APRN News Staff
A week into the legislative session, the House has yet to organize; Oil and gas jobs rebound in December; State of Alaska issues two key permits for Donlin mine; Questions about federal shutdown’s impact on upcoming halibut season go unanswered; Board of Game approves extended Southeast deer season; Jason Pavila wins Bogus Creek 150 in rookie race; Matthew Failor wins blistering fast Kuskokwim 300; Terrell Andrews Wins 2019 Akiak Dash
According to the Alaska Earthquake Center, the quake hit about 10 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska's most populous city. The event started at about 8:30 a.m., with multiple aftershocks following.
The Alaska Dispatch News is reporting its legislative reporter was lightly hit during the brief encounter with a lawmaker at the capitol. Listen now
The Iditarod's top-5 finishers are rounded out, and more are on their way to Nome today. Dallas Seavey won his third-straight Iditarod, checking into Nome at 2:20 this morning [Tuesday], followed about 45 minutes later by his father, Mitch Seavey.
Dallas Seavey and Mitch Seavey are within 30 miles of White Mountain, with Brent Sass trailing just a couple miles behind. The trio pulled out of Elim within half an hour of each other - Dallas at 4:11 a.m., Brent at 4:37 a.m., and Mitch at 4:40 a.m.
Iditarod veteran Mitch Seavey was the first musher into Kaltag on Saturday morning, checking in at 7:41 a.m. But, as has been the case in the dash down the Yukon River, Brent Sass was the first one out.
In Saturday's early morning hours, a snowmachiner repeatedly tried to harm Iditarod veterans Aliy Zirkle, Jeff King and their teams outside of Nulato, according to an Iditarod press release, killing one dog and injuring several others.
Iditarod veteran Aliy Zirkle was the second musher out of Ruby early this [Friday] morning, but was the first to reach Galena, checking in at 10:46 a.m.
Anchorage police are investigating a fatal shooting and reported home invasion in a neighborhood on the city's west side.
Juneau musician Marian Call and the creative crew from Alaska Robotics in Juneau created this wildly wonderful and weird frame-by-frame remake of David Bowie’s 'Space Oddity,' only they changed the lyrics to only the thousand most common words in the English language.
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