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- Narrow race for NSB assemblyEarly results show Roy M. Nageak, Sr. edging out incumbent Forrest "Deano" Olemaun
- Mayor race still undecidedThe race for Northwest Arctic Borough mayor is still up in the air after a vote-tabulating machine in Kotzebue reportedly failed and votes had to be counted by hand Tuesday night.
- Fall whaling season closesLast day in Barrow was marked by relatively calm seas, small waves
- Children's program encourages learning of languageVisit one room at Ilisagvik College and you will likely come out humming the alphabet in IÃƒ±upiaq. Catchy songs, stories and activities are all part of the program at the Language Nest, an effort by multiple North Slope entities to get children in the region speaking early in their Native language.
- Lady Huskies sweep two from BarrowThe Kotzebue High School Lady Huskies served notice that they will be a force to be reckoned with in Western Conference volleyball action this past weekend. The KHS spikers swept a pair of tough games from Barrow in front of a large crowd in the Dawg House.