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Two-Year-Old Drowns in Bathing Beauty Pond on Friday Afternoon

Two-Year-Old Drowns in Bathing Beauty Pond on Friday Afternoon

A two-year-old toddler perished in Bathing Beauty Pond near Eielson Air Force Base on Friday after wandering away, troopers reported on Saturday, According to the report, the young child…

Governor Walker Signs Revenue-Generating Bills into Law

Governor Walker Signs Revenue-Generating Bills into Law

ANCHORAGE – Governor Bill Walker signed two bills into law this week that will increase state revenue under the Department of Natural Resources, and reduce the agency’s dependency on…

$16 Million in High Energy Cost Grant Requests for Nine Rural Alaska Communities

$16 Million in High Energy Cost Grant Requests for Nine Rural Alaska Communities

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 23, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development (USDA-RD) Alaska State Director Jim Nordlund Thursday announced that nine grant applications from Alaska scored sufficiently high…

General News

Aircraft Crashes Near Butterfly Lake Injuring Three

Aircraft Crashes Near Butterfly Lake Injuring Three

Three people were injured in an aircraft crash near Houston on Saturday evening the Alaska State…

UPDATE: One Injured, One Dead in Hoonah Accident

UPDATE: One Injured, One Dead in Hoonah Accident

The Hoonah police department reported today that they received a call on Friday morning reporting…

Egigik Man Arrested with Three Pounds of Meth in Ketchikan

Egigik Man Arrested with Three Pounds of Meth in Ketchikan

The United States Department of Justice is crediting the United States Coast Guard Investigative Service…

Nikiski Driver Arrested on Five Warrants

Nikiski Driver Arrested on Five Warrants

A Nikiski man was arrested on five outstanding warrants during a traffic stop at mile…

Chitna Driver Taken to Hospital after Richardson Highway Crash

Chitna Driver Taken to Hospital after Richardson Highway Crash

Four children escaped injury while the driver was transported to the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital after…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Summer Solstice Doesn’t Mean Maximum Warmth

Summer Solstice Doesn’t Mean Maximum Warmth

A person might think that since we get our maximum sunlight on the summer solstice (on or about June 21), we should also get our peak warmth then.…

Bears Bother Lonely Science Instruments

Bears Bother Lonely Science Instruments

Interior Alaska is a hungry place — lots of boreal forest and swampy wetlands with big, flat rivers winding through. Wildlife sightings, especially of big mammals, are rare.…

Unmanned ‘Saildrones’ Depart Once Again from Dutch Harbor on Bering Sea Data-Gathering Mission

Unmanned ‘Saildrones’ Depart Once Again from Dutch Harbor on Bering Sea Data-Gathering Mission

The innovative Saildrones, developed by Saildrone Inc, have once again been deployed to the Bering Sea, taking the place of manned vessels to gather information from areas that…

Foam on the Water a Sign of Life and Death

Foam on the Water a Sign of Life and Death

While sitting in the front of a canoe on a twisty Alaska creek, my daughter asked to steer closer to the riverbank. She wanted to grab some suds.…

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Alutiiq Word of the Week

Day-Alutiiq Word of the Week-June 12

Day-Alutiiq Word of the Week-June 12

Erneq – DayErneret taklliyut. – The days are getting long. Spring in the Kodiak Archipelago brings lengthening days and warmer temperatures.…

Amber-Alutiiq Word of the Week-June 5th

Amber-Alutiiq Word of the Week-June 5th

Amaq – AmberAmat ineqsunartut. – Amber is pretty. Amber is the fossilized resin of ancient trees, particularly pine trees. This hard,…

Rural

$16 Million in High Energy Cost Grant Requests for Nine Rural Alaska Communities

$16 Million in High Energy Cost Grant Requests for Nine Rural Alaska Communities

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 23, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development (USDA-RD) Alaska State Director Jim Nordlund Thursday announced that nine grant applications from Alaska scored sufficiently…

UPDATED: Atka Van Crash Takes the Life of Three

UPDATED: Atka Van Crash Takes the Life of Three

Troopers continue in their efforts to travel to the western Aleutian community of Atka to investigate an accident with fatalities on Wednesday. Adverse weather conditions have denied their…

At Sea

UPDATE: One Perishes in Elfin Cove Boating Accident

UPDATE: One Perishes in Elfin Cove Boating Accident

Early on Thursday morning, the United States Coast Guard notified the Alaska State Troopers of a fatal boating accident in Elfin Cove on Chichagof Island in Southeast…

Mischievous Snailfish and Other Mysteries of the Deep

Mischievous Snailfish and Other Mysteries of the Deep

Right now, scientists from the Alaska Fisheries Science Center are at sea collecting information crucial to keeping Alaska fisheries sustainable. The data they collect during yearly stock…

Events/Notices

Celebrate Summer Solstice with a Dance Party at the Museum

Celebrate Summer Solstice with a Dance Party at the Museum

What:             Anchorage Museum hosts a Silent Disco and Silent Book Club When:            6 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 24 Where:          Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson…

Free Summer Admission For Military Families

Free Summer Admission For Military Families

Beginning May 31, 2016, the Alutiiq Museum will honor all active duty military and their family members with free summer admission. This is the seventh year the…

Fishermen's News Online

Alaska Salmon Harvest Nears 5 Million Fish

Alaska Salmon Harvest Nears 5 Million Fish

Commercial harvests of Alaska’s wild salmon have expanded statewide, with total deliveries nearing 5 million fish, including nearly 3 million sockeyes. Preliminary harvest figures compiled by the…

Copper River Salmon Fishery Opens on May 16

Copper River Salmon Fishery Opens on May 16

Seafood aficionados in Seattle and Anchorage are getting ready to roll out the red carpet May 17 to welcome the arrival of first of the season Copper…

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