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Governor Dunleavy January 17 Press Briefing

On Monday, January 17th Governor Dunleavy held a Press Briefing to discuss the bills planned for the last year of the legislative session beginning Tuesday, January 18th. “We’ve got a lot of work to do in this session. It’s my hope that everybody realizes that we the clock starts ticking here pretty shortly and we […]

FEMA Announced Federal Disaster Assistance Now Available to AK

FEMA announced Saturday (Jan 15) that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alaska to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from October 29th through November 1, 2021. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local […]

Volcano Activity Update

We felt the effects of a weekend Volcano eruption in Tongo, visible from space, and on Saturday (Jan 15), the eruption of our own volcano continued. The Alaska Volcano Observatory recorded highly elevated surface temperatures identified in satellite data which relate to active lava flows on the Southeast flank. Satellite-based radar views showed a widening […]

Stranded Snowmachiner

On Friday January 14th, Alaska Wildlife Troopers received a call from a stranded snow machiner who was a few miles off the roadway near 18 mile on Petersville Road. The caller advised they were unable to walk back, due to the deep snow. Additionally, they stated they did not have any survival gear with them. […]

Domestic Disturbance in Nikiski

Early Saturday morning January 16th, a call was placed to the Soldotna emergency dispatch center from a home in Nikiski. Troopers responded and, according to the police report, 24 year old Ja-neal Duperron of Nikiski, had broken property and assaulted a family member during a disturbance. She was arrested for fourth degree domestic violence assault […]

Soldotna AST Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

On Sunday, January 16th Soldotna Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a red 2001 Chevrolet Silverado for a speeding violation on Robinson Loop in Sterling. The passenger was identified as 29 year old Ashley Schrader of Soldotna. A record check of Schrader revealed a $100 warrant for a Fail to Appear for Arraignment. […]

Welfare Check in Palmer Leads to Arrest

On Monday, January 17 Alaska State Troopers responded to Mile 37 of the Glenn Highway in Palmer for a welfare check on a male in a disabled vehicle. The male was identified as 26 year old James Compton of Wasilla. Investigation revealed Compton had a Misdemeanor arrest warrant from Anchorage Police for Failure to Appear […]