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  • AMHS will Temporarily Resume Service to Prince Rupert Oct 16, 2019
    Sailings are scheduled for Oct. 29 and Nov. 25. (JUNEAU, Alaska) – With approval from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and law enforcement support from the City of Prince Rupert, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is scheduling two runs to Prince Rupert. The three parties are working together to determine how AMHS can meet CBP […]
  • ‘Swamp Is Anything But Drained’: Report Details 281 Lobbyists in Trump Administration Over First Two Years Oct 16, 2019
    “The swamp is Trump hiring 281 lobbyists in just a couple years of his administration.” A new report from ProPublica and Columbia Journalism Investigations, published Tuesday, found that President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to “drain the swamp” of Washington corruption is not being backed up in practice as his administration counts one lobbyists for every 14 appointees. “Swamp […]
  • White House Assigned ‘3 Amigos’ to Head Ukraine Policy, Top Diplomat Says Oct 16, 2019
    A top U.S. State Department official told House investigators privately Tuesday administration officials told him to “lay low” on matters involving Ukraine in deference to the “three amigos” who assumed control of foreign policy toward the Eastern European ally, Democratic Congressman Gerald Connolly said. Connolly told reporters George Kent described a May 23 White House […]
  • Cold Case Investigation Unit Webpage Goes Public Oct 16, 2019
    (ANCHORAGE) — An updated webpage placed online by the Alaska Department of Public Safety is intended to keep the public better informed of its cold-case and missing persons investigations and encourage people to come forward to help solve some longstanding cold cases. The Cold Case Investigation Unit (CCIU) webpage, which went live on Monday, lists […]
  • Kim Jong Un Climbs Mountain, Threatens to ‘Strike the World With Wonder’ Oct 16, 2019
    SEOUL – North Korean state media on Wednesday posted a slideshow of leader Kim Jong Un scaling the country’s highest mountain on horseback, and suggested the display means he is considering a major decision. The photos, posted in the Korean Central News Agency, showed Kim wearing a puffy tan overcoat and glasses, sitting atop a […]
  • October 16th, 1917 Oct 16, 2019
  • Gina Virgilio Sentenced for 2012 Arson Murder Oct 16, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton has sentenced 32-year-old Gina Virgilio to 60 years in prison for murdering her fiancé Michael Gonzalez in 2012. Virgilio previously pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree murder on the morning trial was scheduled to begin in April 2019. Pursuant to the plea agreement, Virgilio could […]
  • Red Cross of Alaska to Present at National Congress of American Indians Tribal Conference, Exhibit at 2019 Alaskan Federation of Natives Convention Oct 16, 2019
    Visit the Red Cross at the Carlson Center, First Floor Prow, Booth #1 FAIRBANKS, AK, October 15, 2019 —The American Red Cross of Alaska, a nonprofit organization committed to providing relief to victims of disasters and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, will present at the 8th Annual Alaska Federation of Natives […]
  • Testimony of Ex-Trump Aide Exposes Mulvaney Role in Coordinating Giuliani’s “Rogue Operation” in Ukraine Oct 15, 2019
    “The truth will keep coming out. And Trump cannot stop it.” During nearly 10 hours of testimony to House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday, President Donald Trump’s former top Russia adviser Fiona Hill alleged that acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, former ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, and the president’s personal lawyer […]
  • Coast Guard Experiencing VHF Outages, Use Secondary Communications Oct 15, 2019
    JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel are experiencing multiple VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska and may not be able to hear or respond to distress calls on channel 16. Currently, waterways affected by Coast Guard VHF-FM radio site outages include the Gulf of Alaska between Yakutat and Sitka, Cross Sound, Peril Strait, Hoonah Sound, […]

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Rural man Cited after Taking Illegal Moose and Giving it to Community

Rural man Cited after Taking Illegal Moose and Giving it to Community

After receiving a tip that a Chalkyitsik man had taken a moose out of season, Fairbanks troopers immediately traveled to the community via state aircraft to investigate on Monday. Once…

Remains of Missing Shageluk Man Pulled from Innoko River

Remains of Missing Shageluk Man Pulled from Innoko River

Alaska State Troopers report that the remains of a Shageluk man, missing since Friday have been found. It was on Friday that a Shageluk man, identified as 48-year-old Robert Demienteff, went…

State Wildfire Update

State Wildfire Update

Fire officials report on Wednesday, that the total fires burning in the state is now at 297. This total reflects three new fires. Included are 45 fires that are currently…

Troopers Arrest One in Venetie, Investigation Continues

Troopers Arrest One in Venetie, Investigation Continues

Alaska State Troopers report that they received several calls from the community of Venetie, a community situated  on the north side of the Chandalar River 45 miles northwest of Fort Yukon,…