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  • 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
  • Share on Twitter Middle East Iran ‘Nothing but Trouble,’ Trump Says After Seizure of British Oil Tankers Jul 19, 2019
      WHITE HOUSE — Iran is “nothing but trouble,” U.S. President Donald Trump said after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized two British-owned oil tankers Friday in the Strait of Hormuz. “We heard it was one, we heard it was two. We’ll be working with the U.K.,” Trump said on the White House South Lawn in […]
  • Togiak Man Jailed on Murder Charges for July 11th Homicide Jul 19, 2019
      The Togiak suspect involved in the death of another in that community was remanded to jail in Anchorage following his release from the hospital on Murder I charges troopers revealed on Friday. It was on Thursday, July 11th, that Togiak-based trooper, Daniel Sadloske, responded to the sounds of shot-fired in that community to find […]
  • Resolution Will Begin Climate Change Planning Process for the Fairbanks North Star Borough Jul 19, 2019
      A resolution to develop a climate action plan in the Fairbanks North Star Borough will be introduced to the borough assembly on July 25 by members Marna Sanford and Leah Berman Williams. A similar plan was approved by the Anchorage City Council in May. The resolution asks the Borough to assemble a task force […]
  • Scientists Discover how the Mosquito Brain Integrates Diverse Sensory Cues to Locate a Host to Bite Jul 19, 2019
      For female mosquitoes, finding their next meal is all about smelling and seeing. Through behavioral experiments and real-time recording of the female mosquito brain, a team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Washington, has discovered how the mosquito brain integrates signals from two of its sensory systems — visual and olfactory […]
  • Hearing Loss tied with Mental, Physical, and Social Ailments in Older People Jul 19, 2019
      Tsukuba, Japan – Hearing loss is the world’s fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. The condition may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications. As over 90% of hearing loss is age-related, its burden is notably growing amid aging populations. Hearing ability is integrally tied with communication, and hearing loss leads […]


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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…

Kirby Corp Fined $2.9 Million for British Columbia Oil Spill

Kirby Corp Fined $2.9 Million for British Columbia Oil Spill

  The Nathan E. Stewart is seen surrounded by booms after sinking near Bella Bella. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Coast Guard A fine of $2.9 million was levied against Texas-based Kirby…