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  • Unalakleet Woman Assaults Husband then Escapes Custody, Charged with Assault/Felony Escape Aug 9, 2020
      On Saturday, Troopers, while patrolling in Unalakleet, were flagged down by a female on the roadway, who advised them that her husband was driving drunk around town. That person, identified as Beverly Masters, appeared to be highly intoxicated. Troopers would soon locate the woman’s husband and perform a traffic stop. Troopers would observe that […]
  • Delta Junction Man Dies after Fall into Large Worksite Hole Aug 9, 2020
      Delta Junction-based AST reported a heavy equipment accident that resulted in a fatality that occurred on Saturday afternoon at a work site. According to the report, AST and Fort Greely EMS were advised of the injury at 3:33 pm on Saturday afternoon. People at the scene recovered the injured worker, identified as 36-year-old Ivan […]
  • Sea Otter-Alutiiq Word of the Week-August 9th Aug 9, 2020
      ARHNAQ – SEA OTTER ALLRINGUQ ARNAQ MAANI PILITAARTUQ ARHNAT AMIT ATURLUKI. – THERE IS ONE WOMAN HERE WHO MAKES THINGS USING SEA OTTER SKINS. Hunted nearly to extinction during the historic era, the sea otter (Enhydra lutris) is now a common sight in Kodiak waters. These playful mammals live in nearshore colonies where they […]
  • Three Injured in Sterling Highway Head-On Collision Saturday Aug 9, 2020
      AST reports that they believe that alcohol was a factor in a serious accident that took place at mile 85.5 of the Sterling Highway on Saturday afternoon that injured three and report that the investigation is continuing. Troopers responded to the scene at 4:08 pm on Sunday to find that three individuals in two […]
  • Detectives Investigate Death of Woman in Saturday Disturbance Aug 9, 2020
      Anchorage police report that the State Medical Examiner’s office is looking into and will ultimately determine the cause of death of an adult Anchorage female who died after being transported to a local hospital on Saturday morning. Police responded too an address on the 7700-block of Rovenna Street in reference to a disturbance call […]
  • August 9th, 1899 Aug 9, 2020
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  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary August 8th Aug 9, 2020
      DHSS today announced 86 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska and one death. 78 are residents in 14 communities: Anchorage (48), Eagle River (5), Wasilla (4), Chugiak (3), Fairbanks (3), Juneau (3), Palmer (2), Sterling (2), Utqiaġvik (2), Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (2), and one each in Cordova, Seward, Sitka and Soldotna. Eight new nonresidents […]
  • State plans to house Stampede Trail bus at UA Museum Aug 8, 2020
      From the Alaska Department of Natural Resources: The Department of Natural Resources intends to negotiate with the University of Alaska Museum of the North as the likely repository of the well-known historic “Bus 142,” removed from the Stampede Trail last month. “Of the many expressions of interest in the bus, the proposal from the […]
  • Big Bank Hypocrisy: Inconsistent Morals to Drive Consistent Profits Aug 8, 2020
      Alaskans, For decades, we have been leading the way in responsible energy development. Our petroleum industry supports over 110,000 jobs, meaning 1 in 3 Alaskans pour their efforts into properly balancing the need for oil extraction with careful protection of our state’s unique ecosystems. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter – a staunch environmentalist by […]
  • Alaska Behavioral Health expands services to all Alaskans Aug 8, 2020
      New certification offers nine key mental health services  With a mission to strengthen Alaska communities through the delivery of behavioral healthcare, Anchorage/Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services’ recent name change to Alaska Behavioral Health reflects a growing outreach area and expanded services. The organization is also a newly Certified Community Behavioral Health Center with support […]

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