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Governor Walker Issues Bike Month Proclamation

Governor Walker Issues Bike Month Proclamation

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has proclaimed the month of May as Bike Month; May 4, 2016, as Bike to School Day; and May 16-20, 2016, as…

Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Issues $75,000 Fine to Eye to Eye ALH

Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Issues $75,000 Fine to Eye to Eye ALH

ANCHORAGE, Alaska–The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development has issued two citations against Eye to Eye ALH and fined the company $75,000 for its willful failure to…

Land Transfer Legislation to Improve Healthcare Access Passes Senate Committee

Land Transfer Legislation to Improve Healthcare Access Passes Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs passed S. 2421, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) directing the U.S.…

General News

Marten/Chicken Crossing Road Cause Two Vehicle Collision

Marten/Chicken Crossing Road Cause Two Vehicle Collision

A Marten Dragging a fighting chicken across the North Tongass Highway caused a collision on Saturday,…

Big Lake Man Arrested on DUI Charges in Front of Big Lake Elementary School

Big Lake Man Arrested on DUI Charges in Front of Big Lake Elementary School

A 49-year-old Big Lake man was arrested for DUI and reckless driving after an investigation in front of the Big…

Two Hikers Located by Bear Creek Hasty Teams on Lost Lake Trail and Returned Safely

Two Hikers Located by Bear Creek Hasty Teams on Lost Lake Trail and Returned Safely

The Bear Creek Fire Department sent out to hasty teams to locate two hikers on…

Troopers Seeking Info in Chickaloon Burglary

Troopers Seeking Info in Chickaloon Burglary

Alaska State Troopers are looking for information from the public concerning a burglary that occurred…

Van Driver Killed in Fatal Parks Highway Collision

Van Driver Killed in Fatal Parks Highway Collision

Alaska State Troopers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred at mile 194 of the…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Calling Frogs Signal the Change of Season

Calling Frogs Signal the Change of Season

NEAR BALLAINE LAKE — Over the blat of engines and hum of tires on nearby Farmers Loop, Mark Spangler hears the chuckles of the animal he is studying.…

A ‘Tropical’ Parasitic Disease Emerges in the Canadian Arctic

A ‘Tropical’ Parasitic Disease Emerges in the Canadian Arctic

An outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptosporidium, has been identified for the first time in the Arctic. The discovery was made in…

Ice Loss Accelerating in Greenland’s Coastal Glaciers, Dartmouth Study Finds

Ice Loss Accelerating in Greenland’s Coastal Glaciers, Dartmouth Study Finds

HANOVER, N.H. – Surface meltwater draining through and underneath Greenland’s tidewater glaciers is accelerating their loss of ice mass, according to a Dartmouth study that sheds light on…

Wolf Hunting near Denali, Yellowstone Cuts Wolf Sightings in Half

Wolf Hunting near Denali, Yellowstone Cuts Wolf Sightings in Half

Visitors to national parks are half as likely to see wolves in their natural habitat when wolf hunting is permitted just outside park boundaries. That’s the main finding…

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Alutiiq Word of the Week

Bow, Prow-Alutiiq Word of the Week-April 24th

Bow, Prow-Alutiiq Word of the Week-April 24th

Qayam cuunga – Prow; Bow (qayaq)Qatayaq qayam cuungani misngauq. – The seagull is landed on the bow of the kayak. From…

Cod-Alutiiq Word of the Week-April 17

Cod-Alutiiq Word of the Week-April 17

Amutaq – CodAmutarsuqutartuq. – They are going to get some cod. Pacific cod or grey cod (Gadus marcocephalus) is an abundant,…

Rural

Land Transfer Legislation to Improve Healthcare Access Passes Senate Committee

Land Transfer Legislation to Improve Healthcare Access Passes Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs passed S. 2421, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) directing the…

Troopers Seek Info in Illegal Caribou Killing Investigation in GMU 23

Troopers Seek Info in Illegal Caribou Killing Investigation in GMU 23

The trooper dispatch revealed that Alaska Wildlife Troopers are currently investigating the “unlawful taking and wanton waste of multiple cow caribou near the Kauk River in GMU…

At Sea

Sitka Man Located after Sitka Emergency, Coast Guard Search

Sitka Man Located after Sitka Emergency, Coast Guard Search

Alaska State Troopers say that “alcohol was reportedly a factor” in an early-morning search in the Sitka area that involved Alaska Wildlife Troopers, the Sitka Emergency Response…

Togiak Herring Surprises Harvesters, Processors

Togiak Herring Surprises Harvesters, Processors

A record early start date for Alaska’s Togiak herring fishery has caught harvesters and processors by surprise. Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist Tim Sands,…

Events/Notices

Alaska Agencies Convene Alaska Opioid Task Force to Address Heroin Epidemic

Alaska Agencies Convene Alaska Opioid Task Force to Address Heroin Epidemic

In response to Alaska’s heroin epidemic and communities’ call for action heard across the state, the Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Alaska Mental Health Trust…

Fishermen's News Online

Togiak Herring Surprises Harvesters, Processors

Togiak Herring Surprises Harvesters, Processors

A record early start date for Alaska’s Togiak herring fishery has caught harvesters and processors by surprise. Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist Tim Sands,…

ADF&G Releases Bristol Bay Update

ADF&G Releases Bristol Bay Update

A new forecast for the 2016 sockeye salmon fishing season in Bristol Bay says the fishery, which opens by regulation on June 1, is expected to have…

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