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  • The Recent Fall of the Upper Yukon River Feb 28, 2020
    While skiing with two friends on the frozen Yukon River a few weeks ago, I visited the eight people who live between the towns of Eagle and Circle, which are 160 river miles apart. The adults in those three households all shared the same observation: The Yukon River’s average level has dropped recently. They all […]
  • Former Kivalina Teacher’s Aide Charged with Child Exploitation Crimes Feb 28, 2020
    Federal Prosecutors have revealed that a former substitute teacher in Kivalina has been charged and arrested on attempted sexual exploitation of a minor amongst other charges on Wednesday. According to U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder, 21-year-old Jayson Knox, who is a former substitute teacher at the McQueen School in Kivalina became the subject of an investigation […]
  • Multiple Charges for Anchorage DUI Driver Who Left the Scene of an Accident Wednesday Night Feb 28, 2020
    Anchorage police say that they have a suspect in custody on felony DUI charges, after he was followed to a Cordova Street apartment complex after he left the scene of a crash with another driver on East Fifth Avenue late Wednesday night. APD dispatch received a call of an accident where the two drivers were […]
  • February 28th, 1967 Feb 28, 2020
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  • Anchorage Woman, Evades Troopers, Crashes into Ditch on Old Glenn Highway with Child Onboard Feb 28, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers revealed that an evading Anchorage woman was taken into custody by Palmer police on Wednesday after crashing into a ditch near mile 5 of the Old Glenn Highway. The incident that resulted in the pursuit and eventual crash had its stat at the Sheep Mountain Lodge north of Palmer during the […]
  • Ketchikan’s Tatsuda’s Market Suffers Significant Damage in Landslide, Closes Down Indefinitely Feb 28, 2020
      Ketchikan’s Tatsuda’s IGA Supermarket closed down unexpectedly after a landslide took out much of the business early Thursday morning, according to reports coming out of that southeast city. The Ketchikan Fire Department received a fire alarm from the business at 633 Stedman at 12:56 am resulting in a response. Upon arrival, KFD found that […]
  • Military Member Indicted by Anchorage Grand Jury on Two Counts of SAM Feb 27, 2020
      The Anchorage Police Department reported on Wednesday that suspect, 26-year-old Jacob T. Malaro was indicted by an Anchorage grand jury on two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor on February 21st. Malaro was already in custody on the charges when indicted, he had bee arrested on a felony warrant for the charges the […]
  • Anchorage Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography Feb 27, 2020
      Defendant Possessed Over 30,000 Pictures and 802 Videos of Child Pornography Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Troy MacDermott, 36, of Anchorage, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline to serve seven years and three months in federal prison, to be followed by a 40-year term of supervised […]
  • Bristol Bay Organization’s Oral Arguments in EPA Bristol Bay Protections Lawsuit to Begin March 2 Feb 27, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, AK – Bristol Bay organizations will participate in oral argument as the next step in the lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for arbitrarily withdrawing protections for the region’s fishery. Judge Sharon Gleason will hear presentations about whether the case will move forward at 10 a.m. on March 2 at the James Fitzgerald […]
  • Alaska Senate Approves Update of Alcohol Industry Rules Feb 27, 2020
      JUNEAU – The Alaska Senate Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to modernize laws that govern Alaska’s alcohol industry. “With a primary focus on public health and safety, SB 52 provides clarity for licensees, local governments, law enforcement and the public, and will result in the common-sense, consistent and less burdensome regulation of Alaska’s alcoholic […]


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Unalaska Snowmachiner Dies in Fatal Avalanche

Unalaska Snowmachiner Dies in Fatal Avalanche

  The Unalaska Fire Department is advising everyone in the backcountry on the island to use extreme caution after a fatal avalanche that took the life of a 21-year-old snowmachiner…

18-Year-Old Arrested on Weapons Misconduct/Theft Charges Following Routine Traffic Stop on New Seward

18-Year-Old Arrested on Weapons Misconduct/Theft Charges Following Routine Traffic Stop on New Seward

A routine traffic stop on Monday evening on the New Seward Highway would net an 18-year-old driver on several charges and resulted in his vehicle being seized as evidence, Anchorage…

Three Arrested on Wasilla Fishhook Road in Warrant Roundup

Three Arrested on Wasilla Fishhook Road in Warrant Roundup

  Early Tuesday morning, Alaska State Troopers went to a residence at mile 1 of Wasilla Fishhook Road and made contact with three Wasilla individuals with warrants and placed them…

Savoonga Man Arrested on Sexual Assault of a Minor/Assault Charges Tuesday

Savoonga Man Arrested on Sexual Assault of a Minor/Assault Charges Tuesday

  Alaska State Troopers report that on Tuesday, AST, after requesting and receiving a warrant for 23-year-old Billy Jackson, traveled to the community of Savoonga on St Lawrence Island and…

Anchorage man Arrested for Attempted Murder/Arson in Friday Eagle Street Apartment Fire

Anchorage man Arrested for Attempted Murder/Arson in Friday Eagle Street Apartment Fire

  Anchorage police revealed that after a three-day investigation, investigators arrested a suspect on charges of arson and attempted murder on Friday. It all began during the early morning hours…

After Sunday Car Chase on Parks and Glenn Highway, Suspect Escapes Arrest near Anchorage

After Sunday Car Chase on Parks and Glenn Highway, Suspect Escapes Arrest near Anchorage

  After a wild chase, Alaska State Troopers say they and the Wasilla police broke off pursuit in a Sunday morning vehicle chase and the suspect escaped apprehension. At approximately…

Juvenile Shot at New Seward/Fireweed Location Found at 15th and Ingra

Juvenile Shot at New Seward/Fireweed Location Found at 15th and Ingra

  At 10:45 pm on Friday night, APD dispatch received a call reporting shots fired in the area of the New Seward Highway and Fireweed Lane and officers responded to…

Pickup Collides with Semi Hauling Fuel Trailers on Parks Highway

Pickup Collides with Semi Hauling Fuel Trailers on Parks Highway

  Alaska State Troopers report that the Friday night collision between a pickup truck and a semi hauling two fuel trailers on the Parks Highway near the Little shot intersection…