Secretary of State Tillerson will attend Arctic Council event in Fairbanks

Secretary of State Tillerson will attend Arctic Council event in Fairbanks

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be in Fairbanks on May 10 and 11 to attend the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting, according to the...
Russia’s big Arctic LNG project comes with a cost to the environment

Russia’s big Arctic LNG project comes with a cost to the...

The developers of the Yamal LNG project in Russia's Arctic are seeking to overcome damage caused by the removal of 70 million tons of...
US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid to buy

US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid...

WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday reopened a consulate in Greenland, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, in an apparent bid to shore...
COVID-19 cancels joint Russian-Norwegian cross-border rescue exercise

COVID-19 cancels joint Russian-Norwegian cross-border rescue exercise

Norwegian and Russian military and civilian rescuers have announced that Exercise Barents 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. The unique annual cross-border search-and-rescue exercise...
Isolation as ideas incubation: the Arctic Inspiration Prize team wants applications

Isolation as ideas incubation: the Arctic Inspiration Prize team wants applications

The Arctic Inspiration Prize team is calling on residents of northern Canada to use their time in isolation to come up with ideas that...
Disappearing frontier: Alaska’s glaciers retreating at record pace

Disappearing frontier: Alaska’s glaciers retreating at record pace

ANCHORAGE — Alaska will soon close a year that is shaping up as its hottest on record, with glaciers there melting at record or...
How Brexit could help keep a high-speed Arctic internet plan aloft

How Brexit could help keep a high-speed Arctic internet plan aloft

A broadband-from-space network that was expected to be able to provide reliable, high-speed internet access to the Far North appears to have been rescued...
Stellar images vault this Arctic history above similar works

Stellar images vault this Arctic history above similar works

Lines in the Ice: Exploring the Roof of the World By Philip J. Hatfield; McGill-Queen’s University Press; 2016; 256 pages; $44.95 The Arctic has long obsessed...
Maine’s Arctic ambitions could benefit Alaska

Maine’s Arctic ambitions could benefit Alaska

PORTLAND, Maine — The Arctic Council Senior Officials meeting this week in Portland is expected to pump $1 million into the Maine economy. That’s...
A California company’s purchase aims to put a critical Alaska air carrier back into service

A California company’s purchase aims to put a critical Alaska air...

A southern California airline company that catered well-heeled commuters wanting to avoid traffic-snarled highways has bought a large portion of a bankrupt Alaska airline...