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  • Little Gold Creek Port of Entry Re-opens for the Season May 17, 2019
      The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that the Little Gold Creek port of entry is re-opening for the season, beginning Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The travelling public should be aware that adverse weather conditions or facilities issues could prompt both the CBSA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to delay this date. Follow […]
  • GCI Commits $100,000 to Suicide Prevention Efforts in Alaska May 17, 2019
      Since 2017, the GCI has contributed $330,000 to the GCI Suicide Prevention Fund ANCHORAGE, Alaska – With a suicide rate more than twice the national average, prevention efforts are among the top priorities for communities throughout Alaska. To bolster those efforts, GCI has pledged $100,000 in 2019 for the third year of the GCI […]
  • Representative Young Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Childhood Hunger May 17, 2019
      Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Congressman Rick Larsen (D-WA) introduced the Summer Meals Act – bipartisan legislation to fight childhood hunger by expanding access to summer meal programs in Alaska and across the country. The Summer Meals Act helps strengthen childhood nutrition by cutting red tape for local organizations serving […]
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  • UPDATE: Shots Fired from Hoyt Street trailer, Suspect in Custody May 17, 2019
      UPDATE: The suspect has given himself up and is now in custody. He is currently being Questioned by detectives. APD has yet to identify the suspect and any and all possible charges have not been announced. ORIGINAL: APD is reporting a large police and SWAT presence on the 1500-block street and are asking that […]
  • Trump’s Washington Hotel Took In Nearly $41M in 2018 May 17, 2019
      WASHINGTON — One of the crown jewels of U.S. President Donald Trump’s real estate empire generated millions of dollars in revenue last year, reinforcing questions about the president’s businesses profiting from foreign and state government officials. The luxury Trump International Hotel Washington, housed in the historic Old Post Office Pavilion building, brought in nearly $41 […]
  • One Truck, Two DUIs May 17, 2019
      A caller contacted Anchorage police on late Wednesday night to report an older truck “burning out,” or spinning its tires near Lore and Elmore Roads. Patrol officers were dispatched to the location. As patrol officers traveled to the scene at 11:36 pm, an officer, who was off-duty located the brown 1985 Chevy pickup at […]
  • The Man who Broke through the Northwest Passage May 17, 2019
      Fifty years ago, a ship long as the Empire State Building sailed toward obstacles that captains usually avoid. The icebreaking tanker SS Manhattan was an oil company’s attempt to see if it might be profitable to move Alaska oil to the East Coast by plowing through the ice-clogged Northwest Passage. Begging his way aboard […]
  • AST Opens Investigation into Bear Hunter’s Death on Kodiak Island May 17, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a bear hunter on Kodiak Island after his body was discovered by a fellow hunter on Monday afternoon. According to the report, Viacheslav Akimenko, age 39, of Delta Junction was on a hunting trip near Sturgeon Lagoon on the remote west side of Kodiak Island with […]
  • Bipartisan Senate Working Group Introduces Surprise Medical Billing Legislation May 17, 2019
     WASHINGTON D.C.- U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Todd Young (R-IN), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Tom Carper (D-DE), members of the Senate Bipartisan Working Group, today introduced the bipartisan STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act, legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills. U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and […]


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