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  • Eleven new cases of COVID-19 reported in six Alaska communities; two nonresident cases identified in Anchorage Jun 6, 2020
      June 5, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 11 new cases of COVID-19 in six communities: Anchorage (4), Eagle River (2), Homer (2), Anchor Point (1), Nikiski (1) and Kenai Peninsula Borough (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 524. Two nonresident cases […]
  • Smart Sponge Could Clean Up Oil Spills Jun 5, 2020
      A team funded by the National Science Foundation has developed a porous smart sponge that selectively soaks up oil in water. With an ability to absorb more than 30 times its weight in oil, the sponge could be used to inexpensively and efficiently clean up oil spills without harming marine life. The sponge can be reused dozens of […]
  • Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Rescue Mariner 500 miles Offshore Jun 5, 2020
        KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Seventeenth District command center personnel coordinated efforts with motor vessel President Eisenhower to rescue a 67-year-old man from his disabled and adrift 38-foot sailing vessel Miss Lilly, located roughly 500 nautical miles south-southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday.  At approximately 9:00 a.m. Thursday, Coast Guard District 17 command […]
  • Kodiak Coast Guard Aircrews Coordinate Medevac 300 Miles Northwest of St. Paul Island Jun 5, 2020
      Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130J Hercules aircraft and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews coordinate efforts to perform a long-range medevac of an injured fisherman located approximately 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island, Alaska, June 1, 2020. The man was safely transferred to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in St. Paul, who […]
  • Factory Trawler Crew Infected With COVID-19 Jun 5, 2020
      Eighty-six of 126 crewmen on board the American Seafoods factory trawler American Dynasty have tested positive for COVID-19 in the wake of a fishing trip off the coast of Washington State, the company has confirmed. The vessel is now moored at Seattle, under lockdown, with one crewmember hospitalized and others quarantined and monitored by medical personnel. […]
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  • Where’s the Money? Jun 5, 2020
      Now that the Legislature adjourned after more or less authorizing CARES Act funding, people are asking, “Where is the money and how is it being distributed?” To answer this question, we first need to understand what happened and what should have happened. Alaska’s constitution designates the Legislature the sole power to appropriate. To a […]
  • Eight New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Five Alaska Communities; 18 Nonresident Cases Identified Jun 5, 2020
      June 4, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced eight new cases of COVID-19 in five communities: Anchorage (4), Homer (1), Soldotna (1), Big Lake (1) and Anchor Point (1). This brings the total number of Alaska cases to 513. In addition to the Alaska cases, 18 […]
  • ‘What Authoritarianism Looks Like’: Trump Condemned as Busloads of US Soldiers Arrive in Nation’s Capital Jun 4, 2020
      “The numbers of U.S. military security forces in D.C. right now is just ridiculous. This is pure intimidation. Trump is very afraid. The longer we stay in the streets, the more frightened he gets.” As President Donald Trump faces growing criticism from veterans and some ex-military leaders—including his former Defense Secretary Gen. Jim Mattis—for deploying U.S. troops against […]

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Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Rescue Mariner 500 miles Offshore

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Rescue Mariner 500 miles Offshore

    KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Seventeenth District command center personnel coordinated efforts with motor vessel President Eisenhower to rescue a 67-year-old man from his disabled and adrift 38-foot sailing vessel Miss Lilly, located roughly 500 nautical miles south-southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday.  At approximately 9:00…

Kodiak Coast Guard Aircrews Coordinate Medevac 300 Miles Northwest of St. Paul Island

Kodiak Coast Guard Aircrews Coordinate Medevac 300 Miles Northwest of St. Paul Island

  Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130J Hercules aircraft and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews coordinate efforts to perform a long-range medevac of an injured fisherman located approximately 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island, Alaska, June 1, 2020. The man was safely transferred to awaiting emergency…

Robert Thomas Indicted for Murder in Stabbing in Assisted Living Home

Robert Thomas Indicted for Murder in Stabbing in Assisted Living Home

  The Attorney General’s office revealed that on Tuesday, June 2nd, 73-year-old Robert Joseph Thomas was indicted by a grand jury on charges of Murder I and II and Tampering with Physical Evidence for the stabbing death of 71-year-old Rose Warren at the assisted living home on the…

Anchorage Man who Raped Underage Teen at Gunpoint now in Custody

Anchorage Man who Raped Underage Teen at Gunpoint now in Custody

  A day and a half after receiving a report of an underaged teen being sexually assaulted at…

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…

Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida

Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida

  Date: June 4, 2020 Time: Noon – 1 PM (AKST) Topic: Financial Assistance Programs Location: Facebook Live…

Alyeska Pump Station #5 Employee Suffers Serious Bear Attack Friday

Alyeska Pump Station #5 Employee Suffers Serious Bear Attack Friday

  Alyeska Security at Pump Station #5 of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline south of the Brooks Range alerted AST…

Three in Stebbins Held on Multiple Charges that Include Attempted Murder, Kidnapping

Three in Stebbins Held on Multiple Charges that Include Attempted Murder, Kidnapping

  Alaska State Troopers reported that three Stebbins men were arrested and charged with a myriad of charges…

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