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  • 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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  • AMHS to Assist IFA With Temporary Ferry Service Between Ketchikan and Hollis May 27, 2020
      M/V Lituya sailings to begin May 28 (KETCHIKAN, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has scheduled the M/V Lituya to provide temporary service between Ketchikan and Hollis on Prince of Wales (POW) Island. On May 22, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority’s (IFA) M/V Prince of Wales suffered a catastrophic propulsion system failure. This failure […]
  • Intoxicated Fairbanks Driver Rolls with Child on Board, Awaits Arraignment May 27, 2020
    AST arrested a Fairbanks driver on charges of DUI, Endangering Welfare of a Child I, Assault III and Reckless Driving after troopers responded to a vehicle roll-over at the Tanana Lakes Recreational Area on Tuesday evening. Troopers responded to the area at 7:35 pm on Tuesday evening after receiving a report of the accident. When […]
  • Two Arrested in Month-Long Palmer Burglary Investigation May 27, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers made two arrests in a recent Palmer-area burglary investigation, they revealed Wednesday. On April 10th, ASTn opened an investigation following a report of a burglary on Monte Carlo Lane in Palmer. The preliminary investigation found that the home had been recently burglarized and a number of firearms had been stolen. The […]
  • Alaska’s Fair Share Comes Out Swinging with Statewide Media Buy May 27, 2020
      Supporters: Alaskans “get less for our oil than Russians, Norwegians, Texans, North Dakotans…” Backers of the Alaska’s Fair Share initiative launched a statewide media buy Tuesday with hard hitting radio ads airing in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau markets and online audio and video ads running statewide. Initiative supporters argue that the legislature’s decision to […]
  • May 27th, 1905 May 27, 2020
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  • Make Your Voice Heard, Vote this Fall May 27, 2020
    Many democratic nations through history lost their democracy as the citizens gave up rights and believed in saviors that always, ultimately, were later seen as autocrats. Those autocrats (dictators) were not seen at the time as that, that was only seen through the rearview mirror of history. The sad thing is that, once that democracy […]
  • Widower to Twitter: Delete Trump Suggestion That My Wife Was Murdered May 27, 2020
      WASHINGTON – The widower of a woman who died nearly two decades ago is asking Twitter to delete U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated tweets insinuating that her boss, a former Republican congressman-turned-TV-critic of Trump, murdered her. Research engineer Timothy Klausutis told Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, last week that “conspiracy theorists, including most recently […]
  • Governor Dunleavy Remembers Former Legislator Bob Lynn May 27, 2020
      May 26, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy issued the following statement on the passing of former Alaska State Representative Bob Lynn:  “Bob Lynn embodied the Alaskan spirit, representing his district in South Anchorage for fourteen years with pride. A Vietnam veteran, Bob served his country and […]

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Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two in water near Elfin Cove

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two in water near Elfin Cove

  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…

Coast Guard to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska this summer

Coast Guard to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska this summer

  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…

AMHS to Assist IFA With Temporary Ferry Service Between Ketchikan and Hollis

AMHS to Assist IFA With Temporary Ferry Service Between Ketchikan and Hollis

  M/V Lituya sailings to begin May 28 (KETCHIKAN, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has scheduled the M/V Lituya to provide temporary service between Ketchikan and Hollis on Prince of Wales (POW) Island. On May 22, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority’s (IFA) M/V Prince of Wales suffered…

USS Theodore Roosevelt Deploys to Philippine Sea After COVID-19 Outbreak

USS Theodore Roosevelt Deploys to Philippine Sea After COVID-19 Outbreak

  The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departs Apra Harbor and operates in the Philippine Sea…

Coast Guard, Auxiliary announce National Safe Boating Week in Alaska

Coast Guard, Auxiliary announce National Safe Boating Week in Alaska

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2020, May 16-22, the Coast Guard and…

Trump Signs Executive Order Greenlighting ‘Corporate Takeover of Our Oceans While They Hope We Aren’t Paying Attention’

Trump Signs Executive Order Greenlighting ‘Corporate Takeover of Our Oceans While They Hope We Aren’t Paying Attention’

  “Trump is exploiting a public health crisis to help an industry known for pumping diseases and antibiotics…

Coast Guard Medevacs Man 170 Miles off Cold Bay

Coast Guard Medevacs Man 170 Miles off Cold Bay

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Thursday from a vessel approximately 170 miles southwest of…

False Distress Calls put Alaskan, Other Lives at Risk

False Distress Calls put Alaskan, Other Lives at Risk

  JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Coast Guard received multiple reports of false distress communications in various parts…

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