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  • Investigators Solve the Mystery of Missing Daniel Buckwalter, Suspect in Jail Jul 7, 2020
      After a five-year investigation, troopers report that the case of missing Big Lake man, Daniel Roy Buckwalter has finally been solved and the main suspect in the case is in custody. Buckwalter was last known to be alive on August 4th, 2015, and was reported missing on August 12th of that year. It was […]
  • Fairbanks Man Jailed on Multiple Charges after Serious Domestic Violence Incident Tuesday Jul 7, 2020
      Just minutes after midnight on Tuesday morning, troopers responded to a report of a possible domestic disturbance an Goldstream Road north of Fairbanks. The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Tyrell Peterson had assaulted a family member as well as a good samaritan who had come to their aid. It was […]
  • Anchorage Escapee Garners 14 Additional Charges after July 4th Incident Jul 7, 2020
      An Anchorage man, identified as 27-year-old Jason Lee Eaton, who escaped the Clitheroe Center in mid-June, now faces 14 new charges after an incident and his capture on the 4th of July APD revealed. A 911 call went in to APD at 1:39 am on Saturday from the Hampton Inn on Credit Union Drive […]
  • US Leads World in Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Jul 7, 2020
      The death toll in the United States from the COVID-19 pandemic rose above 130,000 people Monday, according to data compiled by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.  The U.S. leads the world not only in terms of coronavirus deaths but total number of confirmed cases, with 2.9 million.  The nation has reported over 50,000 new daily […]
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  • Anchorage Driver Backs Over Patrol Vehicle in Attempt to Evade Monday Jul 7, 2020
      An 11:58 am response to a report of two individuals passed out in a vehicle on the 1400-block of Twining Drive would escalate when the driver of the vehicle woke up and elected to attempt to evade officers, APD reported on Monday. APD says that the officers were setting up a  traffic stop on […]
  • A Tiny Ancient Relative of Dinosaurs and Pterosaurs Discovered Jul 7, 2020
      New study suggests a miniaturized origin for some of the largest animals ever to live on Earth Dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs may be known for their remarkable size, but a newly described species from Madagascar that lived around 237 million years ago suggests that they originated from extremely small ancestors. The fossil reptile, named […]
  • AMHS Passenger Tests Positive for COVID-19 Jul 6, 2020
      Last night, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) alerted the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) that a recent passenger tested positive for COVID-19. DHSS conducted extensive contact tracing and determined that the only other person considered to be a close contact was a traveling companion. No one else aboard the vessel […]
  • Alaska Sea Grant Efforts Result in Over $8.5 Million in Economic Benefits to Alaska in 2019 Jul 6, 2020
      Alaska Sea Grant projects and programs produced over $8.5 million in economic benefits to the state last year, as reported to National Sea Grant. These benefits were the result of our work in marine safety training, seafood safety classes, seafood technology programs, professional consultations, and other activities.  The creation and support of jobs and […]
  • Salmon Harvests in Alaska Generally Below Expectations Jul 6, 2020
      Commercial salmon harvests in Alaska are off to a slow start in the 2020 season, with year-to-date statewide landings at just over three million fish – the lowest in at least 12 years. Still while some areas have been late to open or are much lower than historical averages, recovery from early season weakness […]

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AST Identify Subject of Tuesday Fairbanks SERT Operation

AST Identify Subject of Tuesday Fairbanks SERT Operation

The suspect, who was the subject of a Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) operation in Fairbanks on Tuesday after taking troopers on a short car chase before crashing into a…

Three Vehicle Accident Follows Delta Junction Moose Collision

Three Vehicle Accident Follows Delta Junction Moose Collision

Alaska State Troopers are continuing an investigation into a three-vehicle accident involving a trooper, charity vehicle and a third private vehicle last Saturday. At 9:13 pm, an Alaska State Trooper responded…

Venetie Man Arrested on Several Charges Including Murder after Stabbing Death of Party-Goer

Venetie Man Arrested on Several Charges Including Murder after Stabbing Death of Party-Goer

A Venetie man has been arrested on Murder II charges following a stabbing in that community over the weekend, troopers report. 33-year-old John Fred Roberts was arrested and charged with…

Troopers Investigate Death of Shageluk Man Found Deceased in Washeteria Bathroom

Troopers Investigate Death of Shageluk Man Found Deceased in Washeteria Bathroom

Authorities in Aniak are awaiting an autopsy determination on a Shageluk man who was discovered deceased in the bathroom of the Shageluk Washeteria on Tuesday. Aniak-based troopers traveled to Shageluk…

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…