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  • 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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  • AMHS to Assist IFA With Temporary Ferry Service Between Ketchikan and Hollis May 27, 2020
      M/V Lituya sailings to begin May 28 (KETCHIKAN, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has scheduled the M/V Lituya to provide temporary service between Ketchikan and Hollis on Prince of Wales (POW) Island. On May 22, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority’s (IFA) M/V Prince of Wales suffered a catastrophic propulsion system failure. This failure […]
  • Intoxicated Fairbanks Driver Rolls with Child on Board, Awaits Arraignment May 27, 2020
    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 Lakes Recreational Area on Tuesday evening. Troopers responded to the area at 7:35 pm on Tuesday evening after receiving a report of the accident. When […]
  • Two Arrested in Month-Long Palmer Burglary Investigation May 27, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers made two arrests in a recent Palmer-area burglary investigation, they revealed Wednesday. On April 10th, ASTn opened an investigation following a report of a burglary on Monte Carlo Lane in Palmer. The preliminary investigation found that the home had been recently burglarized and a number of firearms had been stolen. The […]
  • Alaska’s Fair Share Comes Out Swinging with Statewide Media Buy May 27, 2020
      Supporters: Alaskans “get less for our oil than Russians, Norwegians, Texans, North Dakotans…” Backers of the Alaska’s Fair Share initiative launched a statewide media buy Tuesday with hard hitting radio ads airing in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau markets and online audio and video ads running statewide. Initiative supporters argue that the legislature’s decision to […]
  • May 27th, 1905 May 27, 2020
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  • Make Your Voice Heard, Vote this Fall May 27, 2020
    Many democratic nations through history lost their democracy as the citizens gave up rights and believed in saviors that always, ultimately, were later seen as autocrats. Those autocrats (dictators) were not seen at the time as that, that was only seen through the rearview mirror of history. The sad thing is that, once that democracy […]
  • Widower to Twitter: Delete Trump Suggestion That My Wife Was Murdered May 27, 2020
      WASHINGTON – The widower of a woman who died nearly two decades ago is asking Twitter to delete U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated tweets insinuating that her boss, a former Republican congressman-turned-TV-critic of Trump, murdered her. Research engineer Timothy Klausutis told Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, last week that “conspiracy theorists, including most recently […]
  • Governor Dunleavy Remembers Former Legislator Bob Lynn May 27, 2020
      May 26, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and First Lady Rose Dunleavy issued the following statement on the passing of former Alaska State Representative Bob Lynn:  “Bob Lynn embodied the Alaskan spirit, representing his district in South Anchorage for fourteen years with pride. A Vietnam veteran, Bob served his country and […]

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Troopers, Family, Friends Search for Missing Hunter in Eureka Area

Troopers, Family, Friends Search for Missing Hunter in Eureka Area

The search for a missing hunter, 35-year-old Kevin Knoll of Andchorage, is ongoing in the Eureka area, troopers reveal. Knoll was reported as lost at 1:08 pm on Wednesday afternoon…

Responders Clean Up Diesel Spill at Richardson Highway Tanker Rollover

Responders Clean Up Diesel Spill at Richardson Highway Tanker Rollover

[cycloneslider id=”fuel-cleanup”] (Hover over image to pause slideshow) Although the secondary tank carrying #11 Ultra-Low Sulfer diesel that rolled over in a ditch at mile 306 of the Richardson Highway…

Search for Texas Man Sucked Under Goodpaster River Logjam Unsuccessful

Search for Texas Man Sucked Under Goodpaster River Logjam Unsuccessful

An SOS message from an InReach device on the Goodpaster River near Delta Junction was received by the International Emergency Response Coordination Center at 12:03 pm on Friday. In turn, the…

Two Rescued from Swamped Boat on Koyukuk River

Two Rescued from Swamped Boat on Koyukuk River

Alaska State Troopers and a Maritme helicopter successfully rescued two boaters that had swamped in their boat on the Koyukuk River on Wednesday. The AST-Cold Foot Post received the report of…

Names of Russian Mission Crash Victims Released Thursday

Names of Russian Mission Crash Victims Released Thursday

On Thursday, Alaska State Troopers released the names of the occupants of the two aircraft that collided in mid-air six miles northwest of Russian Mission on Wednesday morning. According to…

Troopers Arrest Tok Man in Connection with Recent Rash of Burglaries

Troopers Arrest Tok Man in Connection with Recent Rash of Burglaries

Following the recent uptick in burglaries in the Tok area, Alaska State Troopers began an investigation into the crimes and soon determined, because of similarities, that the burglaries were connected,…

UPDATED: Search for Chena Hot Springs Hiker End Successfully

UPDATED: Search for Chena Hot Springs Hiker End Successfully

Update: The search for Balko, the missing hiker came to a successful conclusion at 6:28 pm, Monday, when aerial searchers spotted a makeshift flag. After re-fueling, the AST helicopter returned…

Canadian Hiker Rescued from Stampede Trail near ‘Magic Bus’

Canadian Hiker Rescued from Stampede Trail near ‘Magic Bus’

Once again, another person was rescued from the location of the “Magic Bus” on the Stampede Trail 20 miles from the Parks Highway, troopers reported on Thursday. It was reported on…