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  • Soldotna Man Dies in Wednesday Morning Sterling Highway Rollover Dec 6, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers responded to a rollover at mile 53 of the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing after receiving a call reporting the accident at 7:45 am on Wednesday morning. When they arrived at the scene they found a Dodge SUV on its top in standing water alongside the roadway. A CES dive team was […]
  • Looking to Start a Seaweed Farm in Alaska? Dec 5, 2019
    Bull kelp. Photo by Melissa Good. Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) and partners, including Alaska Sea Grant, are excited to announce a new training program for people interested in starting a seaweed farm. The program will be held in Kodiak, Ketchikan and Sitka in February 2020.    Applications are due by December 20, 2019.   The training […]
  • Vigilance Advised after Saxitoxin Found in Clams Dec 5, 2019
    Scientists have detected toxic algae in clams from the Bering Strait and Chukchi Sea regions of northern and western Alaska, according to a new bulletin. This set of clams was taken about 50 miles north of Cape Lisburne. Photo courtesy of NOAA Fisheries.  It’s an indication that ocean warming is moving northward, allowing the growth […]
  • AMHS Notifies M/V Aurora Employees of Long-term Layup Dec 5, 2019
    (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) notified employees of the M/V Aurora Thursday that they will be relieved of service effective Jan. 14. Approximately 24 employees will be impacted. AMHS is following procedures outlined in the union contracts. In November, after thorough inspections of the 45-year-old M/V LeConte and the 43-year-old Aurora, […]
  • ‘Flat-Out Corruption’: DeVos Accused of Scheming to Stop Next President From Canceling Student Loan Debt Dec 5, 2019
    “Normally the rich are moderately more subtle about rigging the system in their favor. They’re scared.” Billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this week proposed handing over the federal government’s $1.5 trillion student loan portfolio to a “stand-alone government corporation,” a move observers condemned as a corrupt ploy to strip the next president of the ability to cancel […]
  • Thanksgiving Enforcement Effort Snares Seatbelt, Speeding Violators Dec 5, 2019
    Click It or Ticket campaign results in 232 citations issued. (ANCHORAGE) – The Alaska State Troopers’ “click-it-or-ticket” focused traffic enforcement campaign, part of a national safety effort that ran from November 27 through December 1, resulted in 232 citations issued and 10 DUI arrests made. Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers encountered a variety […]
  • US, North Korea Allude to War Ahead of Pyongyang’s Deadline Dec 5, 2019
    The United States and North Korea are resorting to alluded threats of force ahead of Pyongyang’s end-of-year deadline for progress with nuclear negotiations. Pak Jong Chon, head of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), threatened to reciprocate any U.S. military action with force in a statement he made to North Korean state media Wednesday. The statement […]
  • Anchorage Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Sexual Assault Dec 5, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – On December 3, 2019, Jessie Evan Sergie was sentenced to an agreed-upon sentence of 25 years with 5 years suspended for one count of aggravated sexual assault in the second degree.  Sergie, age 28, will also be on supervised felony probation for five years.    On October 10, 2016, Anchorage Police Department […]
  • Citizen Call-In Ultimately Results in a Dozen Charges against Fleeing Driver Dec 5, 2019
    Anchorage police credit a call and by a citizen for the apprehension of the suspect and at least a dozen charges being leveled against the suspected DUI driver. The call-in, at 9:50 AM on December 2 reported a blue Chrysler van swerving and crossing over the center line and driving on the curb in the […]
  • December 5th, 1905 Dec 5, 2019
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