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  • Murkowski Introduces Measure Recognizing 2019 as International Year of the Salmon Jun 15, 2019
      Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently introduced S.Res.251, recognizing 2019 as the International Year of the Salmon. The resolution aims to serve as a framework for collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to recover and sustain salmon stocks through research, cooperation, and public action. The resolution was cosponsored by Senators Dan Sullivan […]
  • Department of Justice Pursues $8 Million from Shuyak Island Lodge Owners and Operator Jun 15, 2019
      According to the Department of Justice, the owners of the hunting lodge and the former lodge operator at Port Williams on Shuyak Island have been ordered to pay nearly $8 million for the cleanup of the oil spill that occurred there on February 26th of 2018. It was then that high winds and extreme […]
  • Fairbanks Trooper in Officer-Involved-Shooting Saturday Morning Jun 15, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers are reporting an officer-involved-shooting in North Fairbanks early on Saturday morning.  AST says that officers were serving a warrant at a north Fairbanks address at approximately 4 am when the shooting occurred. They report that an officer was injured while the suspect is deceased. The identity of the suspect has yet […]
  • Is Receiving Foreign ‘Oppo Research’ Legal? Jun 15, 2019
      WASHINGTON – The brouhaha over U.S. President Donald Trump’s “oppo research” comments — that he’d be willing to accept outside foreign government political assistance — comes down to this question: Is opposition research a “thing of value” that foreign nationals are prohibited from offering to American political campaigns? In an interview with ABC News […]
  • Troopers Seeking Information from Public on Friday DOT Equipment Theft Jun 15, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers are urging persons who have information into the theft of GPS equipment stolen from a DOT vehicle to please come forward with information. Troopers were informed by a Department of Transportation survey crew that at approximately 7:45 am on Friday that someone accessed a vehicle at the right of way near […]
  • Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves 66-year-old man stranded for three days on Montague Island Jun 15, 2019
      KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued a 66-year-old man stranded for three days on Montague Island, Alaska, Thursday. The man was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Cordova for further care. He was reported to have been dehydrated but was in […]
  • June 15th, 1921 Jun 15, 2019
  • Three Arrested in Arctic Boulevard Shooting Implicated in January West 34th Homicide Jun 14, 2019
      Anchorage police report that they have made multiple arrests in the shooting of an individual that was discovered with wounds on the second floor of an apartment on the 2900-block of Arctic Boulevard on January 9th of this year. According to APD, the  victim had been shot across the road in the McDonalds parking […]
  • 19 Aleutian Terns Jun 14, 2019
    Image: An Aleutian tern in Yakutat. Photo by Nate Catterson. YAKUTAT — On sandy barrier islands between mountains and the sea, two different birds that look alike lay their eggs side-by-side. Biologists here are learning more about the less-common, more mysterious one. Arctic terns and Aleutian terns gather together on ocean spits to scratch out […]
  • June 14th, 1944 Jun 14, 2019

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Quinhagak Teen Arrested on Sexual Abuse/Assault of a Minor Charges

Quinhagak Teen Arrested on Sexual Abuse/Assault of a Minor Charges

  Alaska State Troopers initiated a sexual assault investigation in the community of Quinhagak after receiving allegations on June 5th reporting that a juvenile female under the age of 13 had been abused two days before. After an initial investigation into the allegations, troopers obtained warrants for the…

Murkowski Hosts U.S. Attorney General William Barr in Alaska

Murkowski Hosts U.S. Attorney General William Barr in Alaska

  Rural Trip to Bethel and Napaskiak to Discuss Public Safety, Law Enforcement  WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently welcomed U.S. Attorney General William Barr to Alaska for a visit focusing on law enforcement and public safety issues. During Attorney General Barr’s four-day trip, Senator…

Koyukuk Man Arrested on Murder I Charges after Death of Another Man in that Community

Koyukuk Man Arrested on Murder I Charges after Death of Another Man in that Community

  Alaska State Troopers report that a Koyukuk man has been arrested on Murder I charges after an investigation into the death of another man in that community on Wednesday. The report of the homicide in that community was called in to AST at 1:34 pm on Wednesday…

Newtok Suspect Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Newtok Suspect Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

  After receiving a report of a sexual assault in the community of Newtok, Alaska State Troopers opened…

Remains Found Near Chevak Believed to be Those of Woman Missing since March

Remains Found Near Chevak Believed to be Those of Woman Missing since March

  Alaska State Troopers believe they have recovered the remains of a Chevak woman who has been missing…

Troopers near Anderson Recover Stolen D3 Bulldozer after Investigation

Troopers near Anderson Recover Stolen D3 Bulldozer after Investigation

  Troopers patrolling the Parks Highway were informed by employees in the city of Anderson at 10 am…

Akiachak Man Dies while in Protective Custody in Village Jail

Akiachak Man Dies while in Protective Custody in Village Jail

  AST in Bethel revealed that a person in custody at the village jail in Akiachak died while…

Body of Missing Ambler Snowmachiner Pulled from River near Kobuk

Body of Missing Ambler Snowmachiner Pulled from River near Kobuk

  Alaska State Troopers are reporting that they have been notified by Northwest Arctic Borough Search and Rescue…

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