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  • Fourteen New Cases of COVID-19 Detected in Five Alaska Communities Apr 1, 2020
      March 31, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 14 new cases of COVID-19 in five Alaska communities – Anchorage (2), Eagle River (2), Fairbanks (5), Juneau (4) and Kenai (1). This brings the total case count in Alaska to 133. Two of the new cases are […]
  • Northway Man Commits Suicide During Tok Stand-Off with SERT Apr 1, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers divulged that a Northway man committed suicide during a stand-off with the Fairbanks Northern SERT on Monday afternoon. According to the report, Tok-based troopers attempted to contact Northway man 37-year-old Timothy Thomas in that community at 4:28 pm on Monday. Thomas, who was a suspect in a felony DV assault involving […]
  • Arctic Village Man Spitting and Urinating in AST Vehicle Charged with Terroristic Threatening Apr 1, 2020
      Another man, this one in Fairbanks, has been charged with Terroristic Threatening amid the Coronavirus crises troopers reported on Wednesday morning. Troopers responded to the scene of a Fairbanks business at 7:52 pm on Tuesday after receiving a report of a man urinating on work vehicles at that location. When they arrived, they made […]
  • Most Coronavirus Deaths in US Projected to Occur in Next Few Weeks Apr 1, 2020
      WHITE HOUSE – The United States should be prepared to endure 100,000 to 240,000 deaths from the #COVID-19 coronavirus over the next two months even if Americans continue to keep their distance from each other.  The peak number of deaths will come over the next two to three weeks, according to the White House coronavirus task […]
  • US Government Revokes Mashpee Tribe’s Reservation Status Apr 1, 2020
      WASHINGTON – Four hundred years ago, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in Massachusetts allied with English settlers in Plymouth and helped them through their first year in America. Friday, the U.S. Interior Department (DOI) informed the Mashpee it will disestablish the tribe and remove its 129-hectare Cape Cod reservation from federal trust. Tribal chairman Cedric […]
  • April 1st, 1869 Apr 1, 2020
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  • Processors Plan for a Complicated Season Apr 1, 2020
      Seafood processors preparing for robust wild Alaska salmon fisheries, which begin in May, are taking special precautions to assure the safety of people and their harvest in a season where a novel coronavirus pandemic is making life complicated. Ocean Beauty Seafoods, for one, has advised its fleet they are taking some specific actions because […]
  • Anchorage Man Charged With Credit Union Robbery Mar 31, 2020
      Defendant Allegedly Stole Over $4,000 in Coins ANCHORAGE, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Rhahemiah Niashee McNair, 37, of Anchorage, has been charged with credit union robbery, in connection with the March 28, 2020, robbery of Denali A Division of Nuvision Federal Credit Union branch located at 1118 Muldoon Road in […]
  • Congressman Don Young Invites Alaskans to Join Him in Thanking Dr. Anne Zink Mar 31, 2020
      Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Alaska Congressman Don Young launched a new website feature allowing Alaskans to send a note to Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink and her staff, thanking them for their hard work in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In the coming weeks, Congressman Young will compile the digital thank you notes […]
  • New UAA Report Recommends Suite of COVID-19 Measures to Avoid Overwhelming Alaska’s Health Care System Mar 31, 2020
      A team of public health researchers at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) delivered a report to state and municipal leaders that predicts the number of COVID-19-related hospitalizations in the Anchorage/Mat-Su area and Alaska will rise exponentially between March and September 2020. However, current and additional mitigation measures put in place March 28 are likely to […]

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Coast Guard Rescues Two Kayakers near Ketchikan

Coast Guard Rescues Two Kayakers near Ketchikan

  JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Monday in Ketchikan after one of their kayaks sustained damage and took on water. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco arrived on scene and recovered both kayakers along with their kayaks and brought them to where they launched at…

Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman Injured 170 Miles Southwest of Kodiak

Coast Guard Medevacs Fisherman Injured 170 Miles Southwest of Kodiak

  A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak medevacs an injured fisherman Saturday, March 14, 2020 from a boat southwest of Kodiak Island.  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Saturday from a boat southwest of Kodiak Island.(U.S. Coast Guard video by…

Young, Bonamici, Deutch Introduce Bill to Strengthen Investments in Marine Energy

Young, Bonamici, Deutch Introduce Bill to Strengthen Investments in Marine Energy

  Washington, D.C. – Congressman Don Young (R-AK), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation to increase federal investments in marine energy. The Water Power Research and Development Act strengthens water power programs at the Department of Energy (DOE) and reauthorizes funding for…

AMHS vessel M/V Matanuska Heads to Ketchikan to Complete Repairs

AMHS vessel M/V Matanuska Heads to Ketchikan to Complete Repairs

  Additional AMHS vessels returning to service in April and May (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System…

U.S. Navy Kicks Off ICEX 2020

U.S. Navy Kicks Off ICEX 2020

  The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) surfaced in the Arctic Ocean in support of Ice…

AMHS Vessel M/V Tazlina will Return to Scheduled Service on March 5th

AMHS Vessel M/V Tazlina will Return to Scheduled Service on March 5th

  (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The M/V Tazlina arrived at Juneau’s Auke Bay Terminal on Feb. 29, 2020, and the…

Alaska Marine Highway System Announces Interim Passenger Service

Alaska Marine Highway System Announces Interim Passenger Service

  Allen Marine vessel will make trips on Feb. 29 and Mar. 3 (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine…

M/V Matanuska Remains Out of Service Due to Mechanical Issue

M/V Matanuska Remains Out of Service Due to Mechanical Issue

  M/V Columbia will pick up Matanuska sailings on April 14.   (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System…

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