Deer Hunter Injured in Kodiak Island Bear Attack

While on a deer hunting trip on Sally Island in Uganik Bay on Kodiak Island on Tuesday, deer hunter, 68-year-old Sitka resident Michael Snowden was attacked by a brown bear. Snowden’s leg was severely injured in the attack. Snowden’s hunting partner, 38-year-old Jeff Ostrin of Camas, Washington, shot the bear as it was attacking Snowden. […]

Remains Found in North Pole Identified

Although Alaska State Troopers have identified the remains found on Sunday in North Pole as those of 31-year-old Jenessa F. Kempski, they have not released any information as to her cause of death as yet. Kempski’s remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner’s office for identification non Sunday. The trooper dispatch said on Tuesday that […]

Election Gives Republicans Control of US Congress

Republicans have recaptured control of the U.S. Senate and expanded their edge in the House of Representatives, giving them a majority in both houses of Congress for the final two years of President Barack Obama’s presidency. Democrats held 55 of the Senate’s 100 seats before Tuesday’s midterm elections, but Republicans gained at least seven seats […]