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  • Updated Webpage Provides Comprehensive Listing of Alaska’s Missing Persons Dec 6, 2019
    Database includes more than 1,200 people known missing since 1960. (ANCHORAGE) – The Alaska Department of Public Safety’s Missing Persons Clearinghouse webpage is now updated to provide complete listings of all persons known missing in Alaska from 1960 through December 1, 2019. The department is inviting the public to visit the page where about 1,240 […]
  • APD Investigates Tuesday Night 4th Avenue Homicide Dec 6, 2019
    Anchorage police have upgraded a death investigation to a homicide investigation into the 4600-block East 4th Avenue incident on December 3rd after a State Medical Examiner’s report that the victim, whose identity has yet to be released, died from trauma to the upper body. Officers with the Patrol Division as well as the Anchorage Fire […]
  • Trooper Make Arrest in Mid-November Fairbanks Homicide Dec 6, 2019
    Following a three-week investigation by the AST General Investigative Unit into the death of Peter Horace-Wright, age 24 of Fairbanks, troopers placed a Fairbanks suspect under arrest on Murder charges. At 3:30 pm on Thursday afternoon, troopers contacted and arrested 22-year-old Ryder Alan Smith on charges of Murder I for the November 14th shooting death […]
  • California Fugitive from Justice Arrested following Sterling Highway Traffic Stop Dec 6, 2019
    A routine traffic stop resulted in the capture of a California Fugitive from Justice troopers reported on Thursday. At approximately 6:30 pm on Thursday, evening troopers observed a red 2000 Dodge truck traveling above the speed limit near mile 75.5 of the Sterling Highway and proceeded to pull the vehicle over. After the vehicle pulled […]
  • December 6th, 1906 Dec 6, 2019
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  • Soldotna Man Dies in Wednesday Morning Sterling Highway Rollover Dec 6, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers responded to a rollover at mile 53 of the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing after receiving a call reporting the accident at 7:45 am on Wednesday morning. When they arrived at the scene they found a Dodge SUV on its top in standing water alongside the roadway. A CES dive team was […]
  • Looking to Start a Seaweed Farm in Alaska? Dec 5, 2019
    Bull kelp. Photo by Melissa Good. Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) and partners, including Alaska Sea Grant, are excited to announce a new training program for people interested in starting a seaweed farm. The program will be held in Kodiak, Ketchikan and Sitka in February 2020.    Applications are due by December 20, 2019.   The training […]
  • Vigilance Advised after Saxitoxin Found in Clams Dec 5, 2019
    Scientists have detected toxic algae in clams from the Bering Strait and Chukchi Sea regions of northern and western Alaska, according to a new bulletin. This set of clams was taken about 50 miles north of Cape Lisburne. Photo courtesy of NOAA Fisheries.  It’s an indication that ocean warming is moving northward, allowing the growth […]
  • AMHS Notifies M/V Aurora Employees of Long-term Layup Dec 5, 2019
    (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) notified employees of the M/V Aurora Thursday that they will be relieved of service effective Jan. 14. Approximately 24 employees will be impacted. AMHS is following procedures outlined in the union contracts. In November, after thorough inspections of the 45-year-old M/V LeConte and the 43-year-old Aurora, […]
  • ‘Flat-Out Corruption’: DeVos Accused of Scheming to Stop Next President From Canceling Student Loan Debt Dec 5, 2019
    “Normally the rich are moderately more subtle about rigging the system in their favor. They’re scared.” Billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this week proposed handing over the federal government’s $1.5 trillion student loan portfolio to a “stand-alone government corporation,” a move observers condemned as a corrupt ploy to strip the next president of the ability to cancel […]

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Tribal Police Catch Kipnuk Post Office Burglar During Break-In

Tribal Police Catch Kipnuk Post Office Burglar During Break-In

Alaska State Troopers said that they were informed of the arrest of a burglar taken into custody during a burglary at the Kipnuk Post Office by tribal police in that community at approximately 2;30 am on Monday morning. Tribal officers report that they were on patrol in Kipnuk…

Crooked Creek Man Arrested on Murder Charges after Fatal Altercation

Crooked Creek Man Arrested on Murder Charges after Fatal Altercation

Troopers from Aniak and Bethel responded to the community of Crooked Creek on Saturday morning after receiving a report of a homicide there, AST reports. Upon arrival, an investigation was opened to find that Ronald Waskey and his brother Evan Waskey got into an altercation that resulted in…

Napakiak Man Held on Sexual Assault Charges after Wednesday Incident

Napakiak Man Held on Sexual Assault Charges after Wednesday Incident

Alaska State Troopers say that a 21-year-old Napakiak man has been jailed on Sexual Assault I and Assault IV charges after an incident in that community on Wednesday. According to the trooper report, 21-year-old Daniel Andrew sexually assaulted a “female after she attempted to purchase a bottle of…

Togiak Man Jailed on Attempted Murder Charges after Village Stabbing Incident

Togiak Man Jailed on Attempted Murder Charges after Village Stabbing Incident

At 7:57 am on Thursday morning Alaska State Troopers were notified of an assault involving a knife at…

Scammon Bay Brother Jailed in Shooting Death of His Sibling

Scammon  Bay Brother Jailed in Shooting Death of His Sibling

Alaska State Troopers, this week revealed the names of the victim and suspect in the deadly shooting incident…

Murkowski Introduces Legislation to Address Alaska’s Rural Public Safety Crisis

Murkowski Introduces Legislation to Address Alaska’s Rural Public Safety Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In her continued effort to address the public safety crisis in rural Alaska, U.S Senator…

Fatal ATV Collision Takes Life of One in Larsen Bay

Fatal ATV Collision Takes Life of One in Larsen Bay

Alaska State Troopers report a fatal two-ATV accident that occurred in the Community of Larsen Bay early on…

Alaska National Guard Commander Eyes Regional Hub Concept

Alaska National Guard Commander Eyes Regional Hub Concept

Outreach builds relationships for potential future partnerships Photo: Carter Boyers, 9, checks out an Alaska Army National Guard…

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