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Anchorage police arrest 2 in connection to weekend homicide

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A man and a teenage boy were arrested Wednesday in connection to a homicide case that left one man dead in a Mountain View neighborhood over the weekend. The 20-year-old man, Kainoa Duarte-Borden, was charged with first-degree and second-degree murder. The 15-year-old teen had charges that...
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Resurrection Bay sockeye salmon bag limit increased

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is liberalizing existing sport fishing regulations by increasing the sockeye salmon bag and possession limits to 12 fish per day and 12 fish in possession in the Resurrection River and adjacent saltwaters of Resurrection Bay. These regulatory changes are effective through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 31. The area of the bag and possession limit increase includes the freshwaters downstream from the Seward Highway and downstream from Nash Road to the ADF&G regulatory saltwater markers and in the marine waters of Resurrection Bay north of a line from Caines Head to the north point of Thumb Cove.
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Air quality suffers with wildfire smoke

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Alaska is dry and fire danger is high. This is the weather situation facing residents as we get closer to the Independence Day holiday. Wildfire smoke is creating a white haze over Anchorage and air quality is suffering. An Air Quality Advisory is in effect for...
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Alaska Attorney General Taylor files suit against Timeshare fraudsters

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Attorney General Treg Taylor filed a lawsuit against seven corporations and eight individuals who operated a fraudulent timeshare exit scheme that defrauded elderly Alaskan consumers. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants promised to get consumers out of their timeshare contracts in exchange for large upfront payments,...
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Trump to Rally for Palin, Dunleavy, Tshibaka in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Former President Donald Trump plans to attend a rally in Alaska next week for candidates he has endorsed in the state, including Sarah Palin, who is running for the Alaska's only U.S. House seat. A statement from a Trump political action committee said the event...
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President Trump to stump for Palin, Tshibaka, Dunleavy in Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Former President Donald Trump has announced a visit to Anchorage to endorse candidates Sarah Palin, Kelly Tshibaka and Gov. Mike Dunleavy. According to Trump's Save America organization, he will hold a rally on July 9 at the Alaska Airlines Center, located on the campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage.
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Governor Dunleavy Appoints Kim Kovol Acting Commissioner for the Department of Family and Community Services

(Anchorage) – Governor Mike Dunleavy has appointed Kim Kovol as acting commissioner of the new Alaska Department of Family and Community Services. The new department will commence operations on Friday, July 1, 2022. Governor Dunleavy’s Executive Order 121 divided the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services into two new departments, the Alaska Department of Health (DOH) and the Alaska Department of Family and Community Services (DFCS).
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Alaska budget to pay $300M for old school construction costs

Assembly’s Committee on Housing and Homelessness met with Bronson administration for special meeting. Members of the assembly and representatives from the Bronson administration went back and forth discussing camp abatement, the recent move to make Centennial Campground a temporary homeless shelter, and the closure of the Sullivan Arena as a homeless shelter.
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Inside the Gates - JBER Command Change

Former President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Anchorage next weekend, according to statements from Republican U.S. House candidate Sarah Palin and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kelly Tshibaka. Assembly’s Committee on Housing and Homelessness met with Bronson administration for special meeting. Updated: 1 hour ago. Members of the...
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New Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies opens at JBER

A new regional center established by the Department of Defense in Anchorage will focus on Arctic security and connecting military and civilian stakeholders in the region. The Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies will operate at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. It’s the sixth regional center established by Defense Department. The others are in Germany, Hawaii and Washington, D.C.
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Assembly’s Committee on Housing and Homelessness met with Bronson administration for special meeting

Assembly’s Committee on Housing and Homelessness met with Bronson administration for special meeting. Members of the assembly and representatives from the Bronson administration went back and forth discussing camp abatement, the recent move to make Centennial Campground a temporary homeless shelter, and the closure of the Sullivan Arena as a homeless shelter.
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The East Fork Fire is no longer threatening lower Yukon River communities

Federal fire officials say that the East Fork Fire is no longer threatening lower Yukon River communities. The 166,587-acre fire has burned for nearly a month near the communities of St. Mary’s, Pitkas Point, Pilot Station and Mountain Village. The fire stopped growing south toward the communities over a week ago. In recent days, it’s also stopped growing north and even begun retreating downhill.
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