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Rep. Claman Chosen to Attend 50-State Summit on Public Safety

Rep. Claman Chosen to Attend 50-State Summit on Public Safety

Anchorage – Last week, Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) joined corrections directors, state legislators, law enforcement officials, and behavioral health professionals from all 50 states at The 50-State Summit…

Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement

Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska State Troopers will be conducting focused traffic enforcement efforts to ensure the safety of Alaskans celebrating the Thanksgiving Holiday. While patrols will concentrate…

MV Malaspina Repairs Force Change in Winter AMHS Service to Southeast Alaska and Prince Rupert

MV Malaspina Repairs Force Change in Winter AMHS Service to Southeast Alaska and Prince Rupert

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced today that extended repairs needed on the MV Malaspina will change winter ferry service for Southeast Alaska and Prince…

General News

APD Arrests Mother Wanted in May Child Malnutrition Death

APD Arrests Mother Wanted in May Child Malnutrition Death

Anchorage police say that they have apprehended the suspect in a suspected child homicide that…

Two with Warrants Picked up by Troopers Patrolling Funny River Road

Two with Warrants Picked up by Troopers Patrolling Funny River Road

While on patrol in the Funny River area on Monday, troopers recognized two individuals that…

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 is pleased to announce the sale of four Anchorage hotels that…

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

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…

MV Malaspina Repairs Force Change in Winter AMHS Service to Southeast Alaska and Prince Rupert

MV Malaspina Repairs Force Change in Winter AMHS Service to Southeast Alaska and Prince Rupert

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced today that extended repairs needed on the MV Malaspina will change winter ferry service for Southeast Alaska and…

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…