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  • Total Wages up 4.0% in the First Half of 2019 from Prior Year Nov 13, 2019
    JUNEAU, Alaska—Newly released data for the first half of 2019 show total wages up $355 million from the first half of 2018, with increases in all of Alaska’s major industries and sectors. The 4.0 percent wage growth exceeded inflation, which was 2.6 percent over the period. Private sector wages grew 4.8 percent overall. Construction wages […]
  • Two Anchorage Men Face Murder and Kidnapping Charges in Connection with November 3rd Merrill Drive Homicide Nov 13, 2019
    Anchorage police investigators revealed that they have developed two suspects in the November 3rd homicide case where they found a male victim, since identified as 48-year-old Oscar Garcia, deceased in a vehicle on the 4000-block of Merrill Drive. Garcia died as a result of major trauma to his body. APD did not give details as […]
  • Lawmakers Demand Resolution to ‘Existential Crisis’ Faced by Coastal Communities in Wake of New Ferry Cuts Nov 13, 2019
    ANCHORAGE – Wednesday, several lawmakers who represent coastal communities urged the Dunleavy Administration to fulfill the Alaska Department of Transportation’s mission statement to “Keep Alaska moving through service and infrastructure” by promptly getting two essential Alaska Marine Highway System vessels back into operation. DOT recently made an announcement that M/V Leconte and Malaspina would be […]
  • CBP Finds Liquid Cocaine in Shampoo Bottles Nov 13, 2019
    HOUSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport intercepted a traveler attempting to smuggle 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in full-sized shampoo bottles, Nov. 11. Among his clothing in is checked luggage, the traveler, a Colombian citizen, was carrying 24 bottles of shampoo that contained the illicit liquid […]
  • LIVE: The Impeachment Hearings Nov 13, 2019
    Watch the public impeachment hearing brought to you by PBS Newshour’s Youtube channel.
  • Alaska’s 206.9 Million Salmon Harvest Valued at $657.6 Million Nov 13, 2019
    This year’s robust wild Alaskan salmon 206.9 million fish harvest has an estimated preliminary ex-vessel value of $647.6 million. Statisticians at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) calculated the totals, which amount to a 10 percent increase over the 2018’s value of $595.2 million. Average prices for Chinook, sockeye, coho, pink and chum […]
  • ‘State of Lung Cancer’ 2019 Report Finds Alaska has One of the Worst 5-Year Lung Cancer Survival Rates in the Nation Nov 13, 2019
    Second annual report from American Lung Association explores how states can act to save more lives, support patients and families facing lung cancer ANCHORAGE – Alaska ranks near the bottom of the country with the five-year lung cancer survival rate at 17.6 percent. An estimated 400 Alaskans will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019, but more […]
  • November 13th, 1913 Nov 13, 2019
  • Anchorage DUI Driver also Charged with Weapons Misconduct Nov 13, 2019
    On Sunday, November 10, 2019, two APD officers with the Impaired Driving Enforcement Unit (IDEU) observed a reckless driver traveling at 128 mph in a 60 mph zone. As the officers worked to catch up with the gray 2015 Audi sedan on Minnesota near Raspberry Road at 12:13 am, they temporarily lost sight of him […]
  • Alaskan a Finalist in National Competition to Name Star, Exo-Planet Nov 12, 2019
    Vote for Adajar’s proposal at: DILLINGHAM, ALASKA – An Alaskan, Ivory Adajar of Dillingham, Alaska was recently named a finalist in a national competition by The International Astronomical Union (IAU) to name an intergalactic star and exo-planet. Voting to advance the proposal is open to the public until November 14, 2019.  Adajar has proposed the […]

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In Honor of All of Our Veterans on this, their Day

In Honor of All of Our Veterans on this, their Day

Americans have been observing Veterans Day since November 11, 1954 in honor of our military men and women. But, our country has celebrated November 11 for many years prior to…

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