Congressman Don Young Announces Nearly $4 Million in Funding to Improve Housing Safety for Alaska Native Children and Families

Congressman Don Young Announces Nearly $4 Million in Funding to Improve Housing Safety for Alaska Native Children and Families

  Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded nearly $4 million in funding to various Alaska Native organizations under the Healthy Homes Production Grant Program for Tribal Housing Program. This grant program addresses multiple childhood diseases and injuries encountered at home by focusing on […]

Unalakleet Woman Assaults Husband then Escapes Custody, Charged with Assault/Felony Escape

Unalakleet Woman Assaults Husband then Escapes Custody, Charged with  Assault/Felony Escape

  On Saturday, Troopers, while patrolling in Unalakleet, were flagged down by a female on the roadway, who advised them that her husband was driving drunk around town. That person, identified as Beverly Masters, appeared to be highly intoxicated. Troopers would soon locate the woman’s husband and perform a traffic stop. Troopers would observe that […]

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 report. When AST arrived 16 miles upriver, they took 60-year-old Henry Johnson into custody on the warrant that consisted of five counts of Sexual Assault […]

Troopers Arrest Unalakleet Man after 10-Hour Stand-Off

Troopers Arrest Unalakleet Man after 10-Hour Stand-Off

AST reports that they have arrested a suspect in an Attempted Murder case in Unalakleet after a stand-off in that community on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning. Troopers were alerted of a shot-fired incident in Unalakleet at 8 pm on Tuesday night, responded and opened an investigation. That investigation found that 45-year-old Edward Katchatag, while drinking, utilized […]

Stebbins Man Arrested on Assault, Burglary Charges

Stebbins Man Arrested on Assault, Burglary Charges

Unalakleet-based troopers reported an arrest on multiple charges of assault and other charges in the community of Stebbins that occurred on Friday. According to the report, troopers were notified of assaults committed by 29-year-old Stebbins resident, Richard Hunt. It was reported that Hunt had assaulted a family member, then several citizens, and ultimately a Village […]