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  • The Fairbanks International Airport Seeks the Public’s Assistance in Reducing the Importation of Illegal Substances to Rural Alaska Communities Dec 12, 2019
    (Fairbanks, AK) – The Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) Police and Fire Department have seized a total of 222.8 liters of alcohol, with an estimated street value of over $133,000 and 144 grams of illegal drugs, destined for rural Alaskan communities in the last six months. These seizures of illegal items resulted in 32 criminal charges […]
  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Holiday Enforcement Campaign Begins Dec 12, 2019
    (ANCHORAGE) – The Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers will be conducting focused traffic enforcement efforts on roads and highways around the state to enhance safety this holiday season. Troopers will be on the lookout for motorists driving impaired, speeding, driving aggressively, driving distracted and enforcing safe seatbelt usage. The efforts will run from […]
  • Study Shows Stronger Winds in Store for Northwestern Alaska Dec 12, 2019
    By 2099, winds along Alaska’s northwestern coasts are projected to grow stronger, according to a new study from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. To understand past and future winds, programmer Kyle Redilla, of UAF’s International Arctic Research Center, and Sarah Pearl, an undergraduate from Dartmouth College, analyzed over 30 years of data from 67 airports […]
  • Shift in Tundra Shrub Growth Could Release More Atmospheric Carbon Dec 12, 2019
    University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists presented their work at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in San Francisco this week. Here are some research highlights from the world’s largest Earth and space science meeting. A decades-old research project on Alaska’s North Slope indicates that deciduous shrubs shift more carbon from the soil to the atmosphere […]
  • Record Low Level of Bering Sea Ice Causes Profound, Widespread Impacts Dec 12, 2019
    Sea ice in the Bering Sea shrank to its lowest levels in recorded history in 2018, profoundly affecting northwest Alaska residents who depend on marine resources for food, cash and culture, according to a new peer-reviewed study. “This is an extreme event with immediate and long-lasting repercussions. It’s indicative of very rapid change in the […]
  • Redoubt’s Big Impact 30 Years Ago Dec 12, 2019
    On Dec. 15, 1989, a pilot who had flown a 747 passenger jet all the way from Amsterdam was looking forward to landing in Anchorage. There, he would take a short break before continuing to Tokyo. Descending over Southcentral Alaska, he and his co-pilot saw what looked like an inky storm cloud ahead. Flying into […]
  • Coast Guard Air Station Sitka Medevacs Teen from Baranof Island Dec 12, 2019
    KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 16-year-old male Sitka Wilderness Therapy student experiencing chest pains on Duffield Peninsula, approximately 30 miles north of Sitka Sunday evening.  The aircrew safely hoisted and transferred the boy from a narrow tidal flat to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in […]
  • 30+ Groups Condemn ‘Obscene’ $738 Billion Pentagon Bill as Blank Check for War and ‘Gift to Donald Trump’ Dec 12, 2019
    A diverse coalition of more than 30 progressive advocacy groups on Tuesday condemned the bipartisan, $738 billion National Defense Authorization Act as a “blank check” to the military-industrial complex that does nothing to restrain President Donald Trump’s reckless foreign policy. “Further inflating the Pentagon’s overstuffed coffers does not make us safer—it perpetuates a system that treats military […]
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  • Tylan Fely to be Arraigned on Multitude of Charges for the Grisly Death of his Wife and Daughter on Thursday Dec 11, 2019
    APD revealed that an Anchorage grand jury handed down a 14-count indictment against 34-year-old Tylan Fely for the murder and burning of his wife and 13-year-old daughter on November 30th on Newell Street. Fely was identified as a suspect on December 2nd. He was questioned, arrested and remanded to the Anchorage Correctional Complex for killing […]

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