Details are scant on an Officer-Involved shooting that took place near the Seward Meridian Highway last night at 9:07 pm. ...
Palmer resident and former Alaska State Crime Lab analyst, Stephen Palmer, was charged with 10 counts that include six felonies in connection ...
It was announced by the U.S. Attorney's office that Ketchikan man, Jon William Munhoven was found guilty by a Juneau jury of Assault of a Federal Officer on Thursday. ... Full story
A small earthquake, but the largest for the state this month thus far shook the central Alaska region on Tuesday evening, rattling widows and shaking items on shelves at 6:13 pm. ... Full story
Legislature Passes Bill Excluding Homer’s Port and Harbor from the Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area
JUNEAU-Last week, the Legislature unanimously passed Senate Bill 148, sponsored by Senator Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), which clarifies state law to exclude the Port and Harbor of Homer from the Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area (KBCHA). The bill was the first to pass the Legislature in 2014. ... Full story
The EPA announced on Friday that they are initiating "a process under the Clean Water Act" to identify options available to them to protect the Bristol Bay salmon industry from "potential destructive impacts of the proposed Pebble mine." They state that "during this process, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cannot approve a permit for the mine." ... Full story
Expanding his efforts to make the new health care law work for Alaska small businesses, U.S. Senator Mark Begich – a small business owner himself - today introduced legislation to make health care more affordable by expanding tax credits to small businesses so they can continue to compete and grow in America. ... Full story
Legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Mark Begich on Thursday will help Alaskans who are struggling with high energy costs by improving access to natural gas distribution grids and providing tax credits for more efficient home heating appliances. ... Full story
Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf have cleared another hurdle in the base selection process for a squadron of F-35s to be based in the Pacific region. ... Full story
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is seeking input on the proposed reintroduction of threatened Steller’s eiders to Alaska. Specifically, the Service would like to determine the scope of the issues to be considered in an environmental assessment. ... Full story
Former Commander of Fairbanks Trooper Detachment, Warren Tanner Arrested on Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges
75-year-old North Pole resident, and former commander of the Fairbanks detachment of the Alaska State Troopers, Warren Tanner, was arrested on six counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor II on Friday. ... Full story
Saturday afternoon, a REDDI report was made on a blue Tahoe at the Shell gas station at the corner of Vine and the Parks Highway. Troopers responded to the scene to investigate, their investigation resulted in an arrest of Marjorie A. Bailey. ... Full story