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  • Murkowski Introduces Measure Recognizing 2019 as International Year of the Salmon Jun 15, 2019
      Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently introduced S.Res.251, recognizing 2019 as the International Year of the Salmon. The resolution aims to serve as a framework for collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to recover and sustain salmon stocks through research, cooperation, and public action. The resolution was cosponsored by Senators Dan Sullivan […]
  • Department of Justice Pursues $8 Million from Shuyak Island Lodge Owners and Operator Jun 15, 2019
      According to the Department of Justice, the owners of the hunting lodge and the former lodge operator at Port Williams on Shuyak Island have been ordered to pay nearly $8 million for the cleanup of the oil spill that occurred there on February 26th of 2018. It was then that high winds and extreme […]
  • Fairbanks Trooper in Officer-Involved-Shooting Saturday Morning Jun 15, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers are reporting an officer-involved-shooting in North Fairbanks early on Saturday morning.  AST says that officers were serving a warrant at a north Fairbanks address at approximately 4 am when the shooting occurred. They report that an officer was injured while the suspect is deceased. The identity of the suspect has yet […]
  • Is Receiving Foreign ‘Oppo Research’ Legal? Jun 15, 2019
      WASHINGTON – The brouhaha over U.S. President Donald Trump’s “oppo research” comments — that he’d be willing to accept outside foreign government political assistance — comes down to this question: Is opposition research a “thing of value” that foreign nationals are prohibited from offering to American political campaigns? In an interview with ABC News […]
  • Troopers Seeking Information from Public on Friday DOT Equipment Theft Jun 15, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers are urging persons who have information into the theft of GPS equipment stolen from a DOT vehicle to please come forward with information. Troopers were informed by a Department of Transportation survey crew that at approximately 7:45 am on Friday that someone accessed a vehicle at the right of way near […]
  • Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves 66-year-old man stranded for three days on Montague Island Jun 15, 2019
      KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued a 66-year-old man stranded for three days on Montague Island, Alaska, Thursday. The man was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Cordova for further care. He was reported to have been dehydrated but was in […]
  • June 15th, 1921 Jun 15, 2019
  • Three Arrested in Arctic Boulevard Shooting Implicated in January West 34th Homicide Jun 14, 2019
      Anchorage police report that they have made multiple arrests in the shooting of an individual that was discovered with wounds on the second floor of an apartment on the 2900-block of Arctic Boulevard on January 9th of this year. According to APD, the  victim had been shot across the road in the McDonalds parking […]
  • 19 Aleutian Terns Jun 14, 2019
    Image: An Aleutian tern in Yakutat. Photo by Nate Catterson. YAKUTAT — On sandy barrier islands between mountains and the sea, two different birds that look alike lay their eggs side-by-side. Biologists here are learning more about the less-common, more mysterious one. Arctic terns and Aleutian terns gather together on ocean spits to scratch out […]
  • June 14th, 1944 Jun 14, 2019

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Coast Guard Medevacs Woman From Cruise Ship in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard Medevacs Woman From Cruise Ship in Prince William Sound

  KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medically evacuated 61-year-old female suffering with cardiac problems from the cruise ship Island Princess in the vicinity of Bligh Island, near Prince William Sound, Alaska, Tuesday.  The woman was transported to emergency medical services personnel at a…

Taking Stock of the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing

Taking Stock of the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing

  This week marked the second observance of the International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing. This day was declared by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2017 to raise awareness about this global problem. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, IUU fishing…

Coast Guard to Conduct Dockside Fishing Vessel Exams for Bristol Bay

Coast Guard to Conduct Dockside Fishing Vessel Exams for Bristol Bay

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard will offer courtesy dockside examinations of commercial fishing vessels in Bristol Bay in anticipation of the 2019 Bristol Bay salmon fishery season. The Coast Guard anticipates sending examiners to the following locations for public outreach and to encourage dockside exam participation: King…

Coast Guard, Capital City Fire/Rescue Save Six after Boat runs Aground near Juneau

Coast Guard, Capital City Fire/Rescue Save Six after Boat runs Aground near Juneau

  JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Capital City Fire/Rescue saved six people after a boat ran aground…

Accomplished Ocean Rowers win Seventy48

Accomplished Ocean Rowers win Seventy48

  Port Townsend, WA– First time rowing together, Team Imua comprised of Greg Spooner and Thiago Silva took…

Seaweed Farmers in Alaska Gear Up for Large Haul

Seaweed Farmers in Alaska Gear Up for Large Haul

The largest commercial harvest of seaweed in Alaska is taking place this month. Blue Evolution, a California-based company…

‘Alaskan Girl’ Skipper Sentenced for Clean Water Act Violation

‘Alaskan Girl’ Skipper Sentenced for Clean Water Act Violation

  The  U.S. Attorney’s office announced sentencing of a Bellingham skipper on Wednesday to Clean Water Act violations…

Dunleavy Plans Increased Pollution in Cook Inlet Fisheries

Dunleavy Plans Increased Pollution in Cook Inlet Fisheries

  Toxic Discharges from Oil & Gas Facilities Would Increase HOMER, AK—Cook Inletkeeper today called-out the Dunleavy Administration for…

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