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President Obama Visits Alaska

Anchorage police say presidential visit cost department more than $482,070

APD estimates its part in the presidential detail cost the department $482,070, a figure that is still being calculated.

Here's what President Obama ate with reality star Bear Grylls while in Seward

We knew the president spent some time with the "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" star during his visit to Seward last week. "This has got to be one of the best days of my presidency," Obama…

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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

58 new, up-close photos of Obama's trip across Alaska

From inside Air Force One to behind the scenes during the president's three-day tour of Alaska, White House photographer Pete Souza was with President Barack Obama for every stop along the way.…

A day later, Dillingham hopes president remembers their town & their causes

The president made no policy statement about the controversial Pebble Mine while in Dillingham Wednesday. A day later, residents are still talking about his Native dancing and hoping he recalls…

A day later president the talk of Dillingham

Here's what outsiders misunderstand about Arctic life, according to village leaders

KOTZEBUE – President Obama stood behind a podium Wednesday at the packed-to-capacity school gymnasium in this Arctic hub, speaking of the impacts warming climate trends have on life in the Far…

Obama in Dillingham: A salmon surprise and Native dancing for the president

By Cameron Mackintosh

KTUU 


Rain and cold weather did not dissuade residents in Dillingham from lining the streets to welcome President Barrack Obama after his arrival in the rural town Wednesday…

Obama in Dillingham

‘I loved Alaska’: Obama reflects on his trip across the state in short video

President Barack Obama recorded a short video, posted today, reflecting on his three-day trip across the state in which he made no grand policy announcements but sought to draw attention to…

President joins Native dance, dodges spawning salmon in Dillingham

Rain and cold weather did not dissuade residents in Dillingham from lining the streets to welcome President Barrack Obama after his arrival in the rural town Wednesday morning.

Obama in Dillingham

President Obama's full speech in Kotzebue

"This far north, everybody has to look out for each other," the president told a crowd of more than 1,000 today in Kotzebue, where he became the first sitting president to visit a community…

Obama Kotzebue Speech

President announced federal grants and initiatives for Alaska

One of the programs is for a goal that Alaska has long been working towards: Making sure the only place Alaskans see a honey bucket, is in a museum.

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Village Grants

NOTEBOOK: President joins Native dance, dodges spawning salmon in Dillingham

Obama jumped up and danced with the children during the last song. "I've been practicing," he said. Clearly the president had taken a crash course on the routine.

LIVE IN KOTZEBUE: President Obama has landed in Kotzebue, speaking shortly

We're streaming live from Kotzebue where dancers and drummers await President Barack Obama, who will become the first sitting president to visit U.S. soil above the Arctic Circle. 

Impacts after President Obama leaves Alaska

What's in a visit? Will there be a fallout or some type of momentum once the resident leaves Alaska? Some organizations are bracing for or hoping for an impact once Obama's trip is over.

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Impacts after President Obama leaves Alaska

VIDEO: Obama joins in Native dance, tells kids to keep up traditions

While in Dillingham, President Obama got the opportunity to watch some Native dancing and even joined in. "We're so happy to be here, and the young people here especially I'm very proud of you.…

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'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

President meets Alaska salmon: 'She said he's just happy to see me!'

SPECIAL REPORT: President Obama touched down in Dillingham and met with Alaskan fishermen. Part of that visit, included a 'too-close for comfort' experience with a salmon.

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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…

President Obama wants to come back to Alaska, says 3 days not enough

President Barack Obama wants to come back to Alaska after he is "done being President." In a new post on his online travelogue,"You just can't see Alaska in three days."

SPECIAL REPORT: President Obama departs for Dillingham, Kotzebue

President Barack Obama departed for Dillingham and Kotzebue this morning on the third and final day of his visit to Alaska. He will be making history today as the first sitting president to go…

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Selfie! See President Obama's Instragram pics from around the state

The White House announced Tuesday that President Barack Obama was taking over their Instagram account during his three-day trip around the state. 

With selfies and landscapes, President Obama's…

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

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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Obama seward recap

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.

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President Obama's full speech in Kotzebue

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President announced federal grants and...

NOTEBOOK: President joins Native dance, dodges...

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Impacts after President Obama leaves Alaska

Impacts after President Obama leaves Alaska

(img2)New Document

VIDEO: Obama joins in Native dance, tells kids...

Rebecca Kotzebue live hit

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

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President meets Alaska salmon: 'She said he's...

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President Obama wants to come back to Alaska,...

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Selfie! See President Obama's Instragram pics...

Caslon Live hit Dillingham

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

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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...

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Dillingham residents prepare for President Obama

GLACIER conference says goals met

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

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