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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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Pickup Collides with Semi Hauling Fuel Trailers on Parks Highway

Pickup Collides with Semi Hauling Fuel Trailers on Parks Highway

  Alaska State Troopers report that the Friday night collision between a pickup truck and a semi hauling two fuel trailers on the Parks Highway near the Little shot intersection…

Mike Prax Appointed by Governor Dunleavy to House District Three Seat

Mike Prax Appointed by Governor Dunleavy to House District Three Seat

  (Anchorage) – In an announcment on Tuesday morning, Governor Mike Dunleavy revealed that he has chosen Glenn Prax, better known as Mike Prax, to take the House District 3…

Two in Mentasta Lake Jailed following Brutal Assault on Family Member

Two in Mentasta Lake Jailed following Brutal Assault on Family Member

  Alaska State Troopers reported on a violent assault that took place in Mentasta Lake on Wednesday night where the victim had to be transported by EMS due to the…

Fairbanks Son Arrested in Domestic Violence Incident that Ended in Barricade

Fairbanks Son Arrested in Domestic Violence Incident that Ended in Barricade

  Late Monday night troopers responded to a domestic violence call at a Fairbanks address at 11:01 pm. When they arrived and opened an investigation into the family disturbance, the…

Murphy Dome Road Disturbance Lands Fairbanks Man in Jail on Burglary-DV and Weapons Charges

Murphy Dome Road Disturbance Lands Fairbanks Man in Jail on Burglary-DV and Weapons Charges

  A Fairbanks man remains in custody following his arrest outside a Fairbanks residence on various charges that include Burglary I-DV and weapons charges, AST reports. Troopers responded after receiving…

Fairbanks Victim Hospitalized after being Shot by Unknown Assailant

Fairbanks Victim Hospitalized after being Shot by Unknown Assailant

  A 37-year-old man in Fairbanks was transported to the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound after calling in the incident early Tuesday morning, troopers report. The victim, whose…

Passed Out Driver in Wrong Lane Jailed on DUI/Endangering Charges in Fairbanks

Passed Out Driver in Wrong Lane Jailed on DUI/Endangering Charges in Fairbanks

  Alaska State Troopers responded to multiple calls reporting a vehicle in distress stopped in the wrong lane of travel on Sheep Creek and Line Drive in Fairbanks on Saturday…