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  • UN Calls for Independent Investigation into Death of Egypt’s Morsi Jun 19, 2019
      GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The U.N. human rights office is calling for a prompt, impartial, transparent investigation into the sudden death Monday of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in a Cairo court, where he was on trial on espionage charges. Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, collapsed after completing a statement in court. Spokesman […]
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom Apologizes for Treatment of Native Americans: It Was “Genocide. No Other Way to Describe It” Jun 19, 2019
      Recognizing that the admission was overdue, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday issued an apology for the “systemic slaughter of California Indians” and called it a “genocide” that must be acknowledged. Newsom, a Democrat, made the remarks to a gathering of tribal leaders at the future site of the California Indian Heritage Center in West Sacramento. […]
  • Coast Guard Medevacs Man South of Seward Jun 19, 2019
    The Coast Guard medevacs a man who lost consciousness aboard a charter fishing vessel near Seward, Tuesday. U.S. Coast Guard video courtesy of Air Station Kodiak ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who lost consciousness aboard a charter fishing vessel near Seward, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Aviation Support Facility […]
  • Indigenous Leaders Demand Action on Climate Jun 19, 2019
      Elders, Hunters, and Scientists Agree on Climate Impacts to Food and  Water  FORT YUKON, AK—Indigenous leaders from throughout the United States gathered last week to talk about the climate crisis and its impact on food security during a three-day Indigenous Climate Summit in Fort Yukon.  “Our traditional hunters and scientists tell us that the climate […]
  • Fairbanks Troopers Render Aid to Victim of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound while on Moose Creek Disturbance Call Jun 19, 2019
      Fairbanks-based Alaska State Troopers report that soon after they responded to a disturbance call in the area of Da Nephew and Hope Street at Moose Creek on Tuesday evening, they heard a single shot ring out nearby. When troopers responded to the location of the shot, they discovered a 55-year-old male suffering from a  […]
  • Remains of Drowning Victim Recovered from Lakeview Terrace lake Tuesday Night Jun 19, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks responded to the Lakeview Terrace Lake at approximately 9:30 pm on Tuesday after receiving a report of a possible drowning at that location. Also responding to the scene was a Fort Wainwright dive team as well as personnel from multiple fire departments. The remains of a man, who AST […]
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  • APD Investigating a Fatal Motorcycle Accident Jun 19, 2019
    Investigators with the Anchorage Police Department are asking drivers to avoid the southbound lanes of Minnesota Parkway near 15th Avenue as those lanes are closed due to a fatal accident investigation. They ask that drivers choose an alternate route this morning. Officers with the patrol division responded to the scene on Minnesota Parkway to find […]
  • Troopers Involved in Saturday’s Lethal Shooting Identified Jun 19, 2019
      The Department of Public Safety identified the troopers involved in the trooper-involved-shooting that occurred on Saturday morning in Fairbanks after the mandatory 72-hour waiting period on Tuesday. The trooper who discharged his weapon after AST responded to North Fairbanks to execute a warrant on 48-year-old Shawn Wilson has been identified as 8-year-veteran Trooper Brian […]
  • New Vessel Registration Issues Spark Confusion Jun 19, 2019
      With the commercial salmon season already under way in Alaska many vessel owners are suddenly finding out about a new law effective on January 1, 2019 requiring them to register their vessels with the state Department of Motor vehicles. Under Senate Bill 92, the Derelict Vessel Act, passed by the Alaska Legislature in 2018, […]

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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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