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  • Humpback Whales Linger in Sitka Sound Dec 13, 2018
    SITKA, ALASKA – The Allen Marine tour boat pushed off the dock at the Sitka Crescent Harbor on a clear crisp October afternoon with University of Alaska Southeast researchers, alumni and supporters of the university in search of humpback whales. It didn’t take long to find them. In just minutes, in Sitka Sound within clear […]
  • December 12th, 1917 Dec 12, 2018
  • Dancing with the Enemy Dec 12, 2018
    This spectacular image — the second instalment in ESO’s R Aquarii Week — shows intimate details of the dramatic stellar duo making up the binary star R Aquarii. Though most binary stars are bound in a graceful waltz by gravity, the relationship between the stars of R Aquarii is far less serene. Despite its diminutive size, the smaller of […]
  • Chunks of Northern Coast Fall to the Sea Dec 12, 2018
      The frozen cliffs of Drew Point, Alaska, (population zero) are tumbling to the ocean faster than perhaps any other location in the Arctic. The sea has eaten house-size chunks of tundra at a rate of more than 50 feet per year recently. Ben Jones has watched pieces of Alaska’s northern coast disappear since 2003. […]
  • Trump’s Former Lawyer Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Court Dec 12, 2018
      President  Trump’s long-time lawyer, Michael Cohen, went before a federal judge in New York on Wednesday after pleading guilty to campaign finance violations, tax fraud, and lying to Congress and received a three-year sentence in federal prison. The long-time Trump lawyer’s tax fraud conviction stems from Cohen’s avoidance of paying federal income taxes in […]
  • Trump, Democrats Clash in Oval Office Dec 12, 2018
      WHITE HOUSE — The Democratic leadership and U.S. President Donald Trump publicly clashed in the Oval Office on Tuesday with the president threatening to shut down the government if lawmakers do not provide adequate funding for his promised wall along the border with Mexico, declaring it a response to “a national emergency.” “I am proud […]
  • Craig man Sentenced in Massive Southeast Meth Trafficking Case Dec 12, 2018
    A 63-year-old Craig man was sentenced in federal court on Monday by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Timothy M. Burgess to 10 years in federal prison for his part in a massive drug conspiracy on Prince of Wales Island that took place between the years 2014 to 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice reported on […]
  • Nunapitchuk Man Arrested on Multiple Assault Charges after Violent Saturday Alcohol-Related Incident Dec 12, 2018
    A violent, alcohol-fueled incident in Nunapitchuk on Saturday night netted a 21-year-old man in that community seven criminal counts, troopers reported on Tuesday. After a report of a stabbing and strangulation in the small community of Nunapitchuk in southwest Alaska at 7:12 pm on Saturday evening, an investigation was opened on the incident. During the […]
  • Palmer Theft Investigation Recovers ATV, Snowmachine and 20 Firearms Dec 12, 2018
      Troopers report that an investigation into a stolen ATV and over a dozen stolen firearms is continuing after the arrest of two suspects on Monday and Tuesday of this week in Palmer that involved the recovery of several other items.  Alaska State and Wildlife troopers and the Palmer Criminal Suppression Unit responded to an […]
  • Gustavus Man Arrested on Multiple Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges at Juneau Airport Dec 12, 2018
    Alaska State Troopers met a Gustavus man at the Juneau Airport on Tuesday and took him into custody following a Juneau Grand Jury indictment, troopers reported on the trooper dispatch. Troopers responded to the Juneau Airport at 11:45 am and arrested John M. Scott, age 58, of Gustavus on a multiple-count arrest warrant. Scott had been […]

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Nunapitchuk Man Arrested on Multiple Assault Charges after Violent Saturday Alcohol-Related Incident

Nunapitchuk Man Arrested on Multiple Assault Charges after Violent Saturday Alcohol-Related Incident

A violent, alcohol-fueled incident in Nunapitchuk on Saturday night netted a 21-year-old man in that community seven criminal counts, troopers reported on Tuesday. After a report of a stabbing and strangulation in the small community of Nunapitchuk in southwest Alaska at 7:12 pm on Saturday evening, an investigation…

Anchor Point Man Sentenced for Poaching and Wasting Three Moose

Anchor Point Man Sentenced for Poaching and Wasting Three Moose

(ANCHORAGE, AK) – On Thursday, December 6, 2018, the Homer district court sentenced Anchor Point resident Rusty Counts in a wildlife case involving the poaching and wasting of three bull moose. The defendant was convicted of a total of 21 counts. The defendant was sentenced to pay over…

St. Marys Man Arrested on Assault and Kidnapping after Tuesday Night Incident

St. Marys Man Arrested on Assault and Kidnapping after Tuesday Night Incident

  Alaska State Troopers have arrested a St. Marys man on Assault and Kidnapping charges after an investigation spurred by a report called in from that community reporting that an 18-year-old female was bleeding and unable to leave the house where the assault was taking place on Tuesday…

Per Diem for Remote Workers Will Increase from $75 to $100 per day in April 2019

Per Diem for Remote Workers Will Increase from $75 to $100 per day in April 2019

For the first time in 13 years, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development is raising the per…

Governor Walker Approves Release of Funds for Ambler Mining District Access Project

Governor Walker Approves Release of Funds for Ambler Mining District Access Project

ANCHORAGE – Governor Bill Walker approved the release of funds to complete the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process…

Air Guardsman Returns Home to Western Alaska for Retirement Celebration

Air Guardsman Returns Home to Western Alaska for Retirement Celebration

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – In an isolated village nestled in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region of Alaska and…

Suicidal Woman Taken into Custody on Title 47 Hold after Allegedly Setting Fire to Home in Palmer

Suicidal Woman Taken into Custody on Title 47 Hold after Allegedly Setting Fire to Home in Palmer

Alaska State Troopers report that they have taken a suicidal female, whose name they did not reveal, into…

Port Graham Sex Offender Sentenced in Death Hoax to Avoid Prison Time

Port Graham Sex Offender Sentenced in Death Hoax to Avoid Prison Time

The twice-convicted Port Graham man who attempted to fake his own death in order to avoid a lengthy…

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