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  • OUI/Hit and Run Driver Apprehended Using Location Information from Victim and Witnesses Nov 14, 2019
    Anchorage police stated in a Nixle report on Wednesday that the victim in a hit-and-run incident, as well as two witnesses to the event,  followed the suspect and reported his locations to police who was successfully apprehended on Tuesday. The call-in reported at 9:41 am that they were following a suspect in a black 2008 […]
  • Anchorage Man Convicted of Strangling Four-Year-Old Foster Child Nov 14, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – On November 13, 2019, a trial jury convicted Jason Madison of Assault in the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Degrees for strangling his then four-year old foster child with a belt.   Mr. Madison was tried before the Honorable Andrew Peterson in the Anchorage Superior Court.   According to Assistant District Attorney Betsy Bull, […]
  • Caller Holding Suspects has Firearm Taken from Him and Held at Gunpoint, Suspects Escape Nov 14, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers are seeking two suspects in the Chickaloon area on charges of Burglary, Assault, Robbery, and Theft charges after an extended incident spanning two locations on Wednesday morning, troopers revealed. Troopers received a report of a burglary and vehicle theft in Chickaloon at 10:52 am on Wednesday followed by another report from a […]
  • Dunleavy Names Sheffield Alaska Railroad Corporation Board of Directors Chairman Emeritus, Announces Two Appointees Nov 14, 2019
    “Governor Sheffield advocated for the purchase of the railroad, and, as governor, signed the legislation to approve the purchase in 1984” (Anchorage, AK) – Governor Michael J. Dunleavy has accepted the resignation of former Governor Bill Sheffield and simultaneously bestowed upon Sheffield the honorary position of Chairman Emeritus of the Alaska Railroad Corporation Board of […]
  • Emergency Culvert Replacement on Seward Highway at Moose Creek MP 32.9 Nov 14, 2019
    Repairs will require overnight closures from Sunday, Nov. 17 through Tuesday, Nov. 19. (Anchorage) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) will be conducting emergency repairs to the Seward Highway at Moose Creek, Milepost 32.9. The construction contractor and DOT&PF personnel will begin work to remove a severely damaged culvert on Friday, […]
  • Murkowski and Colleagues Address Youth Vaping Epidemic Nov 14, 2019
    Hearing Also Takes Closer Look at Recent Illnesses Related to E-Cigarette Products  Washington D.C.— U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) joined her colleagues on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee today for a hearing to examine the federal response to lung illnesses and rising electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use among youth. During the hearing, witnesses […]
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  • Congressman Don Young Receives the ‘Hunger Action Hero’ Award from the Food Bank of Alaska Nov 13, 2019
    Washington, D.C. – During the November state work period,Alaska Congressman Don Young was awarded with the ‘Hunger Action Hero’ award from the Food Bank of Alaska in recognition of his work in Congress to combat hunger in Alaska and throughout the country. Alaska Food Bank President Jim Brown presents the Hunger Action Hero Award to Congressman Young. “Food […]
  • Total Wages up 4.0% in the First Half of 2019 from Prior Year Nov 13, 2019
    JUNEAU, Alaska—Newly released data for the first half of 2019 show total wages up $355 million from the first half of 2018, with increases in all of Alaska’s major industries and sectors. The 4.0 percent wage growth exceeded inflation, which was 2.6 percent over the period. Private sector wages grew 4.8 percent overall. Construction wages […]
  • Two Anchorage Men Face Murder and Kidnapping Charges in Connection with November 3rd Merrill Drive Homicide Nov 13, 2019
    Anchorage police investigators revealed that they have developed two suspects in the November 3rd homicide case where they found a male victim, since identified as 48-year-old Oscar Garcia, deceased in a vehicle on the 4000-block of Merrill Drive. Garcia died as a result of major trauma to his body. APD did not give details as […]


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Crooked Creek Death Deemed Homicide, One Arrest Made

Crooked Creek Death Deemed Homicide, One Arrest Made

Bethel-based Alaska State Troopers revealed that they have made an arrest in the death investigation of 30-year-old Cheryl Sakar, who was found deceased at a Crooked Creek residence on the…

Remains of Tuntutuliak Boater Found in Kuskokwim River

Remains of Tuntutuliak Boater Found in Kuskokwim River

Alaska State Troopers report that a boater on the Kuskokwim River upriver from Tuntutuliak found the remains of 29-year-old Patrick Nick, who had disappeared on September 4th  in that general…

Troopers Investigate Friday Murder/Attempted Suicide in Akiachak

Troopers Investigate Friday Murder/Attempted Suicide in Akiachak

Troopers say a murder/attempted suicide in Akiachak remains under investigation with the suspect now in Seattle undergoing treatment for a shotgun blast on Friday night. According to the investigation into…

Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing after In-Cabin Incident

Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing after In-Cabin Incident

A Ryan Air flight departing from Aniak on Tuesday had to turn around and make an emergency landing back at the community’s airstrip, the flight company told troopers. According to…

Two in Sand Point Arrested in Overdose Death of King Cove Woman

Two in Sand Point Arrested in Overdose Death of King Cove Woman

Sand Point-based Alaska State Troopers announced this week that they took into custody two men in that community on manslaughter and drug charges following the death of 26-year-old King Cove…

Napaskiak Man Held after Running over Victim with ATV

Napaskiak Man Held after Running over Victim with ATV

A Napaskiak suspect is being held without bail on seven counts after a road rage incident in that community late Saturday night, troopers report. A report went in to the…

Elim Assault Suspect Jailed on 10 Counts

Elim Assault Suspect Jailed on 10 Counts

  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.…