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Juneau Assembly Passes LGBTQ-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Juneau Assembly Passes LGBTQ-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

JUNEAU, AK – Monday night, the Juneau Assembly voted 8 to 1 in favor of a city ordinance prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on sexual…

Upcoming Waterfowl Hunting Season Features Bag Limit Boosts for Some Species

Upcoming Waterfowl Hunting Season Features Bag Limit Boosts for Some Species

(Juneau) — Waterfowl hunting season opens September 1 over much of Alaska and several regulations changes—including increases to daily bag limits for canvasbacks, snow geese, and brant—spell good…

USCG to Participate with AK Command in Arctic Chinook Exercises

USCG to Participate with AK Command in Arctic Chinook Exercises

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The U.S. Coast Guard will participate with Alaskan Command in a major exercise focused on multinational search and rescue readiness to respond to a mass rescue…

General News

Two Juveniles Arrested after Armed Robbery Attempt at Debarr and Bragaw Sunday

Two Juveniles Arrested after Armed Robbery Attempt at Debarr and Bragaw Sunday

During the early morning hours of Sunday, police responded to Debarr and Bragaw in Anchorage…

Handcuffed Soldotna Man Attempts to Escape Troopers

Handcuffed Soldotna Man Attempts to Escape Troopers

Troopers contacted a Soldotna man after a suspicious vehicle complaint and after contact, handcuffed him…

None Seriously Injured in Friday Four Vehicle Seward Highway Crash

None Seriously Injured in Friday Four Vehicle Seward Highway Crash

Late Friday morning, troopers responded to a reported four vehicle crash at mile 78.5 of…

Teen Seriously Injured in Mile 122 Sterling Highway Rollover

Teen Seriously Injured in Mile 122 Sterling Highway Rollover

An 18-year-old Soldotna teen was seriously injured when she was ejected from a truck as…

Kodiak Woman Injured in Accident after REDDI Report in Construction Zone

Kodiak Woman Injured in Accident after REDDI Report in Construction Zone

Alaska State Troopers have yet to arrest a Kodiak woman after a crash on the…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

USCG to Participate with AK Command in Arctic Chinook Exercises

USCG to Participate with AK Command in Arctic Chinook Exercises

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The U.S. Coast Guard will participate with Alaskan Command in a major exercise focused on multinational search and rescue readiness to respond to a mass rescue…

NASA Monitors the ‘New Normal’ of Sea Ice

NASA Monitors the ‘New Normal’ of Sea Ice

This year’s melt season in the Arctic Ocean and surrounding seas started with a bang, with a record low maximum extent in March and relatively rapid ice loss…

Open House at HAARP

Open House at HAARP

Date: August 26, 2016 -August 27, 2016Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Location: HAARP, mile 11.3 Tok Cutoff; Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center, mile 106.8 Richardson Highway The…

Cutter Healy in Seward Preparing for 2nd Leg of Arctic Scientific Mission

Cutter Healy in Seward Preparing for 2nd Leg of Arctic Scientific Mission

The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Healy is moored in the port of Seward this week after completing the first in what is to be a three-part science mission…

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Alutiiq Word of the Week

Angelica-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 21

Angelica-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 21

Uriisaq – Angelica Uriisat tak’ut. – The angelica are tall. Angelica (Agelica lucida) is a large, leafy herb with a stout…

Thunder-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 14th

Thunder-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 14th

Kalliq – ThunderKallikan alingnartaartut. – When it is thundering it is scary. Thunder is the loud, booming noise created by the…

Rural

Remains of Noorvik Man Missing Since May 2013 Identified

Remains of Noorvik Man Missing Since May 2013 Identified

The Alaska State Troopers revealed that a second set of remains, those of Clifford Griest, were positively identified by the Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology in Texas, after…

Quinhagak Man Briefly Escapes from CSO Custody in Bethel

Quinhagak Man Briefly Escapes from CSO Custody in Bethel

A 21-year-old Quinhagak man accused of Attempted Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Furnishing Alcohol to Minors gained an additional hour of freedom at the expense of…

At Sea

In the Ocean, Clever Camouflage Beats Super Sight

In the Ocean, Clever Camouflage Beats Super Sight

DURHAM, N.C. — In a matchup of animal superpowers, a clever form of camouflage might beat super sight — at least in the ocean. There’s nowhere to…

Ten Day At Sea Joint Mission Successfully Tallies 20+ Violations

Ten Day At Sea Joint Mission Successfully Tallies 20+ Violations

On March 10, 2016, two Alaska Wildlife Troopers, a public safety technician, and a NOAA Enforcement Officer got underway for a 10-day at-sea operation in the Aleutian…

Events/Notices

AMHS Releases Winter 2016-17 Schedule

AMHS Releases Winter 2016-17 Schedule

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Wednesday announced the release of its 2016-17 winter schedule. Reservations are now available for booking at FerryAlaska.com, by…

Open House at HAARP

Open House at HAARP

Date: August 26, 2016 -August 27, 2016Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Location: HAARP, mile 11.3 Tok Cutoff; Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center, mile 106.8 Richardson Highway…

Fishermen's News Online

Wild Alaska Salmon Harvest Tops 74 Million Fish

Wild Alaska Salmon Harvest Tops 74 Million Fish

Commercial salmon harvests in Alaska rose by nearly 11 million fish over the past week, as deliveries to processors reached a total of 49 million sockeyes, 15…

Bristol Bay Salmon Tops Forecast

Bristol Bay Salmon Tops Forecast

Bristol Bay’s wild salmon harvest has reached upwards of 33 million fish, surpassing the harvest forecast of 29.52 million fish, and the preliminary commercial salmon harvest for…

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