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  • House Finance Committee Unveils Schedule for Community Budget Meetings Mar 19, 2019
      Hearings aim for broad input from Alaskans as policymakers face historic budget decisions JUNEAU – The House Finance Committee on Monday finalized its schedule for a series of public hearings that will take place in communities across Alaska beginning later this week. While the committee typically holds public input hearings in the Alaska State […]
  • Feds Turn Deaf Ear to Alaskans in Pebble EIS Process Mar 19, 2019
      Army Corps comment period inadequate for Pebble’s scope and complexity.  Alaskans call on Murkowski, Sullivan and Young to take action Dillingham, AK – Federal regulators continue to ignore the requests of Bristol Bay Tribes, fishing organizations, State Legislators and the Alaska Delegation who have asked for an extension of the current comment period on […]
  • One Arrested on Assorted Charges after Early Morning Crash Mar 18, 2019
      Anchorage police located and arrested an Anchorage man on several charges on Monday morning after a single-vehicle crash at Karluk and 11th Avenue at 1:30 am, APD reports. Police arrived at the scene to find a maroon GMC Arcadia laying on its driver’s side after it apparently crashed into a green pole at the […]
  • Representative Claman Files Bill Strengthening Alaska’s Theft Laws Mar 18, 2019
      HB98 gives law enforcement, prosecutors additional tools to address property theft JUNEAU – Friday, House Judiciary Chair Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) filed legislation to strengthen Alaska’s laws related to theft and other offenses against property. Under House Bill 98, prosecutors would gain an important tool to hold repeat theft offenders accountable. The legislation would […]
  • Snow Machiner’s Remains Pulled from Kuskokwim Slough Sunday Mar 18, 2019
      A report of an overdue/missing person went in to the Alaska State Troopers by  the Akiachak Tribal Police at 3:23 am on Sunday morning as searchers in that village deployed to seek the victim’s whereabouts. 41-year-old Eric Phillip of Akiachak had gone out on a snow machine earlier on Saturday night and failed to […]
  • Volcano-Alutiiq Word of the Week-March 17th Mar 17, 2019
    Puyulek—Volcano Puyulek yakguani et’aartut, ingrini.—The volcanoes are far away, in the mountains. Although there are no volcanoes in the Kodiak Archipelago, the mountainous Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Island chain are formed largely by volcanic activity. Along this expanse of Alaska’s coast there are at least eighty volcanoes that have been active in the past […]
  • One Dies in New Seward Highway Collision near Shooting Range Mar 17, 2019
      The Anchorage Police Department has completed its preliminary investigation and released the name of the victim killed in Friday’s two-vehicle accident near the Rabbit Creek Shooting Range at the southern outskirts of Anchorage on the Seward Highway. According to information released by APD, a white Ford Expedition, driven by 72-year-old Morris Parrish attempted to […]
  • APD Seeks Additional Victims of Anchorage Massage Therepist Mar 16, 2019
      The Anchorage Police Department revealed that a 37-year-old Anchorage man has been indicted by an Anchorage Grand Jury on Sexual Assault charges last month. The investigation into Sexual Assault by Travis Hermansen, age 37, was initiated in 2018 and resulted in three charges of Sexual Assault II being leveled at him. Three women allege that […]
  • Alaska DOT&PF Accepting Applications for Local Projects Mar 16, 2019
      (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is currently accepting applications for local transportation projects for the Community Transportation Program (CTP). Project applications are due May 15, 2019. The total funding available is approximately $50 million in federal funds. There are two sets of review criteria for this project nomination opportunity: […]
  • Applicants for the State Individual Assistance Program Must Apply for Reconsideration Mar 16, 2019
      Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, ALASKA – Alaska residents who have applied for State Individual Assistance for the Nov. 30 earthquake must request reconsideration for their application. Many State Individual Assistance applicants have received disaster assistance from FEMA or the Small Business Administration (SBA), and may no longer have earthquake related disaster recovery needs. If applicants […]

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