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  • Denali Implements Private Vehicle Access for Park Road May 29, 2020
      Denali Park – Alaska. Denali National Park and Preserve (Denali) will be implementing a previously discussed opportunity for private vehicles to access usually restricted portions of the Denali Park Road (Park Road) during the 2020 summer season, via a reservation system. This opportunity is in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic and will be […]
  • Trump Signs Order to Try to Tighten Social Media Controls May 29, 2020
      WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday he said was aimed at reining in social media platforms, although analysts doubt it will survive legal scrutiny. The president said his action is meant to “protect and uphold the free speech rights of the American people.”  Social media companies currently “have a shield. […]
  • Troopers, Agencies Search for 89-Year-Old Man Missing Near Tok Cut-Off May 29, 2020
      Troopers say the search for a missing Palmer man in Tok has thus far been unsuccessful despite an extensive search of the area in and around the Tok Cut-Off. On Wednesday morning, troopers received a call reporting that 89-year-old Donald R. Evans of Palmer, who was supposed to have gone to his remote cabin […]
  • One Dies, Two Injured in Thursday Morning Crash Between Mountain Village and St Marys May 29, 2020
      Tribal police in Mountain Village reported to troopers in St Marys that one died and two were injured in a fatal one-vehicle accident early Thursday morning. According to the report, Mackenzie Mike was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 on the road between St Marys and Mountain Village with two passengers, identified as Jessica Peterson, […]
  • 21-Year-Old Cordova Man Drowns while Kayaking on Eyak Lake Early Thursday Morning May 29, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers report that the remains of a 21-year-old kayaker were retrieved from the waters of Eyak Lake near Cordova on Thursday. AST received a call at 3:57 am reporting that 21-year-old Zakary Zeigler of Cordova had fallen out of a kayak while out on the lake. According to the report, a female […]
  • Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two in water near Elfin Cove May 29, 2020
      JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two men in the water near Elfin Cove, Alaska, Tuesday. A good Samaritan vessel pulled the men from the water after their 14-foot skiff overturned approximately one mile northwest of Elfin Cove. The two were alive but unconscious when the good Samaritan vessel transported them to a float […]
  • May 29th, 1943 May 29, 2020
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  • Coast Guard to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska this summer May 29, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska communities this May-September as Sector Anchorage planners prepare for the second season of the Marine Safety Task Force initiative launched last spring. MSTF essential mission goals include inspecting more than 40% of the fuel facilities within Coast Guard Sector […]
  • Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 reported in seven Alaska communities May 29, 2020
      May 28, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 13 new cases of COVID-19 in seven communities: Anchorage (4), Juneau (1), Homer (2), Kenai (1), Nikiski (1), Kenai Peninsula Borough (3) and North Slope Borough (1). This brings the total Alaska case count to 425. There are […]
  • May 28th, 1867 May 28, 2020
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