‘America’s got to up its game in the Arctic,’ says Defense Secretary Mattis

‘America’s got to up its game in the Arctic,’ says Defense...

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — The United States needs to "up its game" in the Arctic and deal with an increasingly important and...
Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

Alaskans try for damage control as U.S.-China tariff dispute escalates

A Washington, D.C. trip that Gov. Bill Walker had scheduled to help promote North Slope natural gas development has taken on a new urgency...
Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s northern territories

Ottawa promises to exempt aviation fuel from carbon tax in Canada’s...

The federal government has committed to exempting aviation fuel used in Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories from the country’s carbon tax.Under Ottawa’s carbon pricing...
Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Military shipyards eye stakes in Arctic LNG

Their order books are full of jobs for the Russian military, but the shipyards of Sevmash and Zvezdochka still want a piece of the...
Canada’s northern territories move forward with plans for 3 universities

Canada’s northern territories move forward with plans for 3 universities

Canada — the only Arctic nation without a northern university — is on track to open its first university in the region in 2020,...
Construction plans leave the fate of Greenland’s main airport up in the air

Construction plans leave the fate of Greenland’s main airport up in...

For most people who fly to Greenland, the first place they set their feet on the ground is the tarmac at the airport in...
Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard waters

Norway offers Arctic oil drillers a big opening near protected Svalbard...

Norway announced the opening of nine new petroleum exploration licenses in the Barents Sea, including some areas near the protected waters off Svalbard and...
Russia’s new natural resource minister opens an Arctic office

Russia’s new natural resource minister opens an Arctic office

Russia's Minister of Natural Resources Dmitry Kobylkin has announced the establishment of a new Arctic department, saying an improvement of the ministry structure is...
New Nunavut premier shuffles cabinet

New Nunavut premier shuffles cabinet

At the end of a tumultuous week, Premier Joe Savikataaq announced changes to executive council portfolios late Friday, less than 24 hours after he...
Nunavut has a new premier after ousting former leader in a no-confidence vote

Nunavut has a new premier after ousting former leader in a...

Nunavut has a new premier, Joe Savikataaq, along with a new face in the cabinet, Iqaluit-Tasiluk MLA George Hickes.Savikataaq, MLA for Arviat South, is...