Tag: Steve Heimel

Anchorage Assembly Votes Down Ordinance Banning Sitting on Downtown Sidewalks

Tuesday night the Anchorage Assembly shot down Mayor Dan Sullivan's ordinance to outlaw sitting on the sidewalks downtown by a 9 to 1 vote.

NANA Diving into Offshore Oil Service Business

NANA Development is not disclosing the financial terms, but will end up owning Grand Isle Shipyard Incorporated, on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

Well-Known Inupiaq Elder Passes Away

Inupaiq elder Caleb Pungowi is dead of cancer in Kotzebue. Pungowi was born in 1941 on Saint Lawrence Island and became a well-known ambassador for Native traditional knowledge in the scientific community.

Man Drowns in Palmer-Area Lake

Thursday night a man died while swimming in a lake in Palmer. He is identified as Anthony Dalbeck, 24, of Anchorage.

Sterling Highway Vehicle Crashes Leave Four Dead

There were two vehicle crashes on the Sterling Highway Friday that took four lives. There were two vehicle crashes on the Sterling Highway Friday that took four lives.

Coast Guard Halts Search for Cruise Ship Passenger

After flying hundreds of miles along the route of the cruise ship Osterdam, the Coast Guard has given up looking for a 20-year-old man who apparently jumped overboard somewhere between Sitka and Ketchikan.

Pilot Missing After Douglas Island Plane Crash

A single engine plane crashed on Douglas Island near Juneau, on a cliff near the Eagle Crest ski resort.

Hikers Attacked by Bear in Talkeetna Mountains

A group of hikers on an extended outing in the Talkeetna Mountains was attacked by a bear while crossing a stream Saturday night.

New Old Time Chautauqua

Tuesday, July 26 at 10:00am They juggle, they do acrobatics and magic tricks, and they walk on stilts. They come into town with tents and they run workshops, as well as put on a show.

Dipnetting Bag Limits Rise on Kenai River

There are enough red salmon in the Kenai River that the bag limit and hours for dipnetters have been raised by the Fish and Game department

JBER Soldier Found Dead in Barracks

The Army made a brief announcement Tuesday that a soldier was found dead in his barracks at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Monday morning.

Fairbanks Man Dies in Plane Crash

A Fairbanks man crashed his single engine plane right after takeoff from a private runway near Delta Sunday and died after the crash.

Record Numbers Passing Headed Up Kenai River

What must have been the peak of the Sockeye run passed the Fish and Game department's sonar on Sunday - a one-day record peak of 230,600 fish.

ACLU Sues State to Include Transgender on Drivers License

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued to get the state to include the category transgender on its drivers license.

Oil Spills at Lisburne Fields During Valve Testing

The Trans Alaska Pipeline was shut down for maintenance over the weekend, and during pressure testing a valve blew where it runs under a road at BP's Lisburne field.

Anchorage Man Killed in Car Crash

Friday night a young man in Anchorage rolled his car and was killed. He was driving south at a high rate of speed after hitting a vehicle driven by a man who reported the incident to police.

ConocoPhillips Splits into Two Companies

Conoco-Phillips plans to split into upstream and downstream companies. That's a bit of a trend among oil giants.

Parnell Signs Bill to Study Susitna River Hydro Potential

Thursday, Governor Sean Parnell signed a bill to spend more than $65 million studying a potential hydroelectric project on the Susitna River north of Talkeetna.

Fishing Vessel Sinks in Prince William Sound

he 56-foot fishing vessel Lively Jane struck a submerged rock in Anderson Bay. All five aboard got away in a skiff.

Report Shows Strong Crude Prices

The price of crude oil is up strongly this morning, after the weekly inventory report came out and showed the nation's crude stocks down 3.1 million barrels...