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  • Sandy Memories of Ancient Storms Mar 23, 2019
      Cape Espenberg is an eyebrow of sand, driftwood, and low plants on the northeast corner of the Seward Peninsula. It is now quiet except for the swish of the wind through cottongrass and the songs of birds, but archaeologists have found a large village site there. People lived on the cape for more than […]
  • March 23rd, 1933 Mar 23, 2019
  • Mueller Concludes Russia Probe, Submits Report Mar 23, 2019
      The wait is over. But the political parlor game has just begun.  Robert Mueller, the special counsel for the Russian investigation, on Friday afternoon delivered his final report to Attorney General William Barr, concluding a wide-ranging probe that has sharply divided Americans and cast a long shadow over President Donald Trump’s first two years […]
  • Car Parked in Roadway Results in Anchor Point Man being Arrested on Six Warrants Mar 21, 2019
    A response by troopers to a car parked in the roadway in Anchor Point resulted in an Anchor Point man being arrested on a half-dozen outstanding warrants on Thursday morning, troopers reported. Troopers responded to the North Fork Road/Rickard Street area at 8:39 am on Thursday to investigate a car parked in the road and […]
  • Anchorage Shop Owner Indicted on Violations of the Marine Mammal Protection Act and Misrepresentation Mar 21, 2019
    The  Department of Justice announced on Thursday that an Anchorage gift shop owner faces five years in prison and a $250,000 fine in connection to charges filed under the  Marine Mammal Protection Act. U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder reported that two counts under the act have been filed against 58-year-old Lee John Screnock, the owner of […]
  • CBP and HSI led Multi-Agency Seaport Operation Nets more than Half-Ton of Cocaine Mar 21, 2019
      Largest Cocaine Seizure in 21 Years for CBP Area Port of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA – A multi-agency examination of imported shipping containers at the Philadelphia seaport netted 1,185 pounds of cocaine Tuesday. This multi-agency team was led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and consisted of partner agencies Homeland Security […]
  • March 21st, 1913 Mar 21, 2019
  • Senator Olson Offers to Pay for Public Space in Nome for Governor Dunleavy’s Town Hall Mar 20, 2019
      Offer would turn the Governor’s town hall into a public event without terms and conditions placed on rural residents JUNEAU – On Monday, March 18, Governor Dunleavy announced a statewide roadshow to promote his proposed budget cuts. On Tuesday, the public became aware that the events in five Alaska cities were private and sponsored […]
  • Ketchikan Woman Busted on DUI/Reckless Endangerment Charges Mar 20, 2019
      Late Tuesday night, troopers received a REDDI report concerning a truck driving recklessly near Ward Lake in Ketchikan and responded to the location at just after 10 pm. Responding troopers located the suspect vehicle on Kelly Drive and stopped the vehicle. When stopped, the driver, later identified as 31-year-old Kaelee Kleinschmidt-Wright, fled from the scene […]
  • Opinion: Sustainable fiscal plan, reliable funding crucial for K-12 education Mar 20, 2019
      Last month, Governor Dunleavy unveiled his proposed FY 2020 operating budget, which among other drastic cuts, slashed $330 million from education funding. This budget would devastate public education and leave a bleak future for our children and communities. These severe proposed budget cuts have damaged Alaska’s reputation as a desirable place to live. Thankfully, […]

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