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Southeast Skipper Loses Boat, Gear, Skiff in in 2017 Creek-Robbing Case

Southeast Skipper Loses Boat, Gear, Skiff in in 2017 Creek-Robbing Case

Last week in the Prince of Wales court, Southeast Alaska skipper, Curtis Demmert of Klawock, learned of his punishment for Creek Robbing 65 miles into closed waters in…

Alaska Has Highest Gun Death Rate in Nation, New Analysis Finds

Alaska Has Highest Gun Death Rate in Nation, New Analysis Finds

Washington, DC — Gun deaths in the U.S. have jumped 17 percent since the 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled…

Yes for Salmon Submits Enough Signatures to Qualify Initiative for Ballot

Yes for Salmon Submits Enough Signatures to Qualify Initiative for Ballot

An excited crowd of volunteers, supporters and spokespeople gathered at the Division of Elections office early this morning as Yes for Salmon – the group behind a ballot…

General News

Troopers Respond to Spring Creek Inmate Disturbance

Troopers Respond to Spring Creek Inmate Disturbance

Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Corrections have opened an investigation into a disturbance…

Troopers Bust Two in 16 Pound Meth/Heroin Interdiction

Troopers Bust Two in 16 Pound Meth/Heroin Interdiction

The Alaska State Troopers report that the drug bust case that played out on Friday and…

APD Nabs Car Thief Trespassing Walmart

APD Nabs Car Thief Trespassing Walmart

Security at the Eagle River Walmart contacted the Anchorage Police Department to report that 25-year-old…

Two Arrested after Eagle’s Nest Disturbance Call

Two Arrested after Eagle’s Nest Disturbance Call

After responding to a disturbance call at an Eagle’s Nest address in Wasilla, troopers would…

Troopers Use Chemical Munitions to Take Barricaded Anchor Point Man into Custody

Troopers Use Chemical Munitions to Take Barricaded Anchor Point Man into Custody

Alaska State Troopers report that the Anchor Point barricade incident on Tuesday afternoon ended with the…

Troopers Recover Stolen Trailer During Wasilla Follow-Up

Troopers Recover Stolen Trailer During Wasilla Follow-Up

Alaska State Troopers say they scooped up a theft suspect who was wanted for probation…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Image of Porcupine Herd Travels cross country

Image of Porcupine Herd Travels cross country

  Image 1-John Wright stands next to his 1979 panoramic photo of the Porcupine  caribou herd in the University of Alaska Museum of the North.  Photo by Ned…

Dippers Swim Alaska Rivers Throughout Winter

Dippers Swim Alaska Rivers Throughout Winter

On the upper Chena River in the heart of a cold winter, a songbird appeared on a gravel bar next to gurgling water that somehow remained unfrozen in…

Research Reveals Evidence of New Population of Ancient Native Americans

Research Reveals Evidence of New Population of Ancient Native Americans

Genetic analysis of ancient DNA from a 6-week-old infant found at an Interior Alaska archaeological site has revealed a previously unknown population of ancient people in North America.…

New Digital Systems Sharpen Alaska Caribou Counts

New Digital Systems Sharpen Alaska Caribou Counts

(Fairbanks) — Counting caribou in Alaska’s largest herds has become more effective, thanks to a pair of newly acquired digital aerial camera systems. The systems replace World War…



Rural

Southeast Skipper Loses Boat, Gear, Skiff in in 2017 Creek-Robbing Case

Southeast Skipper Loses Boat, Gear, Skiff in in 2017 Creek-Robbing Case

Last week in the Prince of Wales court, Southeast Alaska skipper, Curtis Demmert of Klawock, learned of his punishment for Creek Robbing 65 miles into closed waters…

At Sea

Ketchikan Based Coast Guard Cutter Receives Award in Washington, D.C.

Ketchikan Based Coast Guard Cutter Receives Award in Washington, D.C.

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Douglas Munro Chapter of the Surface Navy Association awarded the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick with the 2017 Hopley Yeaton…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Hole-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 14th

Hole-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 14th

Cuknaq–Hole Cuknangq’rtuq ulugken.–Your pants got a hole. The tools of classical Alutiiq society were often complex, featuring many parts. A harpoon, a cooking vessel, a suit of…

Fishermen's News Online

Land Exchange Deal Reached on King Cove Road Project

Land Exchange Deal Reached on King Cove Road Project

The battle over road access for medical emergencies from the Aleutians fishing village of King Cove to the all-weather airport at Cold Bay appears to again be…

Events/Notices

Yes for Salmon to Deliver an Estimated 40,000 Signatures to Division of Elections

Yes for Salmon to Deliver an Estimated 40,000 Signatures to Division of Elections

What: Yes for Salmon, ballot sponsors, volunteers, community leaders, and supporters and will gather at the Division of Elections to deliver Yes for Salmon Ballot Initiative petition…

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…

NOAA Fisheries-Alaska Fisheries Science Center

U.S. Leads in Global Fisheries Management

U.S. Leads in Global Fisheries Management

The United States has some of the best managed marine fisheries in the world. With that leadership comes the opportunity and responsibility to advance sustainable conservation and…

Op/Ed and the Editor

Senate Quits Special Session After Flawed Crime Bill Passes

Senate Quits Special Session After Flawed Crime Bill Passes

Dear friends and neighbors, On Friday, the Alaska Senate gaveled out of the special session after concurring with the changes the House made to SB 54, the…