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Alaskans demand Stronger Salmon Protections as State Considers Pebble Mine Permit Renewal

Alaskans demand Stronger Salmon Protections as State Considers Pebble Mine Permit Renewal

DILLINGHAM, AK – Thursday afternoon, nearly 1,300 Alaskans delivered comments to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) concerning the potential for the Pebble Limited Partnership to continue…

JBER’s Muleskinners Return from Kuwait Deployment

JBER’s Muleskinners Return from Kuwait Deployment

HEADQUARTERS U.S. ARMY ALASKA, JBER – U.S. Army Alaska welcomed home about 125 soldiers from the 109th Transportation Company Dec. 1 at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center here.…

Alaska Division of Elections Certifies 2016 General Election

Alaska Division of Elections Certifies 2016 General Election

  JUNEAU – The bi-partisan Alaska State Review Board has completed a thorough review of the 2016 General Election.  With the review complete, Division of Elections Director, Josie…

General News

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…

Anchorage Police Seek Whereabouts of Walgreens Robbery Suspect

Anchorage Police Seek Whereabouts of Walgreens Robbery Suspect

APD is requesting the help from the public in their attempts to locate the suspect…

APD Makes Arrest in July Jogger Sexual Assault Case

APD Makes Arrest in July Jogger Sexual Assault Case

Anchorage police report that they have made an arrest in the assault of a female…

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…

Public Safety Thanksgiving Enforcement Results

Public Safety Thanksgiving Enforcement Results

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska State Troopers completed its focused enforcement of Click It or…




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

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…

Senate Passes Bill Expanding Healthcare in Rural Alaska

Senate Passes Bill Expanding Healthcare in Rural Alaska

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted in favor of the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act to support telemedicine programs that connect…

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

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…

KANA Weekly News and Updates

KANA Weekly News and Updates

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Program: Partnerships and Collaboration for Families with Young Children KANA’s Community Services is working hard to launch a new program to support…

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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