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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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Fire Marshals Investigate Cause of Fatal Aniak House Fire

Fire Marshals Investigate Cause of Fatal Aniak House Fire

  A Fairbanks Deputy Fire Marshal is investigating the origin and cause of a house fire in Aniak that occurred on Sunday. Troopers were notified of a serious residential fire in…

Kwethluk Man Arrested on Assault Charges, Sexual Assault Charges Pending

Kwethluk Man Arrested on Assault Charges, Sexual Assault Charges Pending

  Troopers today revealed some of the details in possible sexual assault charges against a Kwethluk man that occurred on February 27th that also involved an assault. AST reports that 25-year-old…

Trooper Lunches with then Arrests Convicted Sex Offender in Violation in Nenana

Trooper Lunches with then Arrests Convicted Sex Offender in Violation in Nenana

  During the lunch hour on Tuesday, a trooper in Nenana stopped in to the A-Frame in Nenana for lunch. While there, at 12:15 pm, he took up a conversation with…

Nulato Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Serious Stabbing Incident

Nulato Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder Following Serious Stabbing Incident

  Alaska State Troopers revealed on Monday that they had opened an investigation in a stabbing that occurred last week in the community of Nulato. According to the report, Galena-based troopers…

Intoxicated Fairbanks Driver Collides with, Shoots at Family in Vehicle

Intoxicated Fairbanks Driver Collides with, Shoots at Family in Vehicle

  Alaska State Troopers say that they, along with the Fairbanks and North Pole police arrested an intoxicated Fairbanks driver who collided with and shot at a family that included…