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  • Elim Assault Suspect Jailed on 10 Counts Aug 25, 2019
      An Elim felon in that community on the southern shore of the Seward Peninsula has been arrested on multiple charges after an assault incident on Friday morning, troopers report. At 4:42 am on Friday troopers were notified of an assault in Elim and responded to the rural community later in the day after requesting […]
  • Emmonak Escapee Recaptured and Jailed in Bethel Aug 24, 2019
      Alaska State Troopers report that the escapee from the  Emmonak Jail was recaptured on Friday morning and has been further transported to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Correctional Center. 27-year-old Brandon Agathluk Escaped from the Emmonak Police Department at approximately 2:30 am on Wednesday morning after being arrested on two arrest warrants, ASDT said. Agathluk was located […]
  • Proposed Willow Development Plan Available for Public Comment Aug 24, 2019
      The BLM seeks input on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Willow Master Development Plan potentially furthering development of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska   ANCHORAGE, Alaska — To support increased production of Alaskan energy resources and achieving energy dominance, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is seeking public input on the […]
  • Governor Dunleavy Issues Disaster Declaration for McKinley, Deshka Landing, and Kenai Peninsula Wildfires Aug 24, 2019
      Releases individual and public assistance for lost homes, personal belongings and public infrastructure   (Palmer) – Governor Michael J. Dunleavy Friday issued a Disaster Declaration for the Matanuska Susitna Borough and Kenai Peninsula Borough for impacts from the McKinley, Deshka Landing, and Swan Lake wildfires. The wildfires have damaged or destroyed an estimated 83 […]
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  • STERLING HWY is temporarily closed between MPs 55-73 for firefighting operations. Expect significant delays or avoid Aug 23, 2019
      Sterling Highway is temporarily closed to traffic as firefighting operations are being conducted. Motorists should expect significant delays. Alaska State Troopers suggest motorists avoid the area if possible. For highway conditions statewide, visit 511.alaska.gov For wildfire updates statewide, visit akfireinfo.com  
  • State Fair Fireworks Show Cancelled Due to Fire Concerns Aug 23, 2019
      Decision based on dry conditions and limited resources (PALMER) – The Alaska State Fair’s Annual Night of Fireworks has been cancelled this year due to extreme fire danger conditions and a lack of fire mitigation resources. Several large wildfires currently being fought in the Susitna Valley and statewide have stretched firefighting resources thin. Specifically, […]
  • Mummy Squirrel Tells of a Different Alaska Aug 23, 2019
      Image: This mummified ground squirrel, curled up at lower right in its nesting material, lived in Alaska about 20,000 years ago. Photo by Ben Gaglioti One fall day in Interior Alaska, a lion stalked a ground squirrel that stood at attention on a hillside. The squirrel noticed bending blades of grass, squeaked an alarm […]
  • ‘Sober Curious’ Movement Arrives at Alaska State Fair for First Time Aug 23, 2019
      WHO: Recover Alaska, Bartenders from Orso, Bear Tooth Theatrepub, Sullivan’s Steakhouse and Kinley’s Restaurant & Bar, Mocktail judges from SubZero, Mat-Su Health Foundation, KGOT and Fermented Alaskan WHAT: Recover Alaska will host the first-ever Sober Garden and mocktail competition at the Alaska State Fair. The leisure hangout area located in the heart of the […]
  • European Leaders Brace for Trump Ahead of G-7 Summit Aug 23, 2019
      PARIS — The world’s largest advanced democracies — collectively known as the “Group of Seven,” or G-7 — will have their annual summit this weekend in Biarritz, a French seaside resort town known for its world-class surfing. G-7 leaders here will not only have to navigate the world’s most pressing economic issues but also the […]


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Quinhagak Teen Arrested on Sexual Abuse/Assault of a Minor Charges

Quinhagak Teen Arrested on Sexual Abuse/Assault of a Minor Charges

  Alaska State Troopers initiated a sexual assault investigation in the community of Quinhagak after receiving allegations on June 5th reporting that a juvenile female under the age of 13…

Koyukuk Man Arrested on Murder I Charges after Death of Another Man in that Community

Koyukuk Man Arrested on Murder I Charges after Death of Another Man in that Community

  Alaska State Troopers report that a Koyukuk man has been arrested on Murder I charges after an investigation into the death of another man in that community on Wednesday.…

Newtok Suspect Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Newtok Suspect Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

  After receiving a report of a sexual assault in the community of Newtok, Alaska State Troopers opened an investigation into the incident. The investigation would learn that 41-year-old Newtok…

Remains Found Near Chevak Believed to be Those of Woman Missing since March

Remains Found Near Chevak Believed to be Those of Woman Missing since March

  Alaska State Troopers believe they have recovered the remains of a Chevak woman who has been missing since mid-March and was last seen by family on March 18th after…

Troopers near Anderson Recover Stolen D3 Bulldozer after Investigation

Troopers near Anderson Recover Stolen D3 Bulldozer after Investigation

  Troopers patrolling the Parks Highway were informed by employees in the city of Anderson at 10 am that a D3 bulldozer had been stolen from the city. Troopers performed…

Akiachak Man Dies while in Protective Custody in Village Jail

Akiachak Man Dies while in Protective Custody in Village Jail

  AST in Bethel revealed that a person in custody at the village jail in Akiachak died while being held in protective custody on Friday night. Tribal police reported that…

Body of Missing Ambler Snowmachiner Pulled from River near Kobuk

Body of Missing Ambler Snowmachiner Pulled from River near Kobuk

  Alaska State Troopers are reporting that they have been notified by Northwest Arctic Borough Search and Rescue that the remains of a missing Ambler snowmachiner have been pulled from…