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Kodiak Police Make $2.2 Million Drug Bust

Kodiak Police Make $2.2 Million Drug Bust

In what Kodiak police are calling the largest drug bust ever made by the Kodiak Police Department, on arrest was made and nearly 2 ounces of heroin and…

Fishing Corporation Guilty of Illegal Fishing

Fishing Corporation Guilty of Illegal Fishing

(CORDOVA, Alaska) –  Fisherman’s Finest LLC., a Washington based corporation and owner/operator of multiple commercial trawling vessels, pleaded guilty in a Cordova Court yesterday to illegal fishing with…

General News

Troopers Arrest Washington Man During Investigation on Kennicott in Ketchikan

Troopers Arrest Washington Man During Investigation on Kennicott in Ketchikan

A report of two men aboard the M/V Kennicott seen to have hypodermic needles prompted…

Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Fish and Game Search for Bear in Kodiak Subdivision

Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Fish and Game Search for Bear in Kodiak Subdivision

Alaska State Troopers are asking Kodiak residents to be vigilant of their surroundings after a…

Fairbanks Resident Sentenced for Violation of the Lacey Act

Fairbanks Resident Sentenced for Violation of the Lacey Act

67-year-old Fairbanks resident Leslie P Zerbe was sentenced for a misdemeanor violation of the Lacey…

Three Alaskans Charged with Passing Counterfeit Currency

Three Alaskans Charged with Passing Counterfeit Currency

It was announced on Monday by US Atty. Karen L Loeffler of the Justice Department…

Alaska's Arctic

Alaska Science Forum: Riding the bumps of the far northern trail

Alaska Science Forum: Riding the bumps of the far northern trail

WEST OF NUIQSUT — A sick snowmachine awaits rescue here on the snow-covered ice of this boot-shaped lake. After an 85-mile journey from our last stop at Umiat,…

ACUASI Leads the Way Toward Public use of Unmanned Aircraft

ACUASI Leads the Way Toward Public use of Unmanned Aircraft

Eyal Saiet’s job is looking for the sweet spot—that connection between machine and science that makes sense. For instance, Saiet is thinking of flying an unmanned aircraft through…

Summer Comes Early in the Far North

Summer Comes Early in the Far North

TOOLIK FIELD STATION — Despite a wind that makes today’s minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north…

Letters to the Editor

Cobb: My Continued Attempts to Bring my Innovations to ‘Big Oil,’ Governments, and Other Agencies

Cobb: My Continued Attempts to Bring my Innovations to ‘Big Oil,’ Governments, and Other Agencies

Since I spoke with the Alaska Native News last, I pondered why corporations, such as “big oil,” who jump at every…

At Sea

Large Wave Strikes Vessel in Gulf of Alaska

A large wave hit a 587-foot Liberian-flagged vessel traveling in the Gulf of Alaska 500 miles to the south of Kodiak on Sunday afternoon,  injuring three of…

Murkowski Raises Alaskan Priorities with NOAA Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Senator Lisa Murkowski met with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration head Dr. Kathy Sullivan for the first time since Sullivan was confirmed by the Senate…

Politics

House Passes 'Pick, Click, and Give' Enhancement Bill

Friday, March 28, 2014, Juneau, Alaska – The Alaska House of Representatives today unanimously passed a bill by Rep. Paul Seaton to allow greater participation in the…

Congressman Young Remembering the 1964 Earthquake 50 Years Later

Washington, D.C. – On the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Earthquake, Alaskan Congressman Don Young shared a firsthand account of the Good Friday earthquake, in addition to…

Events/Notices

Gutskin Bags Added to Museum Collection

With $2490 in support from the Rasmuson Foundation, the Alutiiq Museum has purchased three skin bags made by Alutiiq artist Coral Chernoff. Each hand-sewn bag represents the…

Public School Supporters Plan Second Rally to Show Strong Community Support for Increased Funding for Alaska’s Schools

Where: Z.J. Loussac Public Library, 3600 Denali Street, Anchorage When: 12-1 p.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014 Speakers: Rally begins at noon with West High School ROTC Color…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Alutiiq Word of the Week, March 23, 2014

Paulaq; Peluq – Ash Paulartuu’uq plit’aami. – There are lots of ashes in the stove. (Click sentence to hear Alutiiq words spoken) The Alutiiq word for ash—paulaq…

Alutiiq Word of the Week, March 16, 2013

Eprirturluni, P’rirca’iluni – Clean; Cleanse Plit’aaq p’rirca’iru. – Clean the stove. (Click on sentence to hear Alutiiq words spoken) In classical Alutiiq society, house cleaning was both…

Op/Ed

Foster Youth Volunteer Training

OK, this will be short. Really. I’ve spent the week writing a detailed document on how the oil giveaway passed last year requires nothing from oil companies…

Opinion

Exxon Spill’s 25 Years of Tears

Time has a strange affect on events in our lives. I feel I’m looking through a glass of water when I look back 25 years to this…

Fishermen's News Online

NPFMC Adopts Motion on Bering Sea Canyons

Federal fishery managers have taken a small step forward on the issue of whether to amend groundfish and crab fishery management plans to protect significant concentrations of…

Stop and Smell the Lichen

Deep Litter Failure….Kinda….

It's been a while since I posted so I thought i would make sure I post about my FAILURES….or hindsights….just as reminder that with all the planning…