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  • On Capitol Hill, More Scorn on Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi Oct 18, 2018
    CAPITOL HILL — U.S. lawmakers heaped more criticism on Saudi Arabia Wednesday amid fresh news reports suggesting that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi met a grisly death at the Saudi consulate in Turkey earlier this month. “I think Mr. Khashoggi is dead,” Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy told reporters on Capitol Hill. “I don’t think the aliens […]
  • Ketchikan Woman Perishes after Falling into Waters near Launch Oct 18, 2018
    The body of a Ketchikan woman was discovered floating in the water near the Hole in the Wall boat launch on Wednesday morning Alaska State Troopers revealed on the trooper dispatch today. According to the report, 66-year-old Doretta Dowhitt was found floating in the water at approximately 6:30 am on Wednesday by one of her neighbors. […]
  • Tanana Road Provides Two Years of Cheaper Freight and Travel Oct 17, 2018
    (TANANA, Alaska) – Two years after the official opening of the Road to Tanana, the road has brought down the cost of travel and freight to the middle Yukon. The 33-mile road, a continuation of Tofty Road, which runs north and west of Manley Hot Springs, was completed in August 2016. In addition to providing […]
  • October 17th, 1989 Oct 17, 2018
  • Arctic Greening Thaws Permafrost, Boosts Runoff Oct 17, 2018
    LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 17, 2018–A new collaborative study has investigated Arctic shrub-snow interactions to obtain a better understanding of the far north’s tundra and vast permafrost system. Incorporating extensive in situ observations, Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists tested their theories with a novel 3D computer model and confirmed that shrubs can lead to significant […]
  • University of New Hampshire Researchers Say Winter Ticks Killing Moose at Alarming Rate Oct 17, 2018
    DURHAM, N.H. – As winter in New England seems to get warmer, fall lingers longer and spring comes into bloom earlier, areas like northern New Hampshire and western Maine are seeing an unusual continued increase in winter ticks which are endangering the moose population. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that the […]
  • Pompeo: Saudis Declined to Discuss Facts Surrounding Missing Journalist Oct 17, 2018
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that when he met with Saudi leaders they did not want to talk about any of the facts involving the disappearance of a U.S.-based Saudi journalist Turkish officials say was killed and dismembered by Saudi agents inside Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul, a charge denied by the Saudis. […]
  • Consumer Protection Unit Warns of IRS Tax Scam Oct 17, 2018
    October 12, 2018 (Anchorage, AK) – The Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Unit and the Department of Revenue are warning the public about a potential new tax scam. The scam purports to send a notice from the Internal Revenue Service, Alaska Department of Revenue notifying the consumer or business of a non-residence tax payment owed. […]
  • Pedestrian Dies in Collision on C Street Tuesday Night Oct 17, 2018
    Northbound and southbound lanes of C Street between E Tudor Road and International Road were closed down for a time on Tuesday night as APD’s Traffic Unit investigated a fatal vehicle/Pedestrian collision that occurred at approximately 8 pm, APD reported. APD’s preliminary investigation found that a gray 2016 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on C […]
  • Father, Son Wounded in 6th Avenue Gunfire Tuesday Night Oct 17, 2018
    Anchorage police are seeking witnesses or information connected to a shooting that occurred in the area of the 600-block of 6th Avenue on Tuesday evening. According to the APDD report, patrol officers responded to that location at 8:04 pm to find two individuals, a father and son suffering from gunshot wounds to the lower body. […]

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Tribal Support for Ballot Measure 1 Strong at AFN Convention

Tribal Support for Ballot Measure 1 Strong at AFN Convention

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…

Togiak Man Arrested on DV, Interfering Charges after Tuesday Incident

Togiak Man Arrested on DV, Interfering Charges after Tuesday Incident

Troopers said that they arrested a Togiak man on Assault IV-DV, Interfering with the Report of a DV and Violating his Conditions of Release after a Tuesday evening incident at a business in that community. According to the report, tr5oopers responded to the business location at 5:31 pm on…

Pilot Dave Oberg Dies in Rainy Pass Crash Monday

Pilot Dave Oberg Dies in Rainy Pass Crash Monday

An airplane crash in the Rainy Pass area on Monday took the life of veteran pilot, David Oberg, it has been reported by Alaska State Troopers on Tuesday. The crash was reported to the Alaska State Troopers on Monday evening at 5:43 pm and the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center dispatched to…

State Reminds Alaskans to Protect Airport Infrastructure after Kasiglik Airport Incident

State Reminds Alaskans to Protect Airport Infrastructure after Kasiglik Airport Incident

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — Transportation officials are concerned about a recent case of vandalism at the Kasigluk Airport that prevented a medivac flight…

Kwethluk Felon Arrested for Pointing Firearm at VPO

Kwethluk Felon Arrested for Pointing Firearm at VPO

A Kwethluk man who was wanted on weapons and assault charges stemming from a Saturday incident was located…

Bethel SAR Search for Bethel Man, Second Victim’s Remains Identified

Bethel SAR Search for Bethel Man, Second Victim’s Remains Identified

The woman found floating face-down in the Kuskokwim River on Thursday has been identified by the State Medical Emaniner’s…

Remains of Missing 10-Year-Old Found in East Kotzebue

Remains of Missing 10-Year-Old Found in East Kotzebue

On the eighth day of the active, and extensive search for Kotzebue child 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr, Alaska State…

Store Manager Catches Burglars Red-Handed in Grayling Native Store

Store Manager Catches Burglars Red-Handed in Grayling Native Store

An Anvik man and one otherwere caught actively burglarizing the Grayling Native Store on Sunday after the store…

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