actually now north of the Arctic Circle, looking for ice," said Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Allison Conroy.The Polar Star left Unalaska on Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-02/polar-star-seeks-ice-north-arctic-circl
State
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
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...successive days in 2008 in the 40-below-zero air of the Arctic Circle, they thought their two polar bear trophies would soon...Northwest Territories, about 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle.With three Inuit guides, they rode in dogsleds pulled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Venturing north of the Arctic Circle

...Pass to other stops above the Arctic Circle. Stark and beautiful, the top...000 about 120 miles south of the Arctic Circle. From Fairbanks, you can fly...wanting to take a picture marks the Arctic Circle. That's what Paul Isabella...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112405/loc_20051124020.shtml
News
My Turn: Embrace challenges, rewards of being an Arctic nation

...forum among the eight nations with territory inside the Arctic Circle and that includes active participation of the Arctic...by the 1,400-plus participants at the recent 2014 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland, it is clear that the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-19/my-turn-embrace-challenges-rewards-be
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-10/volunteers-bring-santa-remote-village
State
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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