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APD looking for man who dumped fish guts near Eagle River school in July

According to APD, a pile of freshly-dumped fish heads was discovered in the woods by Ravenwood Elementary School by a summer camp host on the evening of July 31, after the host watched two males ride behind the school on an ATV carrying several coolers. The host witnessed one of the males dragging a

KTUU - 2018-08-20 17:22:00

Alaska Native hunters thought whale kill legal

Federal officials at the time declined to name which communities received the letters, which also warned that future offenses would be dealt with more severely. The public records show the letters were sent to tribal leaders for Bethel, Napaskiak and Oscarville.

KTVA - 2018-08-20 22:56:00

Wasilla police: Man killed in officer-involved shooting had 2 knives

PALMER — Wasilla officers responding to a domestic violence situation early Thursday heard screaming inside the home and encountered a man with two knives, who they shot and killed, police say.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 17:31:00

Suspect wanted for illegally dumping fish guts

Anchorage police say they need the public's help to find a man who illegally dumped a pile of fish guts behind an elementary school in July.Police say two males were reportedly inside a green Polaris Ranger; riding towards the back of Ravenwood Elementary School in Eagle River on the night of July 3

KTVA - 2018-08-21 03:19:00

Lock the dividend in the Alaska Constitution to protect the people’s fund

PFD Technician Shilo Franklin, left, helps people process their Permanent Fund Dividend applications at the downtown Anchorage PFD office on Thursday, March 31, 2016. (LOREN HOLMES / ADN)

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-19 20:43:06

Fishermen find body floating off island in Southeast Alaska

The body is that of an older white man, but initial identification could not be made, troopers said. It was transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Anchorage.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 17:01:29

AP News - Primaries for governor, US House top Alaska ballot

Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, skipped Tuesday's primaries, while former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Libertarian William "Billy" Toien also is running.

TOWNHALL - 2018-08-21 02:15:00

Suspect in June homicide investigation arrested in Anchorage, police say

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -Following a chase, car crash, and police K9 search, a man has been taken into custody for his alleged involvement in a June homicide case that left one man dead and another injured.The man, Jason Premo, 41, was arrested early Monday morning, according to a community alert from the

KTUU - 2018-08-20 08:07:00

APD: Homicide suspect arrested after early-morning standoff

Jason Premo wasinvolved in the deathof Geoffrey Sorden, 48, who was shot and killed in late June in an apartment near Old Seward Highway and Dowling Road, according to the Anchorage Police Department.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 16:10:16

Shooting suspect arrested after fleeing police

The driver, later identified as Jason Prevo, 41, failed to stop for the officers, crashed his vehicle into a pole near 36th Avenue and Patterson Street and then fled on foot.

KTVA - 2018-08-20 17:03:00

Rain expected for Anchorage kids, parents on first day of school

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -It's that exciting first-day-back for kids on Monday, but what can they expect for their school day weather forecast? KTUU meteorologist Howie Gordon says rain is coming.

KTUU - 2018-08-20 05:55:00

The Underground: A subterranean history of Palmer

PALMER — Forty people walked a mile-and-a-half loop visiting historic buildings on Wednesday on a tour led by Alaska Picker Kelly Turney.Did you see them, or did they make the whole loop in the underground tunnels?The tour started at Alaska Picker and headed west toward the Colony Inn, a building wh

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-08-19 16:00:00

Suspect appears in court for deadly Royal Suite Lodge fire

Andrew Eknaty, 30, appeared in Anchorage Jail Court on a long list of charges that include second-degree murder.


A string of motorcycle accidents in Wasilla continues

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -A string of motorcycle accidents continued in Wasilla Saturday morning just after 3 a.m., according to Alaska State Troopers.Troopers say they located the crash at the intersection of Nelson Avenue and Lone Cub Drive in Wasilla.They say they found the male driver of the Harley Davi


He was a jokester who complained about his job, but friends still baffled by thief’s airplane heist

“I never thought I would work as a Ground Service Agent (GSA) for an Airlines company. I always felt bad for the guys and gals who handled luggage. Every time I traveled I would look out my plane window and see these sullen looking individuals leisurely pacing around, or hectically throwing bags int

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-19 18:32:22

Anchorage firefighters extinguish garage fire near Spenard

"It kind of spread through the shop, he had different cans of kerosene, fuels and oils and paints," said Capt. Eric Tuott with the Anchorage Fire Department. "Luckily the guys from Spenard Fire station were here fast enough to put some water on it to stop it spreading into the house."


Healing drives Eagle River veteran’s mission to bring grieving families to Gold Star Peak

"This whole thing is not about me," said Alkire, who led an effort to name a peak in the Chugach Mountains "Gold Star Peak" in recognition of families who have lost loved ones in the military.


AFD crews extinguish Spenard garage fire

Anchorage Fire Department crews responded to a Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 garage fire on the 3500 block of Greenland Drive in Spenard. (Credit: Kevin Kelleher/KTVA)


New cultural center unveils thousands of Yup’ik artifacts rescued in race against climate change

A wooden doll covered in red ochre was pulled from an unearthed sod house near Quinhagak. The dig site, called Nunalleq, meaning “old village” in Yup’ik, dates back to 1540. The doll was likely a toy belonging to a child. Photographed July 24. (Katie Basile / KYUK)

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-19 17:51:50

Without a contract, Anchorage teachers union plans ‘walk-in’ on first day of school

Tens of thousands of Anchorage students will return to school on Monday and, for the second year in a row, their teachers will return to classrooms without an agreed-upon contract.The Anchorage School District and Anchorage Education Association teachers union held contract negotiations throughout t