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By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Border wall battle will rage on as Trump vetoes the block to his national emergency

President Trump used his veto power to block legislation against his border wall emergency declaration, setting up the first veto of his administration. The President signed the veto in the Oval Office Friday afternoon More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Discovery’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ set for ‘Landmark’ 15th season

Welcome to Dutch Harbor, Alaska – a maverick town that has had its share of upheaval over the years. But this year, something is different in the air. A new boat blows into town, rumored to know where over a More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Anchorage Man, Danny Ray Lowe Sentenced to 16 Years for Attempted Sex Trafficking

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that an Anchorage man has been sentenced to federal prison after he made arrangements with an undercover detective to meet with two fictional minors, whom he believed to be More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Gold Rush Parker’s Trail’ season 3 will start on April 5

Gold miner Parker Schnabel and his team of friends are about to embark on their biggest adventure yet: they’re heading deep into the tropical highlands of Papua New Guinea in search of gold. Finding it will prove More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Democratic Senators won’t support ‘born alive’ bill to the infanticide that Gov Ralph Northam described

Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island did not mince words as he expressed his horror after Democrat U.S. senators voted against the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act, designed to protect children born More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Discovery’s ‘Alaskan Bush People’ will start season 9 on March 3

After making their long-awaited return to the wild last year, the Brown family is back for a brand-new adventure-filled season of Discovery Channel’s top-rated series, ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE. With their first More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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North Pole Man, Eric Whitebread Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Pornography Crimes

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Eric Whitebread, 43, resident of North Pole, Alaska, was sentenced on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline, to 15 years in prison, to be followed More...

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...


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