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APD Seeking Public’s Help Locating Man with 2 Warrants

The Anchorage Police Department needs help locating 19-year-old Mauricio Martinez, who has two outstanding warrants. The first is a felony warrant related to drugs and the second is a misdemeanor warrant for Violating Conditions of Release. Martinez is 5′ 9″ tall, 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. If you have information regarding Martinez’s […]

JPD Placing Pink Tape on Vehicles in Ditches

It’s not uncommon to see a few more vehicles in the ditch on snowy days. To help inform the public on vehicles that have already been reported to the Juneau Police Department, responding officers will be placing pink signs or pink surveyors tape onto vehicles that have already been contacted. If you see a vehicle […]

Voter Registration to be Translated into Yup ‘ik Language

You can soon register to vote in Yup’ik. Last week, the Election Assistance Commission announced that it’s translating the national mail voter registration form into the Yup’ik language. It will be one of the first three Native American or Alaska Native languages that the voter registration form will be translated into. The others are Navajo […]

Chugach National Forest Motorized Areas Open

The Chugach National Forest has opened all winter motorized areas as of today. The winter motorized season on the Chugach National Forest runs from December 1 through April 30, except at Turnagain Pass where the season traditionally begins the Wednesday before Thanksgiving as snow conditions allow. Here are some Parking Info & Safety Reminders: The […]

Avalanche Delays Anchorage Holiday Tradition

An avalanche is to blame for delaying a holiday tradition that has endured for more than 60 years in Anchorage. A large, brightly illuminated star situated high above Anchorage in the Chugach Mountains is traditionally lit the day after Thanksgiving. However, when military crews arrived on Friday to light the star, only about half of […]

LT Gen Ray Mason of the Army Discusses Difficulties AK Soldiers & Families Face

Army emergency relief director Lieutenant General Ray Mason addresses some of the specific difficulties Alaskan soldiers and their families experience while living here in the last frontier. Mason provides various types of financial support available to help when emergencies arise in Alaska. Lt. General Ray Mason: Some of the specific challenges you have being up […]

Fatal Vehicle Rollover in Juneau

On November 27th, multiple 911 calls were received in Juneau, reporting a motor vehicle accident on Egan Drive near McDonalds. Callers located two individuals near the damaged vehicle and reported one was not breathing. Dispatch provided CPR instructions over the phone and bystanders continued CPR until responders arrived on scene. It appears that a white […]

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