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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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Search Continues for Missing Shageluk Youth

Search Continues for Missing Shageluk Youth

Bethel Search and Rescue is currently in Shageluk coordinating volunteer efforts in the search for 18-year-old Alfred Hamilton, who was reported missing on Thursday. It was at 9:42 am that…

Fort Wainwright UH-60 Medevacs Man with Head/Neck Injuries from Medfra Airstrip

Fort Wainwright UH-60 Medevacs Man with Head/Neck Injuries from Medfra Airstrip

A Personal Locator Beacon was activated and picked up by the Alaska Rescue Coordination Cewnter on Thursday at 4:06 pm. The beacon was activated at the Medfra runway approximately 31 miles northwest…

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,…