Alaska Science Forum: Dinosaurs’ footprints found in Wrangell Mountains The more Tony Fiorillo explores Alaska, the more dinosaur tracks he finds on its lonely ridgetops. The latest examples are the stone footprints of two different dinosaurs near the tiny settlement of Chisana in the Wrangell Mountains.
Fiorillo, a dinosaur hunter with the Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, recently wrote of the foot impressions of a large plant-eater and small meat-eater in the science journal ...
In the courts - June 27, 2012 Disorderly conduct
Gary Rozelle, 34, sentenced to jail 10 days, 10 days suspended. Fined $1,000 with $500 suspended. Must complete 20 hours community work service. On probation one year.
Possess open container of alcohol
Valeri Kourenkov, 53, sentenced to jail two days. Fined $150.
Julian Valdez, 25, sentenced to jail 60 days, 59 days suspended. Must pay restitution. Must complete 80 hours community w...
Medical examiner rules man's Near Island Channel death an accident More than two weeks after his body was found floating in the ocean, Donald Werbe’s cause of death was declared accidental by the medical examiner’s office in Anchorage.
It was related to drowning and a pre-existing natural disease related to the heart, police Chief T.C. Kamai said in an email.
Werbe, 64, was a Kodiak local, police said.
His body was found floating in Near Island Channel on June 8.
Police were init...
Alaska State Trooper Report - June 23 • At approximately 3 a.m. Alaska State Troopers received a report of a disturbance that was about to occur at a party at a residence on Spruce Cape Road. While on the telephone it became apparent that the disturbance had escalated and gunshots were fired.
When Troopers and Kodiak policeofficers responded to the home, they located Justen Nixon, 28 of Kodiak, who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was immediat...
Appeals court hears lawsuit against Homer Police Department ANCHORAGE (AP) — A federal appeals court panel hearing cases in Anchorage is looking into whether Homer police are liable in an airport shootout that left a toddler severely injured six years ago.
Lawyers for Homer police and for the boy's family squared off Monday before a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, according to the Anchorage Daily News (http://is.gd/pLgULw).
The boy's mother, Che...
NOAA scientists wrap up marine debris survey JUNEAU (AP) — Government scientists on a recent survey of southeast Alaska beaches found a number of large black buoys, the likes of which they hadn't seen in the region on a 2008 trip. But they cannot say if the buoys are related to last year's devastating tsunami in Japan or just routine ocean debris.
A five-member team for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently completed a 10-day trip begi...
National Park Service considers new pedestrian bridge in Katmai ANCHORAGE (AP) — The National Park Service is reviewing alternatives to a bridge at Alaska's Katmai National Park that people occasionally have to share with the park's grizzly bears.
The floating bridge crosses the Brooks River at its outlet with Naknek Lake. The bridge connects the Brooks Camp with trails, bear-viewing platforms and a road leading to the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes.
The park service says bears...
A band of fun: Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band return to Kodiak Gary Sinise, the star of “Forrest Gump” and “CSI: NY,” visited Coast Guard Base Kodiak Monday night to perform with the Lt. Dan Band for Kodiak’s military community.
Kodiak was the final stop on the band’s Alaska tour on behalf of the USO. Over the weekend the band performed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson near Anchorage and at Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks.
During his day in Kodiak, Sinise visited the ...
Ice holds up Coast Guard’s summer Arctic operation The Coast Guard’s schedule to station search and rescue ships in the Arctic Ocean is slipping on a thick layer of ice.
Last winter’s frigid conditions turned the Beaufort and Chukchi seas into an ocean of white, and the ice is lingering, forcing the Coast Guard to delay its plans to deploy ships to the Arctic Ocean this summer.
“This is quite late, but we did have a record-breaking ice season in the Bering (Sea),”...
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Dunbar advances in 5,000 A big final kick secured Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar a spot in Thursday’s 5,000-meter finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Dunbar passed three runners in the final 100 meters to finish third in the first of two preliminary heats at the U.S. Olympic Trials Monday evening at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
Dunbar’s time of 13 minutes, 49.19 seconds is slower than his qualifying and personal-best time of 13:36.86, but it wa...
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