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ADOT&PF Reminds Drivers to be Avalanche Aware

ADOT&PF Reminds Drivers to be Avalanche Aware

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – November is Avalanche Education Awareness month and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) wants Alaska’s drivers to be aware of avalanche zones…

Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Fisheries management throughout Alaska relies on a mix of state, federal, and international laws and regulations. These rules provide the guidance for programs such as the Alaska Subsistence…

Coast Guard Medevacs Man 200 Miles South of Cold Bay

Coast Guard Medevacs Man 200 Miles South of Cold Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to forward operating location Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Thursday evening from…

General News

Emmonak Troopers Take Armed Man into Custody

Emmonak Troopers Take Armed Man into Custody

Troopers say that an ax and rifle wielding Emmonak man was arrested on assault and …

Dog Thieves Drag Owner with Vehicle During Getaway

Dog Thieves Drag Owner with Vehicle During Getaway

The  Alaska State Troopers are investigating the  theft of a Malamute/Wolf breed canine stolen in…

Troopers Arrest Parks Highway Hit-and-Run Driver on Felony DUI Charges

Troopers Arrest Parks Highway Hit-and-Run Driver on Felony DUI Charges

Alaska State Troopers say that they have taken a Wasilla driver into custody on Felony…

NANA Announces Sale of Four Anchorage Hotels

NANA Announces Sale of Four Anchorage Hotels

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – NANA announced the sale of four Anchorage hotels that it had ownership…

New APD OUI Enforcement Vehicles on Patrol

New APD OUI Enforcement Vehicles on Patrol

Thanks to funding from the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities’ (ADOT&PF) Alaska Highway…

Mentasta Man Arrested on Multiple Charges following Suicide Attempt

Mentasta Man Arrested on Multiple Charges following Suicide Attempt

A Mentasta Lake man was charged with multiple crimes following a disturbance call with a…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Added Arctic Data Shows Global Warming Didn’t Pause

Added Arctic Data Shows Global Warming Didn’t Pause

Gaps in Arctic temperature data caused a misperception that global warming slowed from 1998 to 2012, according to a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change. A University…

Beavers Slapping Tails on Far-North Waters

Beavers Slapping Tails on Far-North Waters

Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space. “These guys leave a mark,” UAF ecologist Ken Tape said…

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

SEWARD, Alaska— The AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center announced today that it received a donation of $95,000 from the refining, marketing and logistics company Andeavor. The donation will…

Salmon Complete 1,000-Mile Journey, and Life

Salmon Complete 1,000-Mile Journey, and Life

MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is splashy and loud. Bald…


Rural

Emmonak Troopers Take Armed Man into Custody

Emmonak Troopers Take Armed Man into Custody

Troopers say that an ax and rifle wielding Emmonak man was arrested on assault and  weapons charges on Monday in that community. Troopers in Emmonak responded to…

Kake Man Remanded after Firearms Incident

Kake Man Remanded after Firearms Incident

A Kake man was placed under arrest for multiple accounts of assault on Tuesday following a report of firearms discharge at 12:30 on Tuesday afternoon. Troopers responded…

At Sea

When to Fish: Timing Matters for Fish that Migrate to Reproduce

When to Fish: Timing Matters for Fish that Migrate to Reproduce

It’s no secret that human activities affect fish, particularly those that must migrate to reproduce. Years of building dams and polluting rivers in some regions have left…

Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Fisheries management throughout Alaska relies on a mix of state, federal, and international laws and regulations. These rules provide the guidance for programs such as the Alaska…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Fermented Oil, Berry Pulp, Vegetables-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 18

Fermented Oil, Berry Pulp, Vegetables-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 18

Tugluq–Fermented oil, berry pulp & vegetables Tugulitaarllriit puckami piturluku nangluku–They always used to make tugluq in barrels and eat it until it is done (all winter). There…

Battered Thing-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 12

Battered Thing-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 12

MuRutuumasqaq – Battered Thing Una muRutuumasqaq yaamamek giinangq’rtuq. – This pounded rock has a face. Alutiiq people crafted stone into a variety of useful tools, turning Kodiak…

Fishermen's News Online

Run Forecast for Bristol Bay is 51.28 Million Sockeyes

Run Forecast for Bristol Bay is 51.28 Million Sockeyes

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is forecasting the return of 51.28 million sockeye salmon into Bristol Bay in the summer of 2018, which would…

EPA Settles with Kloosterboer Dutch Harbor over Ammonia Release

EPA Settles with Kloosterboer Dutch Harbor over Ammonia Release

A settlement has been reached by federal authorities with Kloosterboer Dutch Harbor LLC, a Seattle-based firm that operates a seafood cold storage facility at Unalaska, Alaska, for…

Events/Notices

Symposium Will Advance Tribal Governance

Symposium Will Advance Tribal Governance

An academic forum exploring ways Alaska Native communities can increase self-governance and sustain their own development will be held Nov. 20-22 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.…

KANA Weekly Updates

KANA News and Updates.

KANA News and Updates.

“My provider suggested a service that is not available at KANA. Can I make an appointment with any local provider?” “I went to see a chiropractor in…

KANA News and Updates.

KANA News and Updates.

It’s been a busy summer with KANA’s programs and activities for kids, parents, and the whole community. Scroll down for some highlights! Summer Youth Activities With programs…

NOAA Fisheries-Alaska Fisheries Science Center

U.S. Leads in Global Fisheries Management

U.S. Leads in Global Fisheries Management

The United States has some of the best managed marine fisheries in the world. With that leadership comes the opportunity and responsibility to advance sustainable conservation and…

Researchers Probe Explosion in the Number of Pyrosomes off Alaska

Researchers Probe Explosion in the Number of Pyrosomes off Alaska

Researchers at NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center are reporting a never-before-seen phenomenon in Alaska waters—an influx of strange organisms that resemble flattened, translucent sea pickles. It may…

Op/Ed and the Editor

Senate Quits Special Session After Flawed Crime Bill Passes

Senate Quits Special Session After Flawed Crime Bill Passes

Dear friends and neighbors, On Friday, the Alaska Senate gaveled out of the special session after concurring with the changes the House made to SB 54, the…

Rep. Don Young: This Week in Congress

Rep. Don Young: This Week in Congress

Dear Friends, Hello, this is Congressman Don Young coming to you from my desk in Washington, D.C. We’ve had a good week in Congress – one of…