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Police seeking burglary suspect make surprise arrest

On Oct. 8 at around 3:20 p.m., police received a report from a family on Hanson Drive who said a woman tried to steal a wallet while they were unpacking from a camping trip. According to police, the family told them they were unloading their camper with the garage door open. The family went inside t

ALASKA STAR - 2018-10-19 21:01:16

Eagle River man arrested after stabbing self in the chest

According to police, Carl A. Akina, 46, stabbed himself in the chest and told his girlfriend he was going to cut his own throat and stab himself in the head. Officers said the woman told them she was fearful and didn’t know if Akina would hurt her as well.


The Anchorage Museum wants to know who the people are in these photographs

Alaska Federation of Natives Convention attendees look at photographs at the Anchorage Museum booth to try and identify people and places in them at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, AK on Thursday, Oct 18, 2018. The museum has been bringing recent photo donations to the convention for the past 6-ye

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-20 18:35:27

APD investigating homicide after body found in the Mat-Su

According to anAnchorage Police Department Nixle alert, Alaska State Troopers responded to the scene, which is located near the Old Glenn Highway near Butte. There, they found a man with gunshot wounds to the upper body. Troopers then notified homicide detectives with APD.

ALASKA STAR - 2018-10-20 01:13:00

Palua national sentenced to 11 years in prison for May carjacking

Nichole Stachelrodt, 23,recounted in May that she was walking to work around 5:45 a.m. at Alaska Native Medical Center when Martin pointed a gun at her and demanded her keys.

KTUU - 2018-10-20 14:26:00

BREAKING: Walker suspends re-election campaign

Last week, former Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott — who had been Walker’s running mate —resigned from office due to “inappropriate comments”made to an unnamed person. So far, the governor’s office has not elaborated on the nature of the comments, saying only that they’re trying to protect the identity of the

ALASKA STAR - 2018-10-19 22:44:47

Bullish on Alaska, Sen. Sullivan preaches ‘gospel of optimism’ during Chugiak-Eagle River visit

“We have a federal government now that wants to work with us,” he said to a large crowd that included local business leaders and several area elected officials. “Whatever you want to say about President Trump, I can tell you whenever I meet with him from the first meeting until just last week — he i


Trail for Wasilla man accused of choking a woman unconscious pushed back again

PALMER — Wasilla resident Jeremy Bendt sat through another pre-trial conference at the Palmer Courthouse Friday facing multiple charges including, attempted murder, assault and vehicle theft.Judge Kari Kristiansen pushed Bendt’s trial again granting defense attorney Joshua Fannon’s request of more t

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-10-21 04:50:00

Alaska Gov. Walker suspends re-election campaign, favors former U.S. Sen. Begich

FAIRBANKS—Alaska Gov. Bill Walker announced today he is suspending his re-election campaign.Walker made the announcement at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage. The announcement follows this week’s resignation of Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, who admitted to making inappropriate comme

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-10-19 22:57:00

With Election Day closing in, a new Alaska governor’s race takes shape

Bob Walker, the older brother of Gov. Bill Walker, takes down Walker campaign signs at Merrill Field in Anchorage on Saturday. The Walker campaign had taken over the Mead Treadwell sign stand after Treadwell was defeated in the Republican primary. Walker also removed the Treadwell signs. (Bob Hallin

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-21 03:26:30

Suspect in Anchorage homicide found hiding in Michigan

A 49-year-old Anchorage woman wanted as a suspect in a January homicide was located Thursday morning in Michigan, police say.Linda Richards (Anchorage Police Department)Linda Richards is a suspect in thelate January shooting deathof 52-year-old Carl R. Bowie Jr. in a mobile home off Spenard Road nor


Anchorage police release name of pedestrian struck, killed

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Coming up: Take your kids to Jams for Fams or your significant other to the AWAIC gala

All-Alaska Biennial 2018 Exhibition— See the juried art show that highlights contemporary Alaskan produced work at its opening on Friday. All-Alaska Biennial is a continuation of a juried art show from 30 years ago that draws hundreds of submissions from hundreds of artists. Works on display in this

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-19 15:15:36

What you need to know for the East-West state championship game

First National Bowl Division I football championship game7 p.m. Friday, Anchorage Football StadiumTickets: $10 adults, $5 students (65 and older, 6th grade and younger get in free)TV: Livestream coverage at (subscription required)Radio: KAFC FM-93.7; pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m.East Thunderbir


Alaska's Freakish Fall: A Record Wait for First Freeze and Snow | The Weather Channel

Anchorage, specifically the observation site at Ted Stevens International Airport, has yet to record the first freeze of the season, as of Oct. 18.

THE WEATHER CHANNEL - 2018-10-19 19:34:51

Ending sexual assault and getting rape kits processed is priority of Chugiak house candidate

The backlog of processing Alaska’s rape kits and the fact that Alaska has for decades been number one in the nation regarding the rate of sexual assault.Those are the top campaign issues for a former beauty queen from Chugiak who isn’t shying away from her platform in her race against a long-time an


Mountain Village officer honored for work with Alaska Native women and children

BETHEL — A village police officer in Western Alaska was selected to receive the Shirley Demientieff Award for her efforts in improving the lives of Alaska Native women and children.Gov. Bill Walker is scheduled to present the award Thursday to Mountain Village Officer Anna Bill at the Alaska Federat


Secret report says Anchorage police botched investigation into drug dealing by Alaska National Guard recruiters

But Anchorage police mishandled the resulting investigation into accusations of drug sales and sexual assaults by National Guard members, according to a secret, city-funded investigation that became public for the first time this week.


Alaska woman found dead, floating in Ketchikan marina boat launch

Doretta Dowhitt, 66, of Ketchikan, was declared dead before 7:30 a.m. after a neighbor in the area found her at 6:30 a.m. that same morning.


‘I’m going to hurt a lot of people.’ Man convicted of sending threats by text and Facebook

The case against Tyler Chance Bateman began in December, when he sent a private message on Facebook to the wife of an Anchorage Police Department officer who'd served a protective order against him, according to an affidavit filed with charging documents. The message said Batemen knew where the coup