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  • Denali Implements Private Vehicle Access for Park Road May 29, 2020
      Denali Park – Alaska. Denali National Park and Preserve (Denali) will be implementing a previously discussed opportunity for private vehicles to access usually restricted portions of the Denali Park Road (Park Road) during the 2020 summer season, via a reservation system. This opportunity is in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic and will be […]
  • Trump Signs Order to Try to Tighten Social Media Controls May 29, 2020
      WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday he said was aimed at reining in social media platforms, although analysts doubt it will survive legal scrutiny. The president said his action is meant to “protect and uphold the free speech rights of the American people.”  Social media companies currently “have a shield. […]
  • Troopers, Agencies Search for 89-Year-Old Man Missing Near Tok Cut-Off May 29, 2020
      Troopers say the search for a missing Palmer man in Tok has thus far been unsuccessful despite an extensive search of the area in and around the Tok Cut-Off. On Wednesday morning, troopers received a call reporting that 89-year-old Donald R. Evans of Palmer, who was supposed to have gone to his remote cabin […]
  • One Dies, Two Injured in Thursday Morning Crash Between Mountain Village and St Marys May 29, 2020
      Tribal police in Mountain Village reported to troopers in St Marys that one died and two were injured in a fatal one-vehicle accident early Thursday morning. According to the report, Mackenzie Mike was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 on the road between St Marys and Mountain Village with two passengers, identified as Jessica Peterson, […]
  • 21-Year-Old Cordova Man Drowns while Kayaking on Eyak Lake Early Thursday Morning May 29, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers report that the remains of a 21-year-old kayaker were retrieved from the waters of Eyak Lake near Cordova on Thursday. AST received a call at 3:57 am reporting that 21-year-old Zakary Zeigler of Cordova had fallen out of a kayak while out on the lake. According to the report, a female […]
  • Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two in water near Elfin Cove May 29, 2020
      JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two men in the water near Elfin Cove, Alaska, Tuesday. A good Samaritan vessel pulled the men from the water after their 14-foot skiff overturned approximately one mile northwest of Elfin Cove. The two were alive but unconscious when the good Samaritan vessel transported them to a float […]
  • May 29th, 1943 May 29, 2020
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  • Coast Guard to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska this summer May 29, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct essential missions in Arctic and Western Alaska communities this May-September as Sector Anchorage planners prepare for the second season of the Marine Safety Task Force initiative launched last spring. MSTF essential mission goals include inspecting more than 40% of the fuel facilities within Coast Guard Sector […]
  • Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 reported in seven Alaska communities May 29, 2020
      May 28, 2020 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today announced 13 new cases of COVID-19 in seven communities: Anchorage (4), Juneau (1), Homer (2), Kenai (1), Nikiski (1), Kenai Peninsula Borough (3) and North Slope Borough (1). This brings the total Alaska case count to 425. There are […]
  • May 28th, 1867 May 28, 2020
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Troopers, Agencies Search for 89-Year-Old Man Missing Near Tok Cut-Off

Troopers, Agencies Search for 89-Year-Old Man Missing Near Tok Cut-Off

  Troopers say the search for a missing Palmer man in Tok has thus far been unsuccessful despite an extensive search of the area in and around the Tok Cut-Off.…

Intoxicated Fairbanks Driver Rolls with Child on Board, Awaits Arraignment

Intoxicated Fairbanks Driver Rolls with Child on Board, Awaits Arraignment

AST arrested a Fairbanks driver on charges of DUI, Endangering Welfare of a Child I, Assault III and Reckless Driving after troopers responded to a vehicle roll-over at the Tanana…

Fairbanks Man Arrested on Murder Charges in Girlfriend’s Death

Fairbanks Man Arrested on Murder Charges in Girlfriend’s Death

  Fairbanks police have revealed that a Fairbanks man who called in an unresponsive person on Saturday morning has been arrested on murder charges in that case. FPD reports that…

64-Year-Old Fairbanks Man Perishes in Chena River Boating Accident Tuesday

64-Year-Old Fairbanks Man Perishes in Chena River Boating Accident Tuesday

  Fairbanks-based troopers report that one boater survived while another perished in a Tuesday morning boating accident on the Chena River. According to the report, James Fillion, age 60, and…

Fairbanks Woman Charged with Kidnapping, Attempted Murder after Fairbanks Trooper Post Parking Lot Incident

Fairbanks Woman Charged with Kidnapping, Attempted Murder after Fairbanks Trooper Post Parking Lot Incident

  A 26-year-old Fairbanks woman was arrested and charges that included attempted murder and kidnapping following an incident with a firearm that unfolded in the parking lot of the trooper…

Salcha Man Missing after Attempting to Rescue His Dog from Tanana River Sunday

Salcha Man Missing after Attempting to Rescue His Dog from Tanana River Sunday

  Troopers say the search and investigation into a 22-year-old Salcha man who disappeared into the Tanana River while attempting to rescue his dog shortly after noon on Sunday is…

Troopers Investigate Slaughter of Breeding Cow in Delta Junction

Troopers Investigate Slaughter of Breeding Cow in Delta Junction

  Alaska State Troopers are investigating the shooting of a breeding farm cow that was shot between 10 pm on Saturday night and 12:30 pm on Sunday afternoon on Tanana…

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