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DPS Employee, Boyfriend, Arrested in DPS Burglary, Theft

DPS Employee, Boyfriend, Arrested in DPS Burglary, Theft

The AST Alaska Bureau of Investigation, Financial Crimes Unit is continuing an investigation into a break-in into their building on Tudor Road in mid-December, the trooper dispatch reports. According…

Bruce King Eludes Police Again

Bruce King Eludes Police Again

Anchorage police were close on the trail of the suspect in the New Years Day Car theft that included a small child strapped into a car seat on…

Aircraft Crashes Southwest of Pilot Point, Pilot, Passenger Survive

Aircraft Crashes Southwest of Pilot Point, Pilot, Passenger Survive

The identities of two people who went down and survived the crash of an aircraft bound for Port Heiden on Monday afternoon have been reported as pilot and…

General News

Remains of Overdue Snowmachiner Found Near Selawik Hot Springs

Remains of Overdue Snowmachiner Found Near Selawik Hot Springs

Alaska State Troopers say that their death investigation into the death of a Fairbanks man…

Son Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Mother’s Boyfriend

Son Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Mother’s Boyfriend

An Anchorage man has been charged with Assault and Manslaughter in the death of another…

Two Fox Businesses Suffer Gunshot Damage over Weekend

Two Fox Businesses Suffer Gunshot Damage over Weekend

Fairbanks-based troopers, on Monday, report that they received a report from a business-owner in Fox,…

Suspect in Fatal Saturday Hit-and-Run Turns Self in

Suspect in Fatal Saturday Hit-and-Run Turns Self in

An Anchorage resident turned himself in to Anchorage police 12 hours after a fatal hit-and-run…

Perryville Man Dies Two Days after ATV Accident

Perryville Man Dies Two Days after ATV Accident

Alaska State Troopers were made aware of an unexpected death of a Perryville man two…


The Arctic and Alaska Science

The First Humans Arrived in North America a Lot Earlier than Believed

The First Humans Arrived in North America a Lot Earlier than Believed

  The timing of the first entry of humans into North America across the Bering Strait has now been set back 10,000 years. This has been demonstrated beyond…

Arctic Sea Ice Loss Impacts Beluga Whale Migration

Arctic Sea Ice Loss Impacts Beluga Whale Migration

  The annual migration of some beluga whales in Alaska is altered by sea ice changes in the Arctic, while other belugas do not appear to be affected.…

When the Arctic Coast Retreats, Life in the Shallow Water Areas Drastically Changes

When the Arctic Coast Retreats, Life in the Shallow Water Areas Drastically Changes

The thawing and erosion of Arctic permafrost coasts has dramatically increased in the past years and the sea is now consuming more than 20 meters of land per…

Tales of frozen water, from San Francisco

Tales of frozen water, from San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — On rare winter mornings here, a skim of ice forms on sidewalk puddles. But water’s solid form is mostly an abstraction in this land of…

Rural

Remains of Overdue Snowmachiner Found Near Selawik Hot Springs

Remains of Overdue Snowmachiner Found Near Selawik Hot Springs

Alaska State Troopers say that their death investigation into the death of a Fairbanks man who died outside of Selawik Hot Springs currently shows no suspicious circumstances.…

Aircraft Crashes Southwest of Pilot Point, Pilot, Passenger Survive

Aircraft Crashes Southwest of Pilot Point, Pilot, Passenger Survive

The identities of two people who went down and survived the crash of an aircraft bound for Port Heiden on Monday afternoon have been reported as pilot…

At Sea

Fish Habitat Formed by Slow-Growing Corals may Recover More Slowly in a Changing Climate

Fish Habitat Formed by Slow-Growing Corals may Recover More Slowly in a Changing Climate

  Managing fisheries means more than managing fish. To keep fisheries sustainable, managers need to make sure the ecosystems that support fish production stay healthy. An important…

No Fukushima-Related Radiation Detected in Alaska Seafood

No Fukushima-Related Radiation Detected in Alaska Seafood

(JUNEAU, AK) – The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in conjunction with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and other state, federal, and international…

KANA Weekly Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

Get Smart About Antibiotics Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least…

KANA Weekly News and Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

Arctic Care 2017 Set for Kodiak Communities in March/April A few weeks ago, Arctic Care team members returned to Kodiak to coordinate last remaining logistical details of…

Fishermen's News Online

BC, West Coast Chinooks Dominate King Salmon Harvest in Western Alaska

BC, West Coast Chinooks Dominate King Salmon Harvest in Western Alaska

A new study shows that the king salmon harvest in Western Region of Alaska commercial fisheries and Kodiak area sport fisheries from 2014 through 2016 was comprised…

GHL Set for Sitka Sound Sac Roe Herring Fishery

GHL Set for Sitka Sound Sac Roe Herring Fishery

A guideline harvest level of 14,649 tons has been set by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for the 2017 Sitka sound sac roe herring fishery.…

Events/Notices

Ravn Alaska Adds Direct Flights Between Anchorage and Kotzebue

Ravn Alaska Adds Direct Flights Between Anchorage and Kotzebue

Ravn Alaska announced this week that beginning Feb. 15, it will offer round-trip, Dash-8 flights between Kotzebue and Anchorage, five days a week. With this direct service,…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Coat-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 15th

Coat-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 15th

Atkuk – Coat Atkut makut maqartut. – These coats are warm. Before the introduction of western clothing, Alutiiq men and women wore a long, hoodless robe made…

Opinion

Ballot Measure 1 Makes Good Business Sense for Alaska

Ballot Measure 1 Makes Good Business Sense for Alaska

At CIRI, when we sit down to consider changes to the way we do business, besides keeping our shareholder’s best interests in mind, we usually look for…

Op/Ed

How President Obama has Protected our Sacred land for Future Generations

How President Obama has Protected our Sacred land for Future Generations

  I am very proud to be both Navajo and American. As the President of the Navajo Nation, I’ve dedicated my life to ensuring that, as a…

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