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Stolen batteries, clothes, cosmetics: 14 arrested in Anchorage Fred Meyer shoplifting sting

Another undercover shoplifting sting at an Anchorage Fred Meyer netted 14 arrests, a seized handgun and heroin, along with stolen food, clothing and other merchandise, police said Saturday.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-23 20:37:53

Yard sale planned by New Hope Church

FAIRBANKS — New Hope Methodist Presbyterian Church will be holding a yard sale extravaganza June 29 and 30. The event will include an inside sale, trunks sales and a fabric by the pound sale. There will also be a bake sale along with hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill. The event runs from 10am to

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-06-22 08:00:00

Law enforcement unveils Operation Midnight Sun

APD Chief Justin Doll unveils Operation Midnight Sun, a sweep of violent criminals in Anchorage, on Friday, June 22, 2018. (Credit: John Thain/KTVA)

KTVA - 2018-06-22 19:24:00

Anchorage police, other agencies made dozens of arrests in joint operation this week

Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll announces the results of Operation Midnight Sun, a multi-agency crime suppression effort, on Friday at the Anchorage Police Department headquarters. The effort, which began Monday, has so far resulted in 58 felony arrests. (Loren Holmes / ADN)

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-22 21:22:20

'Aggressive' bear likely killed Alaskan hiker and mauled search party member, police say

The same brown bear may have killed a hiker outside Anchorage, Alaska and later mauled another person who was looking for the missing man, police said Wednesday. The body of hiker Michael Soltis was discovered Wednesday after a member of a search party suffered a leg injury when a brown bear attacke


The Latest: Alaska city unveils memorial to fallen Guardsmen

This June 2018 photo provided by Innovative Signs, Inc. in Longwood, Fla., shows a plaque that will be dedicated Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Valdez, Alaska. The memorial honors four Alaska Air National Guard members who died in a plane crash while conducting a humanitarian mission following the deva

DAILY MAIL - 2018-06-23 21:47:49

Fight homelessness by helping the homeless

Anchorage is facing the existential crisis of increasing homelessness due to skyrocketing costs of living, less livable area due to climate change and failures in public policy to properly care for our neighbors. Solutions do not lie in committing violence against vulnerable populations.I was horrif

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-23 21:49:40

Summer has arrived: Here are the cheapest ways to get out of town

Summer's here! There's never been a better excuse to get out of town — and there are great deals to do just that.You can sail away on Monday, July 2, on the Norwegian Jewel from Seward for as little as $399 per person, double occupancy (source: ). That's an inside cabin, though. Still, for under $40

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-23 21:37:32

Missing Alaska Hiker Killed By Bear Which Also Attacked Search Crew Member

A hiker who went missing from the area of Hiland Road in Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday, was found dead in the forest in an apparent bear attack Wednesday.


FBI seeks public’s help finding defense attorney accused of smuggling drugs into Anchorage jail

Additional charges were filed Thursday against defense attorney Kit Lee Karjala, 55, and her client, 34-year-old Brandon Miller, also known as "Mellow."In the original indictment last year, each faced only two charges related to the alleged drug conspiracy. Now, Karjala and Miller each face 15 and 1

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-06-22 02:30:42

Juneau Report: Can Employed Professors Run For Office?

Anchorage, AK – Your Alaska Link was joined by our Juneau Empire Special Correspondent James Brooks on this year’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day; we examine Brooks’ article, “Ruling may allow more professors to campaign for office,” which currently remains a grey area.

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2018-06-22 19:29:00

Pressing Events for Friday, June 21

THURSDAY, JUNE 21Market DaysMarket Days will have a few food trucks and will be featuring some farmers, craft vendors, and pop-up food vendors from around the Anchorage area as well! Stop by on your lunch and see what's new at K Street Eats on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer! Featuring: Adobo G

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-06-23 01:01:00

Albums released recently by local bands

It’s not just live music that makes Anchorage a great place to be a music fan. There are a ton of recording projects going on at all times. This is the first year we’re looking to publish a record of the albums released from the regional music scene. As such, the list won’t be as comprehensive as we

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-06-22 11:15:00

Man badly hurt after being thrown from stolen SUV

A man was severely injured outside Anchorage’s Dimond Center mall on Wednesday, after police say he jumped onto a stolen vehicle – then was thrown from it as its occupants drove away.Four people, all juveniles, were ultimately taken into custody after the encounter in which Rickie Schmoe was hurt, a


Fish and Game continues search for bear suspected in hiker’s death, attack on searcher

“Anytime there’s a clear public safety threat, we neutralize the threat by killing the bear,” he said.

ALASKA STAR - 2018-06-22 01:47:52

Short pursuit ends in vehicle theft arrest

Anchorage police say they've arrested a man who reportedly stole a vehicle from an east Anchorage home Wednesday night.William E. Rash, 36, was arrested on charges of vehicle theft in the first-degree and theft in the second-degree following a reported vehicle theft on the 1500-block of Norene Stree


Anchorage police release name of victim in fatal hit-and-run | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD

The truck has four doors, full-length silver running boards, dark fender flares and a long bed.


Sarah Palin’s Son Track Pleads Guilty To Domestic Violence, Sentenced To 10-Days In Jail

Track Palin pleaded guilty to a charge of misdemeanor criminal trespassing in the first degree on Tuesday. Sarah Palin’s 29-year-old son received a 10-day jail sentence and must complete a rehabilitation program in the Veterans Treatment Court, according to Anchorage, Alaska’s CBS affiliateKTVA. If


Anchorage neurologist charged with possessing and distributing child pornography

An Anchorage neurologist faces child pornography charges, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.Russell Cherry, 51, was indicted in Anchorage on Wednesday on one count of distributing and one count of possessing child pornography. His first court hearing was Wednesday in Anchorage, the U.S. Attorney's


NTSB: Shadow was midair survivor’s first sign of other plane

The crash site of a Cessna 207 near the mouth of the Susitna River on Wednesday, June 14, 2018 which killed Spernak Airways pilot James Poelman, 53. (Credit: From AST)