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Hunting Show Host Sentenced for Lacey Act Violations

Hunting Show Host Sentenced for Lacey Act Violations

It was announced on Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department that the cable tv hunting show host, 41-year-old Clark Dixon was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Ralph…

Barrow Fire Department Chief Shot and Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

Barrow Fire Department Chief Shot and Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

Very little information has been revealed by the Alaska State Troopers and the North Slope Borough Police Department concerning the officer-involved shooting death of  Barrow’s Volunteer Fire Department’s…

Former Wrangell Doctor Sentenced to 20 Years on Child Porn Conviction

Former Wrangell Doctor Sentenced to 20 Years on Child Porn Conviction

It was announced by the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday that former Wrangell Doctor, 54-year-old Greg Alan Salard was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 20 years in…

General News

Troopers Seek Whereabouts of Fleeing Northway Man

Troopers Seek Whereabouts of Fleeing Northway Man

Troopers are asking for the whereabouts of a suspect in a traffic incident that occurred…

16-Year-Old Stabbed Multiple Times During Wasilla Armed Eviction

16-Year-Old Stabbed Multiple Times During Wasilla Armed Eviction

One suspect has been arrested and troopers are seeking the identity and whereabouts of a…

Kodiak Troopers Arrest Men on Burglary Spree

Kodiak Troopers Arrest Men on Burglary Spree

(KODIAK, Alaska) – Alaska State Troopers, with assistance from Alaska Wildlife Troopers, were able to…

Arizona Woman Arrested on Extradition Warrant

Arizona Woman Arrested on Extradition Warrant

Wasilla-based troopers report that they arrested an Arizona woman on a warrant from that state…

Voznesenka Man Arrested on Terroristic Threatening Charges

Voznesenka Man Arrested on Terroristic Threatening Charges

A Voznesenka man was arrested on terroristic threatening charges after double incidents in that community…

The Arctic

Rare Beluga Data Show Whales Dive to Maximize Meals

Rare Beluga Data Show Whales Dive to Maximize Meals

Children’s singer and songwriter Raffi may have brought beluga whales into popular culture with his 1980 song “Baby Beluga,” but surprisingly little is actually known about the life…

Polar Bears Walking a Treadmill of Ice

Polar Bears Walking a Treadmill of Ice

Stronger winds and thinner ice are forcing Alaska polar bears to work harder to remain in Alaska, according to scientists who have studied increased movements of both sea…

ADOT&PF Taking Additional Steps to Protect the Dalton Highway

ADOT&PF Taking Additional Steps to Protect the Dalton Highway

(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – After reviewing current overflow patterns and locations on the Dalton Highway, the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is moving forward with contingency…

The Case for Rallying Around Sea Ice

The Case for Rallying Around Sea Ice

The ice floating on top of the world covers pretty much the entire Arctic Ocean in midwinter. By late summer it shrinks to half that much. If trends…

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Alutiiq Word of the Week

Bone-Alutiiq Word of the Week-February 7

Bone-Alutiiq Word of the Week-February 7

Neneq – BoneIqsak una nenermek pilimauq. – This fishhook is made of bone. Like stone, wood, and hide, bone was a…

Chickadee-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 31

Chickadee-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 31

Uksullaq – ChickadeeUksullaq aturtaartuq ugnerkami. – The Chickadee always sings in the spring. Alaska is home to five species of chickadees,…

Rural

Quinhagak Man Rescued by Searchers after a Day in the Cold

Quinhagak Man Rescued by Searchers after a Day in the Cold

Alaska State Troopers report that a Quinhagak man, who walked away from his residence at 7:30 am on Wednesday without adequate clothing, was located and rescued at…

Three Togiak Hunters Die in Vessel Capsize on Return Home

Three Togiak Hunters Die in Vessel Capsize on Return Home

Three Togiak men out on the water in Southwest Alaska died when their vessel capsized on their return from a moose-hunting trip on Saturday. Alaska State Troopers…

At Sea

Study Finds Widespread Economic Benefits of Alaska Ferry System

Study Finds Widespread Economic Benefits of Alaska Ferry System

JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities today released a report on the economic impacts of the Alaska Marine Highway…

Crowley Celebrates Over Seven Million Man Hours without a Lost Time Injury in Valdez Operations

Crowley Celebrates Over Seven Million Man Hours without a Lost Time Injury in Valdez Operations

(VALDEZ) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation’s tanker escort and docking services group in Valdez is celebrating over seven million man hours and more than six years since logging…

Events/Notices

Seeking Nominees for First Lady’s Volunteer Awards

Seeking Nominees for First Lady’s Volunteer Awards

February 8, 2016 JUNEAU – First Lady Donna Walker today encouraged Alaskans to nominate fellow citizens who have performed extraordinary volunteer service for the 2016 First Lady’s…

Threats to Southeast Alaska’s Salmon & Clean Water to be Explored at Alaska Forum Event

Threats to Southeast Alaska’s Salmon & Clean Water to be Explored at Alaska Forum Event

JUNEAU, AK – Threats to Southeast Alaska’s salmon fishery by large-scale mine development in British Columbia will be explored next week in Anchorage at Alaska Forum on…

Fishermen's News Online

FDA Clarifies ‘Alaska Pollock’

FDA Clarifies ‘Alaska Pollock’

To be labeled “Alaska pollock” the versatile flavored white fish, employed by chefs in everything from seafood salads to fish sticks and filets, must now be harvested…

Coastal Erosion Affecting Set Gillnet Operations in Alaska

Coastal Erosion Affecting Set Gillnet Operations in Alaska

A new temporary committee has been established by the Alaska’s Board of Fisheries to examine coastal erosion impacts on set gillnet operations. The committee is tasked with…

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