Continued Internet outages are hampering 911 services, other vital services in Northwest Alaska

Utqiagvik

The coast of Utqiagvik, in a residential area near the center. (Ravenna Koenig/Alaskas Energy Desk) It’s been a week since ice severed a fiber-optic cable in the Arctic Ocean, cutting communications to at least half a dozen communities in northwest Alaska. Many are still without Internet or cell service, and the cable company says it … Read more