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Four Connected with Bank ATM Thefts Plead Guilty

Four Connected with Bank ATM Thefts Plead Guilty

Acting U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder revealed on Wednesday that the four individuals responsible for the thefts of ATM machines earlier this year all pleaded guilty to Possession of…

Utah Woman Dies Suspiciously aboard Cruise Liner Emerald Princess

Utah Woman Dies Suspiciously aboard Cruise Liner Emerald Princess

Anchorage and Seattle-based FBI investigators responded to Juneau on Wednesday to open an investigation in a suspicious death that occurred aboard the Princess Cruise Line vessel, the Emerald…

Bristol Bay Native Organizations Appeal Land use Permit for Proposed Groundhog Mine

Bristol Bay Native Organizations Appeal Land use Permit for Proposed Groundhog Mine

ANCHORAGE—Nunamta Aulukestai (Nunamta) and United Tribes of Bristol Bay (UTBB) appealed a land use permit issued to Chuchuna Minerals Co. for the proposed Groundhog copper mine located near…

General News

North Pole Man Perishes after being Ejected from Vehicle in Richardson Highway Crash

North Pole Man Perishes after being Ejected from Vehicle in Richardson Highway Crash

A North Pole man was declared deceased at the scene of an early morning crash…

Prosecutors Add Falsification Charge in Petersburg Fatal 2016 Crash

Prosecutors Add Falsification Charge in Petersburg Fatal 2016 Crash

Court documents in the murder/manslaughter case engulfing 24-year-old William Christopher Allen have revealed the state’s…

Klawock Couple Charged with Failure to Pay over $400,000 in Income Taxes

Klawock Couple Charged with Failure to Pay over $400,000 in Income Taxes

An Alaskan couple in Klawock have been charged in federal court in Juneau with four…

Fairbanks Woman Dozes off and Crashes into Summit Lake

Fairbanks Woman Dozes off and Crashes into Summit Lake

Troopers say that a Fairbanks woman fell asleep at the wheel and drove into Summit…

Delta Junction REDDI Driver Jailed on Seventh DUI

Delta Junction REDDI Driver Jailed on Seventh DUI

A Delta Junction man was jailed on several charges including DUI after a Report Every…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

A New Model Yields Insights into Glaciers’ Retreats and Advances

A New Model Yields Insights into Glaciers’ Retreats and Advances

A University of Alaska Fairbanks study looking at the physics of tidewater glaciers has yielded new insights into what drives their retreat-and-advance cycles and the role that climate…

NASA Flights Gauge Summer Sea Ice Melt in the Arctic

NASA Flights Gauge Summer Sea Ice Melt in the Arctic

Earlier this year Arctic sea ice sank to a record low wintertime extent for the third straight year. Now NASA is flying a set of instruments north of…

Retreating Glaciers Spur Alaskan Earthquakes

Retreating Glaciers Spur Alaskan Earthquakes

Could an extra warm summer cause an earthquake in your backyard? Probably not… unless you live in Alaska. You probably know that friction in the earth’s crust causes…

Dog Partner Enhances Hike across Alaska

Dog Partner Enhances Hike across Alaska

I suspected my brief dogless period was coming to an end when my wife and daughter were looking at puppies on the Internet. We had a few months…

Rural

Klawock Couple Charged with Failure to Pay over $400,000 in Income Taxes

Klawock Couple Charged with Failure to Pay over $400,000 in Income Taxes

An Alaskan couple in Klawock have been charged in federal court in Juneau with four counts of failure to pay their income taxes, Acting U.S. Attorney Bryan…

Teller Man who Killed Barrow Man was out on Parole for Previous Death

Teller Man who Killed Barrow Man was out  on Parole for Previous Death

It has been revealed that the Teller man accused of stabbing to death 31-year-old William Johnson of Barrow, had previously been convicted of Criminally Negligent Homicide for…

At Sea

Utah Man Arrested for the Murder of His Wife on Southeast Alaska Princess Cruise

Utah Man Arrested for the Murder of His Wife on Southeast Alaska Princess Cruise

Utah man, 39-year-old Kenneth Ray Manzanares, has been arrested and charged with murder in connection of the death of his wife, Kristy Manzanares, Acting U.S. Attorney Bryan…

Utah Woman Dies Suspiciously aboard Cruise Liner Emerald Princess

Utah Woman Dies Suspiciously aboard Cruise Liner Emerald Princess

Anchorage and Seattle-based FBI investigators responded to Juneau on Wednesday to open an investigation in a suspicious death that occurred aboard the Princess Cruise Line vessel, the…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Maggots-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 23rd

Maggots-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 23rd

Qepel’ut – Maggots Qepel’ugaa iqalluk. – The fish is getting “maggoty.” Flies are part of summer in Alaska, and where there are flies, there are maggots.  Biologists…

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…

Fishermen's News Online

Alaska Salmon Catch Exceeds 75 Million Fish

Alaska Salmon Catch Exceeds 75 Million Fish

Alaska’s wild salmon catch now exceeds 75 million fish, up from some 48 million salmon caught commercially through last week. The latest preliminary harvest figures compiled by…

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…

Events/Notices

Emergency Kit First Step In Disaster Readiness

Emergency Kit First Step In Disaster Readiness

Anchorage, Alaska—The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) is urging Alaskans to take three simple steps to prepare for any natural and/or man-made disasters; get…

UAS Invites Teachers and Artists to Unique Experience

UAS Invites Teachers and Artists to Unique Experience

The University of Alaska Southeast invites teachers and artists to “UAS 2017 Summer in the Rainforest: Teachers as Artists; Artists as Teachers,” a place-based learning experience exploring…

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…

KANA Weekly News and Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

Kodiak Wilderness First Aid Course Summer is the season when most island dwellers venture into the outdoors. Whether we’re hiking, fishing, or camping, there’s always a risk…

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…

NOAA Releases New Population Estimate for Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

NOAA Releases New Population Estimate for Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

NOAA Fisheries, released Thursday, its biennial population estimate for the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale. Scientists determined that the population size is between 279 and 386 animals,…

Op/Ed

Declining Per Diem Checks

Declining Per Diem Checks

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The legislative per diem system should be fixed, in part because we can’t send mixed messages about the worst fiscal crisis in Alaska…

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…

Senate Oil “Plan”: The Hidden $1.45 Billion In New Oil Subsidies

Senate Oil “Plan”: The Hidden $1.45 Billion In New Oil Subsidies

I like a good fish tale. But when it involves fish, not when it involves politics.  And not when it involves Senate leaders failing to tell you…