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  • January 25th, 1918 Jan 25, 2020
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  • Palmer man Dies in Officer-Involved-Shooting following Disturbance/Car Chase Jan 24, 2020
      A Palmer man suffered fatal injuries after an officer-involved shooting that occurred following a call-out and a short vehicle chase that ended in a residential area near the Palmer-Wasilla Highway troopers report. Alaska State Troopers responded to the scene at Equestrian Acres after receiving a call reporting a domestic disturbance with weapons present at […]
  • DOC Reverses Course, Cancels Plan to Send Prisoners Out-of-state Jan 24, 2020
      Rep. Fields: ‘This outcome saves money and will help make Alaska safe’ JUNEAU – Thursday, Department of Corrections Commissioner Nancy Dahlstrom informed the House State Affairs Committee that the state is canceling a plan to spend millions of dollars to send nearly 500 prisoners to Outside, private facilities. The department also announced a plan […]
  • Jobs Up 0.6 Percent in December From Prior Year; Unemployment Rate Remains at 6.1 Percent Jan 24, 2020
      JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s employment was up an estimated 0.6 percent in December, or 1,900 jobs, from December 2018. December’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for Alaska and the U.S. remained the same as the month before, at 6.1 percent and 3.5 percent. Leisure and hospitality gained the most jobs over the year (600), followed […]
  • Escort Robber Christian Young Found Guilty on Wednesday Jan 24, 2020
      After deliberating for four hours on Wednesday, an Anchorage jury found 29-year-old Christian Andre Young guilty of the charges of Robbery I, Impersonating a Public servant and Interfering with Official Proceedings that were leveled against him, prosecutors reported. The current case had its beginnings when an escort reported to police that she had been […]
  • Cloyd Lacap Indicted for Using Craigslist to Set up Armed Robberies Jan 24, 2020
      Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced Thursday that an Anchorage man has been indicted for allegedly using Craigslist, Inc.’s internet marketplace to lure sellers to a meeting location and rob them at gunpoint.    Cloyd Lacap, Jr., 21, was named in the federal indictment charging him with interference with commerce by robbery, […]
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  • January 23rd, 1969 Jan 23, 2020
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  • UPDATE: ISU Takes Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Robbery Suspect into Custody Jan 23, 2020
      The public was alerted that the FBI and Anchorage police are seeking a bank robbery suspect in a robbery incident that occurred at approximately 3:25 pm on Wednesday afternoon. Anchorage police were notified and responded to the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union at 310 East Northern Lights Boulevard for a robbery at that location […]
  • Salmon Beyond Borders, Alaskans: We’re Watching, Governor Dunleavy Jan 22, 2020
      JUNEAU—It was with interest that Salmon Beyond Borders learned Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy is in Vancouver for the Association for Mineral Exploration conference this week to tout Alaska mining, and that British Columbia’s transboundary mining will be a topic of discussion for Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang. Lest the administration forget, […]

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Denali Park Road Failings and Other Stories

Denali Park Road Failings and Other Stories

  By the summer of 2020, a landslide will bury a portion of the road from the Denali National Park entrance to Wonder Lake. That’s the conclusion of Zena Robert, a University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student who visited the park in summer 2019. Last summer, she did…

Northern News from a Massive Conference

Northern News from a Massive Conference

  For the 20th straight year, in December 2019 I carried a notebook into the halls of the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Most of those years the conference was in San Francisco (as it was this year). Back in 1999, when one billion fewer people…

The Physics of 40 Below

The Physics of 40 Below

  A father wakes, rolls out of bed and drops his toes to cold carpet. He grabs a flashlight and shines it outside the window. The thermometer reads 40 below zero, the only point at which the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales agree. The red liquid within his thermometer…

Researchers use Stream Chemistry to Predict Change

Researchers use Stream Chemistry to Predict Change

  University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists are developing a new method to predict ecosystem change in Interior Alaska,…

The Demise of Scotch Cap Lighthouse

The Demise of Scotch Cap Lighthouse

  In spring of 1946, five men stationed at the Scotch Cap Lighthouse had reasons to be happy.…

The Arctic’s Grand Reveal

The Arctic’s Grand Reveal

  “This green line looks like the death of permafrost — it’s flatlining,” Louise Farquharson said to an…

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…

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…

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