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  • Tugidak Island-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 21st Jul 21, 2019
      TUIY’UQ – TUGIDAK ISLAND TUIY’UQ NALLQIGTUQ. – TUGIDAK ISLAND IS FLAT. Tudigak Island lies at the southern end of the Kodiak region in the Trinity Island group. This, low oval landform is 18 miles long. It has a large, protected lagoon at its northern end, and rises to just 160 feet above sea level. […]
  • Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Nears 71 Million Fish Jul 21, 2019
      Harvests of Alaska’s wild salmon, through July 16, jumped to nearly 71 million fish, up from 49.5 million just a week earlier. A sockeye harvest of more than 42 million fish, 36 million of them from the Bristol Bay fishery, brought this boost of 18 million reds overall. Humpy harvests surged from 15 million […]
  • Fleeing Nikiski Car Chase Suspect Caught by Wildlife Troopers while Hitchhiking Jul 21, 2019
      The driver of a red Pontiac Bonneville made good on his escape from a traffic stop on the Kenai Spur Highway for a time but was ultimately remanded to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility on Saturday afternoon, troopers report. AST conducted a traffic stop on the Pontiac at 2:38 pm on Saturday for a speeding […]
  • NTSB Investigates Fatal Rust’s Air Service Crash in Tutka Bay Jul 21, 2019
      The investigation into the crash of a Rust’sd Air Service flight crash as it was taking off from Tutka Bay near Homer is continuing as investigators work to determine what caused the fatal mishap. Anchor Point-based troopers received a report of the crash of the air services de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver at 10:12 am […]
  • July 21st, 1917 Jul 21, 2019
  • Governor Dunleavy Signs House Bill 14, Closes ‘Schneider Loophole’ Jul 21, 2019
      Images of signing. (Click here for photos) (Juneau) – Today Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy signed into law House Bill 14, legislation to close the final gap in the ‘Schneider Loophole’ that allowed for a heinous act of violence to be met with little consequence. HB 14, sponsored by Representative John Lincoln of Kotzebue, […]
  • Senate Democratic Leader Praises Unanimous Passage of Capital Budget Jul 21, 2019
      JUNEAU – Today, the Alaska State Senate passed a Capital Budget unanimously for the second time this year. The Capital Budget, Senate Bill 2002, now heads over to the House of Representatives for consideration. The capital budget is vastly similar to the bare bones version that passed June 13, 2019, which was vetoed by […]
  • 50 Years Ago: One Small Step, One Giant Leap Jul 21, 2019
      Words such as these were emblazoned in dozens of languages on the front page of newspapers around the world, echoing the first part of President John F. Kennedy’s bold challenge to the nation, made more than eight years earlier – to land a man on the Moon. That part was successfully accomplished on July […]
  • Williwaw Elementary Shooting Suspect Indicted Friday Jul 20, 2019
      The 22-year-old  man who shot a juvenile at the Williwaw Elementary school basketball court on July 2nd was indicted by an Anchorage grand jury to charges that include attempted murder on Friday, the Alaska Department of Law revealed. The indictment stems from an incident on July 2nd when “numerous other young adults and juveniles […]
  • July 20th, 1917 Jul 20, 2019


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APD Seeks Info on East 47th Attack Suspect

APD Seeks Info on East 47th Attack Suspect

  Image-Rendering of suspect in East 47th Court and Lake Otis Assault. Image-Nixle Anchorage police have a description and have developed a sketch of the suspect responsible for the attack…

Man Who Stabbed Elderly Woman in Walker Indicted on Attempted Murder Charges Wednesday

Man Who Stabbed Elderly Woman in Walker Indicted on Attempted Murder Charges Wednesday

  The Alaska Department of Law revealed on Thursday that an Anchorage grand jury indicted the 28-year-old man who stabbed an elderly woman on the evening of July 4th on…

Unruly Palmer Shoplifter Gains Charges at Arrest

Unruly Palmer Shoplifter Gains Charges at Arrest

  A litany of charges was leveled at an Eagle River man after a call was put in to the troopers at 7:23 am on Wednesday and AST responded in…

Young Toddler Dies after being found in Bodenburg Creek

Young Toddler Dies after being found in Bodenburg Creek

  A 17-month-old child was pronounced deceased on Wednesday morning despite extended life saving efforts the Alaska State Troopers announced on Wednesday evening. Troopers were called out on a report…

Injured Hiker Spends Night on Penguin Ridge due to Weather

Injured Hiker Spends Night on Penguin Ridge due to Weather

An injured hiker spent the night on Penguin Ridge because of inclement weather and a temporary shortage of air assets troopers reported on Wednesday. According to the report, 22-year-old Ben…

SME Identifies Remains from Susitna River as that of Missing Kentucky Fly Fisherman

SME Identifies Remains from Susitna River as that of Missing Kentucky Fly Fisherman

  Alaska State Troopers revealed on Tuesday morning that the partially submerged body retrieved from the Susitna River on last Tuesday was that of a Kentucky man, who had disappeared…