Natural gas reserves in Cook Inlet being depleted, new state study warns; 2027 could be critical year unless exploration increases

Alaska’s Division of Oil and Gas has completed a new study of natural gas resources in Cook Inlet, in Southcentral Alaska, showing current...

For some, the Arctic Winter Games is a matter of family pride

Krista Kitekudlak, who's competing in Arctic Sports at the Arctic Winter Games, said she's already achieved her objective. "Being here is my goal, making my family proud," said the 15-year-old from Ulukhaktok, N.W.T.Her family includes her mom, aunty, grandma...

Staffing shortage forces postponement of 150 elective surgeries at Whitehorse hospital

Dozens of Yukoners preparing for surgery at Whitehorse General Hospital have had their plans delayed. The Yukon Hospital Corporation announced last week it's postponing roughly 150 elective surgeries due to staff shortages. Those surgeries were...

As Yukon plans shift to new recycling model, businesses wonder what it means for them

As the Yukon moves toward implementing a new model to deal with recycling, the territory's Chamber of Commerce says business owners have questions about how that will affect them.Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a funding model for...

Arctic Winter Games 2023 open with a rockin' outdoor party at –17 C

Black night skies spread above brightly lit arches and crowds of spectators on Sunday night as the teams competing in this year's Arctic Winter Games got their official welcome at the opening ceremony.It was about...

After 5-year hiatus, the Arctic Winter Games return this weekend

Nelten Panaktalok is feeling pretty good about his one-foot high kick skills. It's his favourite Arctic sport, and he's been looking forward to putting his strategy to work next week."I passed eight feet by like, an inch...

Alberta siblings look to show up big for province at Arctic Winter Games

The Arctic Winter Games are a family affair for siblings Brooklyn and Jordan Wills of Team Alberta North.Mother Ashleigh is a mission staff member for the team and father Cory previously competed and coached...

Indigenous youth from across Canada attend clean energy conference in Whitehorse

Young people from all over the country are in Whitehorse this week to take part in an Indigenous clean energy conference.The youth participants, aged 18 to 30, are visiting the Yukon through a program...

Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

North of the village of Hughes, in frigid, sluggish water, dim blue light penetrates two feet of lake ice. The ice has a quarter-size hole, maintained by a stream of methane bubbles. Every few...