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  • Cops in One Village Have Been Convicted of 70 Crimes. Here’s What They Had to Say About It Jul 22, 2019
      YouTube video by Kyle Hopkins and uploaded by Propublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. STEBBINS, Alaska — No gun. No training. $14 an hour. If there were better jobs to be had, city police officers in […]
  • Kenai Police Seek California Avenue Shooting Suspect after Discovery of Two Dead Women Jul 22, 2019
      Kenai police opened a homicide investigation after the discovery of the bodies of two women at a California Avenue address along the Kenai Spur Highway on Sunday morning. The women had been shot to death. The names of the two victims, who are reported to be of the same family, have not been revealed […]
  • Tugidak Island-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 21st Jul 21, 2019
      TUIY’UQ – TUGIDAK ISLAND TUIY’UQ NALLQIGTUQ. – TUGIDAK ISLAND IS FLAT. Tudigak Island lies at the southern end of the Kodiak region in the Trinity Island group. This, low oval landform is 18 miles long. It has a large, protected lagoon at its northern end, and rises to just 160 feet above sea level. […]
  • Alaska’s Salmon Harvest Nears 71 Million Fish Jul 21, 2019
      Harvests of Alaska’s wild salmon, through July 16, jumped to nearly 71 million fish, up from 49.5 million just a week earlier. A sockeye harvest of more than 42 million fish, 36 million of them from the Bristol Bay fishery, brought this boost of 18 million reds overall. Humpy harvests surged from 15 million […]
  • Fleeing Nikiski Car Chase Suspect Caught by Wildlife Troopers while Hitchhiking Jul 21, 2019
      The driver of a red Pontiac Bonneville made good on his escape from a traffic stop on the Kenai Spur Highway for a time but was ultimately remanded to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility on Saturday afternoon, troopers report. AST conducted a traffic stop on the Pontiac at 2:38 pm on Saturday for a speeding […]
  • NTSB Investigates Fatal Rust’s Air Service Crash in Tutka Bay Jul 21, 2019
      The investigation into the crash of a Rust’sd Air Service flight crash as it was taking off from Tutka Bay near Homer is continuing as investigators work to determine what caused the fatal mishap. Anchor Point-based troopers received a report of the crash of the air services de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver at 10:12 am […]
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  • Governor Dunleavy Signs House Bill 14, Closes ‘Schneider Loophole’ Jul 21, 2019
      Images of signing. (Click here for photos) (Juneau) – Today Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy signed into law House Bill 14, legislation to close the final gap in the ‘Schneider Loophole’ that allowed for a heinous act of violence to be met with little consequence. HB 14, sponsored by Representative John Lincoln of Kotzebue, […]
  • Senate Democratic Leader Praises Unanimous Passage of Capital Budget Jul 21, 2019
      JUNEAU – Today, the Alaska State Senate passed a Capital Budget unanimously for the second time this year. The Capital Budget, Senate Bill 2002, now heads over to the House of Representatives for consideration. The capital budget is vastly similar to the bare bones version that passed June 13, 2019, which was vetoed by […]
  • 50 Years Ago: One Small Step, One Giant Leap Jul 21, 2019
      Words such as these were emblazoned in dozens of languages on the front page of newspapers around the world, echoing the first part of President John F. Kennedy’s bold challenge to the nation, made more than eight years earlier – to land a man on the Moon. That part was successfully accomplished on July […]

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