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  • Cheechako Street Homicide Investigation Continues, Two Arrested in Unrelated Felony Warrants Jul 13, 2020
      “The circumstances of the initial encounter, as well as the altercation, are under investigation” in the Thursday night Checkako Street homicide investigation, APD revealed. So, fare, leads are scant in the ongoing investigation, although two persons were contacted and arrested on unrelated felony warrants. Officers responded to the 3100-block of Cheechako Street at 9:49 […]
  • Adding Insult to the ‘Injury of Colonialism,’ Trump Suggested Selling Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria, Former Advisor Says Jul 13, 2020
      “You may try to sell the office you hold, your personal integrity and your soul, Mr. President—but I assure you Puerto Rico is not for sale!” tweeted Rep. Nydia Velazquez. According to a New York Times interview with Elaine Duke, who served as Homeland Security Secretary from 2017 to 2018 and worked in President Donald Trump’s cabinet […]
  • Trespassing Call Results in Two Palmer Campers being Arrested on Robbery Warrants Jul 13, 2020
      Alaska State Troopers on Sunday reported that a call reporting trespassing campers near mile 17 of the Old Glenn Highway resulted in two Palmer individuals being arrest ed on robbery warrants late Sunday afternoon. Troopers responded to the call on the Old Glenn at 4 pm in Palmer and as they approached the campers, […]
  • Trump-Appointed Head of Global News Agency Won’t Extend Visas for Foreign Journalists Jul 13, 2020
      “It is appalling that the VOA’s new boss could be so reckless about the safety of journalists,” said PEN America. Dozens of foreign journalists are expected to be sent back to their home countries from the U.S. following a decision on Thursday by the newly appointed head of the federal government’s global news agency to not […]
  • Alaska COVID-19 CASE COUNT SUMMARY, Sunday, July 12, 2020 Jul 12, 2020
      DHSS today announced 116 new people with COVID-19 in Alaska. 93 are residents in 18 communities: Anchorage (29), Fairbanks (19), Palmer (7), Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (6), Cordova (4), Soldotna (4), Wasilla (4), Eagle River (3), Juneau (3), City of Kenai (3), Chugiak (2), North Pole (2), Nome Census Area (2), and one each in […]
  • With Covid-19 Deaths on the Rise, Hardest-Hit States Report Hospitals are Near Capacity Following Early Reopenings Jul 12, 2020
      “It’s consistently picking up. And it’s picking up at the time you’d expect it to.” Following weeks of warnings from public health experts regarding the dangers of allowing the public into bars, restaurants, and other enclosed spaces while coronavirus case numbers continue to rise in several states, hospitals in two of the hardest-hit states […]
  • US Reports Record 66,528 Coronavirus Cases Jul 12, 2020
      The coronavirus continues its steady climb upward in some places around the world,  There are now more than 12.7 million COVID-19 infections around the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, with more than a half million deaths.   The U.S. has roughly one-fourth of the world’s infections at 3.2 million and more […]
  • Eagle-Alutiiq Word of the Week-July 12th Jul 12, 2020
      KUM’AGYAK – EAGLE KUM’AGYAK UQGUWMI MISNGAUQ. – AN EAGLE IS PERCHED IN THE TREE. Bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) are a common sight in Kodiak’s coastal environments. These large, territorial raptors eat a variety of fish, small mammals, and birds and may occur in great concentrations when feeding on migratory species like herring or salmon. […]
  • Douglass Doggett charged in child pornography investigation; More victims possible Jul 12, 2020
      ANCHORAGE, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Douglass Gordon Doggett, 43, of Anchorage, has been charged with sexual exploitation of children, distribution of child pornography, receipt of child pornography, possession of child pornography, and illegal possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.    The criminal complaint alleges that, from November 2019 […]
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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.…

Troopers Tentatively identify Remains Pulled from Kuskokwim River

Troopers Tentatively identify Remains Pulled from Kuskokwim River

Alaska State Trooper said today that they have tentatively identified the remains retrieved from the Kuskokwim River on August 17th as those of 35-year-old Joseph Ekamrak of Akiachak. Ekamrak disappeared…

Three Arrested after Stealing Elderly, Church Funds during Burglary in Akiachak

Three Arrested after Stealing Elderly, Church Funds during Burglary in Akiachak

  Alaska State Troopers responded to the rural community of Akiachak in southwest Alaska on Saturday after receiving a call from the tribal police in that community reporting a burglary…