It’s Alaska Day!

It’s Alaska Day!

One hundred and fifty-four years ago, Alaska was formally transferred from Russia to the United States after it was purchased from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million on March 30th, 1867. It took several months for commissioners to arrive in the territory of Alaska to formally transfer ownership. And so, on October 18th, 1867, […]

SME Identifies Remains of Man Discovered on Island near Craig/Klawock

SME Identifies Remains of Man Discovered on Island near Craig/Klawock

Alaska State Troopers report that the State Medical Examiner’s office has positively identified the remains that were discovered on an uninhabited island near Craig and Klawock on August 2nd, 2021. The remains were identified as those of 52 Christopher Perez of Craig. Perez was kayaking outside of Klawock when he was last seen. His remains […]

Ketchikan Man Arrested on Attempted Sexual Assault/Weapons Charges Sunday Morning

Ketchikan Man Arrested on Attempted Sexual Assault/Weapons Charges Sunday Morning

Ketchikan-based Alaska State Troopers were notified just after midnight on Sunday morning of an attempted sexual assault by a woman who reported her assailant attempted to sexual assault here inside his vehicle. She informed troopers that she managed to escape her attacker and leave the area. Less than 20 minutes later a US Forest Service […]

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