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Cold War Inspired First Launch from Poker Flat

Cold War Inspired First Launch from Poker Flat

  When they launch, the four rockets now pointed northward from Poker Flat Research Range will add to the 345 that have arced over northern Alaska during the past 48 years. Recently, Chuck Deehr remembered number one. Deehr is a retired space physicist at the Geophysical Institute. He…

Big Lake Man Threatening Life of Three-Year-Old Shot by SERT

Big Lake Man Threatening Life of Three-Year-Old Shot by SERT

Alaska State Troopers report that a Big Lake man was shot and killed during a early morning confrontation with troopers and the Special Emergency Reaction Team in Big Lake early Friday morning, it was reported by troopers via trooper dispatch. Troopers responded to the scene in Big Lake at…

Governor Walker Issues Disaster Declaration on Opioid Epidemic

Governor Walker Issues Disaster Declaration on Opioid Epidemic

JUNEAU—On Wednesday, Governor Bill Walker has declared a public health crisis in order to combat the state’s opioid epidemic. The disaster declaration establishes a statewide Overdose Response Program under Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer and enables wide distribution of the life-saving drug, naloxone. “This disaster declaration is an important…

Alaska House Passes ANWR Resolution with Bipartisan Support

Alaska House Passes ANWR Resolution with Bipartisan Support

Juneau – Wednesday, the Alaska House of Representatives approved a resolution urging Congress to pass legislation to open…

Grant Aviation Accident Closes Dutch Harbor Runway

Grant Aviation Accident Closes Dutch Harbor Runway

The Dutch Harbor Airport’s runway was closed for about four hours on Monday after an aircraft accident there on…

Hedge Fund Manager: Pebble Project Worthless, United Tribes of Bristol Bay Respond

Hedge Fund Manager: Pebble Project Worthless, United Tribes of Bristol Bay Respond

An assessment released on Tuesday by hedge fund manager, Kerrisdale Capital Management concerning the proposed Pebble Mine prompted…

Troopers Warn Public of Warrant Phone Scam

Troopers Warn Public of Warrant Phone Scam

Alaska State Troopers are warning Alaskans to be aware of a phone scam where an individual calls his…

USCG Locates Debris Field, EPIRB, but No Signs of Crew, Vessel off St George

USCG Locates Debris Field, EPIRB, but No Signs of Crew, Vessel off St George

The United States Coast Guard has reported that they have discovered a debris field in the waters northwest…

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