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  • The Recent Fall of the Upper Yukon River Feb 28, 2020
    While skiing with two friends on the frozen Yukon River a few weeks ago, I visited the eight people who live between the towns of Eagle and Circle, which are 160 river miles apart. The adults in those three households all shared the same observation: The Yukon River’s average level has dropped recently. They all […]
  • Former Kivalina Teacher’s Aide Charged with Child Exploitation Crimes Feb 28, 2020
    Federal Prosecutors have revealed that a former substitute teacher in Kivalina has been charged and arrested on attempted sexual exploitation of a minor amongst other charges on Wednesday. According to U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder, 21-year-old Jayson Knox, who is a former substitute teacher at the McQueen School in Kivalina became the subject of an investigation […]
  • Multiple Charges for Anchorage DUI Driver Who Left the Scene of an Accident Wednesday Night Feb 28, 2020
    Anchorage police say that they have a suspect in custody on felony DUI charges, after he was followed to a Cordova Street apartment complex after he left the scene of a crash with another driver on East Fifth Avenue late Wednesday night. APD dispatch received a call of an accident where the two drivers were […]
  • February 28th, 1967 Feb 28, 2020
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  • Anchorage Woman, Evades Troopers, Crashes into Ditch on Old Glenn Highway with Child Onboard Feb 28, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers revealed that an evading Anchorage woman was taken into custody by Palmer police on Wednesday after crashing into a ditch near mile 5 of the Old Glenn Highway. The incident that resulted in the pursuit and eventual crash had its stat at the Sheep Mountain Lodge north of Palmer during the […]
  • Ketchikan’s Tatsuda’s Market Suffers Significant Damage in Landslide, Closes Down Indefinitely Feb 28, 2020
      Ketchikan’s Tatsuda’s IGA Supermarket closed down unexpectedly after a landslide took out much of the business early Thursday morning, according to reports coming out of that southeast city. The Ketchikan Fire Department received a fire alarm from the business at 633 Stedman at 12:56 am resulting in a response. Upon arrival, KFD found that […]
  • Military Member Indicted by Anchorage Grand Jury on Two Counts of SAM Feb 27, 2020
      The Anchorage Police Department reported on Wednesday that suspect, 26-year-old Jacob T. Malaro was indicted by an Anchorage grand jury on two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor on February 21st. Malaro was already in custody on the charges when indicted, he had bee arrested on a felony warrant for the charges the […]
  • Anchorage Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography Feb 27, 2020
      Defendant Possessed Over 30,000 Pictures and 802 Videos of Child Pornography Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Troy MacDermott, 36, of Anchorage, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline to serve seven years and three months in federal prison, to be followed by a 40-year term of supervised […]
  • Bristol Bay Organization’s Oral Arguments in EPA Bristol Bay Protections Lawsuit to Begin March 2 Feb 27, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, AK – Bristol Bay organizations will participate in oral argument as the next step in the lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for arbitrarily withdrawing protections for the region’s fishery. Judge Sharon Gleason will hear presentations about whether the case will move forward at 10 a.m. on March 2 at the James Fitzgerald […]
  • Alaska Senate Approves Update of Alcohol Industry Rules Feb 27, 2020
      JUNEAU – The Alaska Senate Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to modernize laws that govern Alaska’s alcohol industry. “With a primary focus on public health and safety, SB 52 provides clarity for licensees, local governments, law enforcement and the public, and will result in the common-sense, consistent and less burdensome regulation of Alaska’s alcoholic […]


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Body of Alakanuk Teen recovered from Slough

Body of Alakanuk Teen recovered from Slough

  The remains of the teen that jumped into the slough in front of Alakanuk on last Wednesday evening have been recovered by searchers on Sunday evening, troopers revealed. 19-year-old…

Unalakleet Man Arrested on 13-Count Warrant for Sex Crimes

Unalakleet Man Arrested on 13-Count Warrant for Sex Crimes

  Unalakleet-based troopers motored up the Unalakleet River to a cabin located there to arrest a 60-year-old man on a 13-count warrant for various sex crimes on Friday afternoon, troopers…

Akiachak Man Arrested on Alcohol and Sex crimes on Thursday

Akiachak Man Arrested on Alcohol and Sex crimes on Thursday

  An Akiachak man is being held on $75,000 bail after his arrest on sex crime charges in that community on Thursday of last week. Bethel-based troopers were informed of…

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…