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  • Adult Enhanced Dental Program for Medicaid recipients reinstated Dec 13, 2019
    ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is reinstating Alaska’s adult preventive dental program (also known as the Adult Enhanced Dental Program) for Medicaid recipients effective Dec. 31, 2019. Program services will also be retroactively covered to Oct. 1, 2019, when the program was discontinued as part of an overall effort to […]
  • Multi-agency Operation RAAVEN Targets Non-Compliant Sex Offenders, Fugitives with Warrants Dec 13, 2019
    (Bethel, AK) – Under “Operation (RAAVEN)” Rural Alaska Anti-Violence Enforcement, federal, state and local law enforcement officers joined together to account for registered sex offenders, and to locate and arrest individuals with warrants who were living in Western Alaska. This multi-agency operation focused its efforts in Bethel and 13 surrounding villages, to include Napakiak, Napaskiak, Kwethluk, […]
  • Convicted Sex Offender Rex Weston Sentenced to 99 Years in Prison Dec 13, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) –An Anchorage man with a criminal history dating back to 1982 will likely spend the rest of his life imprisoned after being sentenced today for the 2016 attempted sexual assault of an Anchorage woman.   60-year-old Rex Weston has 36 previous convictions in Alaska including nine prior felonies, with prior sexual felonies in […]
  • APD Seeks Brant Marshall in Connection to December 3rd Black Angus Inn Homicide Dec 13, 2019
    Anchorage police say that one person of interest in the December 3rd Black Angus homicide has been located and the second person is now a suspect in the investigation into the death of 34-year-old Grant Fowler. APD reports they are actively seeking 39-year-old Brant Marshall and an arrest warrant has been issued on charges of […]
  • Tongass Federal Credit Union Branch Office in Hydaburg Burglarized, ATM Taken Dec 13, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers report that they are investigating a burglary at the  Tongass Federal Credit Union Branch Office in Hydaburg on Thursday morning and have identified a suspect. Prince of Wales-based troopers received the report of the break-in at 7:30 am on Thursday morning and responded to open an investigation. It was found that approximately […]
  • K9 ‘Kimmik’ Sniffs out Cocaine During Parks Highway Traffic stop Dec 13, 2019
    Troopers with the Parks Highway team arrested two individuals on drug charges after a traffic stop that took place at just after 3 pm on Wednesday afternoon near Healy. The traffic stop expanded into a drug investigation when one of the state’s newest K9 units, “Kimmik,” who was at the scene, alerted to the presence […]
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  • North Korea Berates US for Criticizing its Ballistic Missile Program Dec 12, 2019
    North Korea berated the U.S. Thursday for denouncing its ballistic missile tests at a United Nations Security Council meeting.   U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft said at the meeting Wednesday that Pyongyang’s missile tests were “deeply counterproductive” and threatened talks to get North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear programs.   A North Korean Foreign […]
  • North Pine Street Closed down for Shooting Investigation Wednesday Night Dec 12, 2019
    North Pine street in Mountain View was closed down between McPhee Avenue and Thompson Avenue on Wednesday night as AAPD conducted an investigation into a shooting at that location, it was announced Wednesday night. After receiving a call reporting shots-fired on North Pine at 7:35 pm, officers responded to the scene. Three minutes later, another […]
  • The Fairbanks International Airport Seeks the Public’s Assistance in Reducing the Importation of Illegal Substances to Rural Alaska Communities Dec 12, 2019
    (Fairbanks, AK) – The Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) Police and Fire Department have seized a total of 222.8 liters of alcohol, with an estimated street value of over $133,000 and 144 grams of illegal drugs, destined for rural Alaskan communities in the last six months. These seizures of illegal items resulted in 32 criminal charges […]


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