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  • AMHS will Temporarily Resume Service to Prince Rupert Oct 16, 2019
    Sailings are scheduled for Oct. 29 and Nov. 25. (JUNEAU, Alaska) – With approval from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and law enforcement support from the City of Prince Rupert, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is scheduling two runs to Prince Rupert. The three parties are working together to determine how AMHS can meet CBP […]
  • ‘Swamp Is Anything But Drained’: Report Details 281 Lobbyists in Trump Administration Over First Two Years Oct 16, 2019
    “The swamp is Trump hiring 281 lobbyists in just a couple years of his administration.” A new report from ProPublica and Columbia Journalism Investigations, published Tuesday, found that President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to “drain the swamp” of Washington corruption is not being backed up in practice as his administration counts one lobbyists for every 14 appointees. “Swamp […]
  • White House Assigned ‘3 Amigos’ to Head Ukraine Policy, Top Diplomat Says Oct 16, 2019
    A top U.S. State Department official told House investigators privately Tuesday administration officials told him to “lay low” on matters involving Ukraine in deference to the “three amigos” who assumed control of foreign policy toward the Eastern European ally, Democratic Congressman Gerald Connolly said. Connolly told reporters George Kent described a May 23 White House […]
  • Cold Case Investigation Unit Webpage Goes Public Oct 16, 2019
    (ANCHORAGE) — An updated webpage placed online by the Alaska Department of Public Safety is intended to keep the public better informed of its cold-case and missing persons investigations and encourage people to come forward to help solve some longstanding cold cases. The Cold Case Investigation Unit (CCIU) webpage, which went live on Monday, lists […]
  • Kim Jong Un Climbs Mountain, Threatens to ‘Strike the World With Wonder’ Oct 16, 2019
    SEOUL – North Korean state media on Wednesday posted a slideshow of leader Kim Jong Un scaling the country’s highest mountain on horseback, and suggested the display means he is considering a major decision. The photos, posted in the Korean Central News Agency, showed Kim wearing a puffy tan overcoat and glasses, sitting atop a […]
  • October 16th, 1917 Oct 16, 2019
  • Gina Virgilio Sentenced for 2012 Arson Murder Oct 16, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton has sentenced 32-year-old Gina Virgilio to 60 years in prison for murdering her fiancé Michael Gonzalez in 2012. Virgilio previously pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree murder on the morning trial was scheduled to begin in April 2019. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Virgilio could […]
  • Red Cross of Alaska to Present at National Congress of American Indians Tribal Conference, Exhibit at 2019 Alaskan Federation of Natives Convention Oct 16, 2019
    Visit the Red Cross at the Carlson Center, First Floor Prow, Booth #1 FAIRBANKS, AK, October 15, 2019 —The American Red Cross of Alaska, a nonprofit organization committed to providing relief to victims of disasters and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, will present at the 8th Annual Alaska Federation of Natives […]
  • Testimony of Ex-Trump Aide Exposes Mulvaney Role in Coordinating Giuliani’s “Rogue Operation” in Ukraine Oct 15, 2019
    “The truth will keep coming out. And Trump cannot stop it.” During nearly 10 hours of testimony to House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday, President Donald Trump’s former top Russia adviser Fiona Hill alleged that acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, former ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, and the president’s personal lawyer […]
  • Coast Guard Experiencing VHF Outages, Use Secondary Communications Oct 15, 2019
    JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel are experiencing multiple VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska and may not be able to hear or respond to distress calls on channel 16. Currently, waterways affected by Coast Guard VHF-FM radio site outages include the Gulf of Alaska between Yakutat and Sitka, Cross Sound, Peril Strait, Hoonah Sound, […]


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Kodiak Man Arrested after 15-Mile Chase

Kodiak Man Arrested after 15-Mile Chase

After an attempted traffic stop, a Kodiak driver took troopers on an extended chase on Wednesday evening troopers disclosed on Thursday. According to troopers, their report revealed that they attempted…

Burglar Caught Red-Handed in Houston

Burglar Caught Red-Handed in Houston

A Wasilla man was held without bail on Tuesday afternoon after he was caught red-handed at a burglary on Mid Valley WWay in Houston, troopers say. A call reporting a…

Blast Closes North Tongass Highway Tuesday

Blast Closes North Tongass Highway Tuesday

AST responded to reports of an explosion and a rockslide at mile 13 of the North Tongass Highway at dinnertime on Tuesday. When they arrived at that location at approximately…

Fatal ATV Collision Takes Life of One in Larsen Bay

Fatal ATV Collision Takes Life of One in Larsen Bay

Alaska State Troopers report a fatal two-ATV accident that occurred in the Community of Larsen Bay early on Wednesday morning. According to the report, AST was notified of a two-ATV…

Fairbanks REDDI Suspect Being Held for Extradition

Fairbanks REDDI Suspect Being Held for Extradition

Troopers report that they captured an Oregon man wanted in New Mexico after a traffic stop and short chase on Tuesday night on Chena Ridge Road. AST officers on patrol…

UPDATE:Anchorage Man Arrested on Murder, Manslaughter Charges after Early Morning Incident

UPDATE:Anchorage Man Arrested on Murder, Manslaughter Charges after Early Morning Incident

UPDATE: APD has released the identity of the homicide victim after next of kin notification as 59-year-old Teodoro F. Berdan. ORIGINAL: At 12:14 am early Thursday morning APD dispatch received…