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Zachary Whisenhunt’s Fairbanks Murder Trial Ends in Guilty Verdict

Zachary Whisenhunt’s Fairbanks Murder Trial Ends in Guilty Verdict

After almost two weeks, the trial of Zachary Whisenhunt for Murder, that included ten days of testimony and two days of deliberation, a Fairbanks jury returned a verdict…

Elderly Woman Medevaced from World’s Largest Residential Yacht near Unimak Island

Elderly Woman Medevaced from World’s Largest Residential Yacht near Unimak Island

The United States Coast Guard reported on Saturday that they lifted an 87-year-old woman and her nurse from the M/V The World after she began exhibiting symptoms of…

Tustumena Returns to Service

Tustumena Returns to Service

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced today that the M/V Tustumena has returned to service for communities in Southwest Alaska and the Aleutian chain. …

General News

APD Continues West 36th Avenue Investigation, Reveals Cause of Death

APD Continues West 36th Avenue Investigation, Reveals Cause of Death

On Tuesday, Anchorage police revealed that Patricia Phelps, age 48, the woman killed in an…

Wasilla Man Loses Reception…and Dish

Wasilla Man Loses Reception…and Dish

A man was victimized on Monday as he sat watching TV, it was reported by…

Three Overturn in Resurrection Bay Waters near Lowell Point

Three Overturn in Resurrection Bay Waters near Lowell Point

Alaska State troopers based in Seward, responded to a boat overturned approximately 50 to 75…

AST Report Arrest of Sought After Koliganek Man

AST Report Arrest of Sought After Koliganek Man

Alaska State Troopers report that they have made a warrant arrest on a Koliganek man…

False 911 Call Fails, Kasilof Man Arrested after Car Chase

False 911 Call Fails, Kasilof Man Arrested after Car Chase

A 23-year-old Kasilof man was taken into custody after a car chase, and charged with…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Final Steps to Mile 0 of Summer Walk

Final Steps to Mile 0 of Summer Walk

FRANKLIN BLUFFS — I said goodbye to my final hiking partner outside a van on the side of a gravel highway. For the remaining 40 miles in my…

Rare Opportunity to Study the Critically Endangered North Pacific right whale in the Bering Sea

Rare Opportunity to Study the Critically Endangered North Pacific right whale in the Bering Sea

Over the next few months, NOAA Fisheries researcher Jessica Crance will be part of an international team of scientists studying whales in the Bering Sea. Jessica will be…

Increased Sea Ice Drift Puts Polar Bears on Faster Moving Treadmill

Increased Sea Ice Drift Puts Polar Bears on Faster Moving Treadmill

A study led by the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Wyoming found that increased westward ice drift in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas requires polar bears…

Using Microwaves to See through Clouds

Using Microwaves to See through Clouds

The most common types of satellite images are only able to see the “top” of the sky — if it is a cloudy day, the satellite will only…


Rural

AST Report Arrest of Sought After Koliganek Man

AST Report Arrest of Sought After Koliganek Man

Alaska State Troopers report that they have made a warrant arrest on a Koliganek man who they have been searching for since last week, the trooper dispatch…

Troopers ask Public for whereabouts of Wanted Koliganek Man

Troopers ask Public for whereabouts of Wanted Koliganek Man

An arrest warrant was issued on a Koliganek man following an early morning assault incident on Wednesday, troopers report. According to the report, 25-year-old Sean Nelson assaulted…

At Sea

Coast Guard, Army Responding to Report of Downed Army Helicopter off Oahu

Coast Guard, Army Responding to Report of Downed Army Helicopter off Oahu

HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Army personnel are responding to a report of a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with five crew aboard approximately two miles…

Elderly Woman Medevaced from World’s Largest Residential Yacht near Unimak Island

Elderly Woman Medevaced from World’s Largest Residential Yacht near Unimak Island

The United States Coast Guard reported on Saturday that they lifted an 87-year-old woman and her nurse from the M/V The World after she began exhibiting symptoms…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Spear-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 13th

Spear-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 13th

Kepsuun, Panaq – Spear Panamek iqallugnek pit’llianga. – I got some fish with a spear. There are many ways to catch a salmon. Today, a pixie, a…

Mushroom-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 6th

Mushroom-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 6th

Slaaparaq, Sliyaaparaq – Mushroom Suupalitaartut sliyaaparanek. – They make soup out of mushrooms. Cool temperatures, darkening days, and wet weather are all signs of fall in Alaska,…

Fishermen's News Online

Wild Salmon Harvest Tops 132.8 Million, Pink Harvest Lags in SE

Wild Salmon Harvest Tops 132.8 Million, Pink Harvest Lags in SE

Commercial harvests of wild Alaska salmon rose to nearly 133 million fish through August 8, including upwards of 50 million sockeyes, while a weak catch of humpies…

Alaska Salmon Harvest Nears 94 Million Fish

Alaska Salmon Harvest Nears 94 Million Fish

Alaska’s commercial salmon harvesters delivered nearly 94 million fish to processors through July 25, according to preliminary harvest data compiled by the Alaska Department of Fish and…

Events/Notices

AMHS Winter 2017-18 Schedule is Open for Booking

AMHS Winter 2017-18 Schedule is Open for Booking

(Juneau, AK) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) released its 2017-18 winter schedule today. Reservations are now available for booking at FerryAlaska.com, by calling 1-800-642-0066, or visiting ferry…

The Alaska Center hosts Wild Salmon Day Anchorage: Free Salmon BBQ

The Alaska Center hosts Wild Salmon Day Anchorage: Free Salmon BBQ

What:  The Alaska Center and friends have come together to celebrate the second annual Wild Salmon Day this Thursday. The holiday was established last year when Gov.…

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

Northern Fur Seal Food Study in Bering Sea using Saildrone

Northern Fur Seal Food Study in Bering Sea using Saildrone

The Alaska Fisheries Science Center is back for a second year of tracking northern fur seals on St. Paul Island and measuring prey availability in the northern…

NOAA Releases New Population Estimate for Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

NOAA Releases New Population Estimate for Endangered Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

NOAA Fisheries, released Thursday, its biennial population estimate for the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale. Scientists determined that the population size is between 279 and 386 animals,…

Op/Ed

Op/Ed: With Liberty and Justice For All: Alaska is Not Charlottesville

Op/Ed: With Liberty and Justice For All: Alaska is Not Charlottesville

What people say matters. What leaders say matters. What the President of our country says matters. What Martin Luther King Jr., said, that people should not be…

How Trump’s Sabotage Threatens the Middle Class

How Trump’s Sabotage Threatens the Middle Class

For months, President Trump has been trying to sabotage people’s health care, saying that “The best thing we can do…is let Obamacare explode.” and  “Let it be…