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  • Forest Service Paying Timber Industry to Pick Which Trees It Wants in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest Jan 27, 2020
      Documents obtained via Freedom of Information Act detail close collaboration linking logging interests, Forest Service, and State of Alaska JUNEAU – Up to $1.3 million in U.S. Forest Service (USFS) dollars will wind up in the hands of the Alaska Forest Association – a timber industry group – for work that entails selecting old-growth […]
  • Eagle River Man Caught and Jailed for Wasilla Robbery with Shots-Fired Jan 27, 2020
      A call-in reporting a theft in progress resulted in the arrest of an Eagle River suspect on several charges after shots-fired, a crash and fleeing on foot early Monday morning, AST reports. A call reporting a theft in progress was received by Alaska State Troopers at 2:50 am on Monday morning prompted a response […]
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  • Seafood Added $5.6B to Alaska Economy in 2017–2018 Jan 27, 2020
      Alaska’s seafood industry added $5.6 billion in economic output to the state economy in 2017–2018, employing nearly 59,000 workers in harvesting, processing and other industry-related jobs who earned a combined $1.7 billion in wages. The 29,400 commercial fishermen employed in harvesting fish in each of those year came away with earnings of more than […]
  • NYT: Bolton Book Says Trump Held Up Ukraine Aid for Biden Investigation Jan 27, 2020
      U.S. President Donald Trump‘s lawyers resume their impeachment defense Monday, as Democrats issue fresh calls for new witnesses in the Senate trial after accounts emerged of Trump telling his then-national security adviser he wanted to withhold security aid to Ukraine until it launched an investigation of a Democratic rival. The New York Times first reported the […]
  • CBP Officers Seize $900K Worth of Counterfeit U.S. Currency Jan 27, 2020
      INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. ― U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the International Falls Port of Entry seized $900,000 in counterfeit United States currency Friday that was discovered in a commercial rail shipment originating from China. “CBP officers strive every day to protect the United States from a variety of threats,” said Jason Schmelz, […]
  • Tripped Alarm Scares off Burglar Trio in Palmer Jan 27, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers are investigating an aborted burglary that occurred at approximately 3:31 pm on Sunday afternoon, AST reports. Troopers responded to an address on South River Drive in Palmer on Sunday after burglars tripped an alarm there. The initial investigation discovered that two males and a female, all unknown, arrived at the location […]
  • Eyebrows-Alutiiq Word of the Week-January 26th Jan 27, 2020
      QAUGLUK — EYEBROWS ILAIT QAUGLUTUTAARTUT.— SOME EYE BROWS ARE LONG. Faces are a common subject in Alutiiq sculpture and graphic art. Petroglyphs, paintings, incised drawings, masks, dolls, and other carvings show both human and animal faces. In all these mediums, artists use a distinctive design—a connected nose and brow motif. A straight line symbolizes […]
  • Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in LA Helicopter Crash Jan 26, 2020
        The 41-year-old Bryant and four others, including his daughter, Gianna Maria Onore, were killed in a helicopter crash when their aircraft crashed into a Calabasas hillside on Sunday morning according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. No one aboard the helicopter survived. The crash was reported at 10 am this morning. Kobe and […]
  • Majority of Alaska Lawmakers Vote to Override Governor’s Vetoes Jan 26, 2020
      Veto override falls short of the required three-quarter threshold JUNEAU – Friday, the Alaska Legislature held a joint floor session to consider an override of two of the governor’s major FY2020 budget vetoes. Lawmakers voted on a measure to restore a $5 million investment the Legislature made in the Alaska Marine Highway System, and […]


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