Refine Search

Alaska Science Forum: Discoveries at Serpentine Hot Springs

...the Yukon before, but those were on the ground surface or near it. Points found in western Russia just across the Bering Strait are not fluted.Serpentine "was the first time in Alaska someone found fluted points in a buried and datable context...
1000-year-old artifact shows prehistoric Alaska, Asia trade

...tool that was sharpened at the site hundreds of years ago. Its chemical fingerprint pinpointed its origin across the Bering Strait.Rasic said another piece of obsidian found at the Cape Espenberg dig was traced to Interior Alaska, suggesting...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...multibillion-dollar idea envisions highways and railways running from one end of Russia to the other, stretching to the Bering Strait and a tunnel to Alaska. Of course, this isn't the first time we've heard this idea, and we're sure it'll...
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...Alaska's west and north coast.Nome is south of the Bering Strait but far closer to Arctic waters than the nearest Coast...the necessary permits. Tour boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping...
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...That is one of the fastest rates measured on the planet.Recent short-term measurements are even more extreme. In Bering Strait west of Wales, the sea-surface temperature in August 2014 was more than 7 degrees warmer than the average for the...
Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

...wide shipping route through the Bering Strait to try to protect the region...Last year ships went through the Bering Strait 440 times, twice the traffic...That increased traffic in the Bering Strait traverses rough waters, far from...
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...Sea. When summer arrives and ice begins to melt, females and their young ride the sea ice edge north through the Bering Strait into the Chukchi Sea. Walrus cannot swim indefinitely and use ice as a diving platform to reach snails, clams and...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...of Alaska and only nine fixed aids exist north of the Bering Strait. The Coast Guard operates just two functioning icebreakers...will become apparent. Should the waters north of the Bering Strait in the U.S. exclusive economic zone (EEZ) which...
Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

...loner that fins through lakes and tundra ponds across much of the state. It exists nowhere else, except just across Bering Strait in Siberia. Not much larger than a banana, the fish is different from others in the state because in addition to gathering...
Volunteers bring Santa to remote village to Shishmaref, located about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage or about 100 miles east from Russia, across the Bering Strait in the Chukchi Sea."There is a lot of need in Shishmaref," school Principal Ralph Watkins said. "Having access...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback