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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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Alaska Resident, Gavin Casdorph Charged with Hoax Bomb Threats Against Lafayette College

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Gavin Lee Casdorph, 30, of Anchorage, Alaska, has been charged by complaint and warrant with one count of willfully making false threats in violation More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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‘Gold Rush: White Water’ season 2 set to return on January 4

The Dakota Boys are back for a second season – risking it all in a death-defying hunt for gold in the remote mountains of Southeast Alaska. From the producers of GOLD RUSH, Discovery’s #1-rated show, GOLD RUSH: More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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‘The Last Alaskans’ returns November 25 for season 4 on the Discovery Channel

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is the largest protected wilderness in the U.S, and in 1980, the U.S. Government banned new human occupation from the refuge, leaving only seven permits for families and trappers. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Polar bears: Study of US-Russia population shows it’s ‘healthy and relatively abundant’

Not all polar bears are in the same dire situation due to retreating sea ice, at least not right now. Off the western coast of Alaska, the Chukchi Sea is rich in marine life, but the number of polar bears in the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Ghana Native, Henry N. Asomani Indicted for $5 Million romance Fraud Scheme

A Ghana native residing in Dumfries, Va., has been indicted by a federal grand jury for his role in wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies as part of a more than $5 million romance fraud scheme. Henry N. Asomani, More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Polar bears defying scientists and thriving amid global warming

A decade ago polar bears were classified as an endangered species as the global warming predictors pointed to the recession of Arctic sea ice and the animals were thought to be limited in their ability for hunting More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Christopher Hatting sentenced to federal prison for robbing the same bank three times

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that an Anchorage man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in three separate bank robberies of the same Wells Fargo branch on Debarr Road, occurring on July More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Democracy for America’s Karli Wallace Thompson attacks Senate moving Kavanaugh forward as ‘disgusting’ ‘end of Supreme Court’

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, moving him to a full Senate vote on an 11-10 party-line vote. Minutes later, Democracy for America’s Karli Wallace Thompson, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Alaska: Jennifer Suchan, aka Jennifer Kerr, sentenced for stealing $150K from Mustang Hockey Association

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that a former Eagle River resident has been sentenced in federal court for embezzling approximately $150,000 from the Mustang Hockey Association. Jennifer Suchan, aka More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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‘Alaska the Last Frontier’ Returns to Discovery Channel on October 7

For more than 80 years, Yule Kilchers homestead legacy has survived in the Alaskan wilderness on perseverance and commitment of his family. This past year, the Kilchers endured severe weather conditions, damage More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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‘Gold Rush’ Returns to Discovery Channel October 12

It’s a new beginning for GOLD RUSH – new miners, new rivalries and brand-new claims. This season, the miners will stop at nothing as they risk it all in pursuit of the American Dream. But who will come out on More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Environmental Working Group attacks Judge Brett Kavanaugh over EPA votes: will he keep asbestos legal?

Will a vote for Brett Kavanaugh for the critical swing seat on the Supreme Court be a vote to keep asbestos legal? Many Americans don’t realize it, but despite its well-known health hazards, most uses of asbestos More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Scientists bemoan plant growth in Arctic, Alaska and Canada due to global warming as a ‘disruption to the ecosystem’

Plant growth in the Arctic is not seen as a positive even though they acknowledge that it’s difficult to predict how vegetation will respond to future warming. Now, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Hate Group’s Audience: It’s wider than you think

Put a magnifying glass on the ingredient list of hate speech, and you will realize that it’s full of toxins that have no place in a civilized society and the entire political arena. Surprisingly, the number of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Last Outpost’ brings MacGyver skills to the Last Frontier, premieres April 17

Move over MacGyver. Discovery Channel’s all-new series LAST OUTPOST takes inventive ingenuity to the extreme in the treacherous turf of the Last Frontier. Backcountry builders Clint Greathouse and Todd Anderson More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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Discovery’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ season 14 starts April 10

The captains of the Bering Sea are setting sail in what will prove to be the roughest, toughest and most competitive crab season ever. The captains and crews are putting all their chips on the table to see who can More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Bering Sea Gold’ returns March 30

Discovery Channel’s hit series BERING SEA GOLD is back, and this summer mining season brings the heat and the highest gold totals in series history. Shawn, Emily, Kris and George are ready to take on the new “wild More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Science Channel sets ‘Mysteries of the Abandoned’ season 2 premiere for March 20

A Cold War anti-ballistic missile complex in the desolate plains of North Dakota. A Utopian city in Brazil built by Henry Ford. A prison complex in Cuba that once held Fidel Castro. These and other strange, yet More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act fails to pass cloture

On Monday, the US Senate voted on S. 2311, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation, which passed the House of Representatives last October, would have protected the lives of unborn children More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Cigarette smoking down in the US: CDC

Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes (“every day” or “some days”) More...


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