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Alaska State Troopers Release Most Wanted List
FAIRBANKS, Alaska The Alaska State Troopers have released a list of the most wanted criminals in the Fairbanks area. In no particular order, they are as follows:
Fuzzy, 1-day-old otter pup, the first stranded animal of 2019, taken in at SeaLife Center
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A popular nature wildlife center in Seward admitted the first stranded, and rescued, animal of 2019, and it's a cute one. The adorable sea otter pup, a newborn female, was admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center on April 9, officials said in a news release Tuesday.
2YH: What does measles outbreak mean for Alaska?
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - New data from the Center for Disease Control shows there are now 626 confirmed cases of the measles in 22 states across the country. The majority of the new reports are from New York.
Alaska lawmakers remain split on the dividend with 3 weeks left in session
JUNEAU — With three weeks remaining in the regular session of the 31st Alaska Legislature, lawmakers have not settled on an amount for the Permanent Fund dividend. Neither the budget proposed by the House of Representatives nor the one suggested by the Senate Finance Committee contains a firm divide
Man Arrested in Seward Double Homicide
Alaska State Troopers are investigating a double homicide in Seward Monday evening. Officials say 30-year-old Joseph Chandler Jr. has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, after shooting and killing two men in their van. The victims have been identified as 28-year-old Dustin Marx and
Coast Guard Service Members Face Drug Charges in Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard service members face criminal drug charges in Alaska stemming from an internal investigation. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Monday that the investigation beginning in fall 2018 has produced charges of cocaine and marijuana distribution, possession and use.
Seward resident charged with murder of 2 men who ‘were not supposed to be on’ his property
A shooting near Seward on Monday evening left two men dead and one man in jail on murder charges. Alaska State Troopers responded to a home on the 33000 block of Nash Road outside Seward just after 6 p.m. after receiving a call from a man who claimed to have shot and killed two men inside their van,
Alaska’s chlamydia rates still on the rise amid STD outbreaks
Chlamydia is among the sexually transmitted diseases continuing to rise in Alaska, as state officials urge Alaskans to protect themselves from a condition many people carry without symptoms.
Seward community sounds off in meeting exploring consolidation of local schools
SEWARD, Alaska (KTUU) — As school officials within the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District explore the possibility of consolidating educational institutions, Seward community members are sounding off about the available options to catch up with a rapidly dwindling budget.
Health commissioner says Alaska isn’t seeking a Medicaid grant
On March 1, Gov. Mike Dunleavy sent a letter to President Donald Trump in which he said, among other things: “Your Medicaid administrator, Seema Verma, has urged us to be the first state to receive Medicaid dollars as a block grant. We are eager to do this, but your support of her on this ‘first’ wi
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Alaska DOT&PF Extends Application Deadline for Local Projects
The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is extending the application period for local transportation projects for the Community Transportation Program (CTP).
Dunleavy administration considers new terminal to accommodate too-slow ferries
JUNEAU — Alaska is considering adding another terminal to accommodate the short range of a new class of ferries. CoastAlaska reported that the administration of Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy may propose a new Juneau terminal 30 miles north of an existing terminal for the new Alaska Class ferries.
Alaska Congressional Delegation Welcomes Progress on Icebreaker
U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, and Congressman Don Young, all R-Alaska, today welcomed the announcement from the Department of Defense Contracting Office that VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, has been awarded the contract to build the nation’s first new heavy Polar Securi
This Historic Alaska Railroad Car Is Now A Restaurant And You’ll Want To Plan Your Visit
Alaska’s railroad history is something pretty spectacular! The railroad winds its way all around this large, beautiful state. Too frequently retired railroad cars can gather dust, instead of being turned into something useful. But this incredible diner took these old Alaska Railroad Cars and fashion