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'We are not moving fast enough' on climate change, Obama tells Arctic leaders

President Barack Obama today called for the U.S. and other Arctic nations to launch more aggressive, faster-paced efforts to combat climate change.

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President Obama Visits Alaska

"So excited, my appendix burst!": What Kotzebue's mayor plans to tell Obama

As President Barack Obama plans to make his way north of the Arctic Circle to the village of Kotzebue on Day 3 of his trip around the state, villagers cannot contain their excitement. Channel 2…

Rebecca Kotzebue live hit

Mines? Salmon? What high school students in rural Alaska want to ask the President

As President Barack Obama gears up to head to Dillingham and Kotzebue on the third day of his three-day trip around the state, high school students in Dillingham have questions they'd like him…

Caslon Live hit Dillingham

9 Alaskans say what the feds should do about climate change

The White House is slowly rolling out its plan for the federal government to address climate change, something the president described as a crisis in a recent speech. Here's what Alaskans hope…

Kotzebue residents hopeful Obama focuses on subsistence

Obama to announce Alaska grants, new role for Denali Commission

The centerpiece message of President Barack Obama’s Alaska visit is a push for swift international action to battle climate change, with the state offered as evidence of the growing danger…

VIDEO: Take a tour of Seward beside President Obama

A glimpse of the president's day in Seward, by KTUU's Dave Brooks. 

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Obama tours Seward

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Day 2: President Obama tours Seward; Dillingham & Kotzebue await their closeups

The president is visiting Seward today as residents in Dillingham and Kotzebue prepare for their close up Wednesday. 

Kotzebue residents prepare for President Obama

For the first time ever, a sitting President of the United States will touch down above the Arctic Circle. President Barack Obama arrives in Kotzebue Wednesday night.

Kotzebue preps for Obama

Alaskan pilots cope with strict flight restrictions as Obama travels around the state

Opening day of duck hunting season falls right in the middle of President Barack Obama's three-day trip in the state. 

Dillingham residents prepare for President Obama

Dillingham will be the first stop on President Barack Obama's last day in Alaska.

Dillingham prepares for obama

GLACIER conference says goals met

A participant of Monday's GLACIER conference says the gathering met its goals: Calling the global community to action, and advancing the conversation about climate change.

NOTEBOOK: U.S. needs new Arctic icebreakers fast. 'They can't wait'

Read reporters notes from the president's visit walk along Exit Glacier, including photos of the landing. Video coming soon ...

On social media, awaiting the president's Alaska chronicles

It is Day Two of President Barack Obama's travels through Alaska and he has been chronicling his trip in an online travelogue and on social media. 

White House: President to advocate for icebreakers, port studies, Arctic mapping

After making the case Monday that the U.S. and other Arctic nations must move faster to halt long-term damage to the environment and economy by climate change, President Barack Obama on Tuesday…

President Obama visits the home of Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff

On the first night of his three day trip to Alaska, President Obama is at the home of Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff for a dinner.

Pastries to go, but no 'Obamalet.' President visits busy Snow City Cafe

The Secret Service spent the morning at Snow City Café, searching bags and swiping visitors with metal detectors ahead of a visit from President Barack Obama who has just arrived.

White House supports Walker's move to expand medicaid in Alaska

The White House press secretary issued a statement supporting Governor Bill Walker's decision to expand medicaid in Alaska, as implementation of the expansion became official Tuesday

"One of our greatest honors": Seward manager details presidential preparation

Channel 2' Lacie Leichliter talks to Seward city manager Jim Hunt about what goes into preparing for a visit from the Head of State. ( KTUU - TV )

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More than 1,000 attend "Rising Together" event at the Alaska Airlines Center

More than 1,000 people are expected to participate in a welcoming celebration for President Obama at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center for the "Rising Together" event.

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Full text of President Obama's GLACIER Conference Speech

"The main purpose of this meeting was to give me an opportunity to interact and listen to some Alaska Native tribal leaders. A number of them I've met with before during the Tribal Summits that…

'We are not moving fast enough' on climate change, Obama tells Arctic leaders

President Barack Obama today called for the U.S. and other Arctic nations to launch more aggressive, faster-paced efforts to combat climate change.

Residents, officials in Seward work to prepare city for President's arrival

One day before the President Barack Obama is due to arrive in Seward, there is still uncertainty in the community about the visit.

Seward prepares for Obama s arrival

Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Monday evening to overturn President Barack Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mt. McKinley.

