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Arctic port study highlights Nome, Port Clarence

...between Iditarod Trail communities and Golovin and Elim.North of the Being Strait, the study reviewed Kotzebue, Cape Thompson, Wainwright, Port Franklin, Barrow, Prudhoe Bay and the Mary Sachs Entrance, a channel between barrier islands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-15/arctic-port-study-highlights-nome-port-
State
This Day in History

...general. The Arctic Circle Chamber of Commerce endorsed the Atomic Energy Commission's plan to blast a harbor at Cape Thompson using nuclear explosives. In 1975, for the first time, Alaskan residents were able to watch live national TV news...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041707/sta_20070417020.shtml
News
Biologist to lecture on historic Arctic, then versus now

...Atomic Energy Commission's failed Project Chariot, which involved the planned detonation of a nuclear bomb in the Cape Thompson region, and the surrounding communities affected by the project. He'll also touch on the 600-mile Hickle Highway...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011510/out_549743651.shtml
Dying musk oxen on Slope remain a mystery

...multiple kills by grizzlies. They seem to happen only on the Slope, not to musk oxen in other herds such as those at Cape Thompson or on the Seward Peninsula in Northwest Alaska, biologists say. Musk oxen top out at 800 pounds and can kill smaller...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070906/out_20060709004.shtml
Outdoors
My turn: Beware of Alaska pipe dreams

...into Alaska affairs, this being a land of immense fantasies. Hey, we were once going to shoot off an atomic bomb at Cape Thompson, to see if we could rearrange the landscape there to build a nice harbor. And then there was the Rampart dam, to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112106/opi_20061121013.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: More taxes or more business?

...gas wells drilled in Alaska in 2001, compared with 19,933 in western Canada. He will encourage gas production at Cape Thompson by 2006 using gas-to-liquid technology that will get natural gas to market before the pipeline to the Lower 48...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102702/opi_myturn5.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Russian father-son team skis across Bering Strait 3/26/98

...Shparo, 56, and Matvey Shparo, 24, left Uelen on the eastern coast of Siberia on March 1. They arrived in Alaska at Cape Thompson, about 140 miles northeast of Kotzebue on Saturday. It was their third attempt at crossing the frozen Chukchi Sea...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032698/bering.html
This Day in History

...general. The Arctic Circle Chamber of Commerce endorsed the Atomic Energy Commission's plan to blast a harbor at Cape Thompson using nuclear explosives. In 1975, for the first time, Alaska residents were able to watch live national TV news...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041708/sta_269312681.shtml
Firecracker boys: Making a harbor with nukes

...rocket facilities of the Alaska Aerospace Program. But from 1958 to 1962, prominent nuclear scientists gathered near Cape Thompson along the North Slope to create a harbor through a series of nuclear explosions. They resembled mischievous school...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032808/nei_262629674.shtml
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