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From the Attorney General’s Office: Scam Alert – Flooded Automobiles Flooding Markets

From the Attorney General’s Office: Scam Alert – Flooded Automobiles Flooding Markets

The Consumer Protection Unit of the Alaska Attorney General’s Office warns Alaskans that flood damaged vehicles in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma are expected to make…

Rep. Gara, Facing Foster Care Launch Back to School Laptop Drive for Foster Youth

Rep. Gara, Facing Foster Care Launch Back to School Laptop Drive for Foster Youth

Rep. Les Gara, and Facing Foster Care in Alaska founder, Amanda Metivier, have launched a Back To School drive to put laptops into the hands of Alaskan foster…

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…

General News

APD Seeks Man Involved in Thursday Afternoon South Anchorage Stabbing

APD Seeks Man Involved in Thursday Afternoon South Anchorage Stabbing

Anchorage police report that a felony arrest warrant has been issued for a homeless man…

Suspicious Vehicle Report Results in $20,000 Warrant Arrest

Suspicious Vehicle Report Results in $20,000 Warrant Arrest

A late Wednesday evening report of a suspicious vehicle report near Autumn Court in Soldotna…

Intoxicated Woman Rams Juneau Trooper during Traffic Stop

Intoxicated Woman Rams Juneau Trooper during Traffic Stop

Alaska State Troopers in Juneau attempted to pull over a blue 1997 Ford F350 pickup…

Responding Officers Nab Brown Jug Burglars Sitting in Parking Lot with their Stolen Beer

Responding Officers Nab Brown Jug Burglars Sitting in Parking Lot with their Stolen Beer

APD responded to the Brown Jug Liqueur store at 4140 Old Seward Highway at 3:39…

Anchorage Police Name Second Suspect in April Mountain View Drive-By Shooting

Anchorage Police Name Second Suspect in April Mountain View Drive-By Shooting

Anchorage police say that a man involved in a targeted drive-by shooting that took the…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Bering Sea Blues

Bering Sea Blues

This week NOAA Fisheries scientists hope to witness the changing colors of the Bering Sea as they investigate why it happens and what it means for the ecosystem…

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…


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

Bering Sea Blues

Bering Sea Blues

This week NOAA Fisheries scientists hope to witness the changing colors of the Bering Sea as they investigate why it happens and what it means for the…

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…

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…