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  • Akiak Suspect Arrested on Warrants Totaling $50,500 Friday Feb 16, 2020
      On Friday Bethel-based Alaska state Troopers traveled to Akiak with two warrants totaling $50,500 and served them on an Akiak man prior to his arrest, AST revealed. Troopers, once in Akiak, made contact with 33-year-old Arnold T. Williams at 11:30 am and served him with the double warrants. The first warrant for $500 was […]
  • Taking a Deep Dive into Alaska’s Record-Breaking Warm Year Feb 16, 2020
      Alaska had its warmest year on record in 2019, making a big splash across state, national and even world news. That ranking would not be possible without the diligent and forward-looking work of a handful of University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists. Each month the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration assesses the U.S. climate by […]
  • February 16th, 1851 Feb 16, 2020
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  • Lost Soldotna Woman Found then Arrested on DUI Charges Wednesday Night Feb 16, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers located a lost 60-year-old motorist by her cellphone then arrested her on DUI charges afterward, AST reported. On Wednesday night at approximately 9:20 pm, 911 operators received a cellphone call from Debra Krause who told dispatchers that she was lost and stuck in a ditch. She told AST that she believed […]
  • Ambler Man Arrested on Multiple Charges including Attempted Murder after Attacking Aunt Feb 16, 2020
      An Ambler man was arrested on multiple charges including attempted murder and several domestic violence assault counts after an early Saturday morning incident in that village according to Kotzebue-based troopers. Kotzebue-based troopers received a call at 3:45 am on Saturday morning reporting that in an alcohol-fueled incident, 21-year-old Derek Penn attacked his aunt, hitting […]
  • Sundogs, Light Pillars Enliven the Dog Days Feb 15, 2020
      Fairbanks’s recent mornings in the minus 30s Fahrenheit may be extending local residents’ winter fatigue, but there are some rewards that come with cold, clear skies. Sundogs are two colorful bursts of light that appear on either side of the sun. Besides spicing up the skyscape, sundogs indicate the presence of falling ice crystals, […]
  • February 15th, 1919 Feb 15, 2020
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  • New Thalattosaur Species Discovered in Southeast Alaska Feb 15, 2020
      Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have identified a new species of thalattosaur, a marine reptile that lived more than 200 million years ago. The new species, Gunakadeit joseeae, is the most complete thalattosaur ever found in North America and has given paleontologists new insights about the thalattosaurs’ family tree, according to a […]
  • Fueled by US Under Trump, Global Military Spending in 2019 Had Biggest Increase in a Decade Feb 14, 2020
      2019 saw the biggest increase in global military spending in a decade, according to data published Friday, which also showed the United States ramping up war expenditures under President Donald Trump. The findings are from The Military Balance 2020, the latest annual assessment from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) formally launched at the […]
  • Two in Mentasta Lake Jailed following Brutal Assault on Family Member Feb 14, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers reported on a violent assault that took place in Mentasta Lake on Wednesday night where the victim had to be transported by EMS due to the extent of injuries. The report of the assault was received by Alaska State Troopers at 8:29 pm on Wednesday night. The investigation found that 22-year-old […]


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Sleetmute Man Jailed after Ax Attack

Sleetmute Man Jailed after Ax Attack

An Sleetmute man is in the Aniak jail today after attacking another man  in Sleetmute with an ax on Wednesday, troopers report. The report from Sleetmute went in to the Alaska…

Girdwood Woman Injured in Bear Attack on Cottonwood Creek Trail

Girdwood Woman Injured in Bear Attack on Cottonwood Creek Trail

An Alaska Wildland Adventures employee was the victim of a bear attack near Cooper Landing on Tuesday late afternoon while out running with another on the Cottonwood Creek Trail, it…