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  • October 16th, 1859 Oct 16, 2018
  • Kent Washington Man Arrested in Yakutat on Murder Charges after Sunday Incident Oct 16, 2018
    A fight in Yakutat on Sunday turned deadly and one man is now in jail in connection with the homicide case. Following the preliminary investigation by GIU, troopers placed Kent, Washington resident John L. Stapleton, age 46, under arrest on the charge of Murder II. According to the investigation, Stapleton got into a physical altercation […]
  • Car Thief Arrested on Numerous Charges in Monday Night Richardson Highway Stop Oct 16, 2018
    A traffic stop on the Richardson Highway on Monday resulted in the recovery of a stolen vehicle and multiple charges for a North Pole man, troopers report. At 10:40 pm on Monday night, troopers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle at mile 360 of the Richardson Highway and made contact with the driver, 25-year-old Marcell […]
  • Astoria-based Coast Guard Cutter Returns Home Following Counterdrug Patrol, $17 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized Oct 16, 2018
    ASTORIA, Ore. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned home Saturday following a 50-day counterdrug patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The 75-member crew aboard Alert conducted multiple law enforcement boardings in international waters off the coasts of Central and South America. The cutter interdicted a suspected smuggling vessel and seized approximately 1,300 pounds of […]
  • Coast Guard Rescues Three People Off William Henry Mountain Oct 16, 2018
    JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew hoisted three people from William Henry Mountain, northwest of William Henry Bay in Lynn Canal Monday morning. The two men and one woman were hoisted and brought to Juneau where no medical concerns were reported. Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center […]
  • Tribal Support for Ballot Measure 1 Strong at AFN Convention Oct 16, 2018
    As Alaskans gather for the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention to share stories and opinions, Ballot Measure 1 is a large part of the conversation. With less than a month until the election, tribal support for the initiative is surging among Alaska Native organizations statewide, with the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation and Norton Bay Intertribal […]
  • Native Americans Decry Supreme Court Ruling on Voter ID in North Dakota Oct 16, 2018
    Civil rights groups are expressing outrage over a recent Supreme Court ruling that could make it harder for Native Americans in North Dakota to cast their votes in the upcoming midterm elections. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled against overturning North Dakota’s controversial voter ID law which requires voters to present identification that verifies a […]
  • October 15th, 1930 Oct 15, 2018
  • Governor Walker hosts US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin in Fairbanks for gasline discussions Oct 15, 2018
    FAIRBANKS – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spent a day in Fairbanks learning about Alaska’s vast economic and resource development potential while traveling to Washington D.C. from Indonesia. At the Secretary’s request, on Saturday, Governor Bill Walker organized a briefing on the Alaska LNG Project, which was led by Alaska Gasline Development Corporation President Keith […]
  • Alaska Legal Services Corporation Receives $169,879 Technology Grant from the Legal Services Corporation Oct 15, 2018
    WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced today that Alaska Legal Services Corporation will receive a $169,879 Technology Initiative Grant to enhance communication with individuals seeking civil legal assistance online. Established in 2000, LSC’s Technology Initiative Grants program supports legal aid organizations in developing and replicating technologies that improve efficiency and provide greater access […]

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