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Governor Walker Meets with Obama Administration to Discuss Offshore Drilling in Alaska

Governor Walker Meets with Obama Administration to Discuss Offshore Drilling in Alaska

September 30, 2016 ANCHORAGE – Governor Bill Walker, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott and Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack met this week with members of the…

Names of Officers Involved in Sunday Shooting Incident Released

Names of Officers Involved in Sunday Shooting Incident Released

The trooper dispatch revealed the identities of the officers involved in the shooting incident that took place early Sunday morning. In that incident, suspect, Almando Abarca, was wounded in…

U.S. Army Alaska Bans Marijuana Events for Soldiers

U.S. Army Alaska Bans Marijuana Events for Soldiers

HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY ALASKA, JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – U.S. Army Alaska Thursday issued a commanding general policy letter prohibiting Alaska-based soldier attendance at marijuana, cannabis or hemp…

General News

Wasilla Man Arrested after Following Assault Victim to Pittman Road Gas Station

Wasilla Man Arrested after Following Assault Victim to Pittman Road Gas Station

On Thursday night, Wasilla-based troopers responded to a disturbance call at a Pittman Road/Parks Highway…

Fairbanks Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following September 11th Incident

Fairbanks Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Following September 11th Incident

A Fairbanks man, 22-year-old Brandon Ely, has been charged with Attempted Murder and Assault following…

Elderly Oregon Woman Dies from Injuries in Sunday Palmer Wasilla Highway Crash

Elderly Oregon Woman Dies from Injuries in Sunday Palmer Wasilla Highway Crash

Troopers reported via the trooper dispatch that a 78-year-old female passenger in a 2015 Ford Taurus,…

Ahtna Spuds Exploration Well on the Tolsona Prospect

Ahtna Spuds Exploration Well on the Tolsona Prospect

Glennallen, Alaska – Tolsona Oil & Gas Exploration LLC, an Ahtna, Inc. subsidiary, announced that…

Fourth Murder Suspect Turns Self In for Alora Street Killing

Fourth Murder Suspect Turns Self In for Alora Street Killing

Four teens are now in custody for the shooting of a 40-year-old woman on the 5600…




The Arctic and Alaska Science

Cutter SPAR Returns to Kodiak after Arctic Shield 2016 Patrol

Cutter SPAR Returns to Kodiak after Arctic Shield 2016 Patrol

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter SPAR crew returned to their homeport of Kodiak Sunday after a 42-day patrol throughout the Arctic region and Bering Sea in support…

Arctic Circle Prize to be Awarded for the First Time

Arctic Circle Prize to be Awarded for the First Time

The Arctic Circle Prize will be awarded for the first time at the Arctic Circle Assembly, which will be held 7th–9th October in Reykjavík’s Harpa Conference Center. The…

Ban Ki-Moon and Nicola Sturgeon at the Arctic Circle

Ban Ki-Moon and Nicola Sturgeon at the Arctic Circle

Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will deliver keynote speeches at the Arctic Circle Assembly, which will take place 7–9…

Arctic Sea Ice Annual Minimum Ties Second Lowest on Record

Arctic Sea Ice Annual Minimum Ties Second Lowest on Record

  Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its annual lowest extent on Sept. 10, NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the…

Rural

Troopers Seek Homer Man on Theft/Warrants

Troopers Seek Homer Man on Theft/Warrants

Alaska State Troopers are asking the public for information on a 30-year-old Homer man in connection with the theft of a generator from mile 9 of East…

Napaskiak Man Kills Puppy then Throws it at Window

Napaskiak Man Kills Puppy then Throws it at Window

According to the trooper dispatch, a Napaskiak man was arrested on Animal Cruelty, Criminal Trespass and Stalking charges following a Saturday incident in that community. According to…

At Sea

Coast Guard Rescue Two from Sinking Sailboat 230 Miles South of Cold Bay

Coast Guard Rescue Two from Sinking Sailboat 230 Miles South of Cold Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted two men from the sinking 35-foot sailing vessel Rafiki 230 miles south of…

Cutter SPAR Returns to Kodiak after Arctic Shield 2016 Patrol

Cutter SPAR Returns to Kodiak after Arctic Shield 2016 Patrol

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter SPAR crew returned to their homeport of Kodiak Sunday after a 42-day patrol throughout the Arctic region and Bering Sea in…

KANA Weekly Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

New Data Available on Healthy Alaskans 2020 Leading Health Indicators With four years to go before the target date of 2020, new data from the Healthy Alaskans…

KANA Weekly Update

KANA Weekly Update

Cancer Education for Community Health Aides Promotes Community Wellness Beginning in 2015, with a funding award from the National Cancer Institute, the Alaska Native Tribal Health  Consortium…

Fishermen's News Online

Push for SE Alaska River Protection

Push for SE Alaska River Protection

Alaska fishermen are renewing their pursuit of State Department action to protect transboundary watersheds in Southeast Alaska from adverse affects of mining. Fishermen are calling on Secretary…

Saildrone Technology Tracks Pursuit of Pollock by Fur Seals

Saildrone Technology Tracks Pursuit of Pollock by Fur Seals

Fisheries researchers using Saildrones surveyed more than 1,700 miles within the fur seal foraging area of the Bering Sea this summer, measuring and locating walleye pollock that…

Events/Notices

Ban Ki-Moon and Nicola Sturgeon at the Arctic Circle

Ban Ki-Moon and Nicola Sturgeon at the Arctic Circle

Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will deliver keynote speeches at the Arctic Circle Assembly, which will take place…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Urine-Alutiiq Word of the Week-September 25

Urine-Alutiiq Word of the Week-September 25

 Etquq – Urine Cuumi tan’urat etquat aturtaakait. – They used to use boys’ urine before. Across Alaska, Native people used human urine for processing hides. In Alutiiq…

Opinion

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Steps Out of Bounds on Alaska Refuges

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Steps Out of Bounds on Alaska Refuges

Few places in the world maintain a stronger connection to hunting, gathering and eating well from the land than Alaska.  Here, the harvest of wild foods is…

Op/Ed

OP/ED: Adjutant General Hummel Response to DoJ Report

OP/ED: Adjutant General Hummel Response to DoJ Report

On Monday, the Department of Law released retired Superior Court Judge Patricia Collins’ independent investigation of the Alaska National Guard to the public.  Like many Alaskans, I…

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