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Know your Money – Counterfeit Bills are Circulating in Anchorage

Know your Money – Counterfeit Bills are Circulating in Anchorage

In August 2017 the Anchorage Police Department took 87 fraud reports regarding counterfeit money that had been passed during transactions.  The sophistication of the bills being passed in…

State of Alaska Accepts Offer to Buy M/V Taku

State of Alaska Accepts Offer to Buy M/V Taku

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) has approved a bid from a Portland-based company, KeyMar LLC, to buy the M/V Taku as-is for $300,000.…

Murkowski Supports Bill to Reinvest in Our State and National Defense

Murkowski Supports Bill to Reinvest in Our State and National Defense

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Murkowski (R-AK) today cast her vote in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) — legislation that authorizes the appropriation of $700…

General News

North Pole Man Dies in Tree-Cutting Accident

North Pole Man Dies in Tree-Cutting Accident

A 48-year-old North Pole man died in a tree-cutting accident at a Cloverleaf Drive  address…

SME Identifies Remains at Mouth of Kenai as Missing Colorado Man

SME Identifies Remains at Mouth of Kenai as Missing Colorado Man

The State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage, has confirmed, after autopsy, that the remains located…

Soldotna Troopers Nab Burglars in Traffic Stop following Burglary Report

Soldotna Troopers Nab Burglars in Traffic Stop following Burglary Report

Alaska State troopers nabbed two burglars after they left the scene of the crime near…

Two Burglars Nabbed Trying to Burglarize Peninsula Tool Rental Business

Two Burglars Nabbed Trying to Burglarize Peninsula Tool Rental Business

Soldotna-based AST say they “responded to suspicious circumstances at Sterling Tool Rental,” at 11:51 pm…

Coast Guard Rescues Fishing Vessel Crew near Tamgas Harbor

Coast Guard Rescues Fishing Vessel Crew near Tamgas Harbor

JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews from Coast Guard Cutter Anthony Petit and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Turning on the Aurora Switch with HAARP

Turning on the Aurora Switch with HAARP

People travel north from all over for a chance to see the aurora. Soon, Chris Fallen will make his own. Sometime around the darkness of the September 19…

Slicing a 20,000 Year-Old Mammoth Tusk

Slicing a 20,000 Year-Old Mammoth Tusk

In his job as a university machinist, Dale Pomraning has built and fixed earthquake detectors and aurora rockets. But recently he worked on his first object that was…

Federal Grants Fuel Collaborative Research on Endangered Cook Inlet Belugas

Federal Grants Fuel Collaborative Research on Endangered Cook Inlet Belugas

(Juneau) — Cook Inlet beluga whale reproduction, survival, foraging, and habitat use will be the focus of two new Alaska Department of Fish and Game-led research projects to…

Land-sea Experiment will Track Earthquakes, Volcanoes along Alaska Peninsula

Land-sea Experiment will Track Earthquakes, Volcanoes along Alaska Peninsula

The National Science Foundation is funding the largest marine seismic-monitoring effort yet along the Alaska Peninsula, a region with frequent and diverse earthquake and volcanic activity. Involving aircraft…


Rural

North Pole Man Dies in Tree-Cutting Accident

North Pole Man Dies in Tree-Cutting Accident

A 48-year-old North Pole man died in a tree-cutting accident at a Cloverleaf Drive  address on Monday afternoonevening, troopers revealed on Wednesday morning. Fairbanks-based troopers say they…

Sleetmute Man Arrested on Double Assault

Sleetmute Man Arrested on Double Assault

After two weeks, troopers made an arrest in what ultimately became two assaults that occurred in Sleetmute at the beginning of the month, the trooper dispatch divulged.…

At Sea

State of Alaska Accepts Offer to Buy M/V Taku

State of Alaska Accepts Offer to Buy M/V Taku

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) has approved a bid from a Portland-based company, KeyMar LLC, to buy the M/V Taku as-is for…

Catching a Diversity of Fish Species — Instead of Specializing — Means More Stable Income for Fishers

Catching a Diversity of Fish Species — Instead of Specializing — Means More Stable Income for Fishers

For people who make a living by harvesting natural resources, income volatility is a persistent threat. Crops could fail. Fisheries could collapse. Forests could burn. These and…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Dog Salmon-Alutiiq Word of the Week-September 17th

Dog Salmon-Alutiiq Word of the Week-September 17th

Alimaq – Dog Salmon Alimat kuigmen asgurtaartut. – Dog salmon always go up the stream. Chum salmon, also known as dog salmon (Oncorhynchus keta), are the most…

Lowbush Cranberry-Alutiiq Word of the Week-September 3rd

Lowbush Cranberry-Alutiiq Word of the Week-September 3rd

Kenegtaq – Low Bush Cranberry Ing’im ceniini kenegtangq’rtuq. – The mountainside has cranberries. The lowbush cranberry, or lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis­idaea), is a creeping plant with thick, oval,…

Fishermen's News Online

Washington Halts on Net Pen Permits until Investigation is Complete

Washington Halts on Net Pen Permits until Investigation is Complete

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has put a hold on any new permits for net pens until a thorough investigation is completed into the escape of Atlantic salmon…

Harvest of Salmon in Alaska Tops 201 Million Fish

Harvest of Salmon in Alaska Tops 201 Million Fish

Commercial harvesters in Alaska have now exceeded the 201 million fish mark in their catch so far this year. The latest preliminary harvest data released by the…

Events/Notices

Night Closures Scheduled for Denali Highway on 9/9, 9/11 and 9/13/17

Night Closures Scheduled for Denali Highway on 9/9, 9/11 and 9/13/17

CANTWELL, Alaska) – The Denali Highway will be closed at mile 131, approximately four miles east of Cantwell, for three non-consecutive nights between the evening of Saturday,…

Excavation Awareness Training

Excavation Awareness Training

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will hold a free workshop on excavation safety. Cave-ins pose the greatest risk and are much more…

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

Measuring Whales from the Air – Hexacopter Photogrammetry of Cook Inlet Beluga Wwhales

Measuring Whales from the Air – Hexacopter Photogrammetry of Cook Inlet Beluga Wwhales

For the first time, we are using an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), a hexacopter, to collect photographs of the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale to estimate the…

NOAA-Trained Team Cut Humpback Loose from Anchor Line

NOAA-Trained Team Cut Humpback Loose from Anchor Line

NOAA Fisheries marine mammal entanglement experts are hopeful that a humpback whale is free, after a successful operation to cut the anchor line it was stuck in…

Op/Ed and the Editor

From the Editor: We are all Us

A short note to our readers. As citizens of our planet, citizens of the world’s societies, and most of all, American citizens, each of us deserve, and…

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…