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  • Carbon Dioxide Sample From Utqiaġvik Provides Wake-up Call on Climate Apr 18, 2019
    NOAA scientist Bryan Thomas stands outside the Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory. How does the buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere measured at Hawai‘i’s Mauna Loa volcano over the last six decades compare with the air above Alaska? During a recent spring trip to Utqiaġvik, I had a chance to find out by visiting the […]
  • United States Wins Dispute Finding China’s Administration of Grain Tariff-Rate Quotas Breaches WTO Commitments Apr 18, 2019
      (Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has administered its tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) for wheat, corn, and rice inconsistently with its WTO commitments.  Contrary to those commitments, China’s TRQ administration is not transparent, […]
  • Murkowski questions National Guard and Reserve Leaders on Arctic Training Apr 18, 2019
     Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently participated in a Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to review the FY2020 Budget Request for the National Guard and Reserve. During the hearing, Murkowski emphasized the military’s significant and evolving opportunities in the Arctic. The Committee heard from the following witnesses: General Joseph L. Lengyel, Chief […]
  • Commercial Fishermen Dismayed with Legislature’s Confirmation of Pro-Pebble Advocate to Head Key Water Quality Watchdog Agency Apr 18, 2019
      Jason Brune Approved as Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Juneau – Legislators voted to confirm Jason Brune as Commissioner for the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). By voting him in, those legislators ignored the voices of thousands of Alaskans who weighed in during public testimony.  By voting to confirm a former Pebble Limited Partnership […]
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  • Representatives Criticize Decision to rush Departure of Alaska Public Defender Apr 17, 2019
      Governor Dunleavy stifles voice of Public Defender during important public safety discussions JUNEAU – House State Affairs Committee Co-Chair Representative Zack Fields and House Judiciary Committee Chair Representative Matt Claman on Tuesday expressed disappointment in Governor Mike Dunleavy’s decision to accelerate the departure of the state’s longtime Public Defender, Quinlan Steiner, by appointing an […]
  • Recruiting for More than 4,000 Seafood Processing Workers Apr 17, 2019
      ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaskans looking for summer employment have the opportunity to work in the seafood processing industry. Employers are recruiting for more than 4,000 full-time temporary seafood workers and most offer transportation, room and board benefits for those who successfully complete their contract. Alaskans seeking to work in the seafood industry can consider […]
  • Escapee Arrested after holding up Woman at Northern Lights Bus Stop Apr 17, 2019
      Anchorage escapee, 45-year-old Elizabeth Nesbitt, who had escaped from custody while housed at the Midtown Halfway House three weeks earlier on March 21st, was captured after committing another crime on West Northern Lights Boulevard on Monday, Anchorage police revealed on Tuesday. APD had obtained a felony arrest warrant for Nesbitt after she walked away […]
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  • KeyBank Employee who stole $4.2 Million from Vault to be Sentenced April 29th Apr 17, 2019
      On Tuesday, U.S Attorney Bryan Schroder’s office released the sentencing memorandum that the Department of Justice filed in federal court regarding 2011 KeyBank robber, Gerardo “Gary” Cazarez- Valenzuela (“Gary Valenzuela”). Valenzuela, who was a KeyBank Vault Manager at an Anchorage KeyBank on the Old Seward Highway in 2011, concocted an intricate plan to empty […]

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Six in Fairbanks Charged following February Mail Theft Investigation

Six in Fairbanks Charged following February Mail Theft Investigation

  Alaska State Troopers reported on Friday that they have charged six suspects involved in mail theft after a February 11 incident on the north side of Chena Hot Springs Rd. between Smallwood Trail and Jamal Drive during the early morning hours. It was at 3:56 AM that…

Escapee Arrested after holding up Woman at Northern Lights Bus Stop

Escapee Arrested after holding up Woman at Northern Lights Bus Stop

  Anchorage escapee, 45-year-old Elizabeth Nesbitt, who had escaped from custody while housed at the Midtown Halfway House three weeks earlier on March 21st, was captured after committing another crime on West Northern Lights Boulevard on Monday, Anchorage police revealed on Tuesday. APD had obtained a felony arrest…

Three Perish in Noatak after going through the Ice on Snow Machines

Three Perish in Noatak after going through the Ice on Snow Machines

  Alaska State troopers report that three individuals from Noatak who went through the ice on Monday near that community are now listed as deceased. According to the report, Kotzebue troopers received a report at 1:08 am that two snow machines with multiple travelers had gone through the…

UPDATE: Anchorage Man with Federal Arrest Warrants Apprehended after High Speed Chase through Wasilla

UPDATE: Anchorage Man with Federal Arrest Warrants Apprehended after High Speed Chase through Wasilla

  Troopers in Wasilla report that an Anchorage man took them on a high-speed chase through Wasilla and…

Seward Man Jailed on Double Counts of Murder

Seward Man Jailed on Double Counts of Murder

  Alaska State Troopers report that they have taken a Seward man into custody and have charged him…

World’s Northern-most Golf Tournament a Major Success

World’s Northern-most Golf Tournament a Major Success

  (Utqiaġvik, Alaska) – After a day on the 9-hole ice course, “The L3mmings” of Utqiaġvik took home first prize…

Nome Man Arrested on Multiple Charges Including Kidnapping

Nome Man Arrested on Multiple Charges Including Kidnapping

  A Nome man was arrested on multiple charges that included Kidnapping after a Saturday night incident near…

Troopers Seek Escapee from Point Mackenzie Work Farm

Troopers Seek Escapee from Point Mackenzie Work Farm

  Troopers report that an arrest warrant is pending against an inmate at the Point Mackenzie Correctional Farm…

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