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  • Recently Pardoned Flynn Shares Call for Trump to Declare Martial Law and Make Military Oversee New Election Dec 3, 2020
    “Wow! Sounds a bit like a coup,” responded one critic. A week after Michael Flynn secured a full pardon from President Donald Trump, the ex-national security adviser is under fire for sharing a call for his former boss to “immediately declare a limited form of martial law, and temporarily suspend the Constitution and civilian control of these federal elections, […]
  • Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik Dec 3, 2020
    KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a diesel discharge in Selawik, Alaska, Wednesday. After a diesel discharge occurred at the Selawik water treatment plant on Nov. 25, 2020, the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund was opened in the amount of $15,000 and a pollution response team is expected to […]
  • Coast Guard responding to reports of landslides in Haines Dec 3, 2020
    JUNEAU, Alaska – Multiple Coast Guard units from Southeast Alaska are currently making preparations to provide emergency support to the residents of Haines following several reports of mudslides in and around the town. “At this point we are aware that damage has occurred in the town of Haines following the report of multiple landslides in […]
  • CDC provides new guidance that allows for shortened COVID-19 quarantines Dec 3, 2020
    ANCHORAGE — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised their quarantine guidance today to allow people who may have been exposed to COVID-19 to shorten their quarantine period from 14 days to as few as 7 days with a negative COVID-19 test. CDC continues to recommend a quarantine period of 14 days, but now provides […]
  • December 3rd, 1906 Dec 3, 2020
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  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Dec. 2, 2020 Dec 3, 2020
    DHSS today announced 689 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 679 were residents in: Anchorage (216), Wasilla (192), Palmer (39), Soldotna (33), Utqiaġvik (29), Kenai (24), Kodiak (24), Eagle River (12), Fairbanks (12), Chugiak (11), Homer (9), Bethel (8), Sitka (7), Delta Junction (5), Nome (5), Bethel Census Area (4), Juneau (4), Big Lake (3), Houston (3), Kenai Peninsula Borough North (3), Seward (3), Sterling (3), Unalaska (3), Aleutians East Borough (2), Anchor […]
  • December 2nd, 1980 Dec 2, 2020
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  • December 1st, 1922 Dec 1, 2020
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  • Afghan Army Base Bombing Kills Dozens Nov 30, 2020
    ISLAMABAD – Officials in Afghanistan say a massive vehicle-borne bombing of a military base in eastern Ghazni province Sunday killed at least 30 security force members. Baz Mohammad Hemat, head of the provincial public health department, told VOA the blast also injured at least 24 personnel. The army base on the outskirts of the provincial capital, […]
  •  Biden Fractures Foot While Playing With His Dog Nov 30, 2020
    Over the years, White House pets have played a role – making the occupants a little more human.  President-elect Joe Biden’s dog Major may have overdone that duty. On Saturday, Biden slipped while playing with 2-year-old German shepherd.  On Sunday, Biden was diagnosed with hairline fractures of two bones in his midfoot and will likely […]

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Lawmakers urge governor to issue disaster declaration in Norton Sound, Yukon River fisheries after dismal salmon season

Lawmakers urge governor to issue disaster declaration in Norton Sound, Yukon River fisheries after dismal salmon season

NOME – This year’s commercial salmon fisheries were devastating for Norton Sound and Yukon River fishermen, processors, local vendors, and municipalities. Harvests in Norton Sound decreased by 87 percent, a loss of $1.7 million, and Yukon River harvests were down by 97 percent for a loss of $1.9…

Using eDNA to Monitor Alaskan Waters for Invasive European Green Crabs

Using eDNA to Monitor Alaskan Waters for Invasive European Green Crabs

Natural resource managers in British Columbia discovered several adult male and female European green crabs on Haida Gwaii this past July. Alarm bells immediately went off for biologists in Alaska.  The archipelago of Haida Gwaii, off the coast of Prince Rupert in British Columbia, is very close to Alaska. The…

Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Dec. 3, 2020

Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary: Dec. 3, 2020

DHSS today announced eight Alaska resident deaths and 760 new people identified with COVID-19 in Alaska. 755 were residents in: Anchorage (272), Wasilla (160), Kodiak (57), Eagle River (34), Palmer (33), Soldotna (27), Fairbanks (17), Bethel (16), Chugiak (15), North Pole (12), Kenai (11), Utqiaġvik (11), Delta Junction (7), Homer…

REDDI Call Snares Glennallen Driver on Felony Charges including Weapons, DUI

REDDI Call Snares Glennallen Driver on Felony Charges including Weapons, DUI

On Wednesday night a REDDI call reported an erratic driver near Drum Road in Glennallen which resulted in…

APD Identifies Tow Truck Driver Loading Impounded Vehicle Struck and Killed on DeBarr Sunday Morning

APD Identifies Tow Truck Driver Loading Impounded Vehicle Struck and Killed on DeBarr Sunday Morning

UPDATE: Anchorage police have released the identity of the 57-year-old tow truck driver killed in the Saturday morning…

Recently Pardoned Flynn Shares Call for Trump to Declare Martial Law and Make Military Oversee New Election

Recently Pardoned Flynn Shares Call for Trump to Declare Martial Law and Make Military Oversee New Election

“Wow! Sounds a bit like a coup,” responded one critic. A week after Michael Flynn secured a full pardon from…

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill in Selawik

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a diesel discharge in Selawik, Alaska,…

Coast Guard responding to reports of landslides in Haines

Coast Guard responding to reports of landslides in Haines

JUNEAU, Alaska – Multiple Coast Guard units from Southeast Alaska are currently making preparations to provide emergency support…

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