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Former Anchorage School Board President Facing Six Felony Counts

Former Anchorage School Board President is facing six felony counts after being accused of theft of more than 26 thousand dollars from three restaurants under the same managing partner.  This happened while she worked as a bookkeeper on contract in 2019 and 2020, and was serving on the board. Charging documents filed in state court […]

Alaska Wildlife Troopers Complete Investigation Into Kelly Tshibaka’s Fishing License Purchase

AP-2021 Alaska Wildlife Troopers have completed their investigation into whether a U.S. Senate candidate and former state official illegally obtained a fishing license for a sportfishing event two years ago. Troopers turned the investigation over to a special prosecutorial branch of the Department of Law. Kelly Tshibaka is a Republican candidate running for Republican U.S. […]

The Alaska Literacy Program Provides Education For Adults

As the newly designated Anchorage Regional Provider of Adult Education, Alaska Literacy Program is significantly expanding their services to provide education to adults striving for their GED and wanting to advance in their work field. Designation through a competitive State of Alaska grant process will allow for the following: Launch of the Anchorage G-ED Preparation […]

Coast Guard Crews Patrolling to Demonstrate Commitment To Safety

Crews aboard Coast Guard Cutters Midgett and Healy patrolled the Bering and Chukchi Seas off the coast of Alaska this summer to demonstrate the Coast Guard’s commitment to ensuring a safe and secure Arctic and to work respectively with Canadian and Russian counterparts on shared maritime interests. In late July, the crew of Coast Guard […]

FCC Grants Additional Licenses for Wireless Services

The FCC has granted additional 2.5 gigahertz spectrum licenses for wireless services in Alaska native communities. The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau has granted an additional 6 spectrum licenses to Tribal entities in Alaska that filed applications during the 2.5 GHz band Rural Tribal Priority Window. The licenses granted today will afford these rural Alaska Native […]

K9 Arrest

On August 18, K9 and Investigative Support Unit Officers conducted a traffic stop on a black Dodge Caliber that 36-year-old Mikaele Fainuulelei was a passenger in. He had three outstanding warrants two felony warrants that were related to the charges of Robbery 2nd degree and Assault 3rd degree, and Misconduct Involving a Weapon 3rd degree […]

Suspicious Bag

On August 17, the Alaska State Troopers were notified that a suspicious bag containing possible explosives was delivered to an inmate at the Northstar Community Residential Center in Fairbanks. The Northstar Center was evacuated, and the Alaska State Troopers responded to investigate the bag’s contents. After further investigation, the suspicious item was determined to be […]