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Wasilla man sentenced for embezzling over $80K from Alaska labor union
A Wasilla man has been sentenced in federal court for embezzling around $80,000 over the course of nearly five years, from the Alaska Chapter of the Association of Civilian Technicians labor union.
Good Samaritans help rescue woman after rollover crash
Anchorage police say several good Samaritans helped upright a rolled pickup truck and pull out a woman who was critically injured after a collision.The wreck happened Sunday about 6:30 p.m. at the Dimond Boulevard-Minnesota Drive overpass and closed the road for a few hours.Police say the pickup was
Earthquake info : M3.6 earthquake on Thu, 18 Oct 09:14:40 UTC / - 27km N of Sterling, Alaska -
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agenciesTimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSourceThu, 18 OctThu, 18 Oct 09:14 UTCM 3.6 / 57 kmKENAI PENINSULA, ALASKA[Map]EMSC
Sunday gunplay reported on Glenn Highway, Helluva Street
Police received two reports involving men with guns Sunday in Chugiak. In one case, a driver allegedly flashed a rifle at another driver on the Glenn Highway, while in another a man allegedly fired a handgun while drunk and sitting on his porch.
Married man accused of sexual relationship with teen charged
"[The teen] initially denied being in a relationship with someone older than 18, but eventually admitted to having a non-sexual relationship with Jimmy Bedwell," charging documents said. "The teen] said she had been to Bedwell's home several times and that Bedwell had picked her up in a red jeep and
Truck connected to shooting death of 35-year-old man found
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police say a truck investigators believe is connected to the shooting death of a 35-year-old man has been found, the Anchorage Daily News reports.
Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 22 km NNE of Sterling, Alaska
A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sterling in Alaska on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 09:14:40 / October 18, 2018 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20286404. Unique identifier: ak20286404. T
Soggy Seward braces for weekend storm
Seward is not out of the woods just yet. The already saturated city is expected to get hit with another storm Saturday.Kenai Peninsula Borough officials are telling people to get their homes ready, move their prized possessions, create flood barriers in their homes and have a go kit ready with food
BREAKING: Lanes at Dimond and Minnesota closed as police investigate crash
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -Anchorage police say there are multiple lanes of traffic closed on Dimond Blvd. at the Minnesota overpass.Officers are reportedly investigating a traffic collision with injuries.All westbound and eastbound lanes of traffic on Dimond are shut down at the West end of the overpass, an
Man running across the U.S. makes a stop in Columbus
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - An ultra-runner from Alaska is living out his dream of running across the world and made a stop in the Chattahoochee Valley along the way.Pete Kostelnick is running from Kenai, Alaska to Key West, Florida.The distance is about 5,300 miles total and he has already traversed abou
APD: Car linked to Eklutna Power Plant homicide has been recovered
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -Anchorage police have recovered the car they say was connected to a Wednesday homicide that left a man dead near the Eklutna Power Plant.According to a release from APD, an unoccupied 2008 Chevy Trailblazer with Alaska plates JJR552 was found by officers on Sunday.Police had asked
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
Analysis: Why did Alaska’s governor abruptly drop out of the race?
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker waves as he announces he will drop his re-election bid while addressing the Alaska Federation of Natives conference Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Walker's re-election plans were dealt a blow earlier in the week after his running mate, Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, re
Longtime restaurateur continues his love for cooking in the Denali Family Restaurant kitchen
WASILLA — The Denali Family Restaurant is right off the Parks Highway, just leaving Wasilla city limits.George Karatas and his wife, Debbie, started the roadside, family-owned, diner style restaurant and they see no end in sight.“We’re going to be here forever,” Karatas said.
Seward flooding triggers school closures and emergency declaration
Heavy rain, winds and flooding triggered an emergency declaration in Seward as residents woke Tuesday to flooded roadways and damaged bridges.Seward schools announced early release and canceled after-school activities Tuesday due to flooding and foul weather.Flooding has closed the Lowell Creek Brid
Hilcorp applies for an oil and gas lease in Anchor Point
“Those parcels include the Anchor Point Solid Waste site, which is about 15 acres so that's the biggest area in the mix,” he said. “Also the Anchor Point Fire Department which is a small parcel of land, and there's a couple of miscellaneous other parcels in that area--all about a mile or two from An
Kenai Peninsula Borough reports progress on flood repairs, with more rainfall to come
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -The Kenai Peninsula Borough reports making significant progress since flooding began in Seward Friday night, rebuilding impacted areas during breaks in the weather.But the danger is far from over.Doug Schoessler, the city's public works director, knew where the rain would hit harde
Mat-Su, Kenai boroughs continue sparring over LNG plant site
The Mat-Su Borough on Oct. 16 asked that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission request additional information from the state team leading the development, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., “so that the commission can perform an adequate alternatives analysis related to the proposed liquefacti
Tip leads Troopers to dead woman near Ninilchik
The Alaska State Troopers arrested an intoxicated male subject On Saturday near Ninilchik after discovering the body of an Anchorage woman inside a recreational vehicle. The man, according to trooper reports, was taken to Central Peninsula Hospital due to being heavily intoxicated.
Nelson leads Mariners to win over Soldotna
Homer breezed its way to wins in two of three relay events. Arndt, Castellani, Nelson and Handley combined for a time of 1:51.09 to win the 200-yard medley relay. Handley, Rodriguez, Nelson and Arndt won the 200 freestyle race at 1:36.58.