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  • Governor’s Race Tightens as Governor Walker Suspends Campaign Oct 20, 2018
    The race for the state’s top spot tightened on Friday when Governor Bill Walker (I) stepped out of the contest and endorsed Democrat gubernatorial candidate former Senator Mark Begich. This week’s Alaska Survey Research poll showed Republican candidate, Mike Dunleavy in the lead with 43% of likely voter support. Walker had 27% with Begich holding 26% […]
  • ‘Alaska First’ is, and Cannot only Be, a Campaign Slogan Oct 20, 2018
    Dear Alaskans, I ran for re-election because I still believe that, more than anything else, Alaska deserves integrity, honesty, and courage. Alaska First is, and cannot only be, a campaign slogan. When I said I ran for governor to do the job, not make the decisions to keep the job, I meant exactly what I […]
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  • Murkowski Spotlights Alaska at Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland Oct 19, 2018
    Reykjavik, Iceland – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on Friday delivered remarks during the opening session of the 2018 Arctic Circle Assembly, which is being held in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Assembly annually brings together more than 2,000 of the most influential leaders, policymakers, and experts from more than 60 countries to focus on the Arctic region. […]
  • Three Alaska Women earn 2018 Shirley Demientieff Award Oct 19, 2018
    ANCHORAGE – Thursday, Governor Walker and Lieutenant Governor Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson presented the 2018 Shirley Demientieff Award to three incredible Alaskan women at the Alaska Federation of Natives annual conference in Anchorage. The award recognizes outstanding individuals or organizations who have worked to improve the lives of Alaska Native women and children. Cynthia Erickson founded […]
  • Skagway Man Indicted on 10 Counts of Lacy Act Violations Oct 19, 2018
    Skagway man, 67-year-old James Terrance Williams, owner of Inside Passage Arts is the target of a 10-count federal indictment it was revealed on Friday morning. According to U.S. Attorney Byran Schoder, Williams was indicted by a federal grand jury for Lacey Act violations of smuggling walrus ivory into the U.S., sales of smuggled walrus ivory, and […]
  • Dunleavy Understands Economic Hardships in Rural Alaska Oct 19, 2018
    As an Alaskan born and raised in the village, I support Mike Dunleavy for governor. Here’s why: Mike lived in rural Alaska for 19 years, married Rose Newlin from Noorvik, and together raised their three girls in the village. Why is this important to me? I believe you need to live it to fully understand […]
  • NASA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 7 Oct 19, 2018
    On Oct. 11, 1968, NASA launched its first crewed Apollo mission, which paved the way for the moon landing less than a year later.  The Apollo 7 crew was commanded by Wally Schirra, with Command Module Pilot Donn Eisele, and Lunar Module Pilot Walt Cunningham. The mission consisted of an 11-day Earth-orbital test flight to test the Apollo command and […]
  • Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star Returns to Seattle after Six Months in Dry Dock Oct 19, 2018
    SEATTLE — Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived home Wednesday to Seattle following a six-month maintenance period at Mare Island Dry Dock in Vallejo, California. The 42-year-old icebreaker received extensive repairs and upgrades to engineering and electronic systems while completing the dry dock availability at Mare Island for the second time in as many years. […]
  • January Spenard Murder Suspect Apprehended in Eastpointe, Michigan Oct 19, 2018
    The second of two suspects wanted in the January 28th killing of Carl Bowie Jr in Spenard was taken into custody in Eastpointe, Michigan on Thursday morning, APD reported. 49-year-old Linda Richards who was hiding in a Michigan residence was located and arrested by Michigan law enforcement and remanded to the Macomb County Jail in […]

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Escaped Ohio Teen Murderer Back in Custody after Escape

The nineteen-year-old teen, TJ Lane, who was convicted of the deadly February 2012 school shooting that took the lives of three and wounded three others is back in custody after…

Nesbett Courthouse Evacuated after Bomb Report

Nesbett Courthouse Evacuated after Bomb Report

A criminal investigation into a bomb threat directed at the Nesbett Court building in Anchorage is underway after a bomb threat was called in on Thursday. The Anchorage Police Department…

Missing Kasilof Man’s Kayak Found Capsized in Cook Inlet

Missing Kasilof Man’s Kayak Found Capsized in Cook Inlet

A capsized kayak, fitting the description of the kayak used by a Kasilof man, who was the subject of an extensive search after being reported missing was recovered by the…

Former Anchorage Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Girlfriend

Former Anchorage Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Girlfriend

Former Alaskan Steven Michael Wilson was sentenced in the 5th Circuit Court in Kauai on Thursday for the April 2013 stabbing death of 21-year-old Kendra Lewis. 27-year-old Wilson was sentenced…

CME from X1.6 Flare Expected to Reach Earth Tomorrow

A large x1.6 solar flare erupted from sunspot AR2158 on Wednesday afternoon, disrupting high frequency radio transmissions for over an hour as ultraviolet radiation bathed the upper atmosphere ionizing the…

Ted Cruz Walks off Washington Stage Amid Boos and Jeers

Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz walked off the stage at an In Defense of Christians event in Washington on Wednesday night amid jeers and boos during a speech on middle…

Human Remains found on Shuyak Island

It was reported by the Alaska State Trooper Dispatch on Wednesday that the Kodiak Trooper Post received a report of human remains being found on one of the archipelago’s islands…