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  • Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Passes 124 Million Aug 18, 2019
      Deliveries of wild salmon to Alaska processors now tops 124 million fish. This represents nearly 20 million pink salmon more than the past week. The latest preliminary salmon harvest report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game puts the catch at 58,194,000 humpies, 53,907,000 sockeyes, 11,266,000 chum, 1,110,000 silver and 217,000 Chinook salmon. […]
  • Sanders, Warren Among 2020 Candidates to Address Native Americans Aug 18, 2019
      WASHINGTON – For the first time in more than a decade, Native Americans have the opportunity to question presidential candidates on issues of importance to Indian Country. “This is our chance to tell candidates that they can earn our votes,” said organizer O.J. Semans, co-executive director of the national Native American voting rights organization Four […]
  • Scent Brings Songbirds to the Yard Aug 17, 2019
      Chickadees are interested in scents. That’s the news from a study out of Lehigh University, the first to document naturally hybridizing songbirds’ preference for the smell of their own species. Amber Rice, an evolutionary biologist at Lehigh, studies hybridization — when separate species come into contact and mate — to better understand how species originate […]
  • Remains of Shelly Ingram Located in Houston Friday Aug 17, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers report that the remains of the woman that they have been seeking since the evening of August 5th were located in Houston on Friday evening. 43-year-old Shelly Ingram, who was last seen on Sunday, August 4th, said she was going to church when she disappeared. Family and authorities searched for Ingram to […]
  • Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District Aug 17, 2019
      Photo: The Napakiak School fuel storage facility sits 76 feet from the riverbank’s erosion point, along the Kuskokwim River. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard issued Administrative Order to the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD), Friday, to remove all fuel oils from the Napakiak School fuel storage facility by Aug. […]
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  • AST Release Names of August 4th Goat Mountain Crash Victims Aug 16, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers have confirmed the identities of the persons who died in the August 4th plane crash outside of Girdwood near Eagle Glacier on Goat Mountain today. According to AST, the deceased are “Charles Weimer, age 31, of Girdwood; David Osborn, age 60, of Girdwood; Karl Erickson, age 55, of Girdwood; Paul Wiley, […]
  • APD Opens Investigation into Attempted Sexual Assaults on Chester Creek Trail Aug 16, 2019
      Anchorage police have announced an investigation and are looking for information from the public on two separate attempted sexual assault incidents that took place on the Chester Creek Trail System Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. According to APD, they responded to an attempted sexual assault at 7:20 pm on Tuesday and again at 8:20 pm […]
  • Providence Drive to close in September for creek culvert replacement project Aug 16, 2019
      Full closure of eastbound and westbound lanes between UAA Drive and Spirit Drive  ANCHORAGE – Beginning the week after Labor Day, Providence Drive will be closed to traffic between UAA Dr and Spirit Dr for needed road repairs. Construction crews will be replacing a creek culvert that collapsed under the road in March. In […]
  • July Employment up 0.5 Percent from Last Year; Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent Aug 16, 2019
      JUNEAU, Alaska—Alaska’s employment was up an estimated 0.5 percent in July, or 1,800 jobs, from July 2018. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent while the comparable national rate remained at 3.7 percent. Job growth was widespread in Alaska’s private sector, although a few industries continued to lose jobs. Construction added the […]

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