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  • In 2018, at Least 50 US Deaths From Surging Right-Wing Extremist Attacks Mar 25, 2019
      The deadly mosque shootings in New Zealand last week by a gunman who promoted an anti-immigrant manifesto coincide with a surge in the incidents of right-wing extremist killings in the U.S. Last year, domestic extremists killed at least 50 people in the U.S., up from 37 murders in 2017, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s Center […]
  • Anchorage Drunk Driver Strikes, Kills Female Pedestrian on 3rd and Karluk Mar 25, 2019
      APD as yet has not revealed the identity of a female pedestrian who was struck and killed by a drunk driver in the area of 3rd and Karluk Street on Saturday evening. According to the APD report, 29-year-old Lagiula Mauga was traveling westbound in a red pickup when “an adult female emerged from a group […]
  • Drunk Driver Collides Head-On with Two Juvenile Bicyclists on Old Glenn Highway Mar 25, 2019
      A full traffic investigation was opened and all westbound traffic was blocked between Park Place Street and Coronado Road on the Old Glenn Highway following an accident involving a drunk driver and two juveniles on bicycles on Sunday afternoon. Patrol Division officers responded to the scene at 3:51 pm on Sunday afternoon after receiving […]
  • Search suspended for missing pilot and aircraft Mar 25, 2019
      JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska —Following a recommendation from the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, Alaskan Command commander, suspended the active search for an overdue aircraft piloted by Tim Twohy March 21. Twohy, piloting a red and white Cessna 172, was reported overdue March 6. Despite extensive search efforts, no sign of […]
  • Environmental Advocates Announce Lawsuit Over EPA’s Dangerously Outdated Response Plan for Oil Spills Mar 25, 2019
      Warning of “Next Big One” Under Trump Administration’s Expanded Drilling Plans, Advocates Seek Urgent EPA Action on the Toxic Dispersant Corexit San Francisco, CA-March 25—The University of California-Berkeley Environmental Law Clinic today announced a lawsuit to compel the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue rules on the use of chemical agents such as Corexit […]
  • Idaho Man Indicted on Four Counts of Lacey Act Violations Mar 25, 2019
      A Nampa, Idaho man was indicted in federal court on four counts of felony Lacey Act violations on Friday the U.S. Department of Justice announced in a press release. According to the release, 51-year-old Paul Silvas of Idaho violated the act by “illegally guiding, filing false state of Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) […]
  • Anchorage Felon Sentenced on Felon in Possession Charges Mar 25, 2019
      An Anchorage man who was convicted of felony assault for his part in a 2015 drive-by shooting then caught again in 2017 for possession of two semi-automatic handguns in 2017 was sentenced on Friday on that most recent conviction, U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced. 29-year-old Joshua Ziegler was sentenced in federal court on Friday to […]
  • Senate Democrats Offer More Public Venues for Governor Dunleavy’s Statewide Town Halls Mar 25, 2019
      JUNEAU – On Wednesday, Senator Donny Olson (D-Golovin) sent a letter to Governor Dunleavy offering to pay for the space at Old St. Joe’s in Nome so the Governor could hold a public town hall without private special interest funding and restrictions on Alaskans who attend. Following Sen. Olson’s lead, Senators Bill Wielechowski (D-Anchorage), […]
  • Governor Limits Crucial Testimony on Public Safety Legislation, Fails to Follow Constitutional Requirement Mar 25, 2019
      JUNEAU – House Judiciary Committee Chair Matt Claman on Friday delayed a hearing on one of Governor Mike Dunleavy’s bills. The decision follows the governor’s refusal to fill an Alaska Superior Court vacancy and the administration’s decision to block the Public Defender from testifying in-person on public safety legislation. Governor Dunleavy failed to appoint […]
  • Seward’s Day Editorial Mar 25, 2019
      I was surprised and disappointed by the introduction of Senate Bill 57 from Governor Dunleavy.  I have received many calls of support from other boroughs and they have expressed their surprise and disappointment in our governor’s actions as well. They see this for what it is; impulsive demonstrations of government overreach; it just seems […]


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Search for Elderly Willow Bicyclist Ends Successfully

Search for Elderly Willow Bicyclist Ends Successfully

  The search for an elderly Willow bicyclist ended successfully when a local resident located him and safely returned him home troopers report. Troopers were alerted that an elderly Willow man,…

Three Plucked From Ice Floe West of Nome

Three Plucked From Ice Floe West of Nome

  Although Nome Search and Rescue was delayed because of a prior mission, the team managed to rescue three persons from a drifting ice floe on Sunday, troopers reported. Alaska…

Snowboarder Dies in Cresent lake Avalanche

Snowboarder Dies in Cresent lake Avalanche

  An Anchorage man snowboarding in the Cresnet Lake area was declared deceased after a fatal mishap near the Saddle Cabin late Saturday evening, AST reports. Troopers received a report…

Troopers Investigate Burglary of Long Lake Road Residence that was Hit the First Time in 2017

Troopers Investigate Burglary of Long Lake Road Residence that was Hit the First Time in 2017

  Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a burglary at a residence on Long Lake Road in Willow for a report of a burglary on Friday evening and opened…

Police Arrest One for Serious Friday Assault

Police Arrest One for Serious Friday Assault

  APD reports that one suspect was arrested on Assault charges during the weekend following a serious incident on the 200-block of East Fifth Avenue late Friday night. Patrol officers were…

Names of Officers in Thursday Officer-Involved Shooting Released

Names of Officers in Thursday Officer-Involved Shooting Released

  As per department protocol, the Anchorage Police Department, on Sunday, publically revealed the identities of the four officers connected the officer-involved-shooting that occurred on Thursday morning. The names of…