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Alaskans Invited to Annual Holiday Open House

Alaskans Invited to Annual Holiday Open House

JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker, First Lady Donna Walker, Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott, and Mrs. Toni Mallott have extended an invitation to  Alaskans to the Governor’s Annual Holiday…

Coast Guard Rescues Two from Unalaska Aircraft Crashsite

Coast Guard Rescues Two from Unalaska Aircraft Crashsite

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people from a helicopter that crashed near the Dutch Harbor Airport on Unalaska Island Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at the…

Remains of Missing Teen Believed to have been Located in the Knik River Road Area

Remains of Missing Teen Believed to have been Located in the Knik River Road Area

Remains discovered in the Knik River Road area have been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage for autopsy, but, investigators believe that the remains are…

General News

SEARHC Supports HUD Decision to Prohibit Smoking in Public Housing

SEARHC Supports HUD Decision to Prohibit Smoking in Public Housing

JUNEAU – The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and…

ANSEP Acceleration High School Component Opens in Mat-Su, Providing Year-Round Support for Pre-College Students

ANSEP Acceleration High School Component Opens in Mat-Su, Providing Year-Round Support for Pre-College Students

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Earlier this fall, the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) kicked off…

North Slope Police Department Evidence Custodian Sentenced to Eight Months in Prison

North Slope Police Department  Evidence Custodian Sentenced to Eight Months in Prison

It was announced on Friday by U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler of the Justice Department,…

Search for Missing Port Graham Man Called off, Man Arrested

Search for Missing Port Graham Man Called off, Man Arrested

The United States Coast Guard has called off the search for missing Port Graham man,…

Four Pedestrians Injured in Third Avenue Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident

Four Pedestrians Injured in Third Avenue Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident

Four pedestrians in Anchorage were admitted to the hospital in two incidents on Third Avenue…




The Arctic and Alaska Science

Project Tests Method for Monitoring Ice Conditions

Project Tests Method for Monitoring Ice Conditions

Along Alaska’s southern coast, harbor seals use icebergs from tidewater glaciers as platforms to give birth, nurse, molt and avoid predators. As these glaciers melt and thin, some…

A Visit to One of Earth’s Great Canyons

A Visit to One of Earth’s Great Canyons

  People wait years for permits to raft the Grand Canyon. Michelle Ridgway once visited a much larger canyon in Alaska, one that most people will never hear…

NOAA Finds Lake Iliamna Harbor Seals not Eligible for Listing

NOAA Finds Lake Iliamna Harbor Seals not Eligible for Listing

NOAA Fisheries concluded that the listing of Pacific harbor seals in Iliamna Lake, Alaska as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is not…

Should Birds Stay, or Should They Go?

Should Birds Stay, or Should They Go?

Biologist Susan Sharbaugh, formerly of the Alaska Bird Observatory, once spoke about the strategies birds employ to survive in our season of darkness and cold. She talked about…

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Rural

Search for Missing Port Graham Man Called off, Man Arrested

Search for Missing Port Graham Man Called off, Man Arrested

The United States Coast Guard has called off the search for missing Port Graham man, 34-year-old Ryan Meganack, after troopers discovered Meganack in a tent outside that…

DOI, Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission Sign Historic Agreement

DOI, Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission Sign Historic Agreement

  An historical agreement was signed on Tuesday by the Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission and the U.S. Department of the Interior to create a cooperative management demonstration project formalizing a…

At Sea

Coast Guard Rescues Mariner North of Kodiak

Coast Guard Rescues Mariner North of Kodiak

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a mariner from the grounded sailing vessel Lieveling 209 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska,…

Coast Guard, Others, Search for Missing Port Graham Man

Coast Guard, Others, Search for Missing Port Graham Man

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Village of Port Graham, are conducting a search for…

KANA Weekly Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

Port Lions Volunteer Firefighter Training Boosts Community Safety In November, KANA’s Roving VPSO, Sgt Roger Ouellette, traveled to Port Lions to assist Port Lions Resident VPSO Tom Motyka…

KANA Weekly News and Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

Survivor Day: International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day | November 19 November 19 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day—a day when people who’ve lost a loved one…

Fishermen's News Online

Upper Cook Inlet Harvest Forecast Is 1.7 Million Sockeyes

Upper Cook Inlet Harvest Forecast Is 1.7 Million Sockeyes

Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game are forecasting a run of some 4.0 million sockeye salmon to Upper Cook Inlet in 2017, with a…

Northern Dynasty, EPA Could Mediate Pebble Mine

Northern Dynasty, EPA Could Mediate Pebble Mine

Northern Dynasty Minerals, whose Alaska based Pebble Limited Partnership seeks to build a large scale copper mine near the headwaters of the Bristol Bay watershed, now wants…

Events/Notices

USDA Seeks Applications for Rural Economic Development Loans and Grants

USDA Seeks Applications for Rural Economic Development Loans and Grants

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 23, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RD) Alaska State Director Jim Nordlund today announced that the Department is seeking applications from…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Dena’ina-Athabaskan-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 22

Dena’ina-Athabaskan-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 22

Ken’aayuq – Dena’ina Athabaskan Anaanarpet Ken’aayuq. – Our aunt is a Dena’ina Athabaskan. The Dena’ina are one of eleven Athabaskan Indian groups in Alaska. Their homeland includes…

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

Stephen Wright-Alaska’s Write-In Candidate

Stephen Wright-Alaska’s Write-In Candidate

My name is Stephen Wright, and I was born in Anchorage, AK on Elmendorf AFB in 1969. I was only five years old when Don Young became Alaska’s…

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