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  • New Study Confirms the Power of Deinosuchus and Its ‘teeth the Size of Bananas’ Aug 13, 2020
      A new study, revisiting fossil specimens from the enormous crocodylian, Deinosuchus, has confirmed that the beast had teeth “the size of bananas”, capable to take down even the very largest of dinosaurs. And, it wasn’t alone! TThe research, published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, also reveals various kinds of “terror crocodile”. Two species, entitled Deinosuchus hatcheri and Deinosuchus […]
  • Fairbanks Man Takes Troopers on High-Speed Chase and Foot Chase Before Arrest Wednesday Aug 13, 2020
      An attempted stop for an equipment violation resulted in a high-speed chase and a chase through the woods in Fairbanks early Wednesday morning troopers report. Troopers attempted a traffic stop for an equipment violation on Geist Road at 5:04 am, but the driver, later identified as 23-year-old Caleb Roberts sped away instead, reaching speeds […]
  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary August 12 Aug 13, 2020
      DHSS today announced 68 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska and one death. 62 are residents in 11 communities: Anchorage (40), Fairbanks (6), Valdez-Cordova Census Area (6), Juneau (2), Sterling (2), and one each Kenai Peninsula Borough North, Metlakatla, Prince of Wales-Hyder Borough, Sitka, Wasilla and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area. Six new nonresidents were also identified […]
  • August 12th, 1869 Aug 12, 2020
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  • Coast Guard, Good Samaritans Assist Fisherman, Vessel Taking on Water Near Port Protection Aug 12, 2020
      JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a man whose fishing vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Hole in the Wall, approximately five miles southeast of Port Protection, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui monitored a towing evolution involving the fishing vessel Clara, a […]
  • Biden Picks Senator Kamala Harris as His Running Mate Aug 12, 2020
      Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked California Senator Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate —making her the first Black woman to be named to a major party’s ticket for a presidential election. As a woman of Indian descent, she is also making history as the first major South Asian-American candidate […]
  • 1996 Cold Case Solved: Jessica Baggen Killer Identified through DNA Aug 12, 2020
      Suspect in Arkansas commits suicide as investigators were getting warrant to seize DNA August 11, 2020 (Sitka, Alaska) – Today, Alaska State Troopers and the Sitka Police Department announce the closure of the Jessica Baggen cold case. Steve Branch, 66 of Austin, Arkansas, the suspect of the sexual assault and murder of Jessica Baggen, […]
  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary August 11th Aug 12, 2020
      DHSS today announced 50 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska. 45 are residents in 16 communities: Anchorage (22), Juneau (3), Sterling (3), Palmer (2), Seward (2), Soldotna (2), Wasilla (2), and one each Bethel Census Area, Chugiak, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Homer, Kusilvak Census Area, Northwest Arctic Borough, Utqiaġvik and Yakutat Borough/Hoonah-Angoon Census Area. Five new […]
  • Anchorage Man Jailed on Felony Warrant, Contraband, Meth and Heroin Charges in Seward Sunday Aug 11, 2020
      Troopers in Seward report that as they were at a Seward residence searching for a suspect at 7 pm on Sunday night, they made an arrest in an unrelated matter. Troopers, during their search for a suspect, made contact with 35-year-old Justin Toots of Anchorage. They would find that Toots was the subject of […]
  • Soldotna Man Arrested on Several Charges following Disturbance Response Sunday Aug 11, 2020
      A disturbance call that Soldotna-based troopers responded to in that community on Sunday resulted in one being arrested on assault, felony DUI and other charges, AST reported. Troopers went to a Soldotna arrest after receiving a disturbance call at 8:14 pm on Sunday night. When they arrived, they made contact with Soldotna resident Roy […]

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Coast Guard, Good Samaritans Assist Fisherman, Vessel Taking on Water Near Port Protection

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans Assist Fisherman, Vessel Taking on Water Near Port Protection

  JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a man whose fishing vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Hole in the Wall, approximately five miles southeast of Port Protection, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui monitored a towing…

Coast Guard Aircrew Medevacs Pregnant Crewmember From Fishing Vessel Near St. Paul

Coast Guard Aircrew Medevacs Pregnant Crewmember From Fishing Vessel Near St. Paul

  KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew hoisted a pregnant crewmember from a fishing vessel 200 miles northwest of St. Paul, Alaska, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the passenger to commercial services in Cold Bay for further medical care.…

AMHS M/V LeConte Crew Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

AMHS M/V LeConte Crew Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

  (JUNEAU, Alaska) – An Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) crew member who recently returned home after working a two-week rotation on the MV LeConte has tested positive for COVID-19. No close contacts were identified in Juneau or on the vessel, and there are no specific testing or…

Coast Guard Aircrew Medevacs 24-Year-Old from Fishing Vessel near Sitka

Coast Guard Aircrew Medevacs 24-Year-Old from Fishing Vessel near Sitka

  KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 24-year-old male off a fishing vessel near Baranof Island…

U. S., Canadian Coast Guards Assist Disabled Vessel near Dundas Island, Canada

U. S., Canadian Coast Guards Assist Disabled Vessel near Dundas Island, Canada

  JUNEAU, Alaska – The Canadian and U. S. coast guards assisted a disabled vessel near Dundas Island Canada,…

Coast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on Water near Port Fidalgo

Coast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on Water near Port Fidalgo

  JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Station Valdez assisted a vessel taking on water Friday near Port Fidalgo,…

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies to Continue Conducting Missions in Sitka

Coast Guard, Partner Agencies to Continue Conducting Missions in Sitka

  JUNEAU, Alaska – Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Juneau continue to conduct missions in Sitka with assistance…

Crew Member Aboard F/V Rubicon Medevaced from Kupreonof Strait

Crew Member Aboard F/V Rubicon Medevaced from Kupreonof Strait

  The United States Coast Guard reported that a medevac was launched from Air SStation Kodiak Monday that…

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