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  • June 17th, 1953 Jun 17, 2019
  • FBI Seeks DeBarr Road Credit Union 1 Robbery Suspect Jun 16, 2019
      Photo-Captured image of DeBarr Road Credit Union 1 robbery suspect. Image-FBI release SWAT converged on the area of 4020 DeBarr Road, set a perimeter and closed roads in the aftermath of an armed bank robbery of Credit Union 1 there late Saturday afternoon. SWAT joined the response as Anchorage patrol officers canvassed the area […]
  • Unalakleet Man Arrested on 13-Count Warrant for Sex Crimes Jun 16, 2019
      Unalakleet-based troopers motored up the Unalakleet River to a cabin located there to arrest a 60-year-old man on a 13-count warrant for various sex crimes on Friday afternoon, troopers report. When AST arrived 16 miles upriver, they took 60-year-old Henry Johnson into custody on the warrant that consisted of five counts of Sexual Assault […]
  • Akiachak Man Arrested on Alcohol and Sex crimes on Thursday Jun 16, 2019
      An Akiachak man is being held on $75,000 bail after his arrest on sex crime charges in that community on Thursday of last week. Bethel-based troopers were informed of a sexual assault/abuse incident in Akiachak on Tuesday, June 11th. An investigation was opened that determined evidence pointed to 24-year-old Herman Frederick having furnished alcohol […]
  • Troopers Respond to Death of Australian Woman on Parks Highway Jun 16, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers say that no foul play is suspected in the death of an elderly Australian woman who died near mile 99 of the Parks Highway on Friday. Troopers were informed and responded to the location on the Parks Highway at 4:30 am on Friday after receiving a call reporting an unresponsive woman in […]
  • Intoxicated, Assaultive, Suicidal Willow Man Taken into Custody on Assault Charges Jun 16, 2019
      A Willow man, intoxicated and armed with a shotgun, who was threatening suicide was arrested on multiple assault and weapons charges following an incident on Friday morning, troopers reported. 44-year-old George Yako, of Willow was the subject of a disturbance call to 911 at 5:14 am. The caller informed troopers that Yako was armed […]
  • Barren Islands-Alutiiq Word of the Week-June 16 Jun 16, 2019
      Qukami Qik’rtat—Barren Islands Qukami Qik’rtat carwartuu’utaartut.—The Barren Islands have strong rip tides. The Barren Islands are a mountainous cluster of islands at the far northern end of the Kodiak Archipelago. These six small pieces of land cover just 318 acres, and Include Ushagat, West Amatuli, East Amatuli, Nord, Sud, and Sugarloaf. The largest, Ushagat, […]
  • June 16th, 1906 Jun 16, 2019
  • Murkowski Introduces Measure Recognizing 2019 as International Year of the Salmon Jun 15, 2019
      Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently introduced S.Res.251, recognizing 2019 as the International Year of the Salmon. The resolution aims to serve as a framework for collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to recover and sustain salmon stocks through research, cooperation, and public action. The resolution was cosponsored by Senators Dan Sullivan […]
  • Department of Justice Pursues $8 Million from Shuyak Island Lodge Owners and Operator Jun 15, 2019
      According to the Department of Justice, the owners of the hunting lodge and the former lodge operator at Port Williams on Shuyak Island have been ordered to pay nearly $8 million for the cleanup of the oil spill that occurred there on February 26th of 2018. It was then that high winds and extreme […]


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Akiachak Man Dies while in Protective Custody in Village Jail

Akiachak Man Dies while in Protective Custody in Village Jail

  AST in Bethel revealed that a person in custody at the village jail in Akiachak died while being held in protective custody on Friday night. Tribal police reported that…

Body of Missing Ambler Snowmachiner Pulled from River near Kobuk

Body of Missing Ambler Snowmachiner Pulled from River near Kobuk

  Alaska State Troopers are reporting that they have been notified by Northwest Arctic Borough Search and Rescue that the remains of a missing Ambler snowmachiner have been pulled from…

Overdue Emmonak Hunters Located Safe

Overdue Emmonak Hunters Located Safe

  Alaska State Troopers, after an unnecessary search operation for two overdue hunters on Sunday are reminding  hunters to “provide friends and family with a trip plan and keep them…

Violent Assault on ‘Household Member’ in Bethel Jail

Violent Assault on ‘Household Member’ in Bethel Jail

  Alaska State Troopers responded to an assault in Tununak over the Easter weekend and arrested a man there on Assault charges for an incident on Saturday, they report. According…

Newtok Man Jailed after Injuring Juvenile with TV

Newtok Man Jailed after Injuring Juvenile with TV

  According to Alaska State Troopers, They traveled to the community of Newtok on Sunday and took a resident there into custody for an April 15th Assault where a juvenile…

Yute Air PA-32 Crashes Northeast of Bethel

Yute Air PA-32 Crashes Northeast of Bethel

  A Bethel Alaska Army Guard UH-60 helicopter responded to a location 30 miles northeast of Bethel late Thursday afternoon in reference to a commercial aircraft crash and lifted four…