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  • One Dies in Palmer Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision Jan 20, 2019
      Few details have emerged concerning a late fatal Friday night collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian in Palmer. AST and Palmer police responded to the fatal accident at the intersection of the Palmer-Wasilla Highway and Creekwood Park Circle at 10:58 pm to discover an adult male pedestrian dressed in dark clothing dead at the […]
  • Three Injuries, One Fatality in Saturday Palmer Three Vehicle Collision Jan 20, 2019
      According to AST, a head-on collision involving three vehicles at the intersection of Palmer-Wasilla Highway and Cottonwood Creek Circle in Palmer injured three and resulted in the death of one on Saturday evening. Details of the crash are still being investigated. All three drivers and one passenger were transported to the Mat-Su Regional Hospital for […]
  • Nikiski Man Jailed after Trespassing and Fighting with Neighbors Jan 20, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance between neighbors at an Alexander Road address in Nikiski early Saturday morning and responded to investigate, according to the trooper dispatch. Upon arrival at half-past six, AST opened an investigation to find that 38-year-old David O’Brien of Nikiski had trespassed onto a neighbors property and refused […]
  • PFAS Discovered in Groundwater Near Dillingham Airport Firefighting Foam Discharge Areas Jan 20, 2019
      DOT&PF immediately offering alternate water source; expanding testing. (DILLINGHAM, AK) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) was recently alerted to concentrations of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in one well located at the Holy Rosary Church near the Dillingham Airport. Nine wells were sampled on or near airport property. The […]
  • Alaska’s Year without a Summer Jan 20, 2019
    Two-hundred and thirty-six years ago, when Gen. George Washington marched back into New York City as British troops were walking out, a volcano erupted in Iceland. For eight months of 1783, Laki volcano spewed lava and belched noxious fumes into the atmosphere. One-quarter of the residents of Iceland died, and the sulfur-rich gases that spread […]
  • Bailer-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 20th Jan 20, 2019
    Imanga’iyutaq–Bailer Imanga’iyutaq aturu!—Use the bailer! Whether you are piloting a seiner, running a skiff, or paddling a canoe, water is bound to get into your boat. Waves, rain, the wake of other vessels, or pulling struggling fish on board can create puddles in the bottom of even the most sea worthy watercraft. Today’s boaters solve […]
  • Ocean Beauty Introduces New Salmon Candy Jan 20, 2019
    Ocean Beauty Seafoods’ Echo Falls brand has introduced three new smoked salmon treats, including Applewood Smoked Wild Alaska Sockeye Salmon Candy, sustainable strips cut from whole fillets of Bristol Bay salmon. The strips are cured in brown sugar and salt, then slowly smoked in Applewood. Also new to Ocean Beauty’s portfolio of smoke products are […]
  • Israel Reveals More about Its Military Engagement with Iran in Syria Jan 20, 2019
    Israel has been conducting military operations against Iran on Syrian soil for more than two years. Many missions have been shrouded in secrecy, but this week the Israelis offered rare confirmation of an airstrike on an Iranian weapons cache located near Damascus’ international airport. And Israel’s outgoing military chief, General Gadi Eisenkot, went into greater […]
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  • Use of University Research on DNA in Salmon Monitoring Could Result in Savings for State Jan 19, 2019
    JUNEAU — Each year wild salmon return to the streams in which they were born to spawn and die. Salmon fishery managers must ensure that adequate numbers of fish return each year to spawn and produce offspring for future harvest. It is expensive and labor intensive to count returning salmon, especially in remote streams. Researchers […]

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