KOLIGANEK, ALASKA-On Saturday at about 3 pm, Donald Duncan, a Master Guide at Alaska Private Guide Service, contacted the Alaska State Troopers and notified them that one of his assistant guides had failed to arrive at a camp located two hours by boat up the Nushagak River from the village of Koliganek.
Anchorage, Alaska â€“ The State of Alaska filed an appeal challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serviceâ€™s 2008 listing of the polar bear as a threatened species. The state seeks to overturn a June decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that upheld the listing.
DILLINGHAM-By December of this year, 65 rural communities in Alaskaâ€™s Southwest region will hooked up to high speed broadband. No longer will they have to endure satellite connections to reach the Internet world. Gone will be the days of waiting long periods for a page to load, something that their urban counterparts do not tolerate.
ENDICOTT OIL FIELD-The investigation into the killing of a polar bear with a pyrotechnic shell is continuing according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement. The incident occurred at the Endicott Oil pad located 2.5 miles off-shore in the Beaufort Sea.
ANCHORAGE, AK-Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) board of directors, at its annual meeting, this year held in Cordova, re-elected Frank Roppel of Wrangell to serve as the board chair. Governor Murkowski appointed Roppel to the board of directors in July 2003, and he has served as chair since that time. Roppel previously served on the […]
KENAI PENINSULA-A moderate shake was felt by residents of the Kenai Peninsula this morning at 7:34 am as a 4.0 temblor originated 32 miles southeast of Port Graham. The quake was not a jolt as is often experienced in the region, but more of a slow wave. The temblor was generated at a depth of […]
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA-The Anchorage Police Department has announced that they have charged a Yellow Cab driver, Chidiebere Nwokrie, age 43 for charges of first-degree sexual assault and attempted sexual assault, as well as second-degree sexual assault. The charges originate from an incident phoned in to the police yesterday, Sunday August 21st.
KODIAK,ALASKA-The Alutiiq Museum has earned accreditation from the American Association of Museums. Accreditation certifies that the museum maintains the highest standards of professional practice. Reviewers who visited Kodiak on behalf of the American Association of Museum last April wrote, â€œThe museum is a demonstrate leader among Native and tribal museums nationally,and among all museums in […]
ANCHORAGE â€” Alaskaâ€™s Strengthening Families Program recently received funding that will be used to support nine new early-care and learning programs and three Early Childhood Partnership communities. Strengthening Families is a program facilitated by the Office of Childrenâ€™s Services, Department of Health and Social Services.