Lots of action for silvers and kings.
Halibut very good.
It’s Permanent Fund Dividend time for Alaskans, and for scammers. They know you’ve just received a check for $2,072 and want to cash in on your dividend. One Anchorage woman says she receives several phone calls from multiple different scammers, sometimes daily. She says the callers are harassing her, and interacting with one of them […]
On Tuesday, researchers wrapped up a month-long cruise through the unusually warm waters of the Bering Sea. They’re investigating how the second year of a warming pattern is affecting the ecosystem, including the nation’s largest fishery, Pollock. Onboard the research vessel Oscar Dyson, a dozen scientists have been trading 12-hour shifts as the ship traces […]
When new Anchorage Police Chief Chris Tolley officially takes the reins on Monday, he’ll be entering a changing landscape in the police department. Cameras are being installed on police cars, and the mayor is investing in a third police academy in the hopes of increasing the number of officers on the streets. Now, the Anchorage […]
This story originates from KYUK Public Media and was published with permission BETHEL — A jury has convicted 57-year-old James Slade of violating the Federal Clean Water Act. U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler made the announcement today after a two-week trial. Slade, who was Chief Operating Officer for XS Platinum during the events. He’s charged with […]
Gov. Bill Walker has lobbied members of President Barack Obama’s administration on opening up parts of an Alaska refuge to oil drilling. Walker met with reporters Thursday after returning from Washington, D.C. Walker told Interior Secretary Sally Jewell his hopes of filling the trans-Alaska pipeline with oil drilled from a small section of the Arctic […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development granted the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) in Bethel a $165 million loan. The loan will help build a new 129,600-square foot primary care clinic and remodel the existing 110,000-square foot hospital in Bethel, which serves the Yukon-Delta Region of Alaska. “YKHC is excited and thankful for this opportunity to […]
Force reduction cuts at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson are not on hold, says Lt. Col. Joe Buccino, a public affairs officer with the U.S. Army. Reports have been circulating the cuts of 2,700 soldiers from JBER’s 4/25 Airborne Brigade Combat Team have been put on hold, but Buccino says that’s not the case. ‘The planned force […]
Officials with the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport say a Delta Air Lines flight headed from Seattle to Hong Kong has turned back and landed safely after striking a bird. KIRO-TV reports that an alert was issued for flight 281 at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. It was over the Olympic mountains when it turned around and landed […]