North Slope Borough

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North Slope Borough, Alaska

PO Box 69
Barrow, AK 99723
Phone: (907) 852-2611
Fax: (907) 852-0229

Across northernmost AK from Pt. Hope in west to border of Yukon province, Canada in east; bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea. Name Origin: Formerly called Barrow-North Slope Division.

Area (sq mi):: 94762.64 (land 88817.12; water 5945.53) Population per square mile: 0.10
Population 2005: 6,924 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 23.50% Population 2000: 7,385 (White 16.60%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 5.90%; Other 76.30%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 27.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,540; median household $63,173; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,960-$36,613
Unemployment (2004): 10.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 7.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 1.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The sentiment is similar at the North Slope Borough, which also once worked closely with environmental groups to oppose offshore oil development.
Any enhancement of Barrow's infrastructure will require coordination with the North Slope Borough.
My biggest concern is how this will affect our communities and local economies," North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta said in the announcement.
provide technical assistance to the participants of the 1988 North Slope Borough Inuvialuit Game Council Agreement for the conservation of polar bears in the Southern Beaufort Sea region and monitor the effects of oil and gas operations in the Beaufort Sea region.
In village schools with few high school students, it is difficult to have the trained professional staff to teach all subjects," says Pat Aamodt, superintendent of the North Slope Borough School District.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA' rating to the following North Slope Borough, Alaska (the borough) bonds:
The President's action makes federal funding available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by a severe storm in the North Slope Borough.
today announced that North Slope Borough (NSB), Alaska, has signed for its first-ever S-92 [sup.
At the municipal level of government, there is the North Slope Borough in Alaska, a vast municipality that sustains itself through property taxation of the Prudhoe Bay oil facilities, a borough larger in size than the state of Massachusetts but governing a population of just 6,000--with hundreds of millions in petro-dollars to build world-class infrastructure and provide modern government services.
Fish and Wildlife Service (through the Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Office and the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge), Alaska North Slope Borough Department of Wildlife Management, Alaska North Slope Borough School District, Barrow Arctic Science Consortium (BASC), National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs, Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS), Alaska Biological Research, Alaska Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, and Peninsula Airways.
Given the severe conditions, marked by high winds, drifting snow and nearly zero visibility, the North Slope Borough, state and federal emergency responders were denied access to the beleaguered village.

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