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Alaska joins effort to fight illegal robocalls

A public and private coalition of 51 attorneys general, including Alaska’s Kevin Clarkson, and 12 telephone companies, have reached an agreement to fight illegal robocalls.
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Art gallery owner sentenced for illegal ivory trade

Photo courtesy art gallery owner James Terrance Williams was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Anchorage on...

Unwitting resident taxied missing children and their mother from airport

Keesha Hodges, 22, provided a tip that helped the Alaska State Troopers locate three missing children and their mother. Hodges,...

Three missing children found safe in Cordova

“When we get these kinds of cases, we all think the worst and hope for the best, and this one was a win," said Police Chief Michael Hicks. "It’s the best possible way it could have ended."

Millions offered for rural justice needs

Just a month after visiting Alaska to learn about rural justice needs, U.S. Attorney General William. P. Barr declared the situation a public safety...

Troopers urge Alaskans to sign up for Nixle

In an effort to better communicate with Alaskans about public safety matters, the Alaska Department of Public Safety is urging all residents to sign...

Native inmate wins religious rights suit

A lawsuit involving a Cherokee indian man who claimed he was not allowed to practice his Native religion while serving a lengthy prison sentence...

Vessel captain sentenced for pollutant discharge

A commercial fishing boat captain from Washington state has been sentenced for unlawful discharge of eight tons of sandblast waste into Sumner Strait between Wrangell and Petersburg in Southeast Alaska.

Petersburg woman convicted of importing meth

A Petersburg woman has been found guilty of importing 51 grams of methamphetamine into Alaska for sale in her Southeast Alaska fishing community.
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Former NEA manager sentenced to federal prison

A former manager for Naknek Electric Association has been sentenced to 34 months in federal prison for embezzlement of $510,181 from the utility.



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