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  • New Bill would Require Alaska Psychiatric Institute to Provide at least 55 Beds Dec 8, 2019
    Rep. Fields: ‘This bill provides relief for our hospitals, communities, and public safety forces’ ANCHORAGE – Friday, Rep. Zack Fields (D-Anchorage) introduced a bill that would require the State of Alaska to maintain a staff at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute capable of providing in-patient services for at least 55 people at a time. Alaska is […]
  • Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts to Children in Villages Dec 8, 2019
     JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — The Alaska National Guard has a tradition of serving communities throughout Alaska during the holidays, delivering Christmas gifts and a variety of delights to children during Operation Santa Claus. In its 63rd year, two small Native villages along the Kuskokwim River in Western Alaska were selected for a visit this […]
  • December 8th, 1915 Dec 8, 2019
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  • December 7th, 1941: A Date that will Live in Infamy Dec 7, 2019
    It was 78 years today that Japan’s Imperial Navy launched a surprise attack on the Hawaiian Naval base of Pearl Harbor that would result in the United States entering World War II. The attack, designed by Japan to be a preventative action to keep the U.S. from interfering with their military actions in the Philippines, […]
  • December 7th, 1960 Dec 7, 2019
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  • Updated Webpage Provides Comprehensive Listing of Alaska’s Missing Persons Dec 6, 2019
    Database includes more than 1,200 people known missing since 1960. (ANCHORAGE) – The Alaska Department of Public Safety’s Missing Persons Clearinghouse webpage is now updated to provide complete listings of all persons known missing in Alaska from 1960 through December 1, 2019. The department is inviting the public to visit the page where about 1,240 […]
  • APD Investigates Tuesday Night 4th Avenue Homicide Dec 6, 2019
    Anchorage police have upgraded a death investigation to a homicide investigation into the 4600-block East 4th Avenue incident on December 3rd after a State Medical Examiner’s report that the victim, whose identity has yet to be released, died from trauma to the upper body. Officers with the Patrol Division as well as the Anchorage Fire […]
  • Trooper Make Arrest in Mid-November Fairbanks Homicide Dec 6, 2019
    Following a three-week investigation by the AST General Investigative Unit into the death of Peter Horace-Wright, age 24 of Fairbanks, troopers placed a Fairbanks suspect under arrest on Murder charges. At 3:30 pm on Thursday afternoon, troopers contacted and arrested 22-year-old Ryder Alan Smith on charges of Murder I for the November 14th shooting death […]
  • California Fugitive from Justice Arrested following Sterling Highway Traffic Stop Dec 6, 2019
    A routine traffic stop resulted in the capture of a California Fugitive from Justice troopers reported on Thursday. At approximately 6:30 pm on Thursday, evening troopers observed a red 2000 Dodge truck traveling above the speed limit near mile 75.5 of the Sterling Highway and proceeded to pull the vehicle over. After the vehicle pulled […]
  • December 6th, 1906 Dec 6, 2019
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Pilot in Fatal 2014 Atigun Pass Crash Convicted of Obstruction

Pilot in Fatal 2014 Atigun Pass Crash Convicted of Obstruction

It was announced by Department of Justice Attorney Bryan Schroder on Wednesday that the pilot involved in the fatal August 24th, 2014 Atigun Pass crash was convicted by a trial…

Selawik Woman Arrested on Attempted Murder/Assault Charges in Connection with Injured Infant

Selawik Woman Arrested on Attempted Murder/Assault Charges in Connection with Injured Infant

Alaska State Troopers revealed that a Selawik woman has been arrested and jailed on attempted murder and assault charges following a report of a nine-month-old infant being treated for injuries…

Nome Man Intercepted at Anchorage Airport Taking Heroin to Nome

Nome Man Intercepted at Anchorage Airport Taking Heroin to Nome

On Tuesday, as the result of an on-going investigation addressing the trafficking and distribution of heroin in Nome by the Nome Office of the Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team…

Two Men Perish near Gambell Mid-Month

Two Men Perish near Gambell Mid-Month

Alaska State Troopers revealed on Wednesday that they were conducting a death investigation into an October 15th incident in the Ganbell area. According to their posting on the trooper dispatch,…

House Passes Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protective Act

House Passes Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protective Act

 In a vote of 225-193, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protective Act preventing the Bureau of land Management from holding lease sales…

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