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  • Use of University Research on DNA in Salmon Monitoring Could Result in Savings for State Jan 19, 2019
    JUNEAU — Each year wild salmon return to the streams in which they were born to spawn and die. Salmon fishery managers must ensure that adequate numbers of fish return each year to spawn and produce offspring for future harvest. It is expensive and labor intensive to count returning salmon, especially in remote streams. Researchers […]
  • APD Investigates Assault in Parking Garage with Potentially Live Threatening Injuries Jan 18, 2019
    The Anchorage Crime Scene Unit is conducting an investigation on the Alaska Medical Campus at 4501 Diplomacy Drive following a violent incident at that location around 7 am this morning, APD reports. The department received a report of two injured men that had apparently gotten into a fight in the stairwell of the parking garage at […]
  • One Perishes in Shageluk Fire Jan 18, 2019
      Aniak-based AST and the State Fire Marshals are investigating a fatal fire incident in the community of Shageluk that occurred on Thursday morning just after midnight after responding to that community. Fairbanks AST received a report of the fire with a possible fatality at 12:28 am on Thursday. Later in the day, an Aniak-based […]
  • Pelosi Delays Afghan Trip After Trump Leaks Travel Plans Jan 18, 2019
      CAPITOL HILL — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelled plans Friday to fly commercially to Afghanistan after her office said President Donald Trump announced the sensitive travel plans, significantly increasing the security threat on the ground according to a State Department assessment. A spokesperson for Pelosi’s office said in a statement “the administration had leaked […]
  • December Employment Down 0.3 Percent From Last Year; Unemployment Rate at 6.3 Percent Jan 18, 2019
    JUNEAU, Alaska — December employment was down an estimated 0.3 percent, or 900 jobs, from December 2017. Retail, manufacturing and professional and business services each lost 400 jobs while information and financial activities each fell by 200. Health care added the largest number of jobs over the year (400). The transportation, warehousing and utilities sector […]
  • Alaskans Come Together to Raise $100 Million to Benefit Nonprofits Statewide Jan 18, 2019
      Anchorage, Alaska – The Alaska Community Foundation and Alaskans statewide have come together to raise more than $100 million. The funds included in the campaign will permanently benefit Alaska nonprofits and support the state for generations to come. A significant number of the donations to the campaign are contributions from generous donors who have […]
  • Trump Cancels Pelosi-led Trip to Afghanistan, Brussels Jan 18, 2019
      CAPITOL HILL / WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump forced House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to cancel a planned trip to Afghanistan and Brussels on Thursday, the latest maneuver in a bitter political battle over the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. In a letter to the speaker of the House, Trump denied Pelosi and members […]
  • Report: Trump Told Attorney Cohen to Lie to Congress Jan 18, 2019
      U.S. President Donald Trump is reported to have directed his attorney to lie to Congress about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. The late Thursday account on BuzzFeed News said two anonymous federal law enforcement officials were the sources for the report about the president and his former lawyer Michael Cohen. The […]
  • Take Action: Protect Bristol Bay from Pebble’s Toxic Exploration Jan 17, 2019
      Camai! The Pebble Limited Partnership recently applied for new State of Alaska permits to continue using public lands at the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s major salmon-producing rivers. For the past two years, the state has limited Pebble’s permits to 12 months at a time, requiring the company to reapply each year. That was thanks to more […]


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Suicidal Woman Taken into Custody on Title 47 Hold after Allegedly Setting Fire to Home in Palmer

Suicidal Woman Taken into Custody on Title 47 Hold after Allegedly Setting Fire to Home in Palmer

Alaska State Troopers report that they have taken a suicidal female, whose name they did not reveal, into custody after a structure fire in Palmer on Monday morning. The report…

Port Graham Sex Offender Sentenced in Death Hoax to Avoid Prison Time

Port Graham Sex Offender Sentenced in Death Hoax to Avoid Prison Time

The twice-convicted Port Graham man who attempted to fake his own death in order to avoid a lengthy sentence for Sexual Assault was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to…

Coast Guard Air Station Jayhawk Crew Hoists Bear Mauling Victim from Afognak Island

Coast Guard Air Station Jayhawk Crew Hoists Bear Mauling Victim from Afognak Island

The Coast Guard medevacs a hiker after he was mauled by a bear on Afognak Island, just north of Kodiak Island. Image USCG-Air Station Kodiak A 31-year-old hiker was medevaced…