U.S. Defense Department appoints a leader for its new Arctic security center

U.S. Defense Department appoints a leader for its new Arctic security...

A retired U.S. Air Force major general will lead the U.S. Defense Department's new Arctic security center, the department said on Wednesday. Randy “Church” Kee...
Alaska, overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, adopts crisis standards for hospitals

Alaska, overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, adopts crisis standards for hospitals

ANCHORAGE — Alaska, which led most U.S. states in coronavirus vaccinations months ago, took the drastic step on Wednesday of imposing crisis-care standards for...
Liberals win most seats across Canada’s North

Liberals win most seats across Canada’s North

Canada's North will send a variety of representatives to the nation's 44th Parliament, but none of them are poised to be from the Conservative...
Safe for now, Finland fears potential military spillover into ‘strategically important’ North

Safe for now, Finland fears potential military spillover into ‘strategically important’...

Finland’s defense ministry says it will restructure its armed forces amid a “tense and difficult-to-predict” security situation that has seen increased military activity in...
Greenland prepares legislation to halt Kuannersuit rare earth mine

Greenland prepares legislation to halt Kuannersuit rare earth mine

NUUK — Greenland's new government is preparing legislation that will ban uranium mining and cease development of the controversial Kuannersuit mine (also known as...
A US Coast Guard patrol unexpectedly encountered Chinese warships near Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

A US Coast Guard patrol unexpectedly encountered Chinese warships near Alaska’s...

During a routine patrol near Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Aug. 30, U.S. Coast Guard vessels spotted four Chinese warships conducting military and surveillance operations. The...
The US extends a new economic aid package to Greenland

The US extends a new economic aid package to Greenland

NUUK — Greenland said on Wednesday it had agreed to a new economic aid package with the United States, which seeks to boost ties...
US, Britain, Norway and Finland came to monitor Russia’s Arctic military exercises, reports Interfax

US, Britain, Norway and Finland came to monitor Russia’s Arctic military...

MOSCOW — Russia's military said on Wednesday that the United States, Britain, Norway and Finland had sent vessels and aircraft to monitor military exercises...
Silje Karine Muotka is the new president of Norway’s Sámi Parliament

Silje Karine Muotka is the new president of Norway’s Sámi Parliament

The Norwegian Sámi Association has won the election for the Sámediggi, or Sámi Parliament of Norway, with more than 31 percent of the votes,...
Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to be carbon intensive

Drill or no drill, Norway’s offshore future is shaping up to...

Norway’s Horisont Energi has applied to establish a carbon dioxide storage facility off the country’s northern coast that would be capable of holding twice...