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Focused Holiday Enforcement Commences

Focused Holiday Enforcement Commences

As the holiday parties get into full swing keep in mind a plan to get home safe and sound. To help remind you to not drive impaired, the…

Governor Walker Appoints Members of Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team

Governor Walker Appoints Members of Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team

December 12, 2017 JUNEAU — Governor Bill Walker Tuesday appointed the 15 public members and five ex-officio members of the Climate Action for Alaska Leadership Team, established in…

Governor Walker and Lt. Governor Mallott Donate Portion of Salaries towards Safer Alaska

Governor Walker and Lt. Governor Mallott Donate Portion of Salaries towards Safer Alaska

ANCHORAGE – As a part of their continuing work to address the opioid crisis and build a Safer Alaska, Governor Bill Walker and Lt. Governor Byron Mallott will…

General News

Wasilla DUI Driver Involved in Fatal Palmer-Wasilla Highway Collision

Wasilla DUI Driver Involved in Fatal Palmer-Wasilla Highway Collision

A Wasilla man was arrested on DUI charges after a fatal two-car collision near the intersection…

Fairbanks Man Arrested for Attempted Murder after Firing at Pedestrian

Fairbanks Man Arrested for Attempted Murder after Firing at Pedestrian

Alaska State troopers say that they have made an arrest in an ongoing attempted murder…

Washington Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Defrauding Alaskans Out of Approximately $2.7 Million

Washington Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Defrauding Alaskans Out of Approximately $2.7 Million

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that a Washington man was sentenced…

Fort Wainwright Soldier Convicted on Child Pornography Crimes

Fort Wainwright Soldier Convicted on Child Pornography Crimes

On Tuesday at Fort Wainwright soldier was convicted on charges of distribution and transportation of…

APD Catches Two Suspects Re-Handed in Mail Thefts

APD Catches Two Suspects Re-Handed in Mail Thefts

APD responded to a report of a man and a woman stealing mail from mailboxes…

Employee Hit over the Head During Tuesday’s Holiday Gas Station Armed Robbery

Employee Hit over the  Head  During Tuesday’s Holiday Gas Station Armed Robbery

A Holiday gas station employee suffered minor head injuries during an armed robbery at the…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Agreement Would Halt Commercial Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Agreement Would Halt Commercial Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Officials from 10 countries have reached a legally binding agreement to abstain from commercial fishing in 1.1 million square miles of the Central Arctic Ocean for at least…

Skiers, Snowmachiners Help Improve Snow Models

Skiers, Snowmachiners Help Improve Snow Models

Snow falling silently on Alaska’s mountains will in a few months transform into a medium for migrating salmon, and so much more. “That snowflake that falls on the…

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

“Professor Fuller Drops Dead in Garden.” So reads the headline in the Farthest-North Collegian newspaper of June 1, 1935. In the story, an unnamed writer described how the…

Biologist Trapper Retires after Helping Transform Aleutians

Biologist Trapper Retires after Helping Transform Aleutians

On Halloween 2017, Alaskan Steve Ebbert, 56, retired from his job as an invasive species biologist. His longtime mission of removing arctic foxes and other human-introduced species from…



Rural

Noorvik Man Back in Jail After Assaulting his Third Party Custodian

Noorvik Man Back in Jail After Assaulting his Third Party Custodian

Noorvik man, 25-year-old Brian Jack, who was out  on a court approved third party custodianship as a result of July 4th charges of DUI, felony assault, reckless…

Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts and Treats to Children in St. Michael

Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts and Treats to Children in St. Michael

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — The Alaska National Guard has a tradition of serving communities throughout Alaska during the holiday season, delivering Christmas gifts and a variety…

At Sea

December 7th: A Date that will Live in Infamy

December 7th: A Date that will Live in Infamy

  It was 76 years today that Japan’s Imperial Navy launched a surprise attack on the Hawaiian Naval base of Pearl Harbor that would result in the…

Eight Recovered, Three Missing in Navy 7th Fleet Cargo Plane Crash

Eight Recovered, Three Missing in Navy 7th Fleet Cargo Plane Crash

Defense officials report that three sailors remain missing and unaccounted for after a C-2 Greyhound cargo plane with 11 on-board, crashed into the sea as they were…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

House-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 10th

House-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 10th

Engluq (N), ungluq (S)–House / Cabin Nutaamek engluliyut.–They are building a new house. When Alutiiq people travel outside Alaska or meet visitors from distant places, they are…

Paint/Color-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 3

Paint/Color-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 3

KRaasirluni–Paint; Color KRaasiyaqa maaskaaqa.–I am painting my mask. Painted designs are the final artistic touch on many Alutiiq objects. Artisans continue to decorate everything from masks, hunting…

Fishermen's News Online

Agreement Would Halt Commercial Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Agreement Would Halt Commercial Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Officials from 10 countries have reached a legally binding agreement to abstain from commercial fishing in 1.1 million square miles of the Central Arctic Ocean for at…

Value Outlook for Bristol Bay Sockeyes is Relatively Stable

Value Outlook for Bristol Bay Sockeyes is Relatively Stable

A new market analysis of sockeye salmon produced for the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association (BBRSDA) shows first wholesale prices of all major sockeye product forms…

Events/Notices

Paws for Purple Hearts Holds First Service Dog Graduation Ceremony in Fairbanks

Paws for Purple Hearts Holds First Service Dog Graduation Ceremony in Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska – Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) Alaska hosts its first Service Dog Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, December 16.  PPH provides Warrior Canine Therapy (WCT) to Veterans and Service…

AMHS Summer 2018 Schedule is Open for Booking

AMHS Summer 2018 Schedule is Open for Booking

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) released its 2018 summer schedule today. Reservations are available for booking at FerryAlaska.com, by calling 1-800-642-0066, or visiting ferry terminal staff throughout 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

U.S. Leads in Global Fisheries Management

U.S. Leads in Global Fisheries Management

The United States has some of the best managed marine fisheries in the world. With that leadership comes the opportunity and responsibility to advance sustainable conservation and…

Researchers Probe Explosion in the Number of Pyrosomes off Alaska

Researchers Probe Explosion in the Number of Pyrosomes off Alaska

Researchers at NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center are reporting a never-before-seen phenomenon in Alaska waters—an influx of strange organisms that resemble flattened, translucent sea pickles. It may…

Op/Ed and the Editor

Senate Quits Special Session After Flawed Crime Bill Passes

Senate Quits Special Session After Flawed Crime Bill Passes

Dear friends and neighbors, On Friday, the Alaska Senate gaveled out of the special session after concurring with the changes the House made to SB 54, the…

Rep. Don Young: This Week in Congress

Rep. Don Young: This Week in Congress

Dear Friends, Hello, this is Congressman Don Young coming to you from my desk in Washington, D.C. We’ve had a good week in Congress – one of…