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4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Anchorage, Alaska

An earthquake hit near Anchorage, Alaska, on the night of Oct. 14, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-10-15 13:31:22

4.5 quake rattles Southcentral Alaska

A 4.5 earthquake shook much of Southcentral Alaska on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Credit: Courtesy USGS)

KTVA - 2018-10-15 06:37:00

Alaska Native Female Police Officer Sues Police Department Where She is Employed

SITKA, Alaska— Mary Ferguson, 32, an Alaska Native police officer has filed a lawsuit against her employer, the Sitka Police Department, where she is the only female sworn officer on the police force. The lawsuit filed on Friday, October 12, 2018 alleges she was treated differently because of her ge

NATIVENEWSONLINE.NET - 2018-10-15 04:42:11

October 14th, 2018 Bethel, Alaska

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DELTA DISCOVERY - 2018-10-15 00:45:33

New Alaska ferry launches at Ketchikan Shipyard

The remainder of work on the Hubbard consists of interior outfitting and finishing. That includes installing light fixtures, sinks, toilets, interior walls and flooring, Vigor Dockmaster Greg Howe said.

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-10-15 13:54:55

In Interior Alaska, reinvestment in coal power runs counter to national trend

But in the Interior of Alaska, that picture looks different. Last year, almost 40 percent of the Interior’s electrical generation came from coal, according to a 2018 report by the McDowell Group, and the area is home to the only coal power plant built in the United States since 2015. So why has coal

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-10-15 18:05:00

Proposed Alaska rules tighten water-contamination cleanup

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Proposed rules in Alaska would restrict the cleanup of water contamination.The Fairbanks Daily News-MinerreportsAlaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation looks to tighten the standards for per- and polyfluoralkyl chemical pollution in a set of regulation changes up f

KTOO.ORG - 2018-10-15 18:48:29

What It Is At LKSD: Quinhagak Volleyball, Newtok Movie Night, Bethel Wrestling

Wrestlers compete at Bethel Regional High School in 2017.Credit Patrick Williams / LKSDIn Quinhagak, there will be a Mix Six Volleyball tournament. Two teams, Eek and Toksook Bay, will be there to compete. The games will start on Friday at 6 p.m. and resume on Saturday at 9 a.m. There will be conces


2018 Bethel Scramble Wrestling Photos

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Bethel Fire Department Calls for week ending October 5

• On 10-3-18 at 4:21 p.m. Firefighters responded to 5011 Neqlernaq loop for the report of a kitchen fire. Firefighters observed that the fire had already been put out by homeowner using a fire extinguisher. While on scene, fire fighters noticed smoke in the kitchen and living room, but no smoke alar


BFK9s seeks to lease city land

The Bethel Friends of Canines is seeking to lease a parcel of land next to the dog pound, says a proposed ordinance that is up for introduction at the October 9th regular city council meeting. Council member Leif Albertson is sponsoring the ordinance that would authorize the disposal of the 34’ by 2


Man 'On The Run' Arrested For Breaking Into Bethel City Hall

Joseph Wilson, age 32, has been charged with two felonies and one misdemeanor for breaking into Bethel City Hall on October 5, 2018.Credit Courtesy of the Bethel Police Department


Aniak residents say new airport beacon is causing problems

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a small village in western Alaska say a recently installed beacon at the airport is shining into homes and keeping them up at night.KYUK-AMreportsthe state installed the new beacon at the Aniak Airport during the summer as part of a runway construction project need


Bethel City Council Swears In New Members

On Tuesday night, Bethel's election results were certified and three newcomers joined the Bethel City Council.Credit Krysti Shallenberger / KYUKOn Tuesday night, Bethel's election results were certified and three newcomers joined the Bethel City Council. The council also said goodbye to members Mark


The Justin Schneider case exposed problems in Alaska’s justice system. Judge Michael Corey shouldn’t be the scapegoat.

When Justin Schneiderreceived a plea dealthat allowed him to avoid jail time in a sexually motivated assault case that shocked Alaskans, many were justifiably outraged. The punishment didn't fit the crime, and the leniency of the sentence was difficult to square with any notion of justice. Unfortuna

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-13 22:31:48

Oil tops $80, boosting industry jobs – and hopes for the broader Alaska economy

Oil prices have hit four-year highs, lifting activity at some Alaska companies linked to the petroleum industry and boosting hopes for a broader economic turnaround, though economists say job losses statewide could continue for months.Outfitter chain Big Ray's says it's selling more insulated clothi


Proposed Alaska rules tighten standards for water-contamination cleanup

PFAS chemicals are found in many products, including nonstick pots, waterproof fabrics and high-end ski wax. In Alaska, the cause of most water pollution is an old fire suppressant known as aqueous film-forming foam. The substance is considered “emerging contaminants,” because they’ve been found to

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-10-14 08:00:00

11 Spooky Places You'll Want To Visit In Alaska This Fall

With the fall chill in the air, things are starting to get spooky. Alaska is darkest in the fall just before the snow falls and this long, late fall season has been spookier than ever. Check out these spooky places that will get you in the Halloween spirit. There are historic places all over Alaska,

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-10-14 00:00:00

Go see Alaska in many new and exciting ways

Last week, three travelers who saw Alaska in three entirely different ways dropped by our office at Monroe Travel Service just to tell us how very much they loved their trip. Well, folks, here's the good news: what these local travelers called the "best trip" ever is going to get even better for t

NEWS-STAR - 2018-10-13 23:45:00

Secrets Of Nome Alaska Aliens Abduction Stories – Nichole Goldstein – Medium

The small rural town of Nome in Alaska, also known as the Land of the Lost has been the scene for various people going missing over the last five decades. The cops and FBI have always tried to cover-up the whole thing saying that these mysterious disappearances are happening because of harsh weather