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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Father and Son, Charles Cotten and Rickly Lisk Sentenced for Juneau Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that a father and son have been sentenced for their roles in distributing large quantities of methamphetamine in Juneau. Charles Edward Cotten, Jr., 53, of Juneau, was sentenced More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Mendota Prisoner, Cyrus Braswell Sentenced to 8 Years for Mailing Threats to Murder a Federal Judge

Cyrus Dennis Braswell, 57, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to eight years and one month in prison for three counts of mailing threatening communications, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Disney sets Nat Geo plans, renewing ‘The Incredible Dr Pol’ ‘Snake City’ Dr K’s Exotic Animal ER’ ‘Dr Oakley Yukon Vet’

Nat Geo unveiled the 2019-20 programming slate as part of new parent company Disney’s upfront event. Fans will be happy to learn about these renewals: “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” “Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet,” More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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How Are Drug Laws Changing Across the US in 2019?

A law passed by the federal government is only as functional as a state’s agreement to enforce it. That’s why laws passed at the federal level can often have little to no effect on state jurisdictions. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Vault Manager, Gerardo Velenzuela Sentenced to 10 Years for Stealing $4 Million

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Gerardo Adan Cazarez Valenzuela, a/k/a “Gary Cazarez,” 34, of Anchorage, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to serve 10 years More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Tennessee tops HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study, Florida at #4, Texas at #7

Florida ranks #4 for lowest dollar-for-dollar tax burden ($2,131) and #4 in effective tax rate (4.8%) in HireAHelper’s ‘True Tax Burden’ study. To calculate the rankings, HireAHelper surveyed mean wage data, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Discovery Channel’s new series ‘Legends of the Wild’ will ‘try to solve some of the most incredible mysteries of the natural world’

Across the planet, there are startling reports about strange animal attacks against humans, new apex predators changing the natural order, and sightings of mysterious creatures that nobody can explain. Today, Discovery More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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18 Members and Associates of Violent White Supremacist Gang Charged for Racketeering

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that multiple members and associates of a white supremacist gang known as the 1488s, have been arrested and charged for their alleged roles in a racketeering enterprise More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 1st, 2019
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History Channel’s series ‘The American Farm’ starts on April 4

HISTORY will premiere the docu-series “The American Farm” from BoBCat, the multi-platform production company founded by Thom Beers, Jeff Conroy and Sarah Bernard, on Thursday, April 4 at 10pm ET. The eight-part More...

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...


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