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New owners lay off employees at Alaska's largest newspaper - America News
New owners lay off employees at Alaska's largest newspaper28 minutes ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Reporters, editors and other employees at Alaska's largest newspaper have been laid off as the new owners attempt to stop the financial hemorrhaging that saw the paper losing $125,000 a week.
US officials tell Alaska boaters to avoid dead whale - America News
US officials tell Alaska boaters to avoid dead whale 28 minutes ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. officials have advised boaters to steer clear of a dead humpback whale that has been spotted in The Gulf of Alaska's Knik Arm.
Father charged with severely assaulting 8-month-old baby - America News
Father charged with severely assaulting 8-month-old baby 28 minutes ago
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A 22-year-old Fort Wainwright man is being held without bail after being charged with severely assaulting his 8-month old son.
Fire marshal modifies comment on possible cause of Sunday's deadly fire - America News
Fire marshal modifies comment on possible cause of Sunday's deadly fire 28 minutes ago
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sunday's early morning fire that destroyed an historic building on Seward Street downtown claiming two lives and injuring three other people remains under investigation.
Amid evolving Afghan mission, Alaska soldiers ready to deploy - America News
Amid evolving Afghan mission, Alaska soldiers ready to deploy 1 hour ago
As the United States approaches the 16th anniversary of military operations in Afghanistan, thousands more troops are readying to deploy. One of the units heading there is the airborne infantry brigade based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage
Changing the way you think to stay out of prison - America News
Changing the way you think to stay out of prison 1 hour ago
Research shows the classes focused on behavior and attitude can be effective and change how people think – and they reduce recidivism by about 25 percent, if they are taught by well-trained teachers. The most effective programs focus on anger management a
New ethics complaint filed over Homer recall election - America News
New ethics complaint filed over Homer recall election 3 hours ago
A new ethics complaint has been filed in relation to Homer’s recent recall election. Three Homer City Council members were up for recall in June, but all three retained their seats. The complaint argues that the council members should have recused themsel
Docks and Harbors Board talks improvements - America News
Docks and Harbors Board talks improvements 4 hours ago
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The City and Borough of Juneau Docks and Harbors Board Planning Committee discussed insurance requirements, the removal of boats not deemed seaworthy, federal grant programs and the plans for the Little Rock Dump area at a meeting W
Grand jury indicts three - America News
Grand jury indicts three 4 hours ago
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) A Juneau Grand Jury returned indictments in cases involving a burglary, a car theft, and an assault Wednesday.
Four finalists for Alaska teacher of the year - America News
Four finalists for Alaska teacher of the year 4 hours ago
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The State released the names of four outstanding teachers being considered for a prestigious state award this fall.
Taxi drivers accused of selling bootleg liquor - America News
Taxi drivers accused of selling bootleg liquor 4 hours ago
Bethel, Alaska (KINY) Alaska State Officials frown on the sale of alcohol without a proper license.
Mom of murder victim wants state office - America News
Mom of murder victim wants state office 4 hours ago
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The mother of a teenager shot and killed last year wants to be Alaska's Lt. Governor.
U.S. House passes King Cove Road bill - America News
U.S. House passes King Cove Road bill 15 hours ago
The Senate hasn’t passed the bill yet. Don Young hinted the Trump administration might not need new legislation to take action.
Underwater camera keeps an eye on Atka mackerel - America News
Underwater camera keeps an eye on Atka mackerel 15 hours ago
Counting Atka mackerel became really important when Steller sea lions were declared endangered in 1997, according to National Marine Fisheries Service Biologist Suzanne McDermott.
After a rocky start, Unalaska’s subsistence salmon run hits target escapement - America News
After a rocky start, Unalaska’s subsistence salmon run hits target escapement 15 hours ago
While this year the McLees Lake subsistence salmon run is below average, it is not the lowest recorded.
With cut after cut, state food safety inspections stretch years apart - America News
With cut after cut, state food safety inspections stretch years apart 15 hours ago
After several years of state budget cuts, fewer inspectors are paying fewer visits -- especially to rural Alaska. State check-ins are intended to protect public health, but some places haven't been visited for years.
Competition for airspace between drones and eagles intensifies in Unalaska - America News
Competition for airspace between drones and eagles intensifies in Unalaska 15 hours ago
Before sending a $6,000 drone to record aerial footage in Unalaska, Emmett Fitch warned the pilot he might want to reconsider one thing. “It was black with a white body,” Fitch recalls. “I said, ‘That looks a lot like an eagle. We should maybe paint it a
Sand Point loses entire police force - America News
Sand Point loses entire police force 15 hours ago
Sand Point faces a problem with its police force: It doesn’t have one any more. In just three weeks, all its officers resigned. City Administrator Andrew Varner said the first officer wanted to be closer to a spouse who is in the military. A week later, t
Teaching the next crop of whale entanglement responders - America News
Teaching the next crop of whale entanglement responders 15 hours ago
Unalaska has experienced three entangled whales in the last two years. There used to be only one person on the island who could respond to the incidents. But thanks to a recent training, a new response team is in place.
Witness hearings start Monday in F/V Destination investigation - America News
Witness hearings start Monday in F/V Destination investigation 15 hours ago
Starting Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard is holding two weeks of public hearings as part of its investigation into the sinking of the F/V Destination.
Want the freshest Unalaska fish? You’ll have to go to Europe. - America News
Want the freshest Unalaska fish? You’ll have to go to Europe. 15 hours ago
Unalaska may be America's most productive fishing port, but you can't buy fresh fish in town.