Sunday, July 14, 2024

$20K reward offered for information on killing of Steller sea lions 

NOAA Fisheries has increased to $20,000 the reward for information to determine who is responsible for the killing of numerous Steller sea lions in...

Arkansas man pleads guilty to illegal transport of unlawfully killed caribou

An Arkansas man who claimed to be an Alaska resident and killed five animals in the Delta Junction area has been sentenced to pay...

Arizona men indicted for trafficking fentanyl in Alaska

Two Arizona men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Anchorage on allegations that they distributed large amounts of fentanyl in Alaska...

Former Saint Paul police chief convicted of sexual abuse

Former Saint Paul Police Chief Nicholas J. Hunnicutt was convicted by an Anchorage jury Tuesday, Sept. 26 of sexual abuse of a minor in...

Alleged bank robber showed up too early

An Anchorage man allegedly intent on robbing the First National Bank was in custody Tuesday after showing up too early, slipping a note under...

Newly released reports show slight downtick in overall number of crimes

Last month the Alaska Department of Public Safety (DPS) released the 2022 Crime in Alaska Report and Alaska Felony Sex Offense Report. The reports...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Alaska’s appeal on EPA Pebble decision

Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court last week rejected, without comment, a state of Alaska challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Water...
A float plane touches down on the water in King Salmon, Alaska. Photo by Jeremy Bishop/Unsplash

Companies pay $9.5M to settle lawsuit over Jones Act violations 

Two companies challenging fines and penalties for violations of the Jones Act over Alaska seafood shipped form Dutch Harbor to the east coast of...