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  • Arlene Sampson Arrested after Firing a Shot at an Apartment Complex. Aug 5, 2020
      At 2:28 PM on August 3, 2020, Anchorage Police responded to the 4200-block of San Ernesto Avenue in reference to a shot being fired. Initial indications are that 41-year-old Arlene M. Sampson got into an altercation with her ex-boyfriend inside their apartment.  The ex-boyfriend was moving out of the home and two other men […]
  • North Korean Border City Rocked by Apparent Deadly Explosion Aug 5, 2020
      A series of explosions rocked a North Korean city near the border with China this week, according to multiple reports, resulting in possible casualties. Neither North Korean officials nor state media have commented on the blasts, which reportedly occurred late Monday in a residential area in the city of Hyesan. ▶️ An explosion sent […]
  • Cantwell Slams Pebble Project, Applauds President’s Son for Coming Out Against Proposal Aug 5, 2020
      Cantwell: “I’m glad to see at least one Trump believes the mine is too risky”  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tuesday, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement as more Republicans, including the president’s son, increasingly express concerns about the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, with some calling on the Environmental Protection Agency […]
  • U.S. Attorney Announces $1 Million Award to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking in Alaska Aug 5, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder today announced that the state of Alaska received $1 million from the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and its component, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), to provide safe, stable housing and appropriate services to victims of human trafficking. “Combatting human trafficking is […]
  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary August 4th Aug 5, 2020
      DHSS today announced 66 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska. 59 are residents in 14 communities: Anchorage (40), Eagle River (2), Fairbanks (2), Matanuska-Susitna Borough (2), Nome Census Area (2), Palmer (2), Wasilla (2) and one each in Aleutians East Borough, Hooper Bay, Juneau, Ketchikan, North Pole, Utqiaġvik and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area. Seven new nonresidents […]
  • Congressman Don Young Introduces Legislation to Provide Emergency Support for Safe, Secure Elections Amid COVID-19 Aug 5, 2020
      Washington, D.C. – This week, Alaska Congressman Don Young introduced the Emergency Assistance for Safe Elections (EASE) Act – emergency legislation to help states ensure those who want to vote in person can do so safely and make mail-in voting more secure by cleaning their voter rolls. Additionally, the EASE Act was introduced by Representatives Brett Guthrie […]
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  • Unhinged Trump Interview Spotlights Deadly Failure of His Covid-19 Response Aug 4, 2020
      In an interview with Jonathan Swan of Axios that aired late Monday, President Donald Trump sputtered, declared “You can’t do that,” and continued trying to downplay the massive and rising coronavirus death toll when confronted with the fact the U.S. has a higher mortality rate by percentage of population than major countries like South Korea and […]
  • ABI Investigates Death of Woman in Tununak Aug 4, 2020
      AST is reporting that the Alaska Bureau of Investigation-Major Crimes Unit is investigating a death in the community of Tununak after a woman was found unresponsive there late Thursday night. According to Bethel-based troopers, they received a call from the community of Tununak at approximately 11:19 pm on Thursday reporting a deceased female, identified […]
  • Senator Stedman Thanks U.S. Coast Guard for 230 Years of Service Aug 4, 2020
      JUNEAU – On Tuesday, Senator Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, congratulated the U.S. Coast Guard for its 230th year anniversary. “I want to thank the brave men and women who protect my district and our state from danger and help protect our citizens, their property and the environment we live in,” Sen. Stedman said. “On behalf […]

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