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  • Two Overdue Kayakers found Safe on Woody Island Jul 10, 2020
      AST in Kodiak was contacted at approximately 40 minutes after midnight on Thursday morning advising them that two people in kayaks “who were overdue in the area of Mission Beach and Trident Basin,” trooper reported. The caller identified the two kayakers 26-year-old Merrick Allain and his 14-year-old niece. The kayaking duo were to be […]
  • US Hospital ICUs Filling Up After Another Record-Breaking Day of COVID Infections Jul 10, 2020
      The U.S. reported more than 64,000 cases of the coronavirus Thursday, a record high number, filling up intensive care units in hospitals in the country’s hard-hit West and South, including Arizona, California, Florida and Texas. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-disease official, has urged governors to delay their re-opening plans in order to […]
  • APD Opens Homicide Investigation in Cheechako Street Death Thursday Night Jul 10, 2020
      APD Patrol officers responded to a disturbance call with a deceased person at 9:49 pm on Thursday night and upon arrival, they located that victim laying in a residential parking lot in the 3100-block of Cheechako Street. The victim, whose identity was not divulged, was declared deceased at the scene. The victim showed signs […]
  • Seoul Mayor Found Dead Friday; Suicide Suspected Jul 10, 2020
      South Korean police say Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was found dead early Friday, a suspected suicide. The body of 64-year-old Park was found near an entrance at the mountain Bugaksan in Seoul after just midnight, several hours after he had been reported missing Thursday. The day before, Park’s former secretary filed a sexual harassment […]
  • Alaska Air National Guard’s Civil Engineer Squadron deploys to four countries Jul 10, 2020
      176th CES combats terrorism around the globe JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Last December, 45 Alaska Air Guardsmen assigned to the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron deployed to Kuwait, Niger, Qatar and United Arab Emirates. “What makes this deployment unique is the size of the team that we sent,” said Lt. Col Kass Larson, the […]
  • Anchorage Health Department Announces the Process Leading to Public Notification for Covid-19 Exposure Locations Jul 10, 2020
      Anchorage, Alaska – Thursday, the Anchorage Health Department (AHD) announced the process leading to public notification for confirmed COVID-19 exposure locations. Anyone in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 is at increased risk of becoming infected and infecting others. Contact tracing helps prevent further transmission by quickly identifying and informing people who may […]
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  • Alaska COVID-19 CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Thursday, July 9, 2020 Jul 10, 2020
      DHSS today announced 49 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska. 46 are residents in 12 communities: Anchorage (21), Fairbanks (7), Wasilla (4), Kenai (2), Palmer (2), Soldotna (2), Bethel (1), Eagle River (1), Homer (1), Nome (1), North Pole (1), Petersburg (1), Seward (1) and Sterling (1). The total number of Alaska cases is […]
  • Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida Jul 9, 2020
      Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 Time: Noon – 1 PM (AKST) Topic: Child Care & Child Development Services Location: Facebook Live Event (www.facebook.com/ccthita)   Don’t forget to join us on Facebook tomorrow for a Lunchtime Chat on Tlingit & Haida’s child care and child development services!   The Lunchtime Chats are a Facebook Live […]
  • One in Kasilof Arrested on Drug/Assault Charges after Disturbance Call Jul 9, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers say that a K9 team responded to a disturbance call at 7:47 pm on Wednesday evening to find that a male and female got into an altercation with a suspect later identified as 36-year-old James Shannon Virgial Pearce on Cache Street in Kasilof. When they arrived at the scene, they found […]

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One of ICE’s Most Wanted Arrested at Fairbanks International Airport

One of ICE’s Most Wanted Arrested at Fairbanks International Airport

A man on the ICE Most Wanted List was apprehended at the Fairbank International Airport early Tuesday morning after being stopped during a routine traffic stop by International Airport Officers just…

AST Seeks Information into Fiery Steese Highway Crash with fatality

AST Seeks Information into Fiery Steese Highway Crash with fatality

Alaska State Troopers report that, thus far, they have not been able to identify the driver of a vehicle found crashed and burned on the Steese Highway on Wednesday. According…

Former Alaska Senator, Mike Kelly Dies in Fort Wainwright Plane Crash

Former Alaska Senator, Mike Kelly Dies in Fort Wainwright Plane Crash

A Wednesday afternoon plane crash took the life of a former Alaskan Senator on Fort Wainwright. Former Senator Mike Kelly was the pilot of the aircraft and the only one…

DOI, Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission Sign Historic Agreement

DOI, Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission Sign Historic Agreement

  An historical agreement was signed on Tuesday by the Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission and the U.S. Department of the Interior to create a cooperative management demonstration project formalizing a subsistence wildlife management…

Tok Man Arrested on Murder Charges after Shooting Mother

Tok Man Arrested on Murder Charges after Shooting Mother

Alaska State Troopers responded to a Tok residence on Saturday after receiving a report from 21-year-old Eli Simpson that his mother was deceased at her residence. When troopers arrived at the…

Fairbanks Hit and Run Felon Fails to Evade Troopers

Fairbanks Hit and Run Felon Fails to Evade Troopers

Despite efforts to evade Alaska State troopers following a hit-and-run accident on Sunday, Fairbanks felon, 29-year-old Ivan Vent, was ultimately apprehended by troopers, the trooper dispatch reported on Tuesday. While…

Delta Junction Man Arrested on Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Charges

Delta Junction Man Arrested on Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Charges

A Delta Junction man is behind bars after being arrested on Kidnapping, Sexual Assault II, and three counts of Assault II after a serious domestic disturbance called in to troopers…