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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Try getting fresh fruits and vegetables into schools when roads don't exist at all between the district hub in Barrow and the seven far-flung North Slope Borough villages.
Any enhancement of Barrow's infrastructure will require coordination with the North Slope Borough.
(75) In 1986, the North Slope Borough, Wainwright, and Barrow sued in Alaska Superior Court, arguing this allocation of revenue was contrary to the Act, which intended the funds be used primarily in the communities heavily impacted by development.
* 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.
The North Slope Borough schools must implement a bilingual and bicultural program that teaches children in their Inupiat language, with English as the secondary language.
Nicholson Cooperative Wildlife Research Lab, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL Todd O'Hara North Slope Borough, Barrow, AK Michael Oehler, Sr.
During that time, he saw Inupiat hunters in Alaska's northernmost county, the North Slope Borough, quickly embrace any useful technology to which they were exposed.
Elise Patkotak, a Barrow-based spokeswoman for the North Slope Borough, pronounced that advertisers had showed "incredible lack of sensitivity."
A new videoconferencing network helps teachers in the North Slope Borough School District deliver mathematics and art courses to students in outlying villages.
Alaska's North Slope Borough School District (NSBSD) serves 1,820 students in eight villages spanning 88,000 square miles (roughly the size of the state of Minnesota) entirely above the Arctic Circle.
In a couple of places legislation or organizations are mentioned in the text before they are sufficiently explained (e.g., The Alaska Native Allotment Act and the North Slope Borough).
In severe pain and unable to move, Brower activated the experimental personal locator beacon (PLB) provided by the North Slope Borough Search and Rescue Department, which is conducting the experiment.

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