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Port Graham Sex Offender who Tried to Fake Death now Facing Federal Charges

Port Graham Sex Offender who Tried to Fake Death now Facing Federal Charges

The Department of Justice announced today in a press release that Port Graham man, 34-year-old Ryan Meganack, also known as “Unga,” and his girlfriend, Ivy Rose Rodriguez, have…

With Senator Murkowski’s ‘No’ Stance, Repeal-Only Motion Shot Down

With Senator Murkowski’s ‘No’ Stance, Repeal-Only Motion Shot Down

Alaska’s senior Senator, Lisa Murkowski, shot  down any chance of repealing Obama’s health care bill without replacing it with a Republican-built replacement  put out by Senate Majority Leader…

NTSB Investigates Fatal Saturday Crash on Yentna River

NTSB Investigates Fatal Saturday Crash on Yentna River

Alaska State Troopers and Talkeetna Fire and Rescue responded to the scene of an aircraft crash on the Yentna River, approximately 30 miles north of Anchorage, after being…

General News

Anchorage Man Faces Forgery, Theft, Assault Charges after Stabbing Brother

Anchorage Man Faces Forgery, Theft, Assault Charges after Stabbing Brother

An  Anchorage man is facing several charges that include Assault II, Theft II and Forgery…

Troopers Chase Down, Arrest Wasilla Thief

Troopers Chase Down, Arrest Wasilla Thief

Alaska State Troopers chased down a Wasilla man and took him into custody after a…

Man with Firearm Threatening People near Gambell is Located and Arrested

Man with Firearm Threatening People near Gambell is Located and Arrested

Anchorage police were called out to a report off a disturbance involving a  man with…

37-Year-Old Man in Physical Altercation Dies of Fatal Stab Wounds in Levelock

37-Year-Old Man in Physical Altercation Dies of Fatal Stab Wounds in Levelock

Alaska State Troopers suspect that alcohol was a factor in the fatal stabbing death that…

Sutton Man Dies in Matanuska River Kayaking Incident

Sutton Man Dies in Matanuska River Kayaking Incident

A Sutton man, who was kayaking as a group in his inflatable kayak on the…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Daily Respites During a Summer-Long Walk

Daily Respites During a Summer-Long Walk

JIM RIVER — On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue, a breeze wraps us…

Northern Fur Seal Food Study in Bering Sea using Saildrone

Northern Fur Seal Food Study in Bering Sea using Saildrone

The Alaska Fisheries Science Center is back for a second year of tracking northern fur seals on St. Paul Island and measuring prey availability in the northern fur…

Coast Guard Cutter Maple Begins Historic Voyage through Northwest Passage

Coast Guard Cutter Maple Begins Historic Voyage through Northwest Passage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maple, a 225-foot seagoing buoy tender homeported in Sitka, Alaska, departed Wednesday on a historic voyage through the Northwest Passage.…

Study finds Mercury Levels in Arctic Soils 5 Times Higher than Temperate Regions

Study finds Mercury Levels in Arctic Soils 5 Times Higher than Temperate Regions

Plants and soil in the Arctic tundra absorb and store mercury released into the atmosphere by industry and mining in the Earth’s temperate regions, leading to soil mercury…

Rural

Port Graham Sex Offender who Tried to Fake Death now Facing Federal Charges

Port Graham Sex Offender who Tried to Fake Death now Facing Federal Charges

The Department of Justice announced today in a press release that Port Graham man, 34-year-old Ryan Meganack, also known as “Unga,” and his girlfriend, Ivy Rose Rodriguez,…

37-Year-Old Man in Physical Altercation Dies of Fatal Stab Wounds in Levelock

37-Year-Old Man in Physical Altercation Dies of Fatal Stab Wounds in Levelock

Alaska State Troopers suspect that alcohol was a factor in the fatal stabbing death that occurred in Levelock on Friday evening. AST and Alaska Wildlife troopers responded…

At Sea

ADOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2017-18 Winter Ferry Schedule

ADOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2017-18 Winter Ferry Schedule

(Juneau, AK) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) schedule for fall, winter, and spring 2017-2018 is now available…

Coast Guard, Kake SAR Assist Stranded Vessel near Kake

Coast Guard, Kake SAR Assist Stranded Vessel near Kake

JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and Kake Search and Rescue assisted the crew of the 36-foot vessel Viking Queen after it became…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Harpoon-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 16th

Harpoon-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 16th

Ayaquq – Harpoon Ayaqut egtaakait arwanun cuumi. – They used to throw a harpoon at a whale before. For thousands of years Alutiiq people used harpoons to…

Cannery Store-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 9th

Cannery Store-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 9th

KaanaRiim laaf’kaa’a – Cannery Store KaanaRiim laugkaa’a patumataartuq uksumi. – The cannery store is always closed in the winter time. Alutiiq families living in rural communities supplement…

Fishermen's News Online

Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Nears 48 Million Fish

Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Nears 48 Million Fish

Preliminary harvest data show the catch in Alaska’s wild salmon fisheries is nearing the 48 million fish mark. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s (ASF&G) count…

Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Nears 23 Million Fish

Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Nears 23 Million Fish

Preliminary harvest data shows the catch in Alaska’s wild salmon fisheries rose to over 22.7 million fish through July 4, including a record 1.2 million salmon caught…

Events/Notices

ADOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2017-18 Winter Ferry Schedule

ADOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2017-18 Winter Ferry Schedule

(Juneau, AK) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) schedule for fall, winter, and spring 2017-2018 is now available…

KANA Weekly Updates

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

Northern Fur Seal Food Study in Bering Sea using Saildrone

Northern Fur Seal Food Study in Bering Sea using Saildrone

The Alaska Fisheries Science Center is back for a second year of tracking northern fur seals on St. Paul Island and measuring prey availability in the northern…

Op/Ed

Senate Healthcare Bill Won’t Help Alaska

Senator Murkowski recently said she wants to hear from small business owners about the U.S. Senate’s health insurance repeal bill. Hopefully she will read this. My husband…