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Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts and Treats to Children in St. Michael

Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts and Treats to Children in St. Michael

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard has a tradition of serving communities throughout Alaska during the holiday season, delivering Christmas gifts and a variety of…

Governor Walker Orders Flags Lowered for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Governor Walker Orders Flags Lowered for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker Wednesday ordered all state flags to be lowered on Thursday in remembrance of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and to…

Avalanche Closes Richardson Highway Near Valdez

Avalanche Closes Richardson Highway Near Valdez

(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – The Richardson Highway is closed near Valdez, from mile 12-55, due to an avalanche at mile 39. The avalanche occurred this morning at approximately 3:30 a.m., and…

General News

Two Arrested in Mountain Village in Unrelated Incidents on Wednesday

Two Arrested in Mountain Village in Unrelated Incidents on Wednesday

The Southwest Alaska community of Mountain Village was placed under lockdown for five hours following…

Anchorage Police Seek Northway Mall Sexual Assault Suspect

Anchorage Police Seek Northway Mall Sexual Assault Suspect

On Thursday, APD announced on Nixle, that they were seeking the identity and whereabouts of…

APD Seeks Two Persons of Interest in Sunday’s Lake Otis Homicide

APD Seeks Two Persons of Interest in Sunday’s Lake Otis Homicide

Investigators with the Anchorage Police Department continue to gather information into the homicide that occurred…

Father of Child who Died from Self-Inflicted Wound Arrested on Firearms Charges

Father of Child who Died from Self-Inflicted Wound Arrested on Firearms Charges

Two days after the death of five-year-old Christian Johnnson, who died after finding a loaded…

Troopers Track Big Lake Burglar’s Footprints in the Snow to His House

Troopers Track Big Lake Burglar’s Footprints in the Snow to His House

AST arrested a 19-year-old burglary suspect in big Lake after successfully tracking his footsteps for…

Nikiski Home Invasion Caller Arrested after Investigation

Nikiski Home Invasion Caller Arrested after Investigation

A Nikiski man, who called in a report of a home invasion on Tuesday morning,…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

“Professor Fuller Drops Dead in Garden.” So reads the headline in the Farthest-North Collegian newspaper of June 1, 1935. In the story, an unnamed writer described how the…

Biologist Trapper Retires after Helping Transform Aleutians

Biologist Trapper Retires after Helping Transform Aleutians

On Halloween 2017, Alaskan Steve Ebbert, 56, retired from his job as an invasive species biologist. His longtime mission of removing arctic foxes and other human-introduced species from…

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…



Rural

Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts and Treats to Children in St. Michael

Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts and Treats to Children in St. Michael

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard has a tradition of serving communities throughout Alaska during the holiday season, delivering Christmas gifts and a variety…

Two Arrested in Mountain Village in Unrelated Incidents on Wednesday

Two Arrested in Mountain Village in Unrelated Incidents on Wednesday

The Southwest Alaska community of Mountain Village was placed under lockdown for five hours following an assault/shots fired incident in that community reported at 11 PM on…

At Sea

December 7th: A Date that will Live in Infamy

December 7th: A Date that will Live in Infamy

  It was 76 years today that Japan’s Imperial Navy launched a surprise attack on the Hawaiian Naval base of Pearl Harbor that would result in the…

Eight Recovered, Three Missing in Navy 7th Fleet Cargo Plane Crash

Eight Recovered, Three Missing in Navy 7th Fleet Cargo Plane Crash

Defense officials report that three sailors remain missing and unaccounted for after a C-2 Greyhound cargo plane with 11 on-board, crashed into the sea as they were…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Paint/Color-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 3

Paint/Color-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 3

KRaasirluni–Paint; Color KRaasiyaqa maaskaaqa.–I am painting my mask. Painted designs are the final artistic touch on many Alutiiq objects. Artisans continue to decorate everything from masks, hunting…

Awl-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 26th

Awl-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 26th

Siilaq–Awl Siilaq ipegtuq.–The awl is sharp. An awl is a sharp, pointed tool used to punch holes in leather. In prehistoric times, Alutiiq people fashioned awls from…

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

Save Bristol Bay Campaign to Host Anchorage Town Hall

Save Bristol Bay Campaign to Host Anchorage Town Hall

ANCHORAGE, AK – Trout Unlimited and United Tribes of Bristol Bay will host a Protect Bristol Bay townhall next week: Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. The event will…

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…