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  • Troopers Join National Campaign to Crack Down on Impaired Drivers Aug 13, 2020
      The goal is to encourage motorists to “use good judgment and get home alive” (ANCHORAGE) – Driving impaired is always a bad idea, a fact Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers are highlighting as they dedicate extra time and effort to take tipsy motorists off the state’s roadways. The high visibility effort is […]
  • New Stuyahok Man in Custody for Murder of Angelina Chunak Aug 13, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers reported on Wednesday that a New Stuyahok suspect was taken into custody on Monday on murder charges in connection with a woman who was discovered dead in that community on Sunday. At 10 pm on Saturday night AST was advised that a woman, identified as 25-year-old Angelina Chunak, had been missing […]
  • Two Arrested Following SWAT Barricade Incident Wednesday Night Aug 13, 2020
    Anchorage police report that two persons were taken into custody following a barricade incident that resulted from a warrant service carried out by APD late on Wednesday night. Police attempted to carry out a warrant service on 28-year-old Val  Tapusoa for a felony warrant at just after 11 pm on Wednesday night but instead of […]
  • August 13th, 1915 Aug 13, 2020
      The post August 13th, 1915 appeared first on Alaska Native News.
  • New Study Confirms the Power of Deinosuchus and Its ‘teeth the Size of Bananas’ Aug 13, 2020
      A new study, revisiting fossil specimens from the enormous crocodylian, Deinosuchus, has confirmed that the beast had teeth “the size of bananas”, capable to take down even the very largest of dinosaurs. And, it wasn’t alone! TThe research, published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, also reveals various kinds of “terror crocodile”. Two species, entitled Deinosuchus hatcheri and Deinosuchus […]
  • Fairbanks Man Takes Troopers on High-Speed Chase and Foot Chase Before Arrest Wednesday Aug 13, 2020
      An attempted stop for an equipment violation resulted in a high-speed chase and a chase through the woods in Fairbanks early Wednesday morning troopers report. Troopers attempted a traffic stop for an equipment violation on Geist Road at 5:04 am, but the driver, later identified as 23-year-old Caleb Roberts sped away instead, reaching speeds […]
  • Alaska COVID-19 Case Count Summary August 12 Aug 13, 2020
      DHSS today announced 68 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska and one death. 62 are residents in 11 communities: Anchorage (40), Fairbanks (6), Valdez-Cordova Census Area (6), Juneau (2), Sterling (2), and one each Kenai Peninsula Borough North, Metlakatla, Prince of Wales-Hyder Borough, Sitka, Wasilla and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area. Six new nonresidents were also identified […]
  • August 12th, 1869 Aug 12, 2020
      The post August 12th, 1869 appeared first on Alaska Native News.
  • Coast Guard, Good Samaritans Assist Fisherman, Vessel Taking on Water Near Port Protection Aug 12, 2020
      JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a man whose fishing vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Hole in the Wall, approximately five miles southeast of Port Protection, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui monitored a towing evolution involving the fishing vessel Clara, a […]
  • Biden Picks Senator Kamala Harris as His Running Mate Aug 12, 2020
      Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked California Senator Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate —making her the first Black woman to be named to a major party’s ticket for a presidential election. As a woman of Indian descent, she is also making history as the first major South Asian-American candidate […]


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Representative Gary Knopp Killed in Midair Collision Northeast of Soldotna

Representative Gary Knopp Killed in Midair Collision Northeast of Soldotna

  Update: All but one person was deceased on scene of Friday’s crash, the initial survivor succumbed to injuries during transport to the local hospital. Troopers identified Rep. Gary Knopp, age…