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Executive: Hilcorp plans to spend $285M in Alaska this year

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Oil and gas company Hilcorp announced that it plans to spend about $285 million in Alaska during 2018. CompanyOperations ManagerChad Helgeson made the spending plans public on Jan. 10 at a forum in Kenai, the Peninsula Clarion reported Tuesday. Helgeson said the largest portio


Second-half surge pushes Soldotna past Kodiak

Kodiak's attempt to slow the game down stymied Soldotna for the first half. The Stars figured things out after halftime. Behind 31 second-half points, Soldotna rolled to a 52-29 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory over the Bears Thursday at Soldotna High School. Kodiak's attempt to s


Kenai officials explore permits for dip net fishery vendors

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Kenai city officials are exploring permit options for beach vendors that aim to help local entrepreneurs and the city capitalize on the summer dip net fishery. The Peninsula Clarion reports the Kenai City Council on Wednesday held informal discussions on issuing permits and inst

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-20 17:25:43

Troopers catch theft suspect after 4-hour standoff in AP

Dellan Vanbuskirk in a 2016 mug shot. (Photo courtesy Homer Police) A four-hour standoff in Anchor Point on Tuesday night that involved Alaska State Troopers and a Special Emergency Response Team ended without incident when troopers arrested a man wanted for vehicle theft. Troopers found Dellan Va


Intentionally excluded? Mat-Su Borough protests port's omission from Alaska LNG site selection

PALMER - The Matanuska-Susitna Borough says an evaluation of the best place to put a giant proposed natural gas liquefaction project inaccurately and unfairly left out the borough's beleaguered port. The state's Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which is leading the $45 billion Alaska LNG project,


Could false nuke alert happen on the Kenai Peninsula?

A bald eagle sits on top of a tsunami warning tower on the Homer Spit near Mariner Park on Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014, after an error in the alert system caused a false tsunami warning. Towers like this situated in coastal Alaska towns are designed primarily to warn of tsunamis, but also can war


Troopers arrest man for crashing into parked cars outside Soldotna restaurant, leaving scene

SOLDOTNA, Alaska (KTUU) Alaska State Troopers say William Cloer, 61, had been asked to leave the Duck Inn Friday night when he allegedly got into his SUV and rammed into four parked cars before taking off toward . The Kenai resident caused several thousands of dollars in damages to the vehicles, tro


Despite Port/Point Mac error, Kenai destination for LNG plant unlikely to change

PALMER - The Mat-Su Borough's request for reconsideration of Port MacKenzie as a site for a large natural gas liquefaction plant in lieu of Nikiski, on the Kenai Peninsula, may cause a hiccup in regulatory proceedings for the large Alaska LNG Project, but is unlikely to result in a change of the pla


Two arrested on sex charges in Laurel Co.

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two people were arrested on Thursday morning on sex charges in Laurel County. According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the arrests occurred off Willie Cheek Road, approximately 10 miles east of London, after the Sheriff's office was informed of the wherabouts of a missin

WTVQ - 2018-01-19 18:35:52

Quantity of meth, paraphernalia confiscated

Nearly two ounce of methamphetamine, pills and drug paraphernalia at a southern Laurel residence landed six people in jail last week. A drug investigation sent Laurel Sheriff's officials to the residence on Paris Karr Road, 12 miles southwest of London, on Friday, Jan. 12. A search of the residence

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-01-19 15:58:00

Corbin man accused of contracting out murders attempting to have evidence thrown out

The federal trial of a Corbin man accused of attempting to pay to have four people, including Commonwealth's Attorney Allen Trimble and Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons, killed, is scheduled to begin Tuesday, but a judge must decide whether or not prosecutors may use phone calls and a note to hel

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-01-19 22:04:12

Two charged for abuse of children

Last year marked a record year in arrests related to the endangerment and abuse of children and this year indicates the continuance of that trend with two people who allegedly mistreated young children. Although only a teen himself, 18-year-old Brett Eugene Hand of Lily is of legal age and is now fa

SENTINEL-ECHO.COM - 2018-01-19 16:04:00

Corbin High School basketball staff investigating Snapchat video involving Redhound player

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Corbin High School and the school district are responding after a video was posted on social media, showing a student-athlete making a comment that is believed by some community members to be a racial slur. The video was posted Friday night on Facebook and Twitter by multiple p

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-21 03:05:00

$10,000 reward offered for serial robber wanted in London bank heist

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) coined him as "The Chameleon Bank Bandit", and they believe he is behind a robbery on October 13, in London. In a bulletin posted to FBI.gov say the heists started September 29 and the most recent occured January 5. They say he has robbed

WYMT.COM - 2018-01-19 21:49:00

Woodbine man accepts plea agreement in shooting case

LAUREL COUNTY - A Woodbine man facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting a firearm at his wife last year accepted a plea agreement Friday. Joshua Adam Storms, 37, was arrested in August 2017 after he allegedly traveled to the residence where his wife was staying to discuss a pending div

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 23:00:00

Jailed Woman's Death Ruled Homicide From Prior Attack

ROSE HILL, VA-The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has named the August 2017 death of an inmate homicide. Henrietta Smith, 53, of Washington, D.C., died of blunt force trauma to the head, according to autopsy results. Fairfax County detectives believe the attack happened before her arrest in the

PATCH - 2018-01-19 20:30:26

Police investigate after fight leads to lock down at Stratford High School

Stratford High School (Photo: Jason Bagley) STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A high school in Stratford was on lock down after a fight allegedly involving a knife broke out on Friday morning. Police say officers responded to Stratford High School at 45 N Parade Street, after a fight broke out and someone

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 13:30:01

Bridgeport police make drug bust at scene of fatal shooting

Police in Bridgeport are hoping they are one step closer to finding the killer of this week's homicide victim following a big drug bust at the bodega where he was killed. According to police, the Snack Shop on Newfield Avenue has caused nothing but trouble. Police say in the last year, two people we

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-19 14:06:00

Multi-car collision in Bridgeport sends 7 to the hospital

Updated 12:22 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 BRIDGEPORT - At least seven people were sent to the hospital after a collision between a city bus and two cars Friday evening, transit officials said. The collision occurred around 6:45 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Catherine

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-20 12:22:25

Riverhead Blotter: Hampton Bays man arrested for drug possession

Riverhead Town police arrested a Hampton Bays man for drug possession in Riverhead last Wednesday. Kyle Stoeckert, 34, was seen driving east on Elton Street around 1:35 a.m. and was stopped for a violation, officials said. He was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substa

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2018-01-20 11:00:35