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Wildlife Troopers Snare Suspects in Illegal Big Game Guiding Operation

Wildlife Troopers Snare Suspects in Illegal Big Game Guiding Operation

Routine patrol leads Alaska Wildlife Troopers to illegally harvested moose, unlicensed guiding. (FAIRBANKS) – An Alaska Wildlife Troopers investigation that began more than a year ago into illegal…

Alaska Maritime Training Center Hosts Maritime Training for Global Audience

Alaska Maritime Training Center Hosts Maritime Training for Global Audience

SEWARD, Alaska—Alaska Maritime Training Center hosted the third annual Marathon Petroleum Dock Team Management event. The Alaska Maritime Training Center at the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) in…

DoC Advances Private Prison Plan, Ignoring Public Safety and Financial Concerns

DoC Advances Private Prison Plan, Ignoring Public Safety and Financial Concerns

Palmer facility could open soon, employing Alaskans, if DOC followed Legislature’s order ANCHORAGE – A House State Affairs Committee hearing on Wednesday revealed for the first time that…

General News

Kodiak Man Jailed on Attempted Murder/Sexual Assault Charges after Months-Long Investigation

Kodiak Man Jailed on Attempted Murder/Sexual Assault Charges after Months-Long Investigation

AST says that after several months of investigations and multiple search warrants, a Kodiak grand…

Fairbanks Man Kills Himself after Head-On Collision

Fairbanks Man Kills Himself after Head-On Collision

Alaska State Troopers report that a 22-year-old Fairbanks man had attempted suicide by head-on collision…

Fairbanks Man Held on Kidnapping/Assault Charges after Domestic Violence Incident

Fairbanks Man Held on Kidnapping/Assault Charges after Domestic Violence Incident

A 26-year-old Fairbanks man was arrested and held on charges of Kidnapping, Assault IV, Criminal…

Multi-agency Operation RAAVEN Targets Non-Compliant Sex Offenders, Fugitives with Warrants

Multi-agency Operation RAAVEN Targets Non-Compliant Sex Offenders, Fugitives with Warrants

(Bethel, AK) – Under “Operation (RAAVEN)” Rural Alaska Anti-Violence Enforcement, federal, state and local law enforcement…

Convicted Sex Offender Rex Weston Sentenced to 99 Years in Prison

Convicted Sex Offender Rex Weston Sentenced to 99 Years in Prison

(Anchorage, AK) –An Anchorage man with a criminal history dating back to 1982 will likely…


The Arctic and Alaska Science

Study Shows Stronger Winds in Store for Northwestern Alaska

Study Shows Stronger Winds in Store for Northwestern Alaska

By 2099, winds along Alaska’s northwestern coasts are projected to grow stronger, according to a new study from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. To understand past and future…

Shift in Tundra Shrub Growth Could Release More Atmospheric Carbon

Shift in Tundra Shrub Growth Could Release More Atmospheric Carbon

University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists presented their work at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in San Francisco this week. Here are some research highlights from the world’s…

Redoubt’s Big Impact 30 Years Ago

Redoubt’s Big Impact 30 Years Ago

On Dec. 15, 1989, a pilot who had flown a 747 passenger jet all the way from Amsterdam was looking forward to landing in Anchorage. There, he would…

News from Alaska SeaGrant

Record Low Level of Bering Sea Ice Causes Profound, Widespread Impacts

Record Low Level of Bering Sea Ice Causes Profound, Widespread Impacts

Sea ice in the Bering Sea shrank to its lowest levels in recorded history in 2018, profoundly affecting northwest Alaska residents who depend on marine resources for…

Looking to Start a Seaweed Farm in Alaska?

Looking to Start a Seaweed Farm in Alaska?

Bull kelp. Photo by Melissa Good. Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) and partners, including Alaska Sea Grant, are excited to announce a new training program for people interested in…

At Sea

AMHS Notifies M/V Aurora Employees of Long-term Layup

AMHS Notifies M/V Aurora Employees of Long-term Layup

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) notified employees of the M/V Aurora Thursday that they will be relieved of service effective Jan. 14. Approximately…

Coast Guard Responders Suspend Search along Gastineau Channel

Coast Guard Responders Suspend Search along Gastineau Channel

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka conducts a search along the Gastineau Channel after a vessel was found unmanned and adrift near…

NOAA Fisheries and Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Alaska’s Pollock Fishery: A Model of Sustainability

Alaska’s Pollock Fishery: A Model of Sustainability

Alaska’s cold, nutrient-rich waters support some of the largest and most successful commercial fisheries on the planet. The pollock fishery is one of them. It’s the second…

New Online Course for Spotting and Reporting Entangled Whales in Alaska Waters

New Online Course for Spotting and Reporting Entangled Whales in Alaska Waters

Highly-trained responders depend on boating community to be “eyes and ears” on the water…

Fishermen's News Online

Preseason Forecasts for Some SE Alaska Kings still not Enough for a Harvest

Preseason Forecasts for Some SE Alaska Kings still not Enough for a Harvest

State fisheries biologists for Alaska say very low forecasts and recent poor runs of Chinook salmon returning to the Stikine and Taku rivers in Southeast Alaska do…

Southeast Alaska Pink Salmon Forecast Low

Southeast Alaska Pink Salmon Forecast Low

Alaska state biologists are forecasting a harvest of 12 million pink salmon in Southeast Alaska in 2020. It would represent one-third of the recent 10-year average harvest…

Acid Society

Coast Guard Responds to Oil Sheen in Kitoi Bay

Coast Guard Responds to Oil Sheen in Kitoi Bay

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard responded to a report of an oil sheen in Kitoi Bay Friday. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage Incident Management Division and Marine Safety Detachment…

Kirby Corp Fined $2.9 Million for British Columbia Oil Spill

Kirby Corp Fined $2.9 Million for British Columbia Oil Spill

  The Nathan E. Stewart is seen surrounded by booms after sinking near Bella Bella. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Coast Guard A fine of $2.9 million was levied…

Alutiiq Word of the Week & Museum News

Whistling-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 9th

Whistling-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 9th

KUKUMYARLUNI – WHISTLING PAAPUMA NIUTAAKIIKUT, “KUKUUMYARKUNACI, IIYAQ TAICIQNILUKU.” – MY GRANDMOTHER TOLD US, “DON’T WHISTLE; YOU ARE CALLING FOR THE DEVIL.” Whistling is a fun, light-hearted activity…

Sled-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 1

Sled-Alutiiq Word of the Week-December 1

SAANIIK – SLED SAANIILILLRIAKUT QUPURAT TASKAA’IRLUKI. – WE MADE A SLED TO CARRY WOOD. Sleds are an ancient and widely used piece of technology. Designed to reduce…

Events/Notices

Public Invited to Attend Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Meeting Tuesday

Public Invited to Attend Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Meeting Tuesday

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Members of government, private, and not-for-profit organizations involved in or concerned about pollution preparedness and response in the Arctic and Western Alaska are encouraged…

LEARN Child Care Center Open House / Saturday, November 16

LEARN Child Care Center Open House / Saturday, November 16

Join Tlingit & Haida’s Little Eagles and Ravens Nest (LEARN) Child Care Center for an open house on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 4:00…

Op/Ed and the Editor

Net zero emissions — the math doesn’t add up

Net zero emissions — the math doesn’t add up

October is National Energy Awareness Month, and the topic of energy production and its role in driving climate change — very rightfully — is as important a topic as…

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: A Call to Action

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: A Call to Action

We are near the end of October, and as each day passes, I see the snow progressing down the mountains. As I watch the leaves change from…


Statewide Weather

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