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My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

...and economic opportunity for Alaska Natives.? Reggie Joule is Alaska Native living in Kotzebue and mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough. He has served on President Obama's State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-01/my-turn-changing-arctic-presents-oppo
Opinion
44th in the 49th

...Anchorage, accompanied by a series of speeches from Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, Mayor Reggie Joule of the Northwest Arctic Borough and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, among others."The motto of Alaska is 'North to the Future,' so I think...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/44th-49th-james-brooks-juneau-empire
Local
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...operations. Since mining began, NANA shareholders working at the mine have earned $430 million in wages, and the Northwest Arctic Borough has received $130 million as payment in lieu of taxes (PILT). The mine also benefits the entire state...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-location-expertise-and-timing
Opinion
Pres. Obama to visit Seward, Dillingham, wrap up in Kotzebue

...debates a nuclear arms deal with Iran and funding the government past the end of the month.In a prepared statement, Northwest Arctic Borough Mayor Reggie Joule said he's excited that the president will visit Kotzebue: "The Arctic region has come...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/pres-obama-visit-seward-dillingham-wrap
State
Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...choreographed than places more well-accustomed to visitor traffic.LaVonne Hendricks, who runs a fish camp on the Northwest Arctic coast several miles outside Kotzebue, said in recent years about 50 tourists a season have stopped by to learn about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/cultural-tourism-comes-unique-challenge
State
Murkowski revenue sharing bill advances

...5 percent - would go to the state directly. The other half would go to boroughs and municipalities, mostly the Northwest Arctic Borough and the North Slope Borough. Other, smaller shares of revenue would fund science, tribal and lease sale...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/murkowski-revenue-sharing-bill-advances
State
My Turn: Northwest Arctic: a fresh start in K-12 education

...transforming public education in Northwest Arctic Alaska. The winds of change for K-12 education in Northwest Arctic Borough schools first began...everyone else's kids in the Northwest Arctic schools will again be receiving...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010306/opi_20060103014.shtml
Opinion
Early Childhood Partnerships expand to 11

...addition of coalitions in the Northwest Arctic Borough and Wrangell. With...Coalition and Ilisaaq, in the Northwest Arctic Borough, will organize and...partnerships in Wrangell and the Northwest Arctic Borough will organize and coordinate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081510/nei_695502784.shtml
Neighbors
Maniilaq's hospital wing waits for state

ANCHORAGE - The Northwest Arctic regional health organization Maniilaq is facing a tough decision...in all-around disrepair. "Like many old buildings in the Northwest Arctic, time has taken its toll," Erlich said. In addition to elder...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032910/sta_597796759.shtml
News
New bill promises Alaska a share of Arctic oil revenue

...5 percent - would go to the state directly. The other half would go to boroughs and municipalities, mostly the Northwest Arctic Borough and the North Slope Borough.After 2026, the state would receive 30 percent of offshore revenue. Seven...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/new-bill-promises-alaska-share-arctic-o
State

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