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  • The First Day of School is upon Us. So are Some New Rules Aug 18, 2019
      Anchorage School District students start the school year on Tuesday, August 20th.  Regardless if you’re in the “Thank goodness, FINALLY” camp or on the “Holy crow where did the summer go” side – it’s happening. Here are a few things you need to know about this impending first day of school.   Parents, please […]
  • August 18th, 1903 Aug 18, 2019
  • Off-Duty APD Officer Arrested on DUI Charges, Put on Leave Aug 18, 2019
    An Alaska State Trooper on patrol on the Glenn Highway at 12:30 am on Saturday spotted a white Chevy pickup having difficulty maintaining its lane and speeding and so, initiated a traffic stop at the North Eagle River exit. When stopped, the driver, identified as 25-year-old Jeremy See initially refused to exit the vehicle, and […]
  • Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Passes 124 Million Aug 18, 2019
      Deliveries of wild salmon to Alaska processors now tops 124 million fish. This represents nearly 20 million pink salmon more than the past week. The latest preliminary salmon harvest report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game puts the catch at 58,194,000 humpies, 53,907,000 sockeyes, 11,266,000 chum, 1,110,000 silver and 217,000 Chinook salmon. […]
  • Sanders, Warren Among 2020 Candidates to Address Native Americans Aug 18, 2019
      WASHINGTON – For the first time in more than a decade, Native Americans have the opportunity to question presidential candidates on issues of importance to Indian Country. “This is our chance to tell candidates that they can earn our votes,” said organizer O.J. Semans, co-executive director of the national Native American voting rights organization Four […]
  • Scent Brings Songbirds to the Yard Aug 17, 2019
      Chickadees are interested in scents. That’s the news from a study out of Lehigh University, the first to document naturally hybridizing songbirds’ preference for the smell of their own species. Amber Rice, an evolutionary biologist at Lehigh, studies hybridization — when separate species come into contact and mate — to better understand how species originate […]
  • Remains of Shelly Ingram Located in Houston Friday Aug 17, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers report that the remains of the woman that they have been seeking since the evening of August 5th were located in Houston on Friday evening. 43-year-old Shelly Ingram, who was last seen on Sunday, August 4th, said she was going to church when she disappeared. Family and authorities searched for Ingram to […]
  • Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District Aug 17, 2019
      Photo: The Napakiak School fuel storage facility sits 76 feet from the riverbank’s erosion point, along the Kuskokwim River. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard issued Administrative Order to the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD), Friday, to remove all fuel oils from the Napakiak School fuel storage facility by Aug. […]
  • August 17th, 1896 Aug 17, 2019
  • AST Release Names of August 4th Goat Mountain Crash Victims Aug 16, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers have confirmed the identities of the persons who died in the August 4th plane crash outside of Girdwood near Eagle Glacier on Goat Mountain today. According to AST, the deceased are “Charles Weimer, age 31, of Girdwood; David Osborn, age 60, of Girdwood; Karl Erickson, age 55, of Girdwood; Paul Wiley, […]

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