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Puerto Rican Factory Reopens Quickly with Alaska Help

Puerto Rican Factory Reopens Quickly with Alaska Help

When Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico on September 20, the leadership team of a small Alaska Native Corporation half a world away jumped into action…

Alaska National Guard Deploys on Humanitarian Aid Mission to U.S. Virgin Islands

Alaska National Guard Deploys on Humanitarian Aid Mission to U.S. Virgin Islands

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska –Alaska Army National Guard members are deploying to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, in order to provide operational and sustainment support in the aftermath…

It’s Alaska Day!

It’s Alaska Day!

One hundred and fifty years ago, Alaska was formally transferred from Russia to the United States after it was purchased from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million…

General News

Anchorage Man Arrested after ‘Showing off his Junk’ in Stolen Vehicle

Anchorage Man Arrested after ‘Showing off his Junk’ in Stolen Vehicle

An Anchorage man was arrested on Indecent Exposure charges and Vehicle Theft after a Wednesday…

Goose Creek Visitor Arrested for Contraband, Inmate Also Facing Charges

Goose Creek Visitor Arrested for Contraband, Inmate Also Facing Charges

A woman who was visiting the Goose Creek Correctional Center was arrested shortly after on…

Man Arrested with Heroin and Large Amount of Cash after No Damage Collision

Man Arrested with Heroin and Large Amount of Cash after No Damage Collision

According to Nixle, APD received a call of a no injury/no damage collision at 10:19…

Father and Son Extricated from North Tongass Highway Crash

Father and Son Extricated from North Tongass Highway Crash

Alaska State Troopers are investigating a  crash on the North Tongass Highway and are asking…

APD Investigates Prowler Call, Arrest Two in Stolen U-Haul

APD Investigates Prowler Call, Arrest Two in Stolen U-Haul

An early morning call-in reporting prowlers prompted APD officers to respond to the scene in…

Anchor Point Burglary Suspect Found Armed When Arrested

Anchor Point Burglary Suspect Found  Armed When Arrested

Troopers arrested an Anchor Point man after a burglary in progress report near that community…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Algae’s Athletic Role in Glacier Melt

Algae’s Athletic Role in Glacier Melt

Life exists everywhere you look. Even on glacier ice, home to inch-long worms, snow fleas, bacteria and algae. When gathered by the millions on the ice, algae cells…

Wolves a Defining Part of Alaska Landscape

Wolves a Defining Part of Alaska Landscape

The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a surprise. On a day between fall and winter, with the leaves fallen and browning but the ground not…

EarthScope’s Transportable Array now Spans Alaska, the Last Frontier

EarthScope’s Transportable Array now Spans Alaska, the Last Frontier

Seismic station A19K, it’s called, and it’s now at the edge of an abandoned airstrip far above the Arctic Circle. The nearest population center is 127 miles northeast…

Researchers Take on Atmospheric Effects of Arctic Snowmelt

Researchers Take on Atmospheric Effects of Arctic Snowmelt

Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute are exploring the changing chemistry of the Arctic’s atmosphere to help answer the question of what happens as snow…


Rural

UPDATE: CAP, Air Guard Search for Missing Pilot in Southwest Alaska

UPDATE: CAP, Air Guard Search for Missing Pilot in Southwest Alaska

UPDATE: While an aircraft was found 10 miles downriver of Russian Mission, and verified as being the missing airplane, there is no sign of the missing pilot.…

New Stuyahok Teen Escapes Custody Again

New Stuyahok Teen Escapes Custody Again

Alaska State Troopers on Monday requested that a warrant be issued for Escape IV on Dawson Andrew, age 18, who they say has once again escaped custody…

At Sea

USCG Locates Missing Hunter near Kodiak, Tows Vessel to Ketchikan

USCG Locates Missing Hunter near Kodiak, Tows Vessel to Ketchikan

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to two separate search and rescue cases across Alaska Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew…

The 2017 Commercial Salmon Harvest Summary

The 2017 Commercial Salmon Harvest Summary

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G)  announced that they have compiled the preliminary harvest and value figures for the 2017 Alaska commercial salmon…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Track/Stalk-Alutiiq Word of the Week-October 15th

Track/Stalk-Alutiiq Word of the Week-October 15th

Tumasurluni – Track (to stalk) Tamasurtaallriakut kaugyanek. – We used to track foxes. Alutiiq hunters stalk animals with great knowledge of both animal behavior and the Kodiak…

To Mix-Alutiiq Word of the Week-October 8th

To Mix-Alutiiq Word of the Week-October 8th

Akulluku – To Mix; To Stir Up Suupaq Akusgu – Stir the soup. The Alutiiq verb allukulu means to mix together or to stir up. This word…

Fishermen's News Online

Survey Shows Substantial Drop in Gulf of Alaska Cod Stocks

Survey Shows Substantial Drop in Gulf of Alaska Cod Stocks

Results of 2017 surveys and preliminary modeling for the 2018 Pacific cod stock assessment show a 71 percent reduction in the Gulf of Alaska bottom trawl survey…

Bristol Bay Red King Crab TAC is 6.6 Million Pounds, Down 22 Percent

Bristol Bay Red King Crab TAC is 6.6 Million Pounds, Down 22 Percent

Commercial harvesters of Bristol Bay red king crab have been given a quota of 6.6 million pounds for the fishery that opens at noon on Oct. 15…

Events/Notices

Tribal Groups to Celebrate Partnership for Protection from Major Mines

Tribal Groups to Celebrate Partnership for Protection from Major Mines

ANCHORAGE, AK – The United Tribes of Bristol Bay (UTBB) and Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission (SEITC) will host a joint reception on October 18 to formalize…

Anglers, Experts to Discuss Alaska King Salmon Population Decline

Anglers, Experts to Discuss Alaska King Salmon Population Decline

ANCHORAGE, AK – Amid regular fishing season closures for king salmon and record low returns, Alaskan anglers and fish enthusiasts will meet tomorrow evening to discuss the…

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

Studying Bottom-Dwelling Fishes and Crabs of the Eastern Bering Sea Shelf

Studying Bottom-Dwelling Fishes and Crabs of the Eastern Bering Sea Shelf

  Photos: NOAA Fisheries                                 Mouthing Off About Flatfish Lips July 6, 2017 —…

Measuring Whales from the Air – Hexacopter Photogrammetry of Cook Inlet Beluga Wwhales

Measuring Whales from the Air – Hexacopter Photogrammetry of Cook Inlet Beluga Wwhales

For the first time, we are using an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), a hexacopter, to collect photographs of the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale to estimate the…

Op/Ed and the Editor

From the Editor: We are all Us

A short note to our readers. As citizens of our planet, citizens of the world’s societies, and most of all, American citizens, each of us deserve, and…

Op/Ed: With Liberty and Justice For All: Alaska is Not Charlottesville

Op/Ed: With Liberty and Justice For All: Alaska is Not Charlottesville

What people say matters. What leaders say matters. What the President of our country says matters. What Martin Luther King Jr., said, that people should not be…