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  • UPDATE: APD Seeks Suspect in Sunday Kidnapping Case Nov 18, 2019
      UPDATE: On Monday morning investigators with APD have changed Nellie Serradell’s status. She has been determined to be a suspect in the case. ORIGINAL: Anchorage police investigators opened a case of kidnapping where it is believed an adult female was kidnapped by an adult female at Dimond Boulevard and C Street at approximately 7 […]
  • Protests in Iraq Flare Up as Government Faces Mounting Pressure Nov 18, 2019
    Anti-government protestors rallied in Baghdad and in areas south of the capital Wednesday as the Iraqi government faces mounting pressure to respond to weeks of demonstrations. After easing for a few days following a crackdown by security forces in Baghdad and in major southern cities, the demonstrations flared Wednesday. As protestors threw tear gas cannisters […]
  • November 18th, 1959 Nov 18, 2019
  • Governor Appoints Mel Gillis for House District 25 Seat Nov 18, 2019
    (Anchorage) – Governor Michael J. Dunleavy Sunday appointed Mel Gillis to fill the vacancy created in Alaska House District 25, after the confirmation and swearing-in of Josh Revak to the Alaska State Senate, District M.   “The three candidates selected by the Republican leadership of House District 25 and forwarded to me for consideration were […]
  • Thread-Alutiiq Word of the Week-November 17th Nov 18, 2019
    KELUGKAQ – THREAD KELUGKANEK ATURTAARTUKUT MINGQU’AKAMTA. – WE ALWAYS USE THREAD WHEN WE SEW. Alutiiq seamstresses manufactured thread from the tendons of whales, porpoises, and seals. Thin strands of sinew were separated with the fingernails from sea mammal tendons and the resulting thread wrapped around a wooden spool. This sturdy sewing material was used to […]
  • AMHS M/V Tazlina to Service Parts of the Northern Panhandle Nov 17, 2019
    (JUNEAU, Alaska) – After weeks of effort, discussion, and negotiation, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced Friday that the M/V Tazlina is being brought out of layup status and will begin operating Nov. 21, 2019 to provide service to parts of the northern Panhandle through Jan. 5, 2020. Crew for the ship are currently being […]
  • Governor Dunleavy Receives Department of Revenue Commissioner’s Resignation Nov 17, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – Today Governor Michael J. Dunleavy regrettably received a letter of resignation from the Department of Revenue Commissioner Bruce Tangeman. “Bruce has dedicated a significant portion of his life to public service and I thank him for the outstanding work he has done within my administration. His leadership and oversight of the Department […]
  • Permanent Arctic research facility under discussion Nov 17, 2019
    The logistics of doing research in the Arctic are challenging and complex. Travelling hundreds of miles through tundra, sometimes in temperatures well below freezing, to collect data in one of the most extreme environments in the world requires careful planning.  The difficulties could be cut down significantly if better infrastructure was in place. There are […]
  • November 17th, 1916 Nov 17, 2019
  • Sex Offender Task Force Created by US Marshals, Anchorage Police Department, and Alaska State Troopers Nov 16, 2019
    The U.S. Marshals, Anchorage Police Department and Alaska State Troopers have partnered to create a Sex Offender Task Force utilizing the resources and jurisdictions of each agency to ensure the compliance of convicted sex offenders living in Alaska. The overall mission of this recently created, part-time task force is to protect the public from sex […]

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