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Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Fisheries management throughout Alaska relies on a mix of state, federal, and international laws and regulations. These rules provide the guidance for programs such as the Alaska Subsistence…

Coast Guard Medevacs Man 200 Miles South of Cold Bay

Coast Guard Medevacs Man 200 Miles South of Cold Bay

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to forward operating location Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Thursday evening from…

Governor Walker Calls for Nominations for Annual North Star Awards

Governor Walker Calls for Nominations for Annual North Star Awards

ANCHORAGE – Governor Bill Walker has opened nominations for the annual Governor’s North Star Awards for International Excellence.  Since 1986, these awards have recognized Alaskan companies and organizations…

General News

Mentasta Man Arrested on Multiple Charges following Suicide Attempt

Mentasta Man Arrested on Multiple Charges following Suicide Attempt

A Mentasta Lake man was charged with multiple crimes following a disturbance call with a…

Idaho Fugitive from Justice Apprehended during Soldotna Disturbance Call

Idaho Fugitive from Justice Apprehended during Soldotna Disturbance Call

Troopers say that a disturbance call near Gaswell Road in Soldotna resulted in the arrest…

Troopers Make Arrest in Houston ATV Trail Homicide

Troopers Make Arrest in Houston ATV Trail Homicide

Alaska State Troopers report that they have made an arrest in the case regarding the…

Nikiski Man Picked up in Traffic Stop on Multiple Warrants

Nikiski Man Picked up in Traffic Stop on Multiple Warrants

Just after noon on Friday, troopers while on patrol recognized an individual that they knew…

Standoff with SWAT ends in Arrest on Northwood Drive

Standoff with SWAT ends in Arrest on Northwood Drive

APD reported that a male suspect on the 3900-block of Northwood Drive has been taken…

UPDATE: APD Locates Puppy Stolen Eagle River Walmart

UPDATE: APD Locates Puppy Stolen Eagle River Walmart

Update: Anchorage police reported on Saturday, that ‘Dexter,’ the stolen puppy that was being sought, was…

The Arctic and Alaska Science

Beavers Slapping Tails on Far-North Waters

Beavers Slapping Tails on Far-North Waters

Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space. “These guys leave a mark,” UAF ecologist Ken Tape said…

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

SEWARD, Alaska— The AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center announced today that it received a donation of $95,000 from the refining, marketing and logistics company Andeavor. The donation will…

Salmon Complete 1,000-Mile Journey, and Life

Salmon Complete 1,000-Mile Journey, and Life

MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is splashy and loud. Bald…

Coast Guard Concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017

Coast Guard Concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations Monday with the closure of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue and the departure of the Cutter…


Rural

Kake Man Remanded after Firearms Incident

Kake Man Remanded after Firearms Incident

A Kake man was placed under arrest for multiple accounts of assault on Tuesday following a report of firearms discharge at 12:30 on Tuesday afternoon. Troopers responded…

ABI Investigates Death of Perryville Man Who Put his Arm through Window

ABI Investigates Death of Perryville Man Who Put his Arm through Window

The  Alaska Bureau of Investigation has been asked to attend the autopsy of a Perryville man who died after having an altercation with a family member on…

At Sea

When to Fish: Timing Matters for Fish that Migrate to Reproduce

When to Fish: Timing Matters for Fish that Migrate to Reproduce

It’s no secret that human activities affect fish, particularly those that must migrate to reproduce. Years of building dams and polluting rivers in some regions have left…

Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Subsistence Halibut Fishing Is Important for Rural Alaskans, Enforcement Personnel Increasing Outreach about Program

Fisheries management throughout Alaska relies on a mix of state, federal, and international laws and regulations. These rules provide the guidance for programs such as the Alaska…

Alutiiq Word of the Week

Fermented Oil, Berry Pulp, Vegetables-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 18

Fermented Oil, Berry Pulp, Vegetables-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 18

Tugluq–Fermented oil, berry pulp & vegetables Tugulitaarllriit puckami piturluku nangluku–They always used to make tugluq in barrels and eat it until it is done (all winter). There…

Battered Thing-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 12

Battered Thing-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 12

MuRutuumasqaq – Battered Thing Una muRutuumasqaq yaamamek giinangq’rtuq. – This pounded rock has a face. Alutiiq people crafted stone into a variety of useful tools, turning Kodiak…

Fishermen's News Online

EPA Settles with Kloosterboer Dutch Harbor over Ammonia Release

EPA Settles with Kloosterboer Dutch Harbor over Ammonia Release

A settlement has been reached by federal authorities with Kloosterboer Dutch Harbor LLC, a Seattle-based firm that operates a seafood cold storage facility at Unalaska, Alaska, for…

Norton Sounds Harvesters Get Record Payout

Norton Sounds Harvesters Get Record Payout

Norton Sound Seafood Products (NSSP), a subsidiary of Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. in Nome, Alaska, has paid a record $6.05 million to 172 harvesters who delivered…

Events/Notices

Symposium Will Advance Tribal Governance

Symposium Will Advance Tribal Governance

An academic forum exploring ways Alaska Native communities can increase self-governance and sustain their own development will be held Nov. 20-22 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.…

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

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…

Researchers Probe Explosion in the Number of Pyrosomes off Alaska

Researchers Probe Explosion in the Number of Pyrosomes off Alaska

Researchers at NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center are reporting a never-before-seen phenomenon in Alaska waters—an influx of strange organisms that resemble flattened, translucent sea pickles. It may…

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…

Rep. Don Young: This Week in Congress

Rep. Don Young: This Week in Congress

Dear Friends, Hello, this is Congressman Don Young coming to you from my desk in Washington, D.C. We’ve had a good week in Congress – one of…