Environmentalists in Anchorage rally against Arctic drilling

Environmentalists rallied Monday against oil drilling in the Arctic, gathering at an Anchorage park near a climate change conference President Barack Obama was scheduled to attend later in the…

'Great to be here': Watch the president's arrival, go behind the scenes

Here's more on President Barack Obama's arrival in Anchorage today, from the notebook of New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis, one of the pool reporters traveling with the president:

'I've already signed the paperwork,' Jewell says of McKinley name change

The Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell talked about the Denali name change and an Arctic Youth Ambassador Program, among other topics in an interview with the media during the GLACIER…

PHOTOS: President Obama arrives in Anchorage

President Barack Obama has arrived in Anchorage. Bookmark this page to watch live KTUU coverage of the president's remarks later today at the GLACIER conference. #POTUSAK

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the name used by native Alaskans.

Kerry: Climate change potential for harm similar to World War II

Secretary of State John Kerry says responding to climate change may seem like a high mountain to climb but current leaders are not the first to face uncertainty about the future.

Mixed weather conditions to follow Obama through Alaska

President Barack Obama’s visit will be met with mixed reactions by more than just Alaskans. The weather during his three-day visit seems to be much of the same.

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the brink

Newtok, which has a population of approximately of 375 Yupik people, was established along the shores of the Ninglick River, near where the river meets the Bering Sea, by the Bureau of Indian…

LIVE STREAM: Watch the GLACIER conference here

Watch live streaming video of the GLACIER conference today in Anchorage. President Obama is expected to speak later today. 

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the brink

Expect climate change in Alaska to be the focal point of President Barack Obama's visit this week to the 49th state. Getty Images recently visited the eroding village of Newtok, where…

Mt. McKinley officially renamed Denali before Presidential visit

North America's tallest peak has officially been renamed to Denali from Mt. McKinley, according to an order signed by the Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell.

Obama to appear on reality show with Bear Grylls while in Alaska

President Barack Obama will be appearing in a reality show while in Alaska, according to a press release by NBC Monday. 

GLACIER conference: A look at what's to come Monday

The president is on his way to Alaska this morning ... here's what to expect in the day ahead.

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Kerry: History will not look kindly on climate change skeptics

Secretary of State John Kerry says history will not look kindly on climate change skeptics who fail to take action to curb warming.

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Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Anchorage Sunday

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Alaska Sunday and was greeted by First Lady Donna Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. 

Rebecca Kotzebue live hit

"So excited, my appendix burst!": What...

Caslon Live hit Dillingham

Mines? Salmon? What high school students in...

Kotzebue residents hopeful Obama focuses on subsistence

9 Alaskans say what the feds should do about...

Obama to announce Alaska grants, new role for...

(img1)Obama tours Seward

VIDEO: Take a tour of Seward beside President...

Obama seward recap

Obama tours Seward

Day 2: President Obama tours Seward; Dillingham...

Kotzebue preps for Obama

Kotzebue residents prepare for President Obama

Alaskan pilots cope with strict flight...

Dillingham prepares for obama

Dillingham residents prepare for President Obama

GLACIER conference says goals met

NOTEBOOK: U.S. needs new Arctic icebreakers...

On social media, awaiting the president's...

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Obama at Exit Glacier: 'Make sure our grandkids...

White House: President to advocate for...

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Pastries to go, but no 'Obamalet.' President...

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Seward live hit Lacie

"One of our greatest honors": Seward manager...

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More than 1,000 attend "Rising Together" event...

Full text of President Obama's GLACIER...

'We are not moving fast enough' on climate...

Seward prepares for Obama s arrival

Residents, officials in Seward work to prepare...

Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Environmentalists in Anchorage rally against...

'Great to be here': Watch the president's...

'I've already signed the paperwork,' Jewell...

PHOTOS: President Obama arrives in Anchorage

Obama arrives in Anchorage

Obama arrives in Anchorage

Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of...

Kerry: Climate change potential for harm...

Mixed weather conditions to follow Obama...

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the...

LIVE STREAM: Watch the GLACIER conference here

99 photos of Life in Newtok, a village on the...

Mt. McKinley officially renamed Denali before...

Obama to appear on reality show with Bear...

(img1)vid-President Nikki Live shot

GLACIER conference: A look at what's to come...

(img2)Kerry arrives in AK

Kerry: History will not look kindly on climate...

Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in...

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