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Photo of Thomas Tom. Courtesy of AST

Photo of Thomas Tom. Courtesy of AST

After four days of searching, Alaska State Troopers have found 57-year-old Tommy Tom of Aniak. Authorities were looking for Tom after a deceased person was found at his home over the weekend.

Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters says Tom was found dead Thursday around noon in the woods near a trail used by heavy machinery in the village.
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A 50 year old snowplow dragging steel flats was one of the ways they smoothed out the ice. Photo courtesy of BSAR

A 50 year old snowplow dragging steel flats was one of the ways they smoothed out the ice. Photo courtesy of BSAR

Bethel Search and Rescue announced that middle and upriver Kuskowkim villages of Napaimute, Chuathbaluk, Aniak, Kalskag, and Lower Kalskag combined their efforts to plow and mark a safe ice road for cars and trucks from Tuluksak, to Lower Kalskag, to Aniak, then Chuathbaluk, they expect to mark the trail to Napaimute sometime this week.
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Photo of Thomas Tom. Courtesy of AST

Photo of Thomas Tom. Courtesy of AST

Alaska State Troopers in the village of Aniak are reporting a death in Aniak, but they say they have not made a positive identification or determined a cause of death.
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The first public meeting for the proposed Donlin Gold mine environmental impact statement period will start in Aniak tomorrow, Jan. 20.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the lead agency that produced the EIS will host the meetings.
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Mushers, handlers and organizers attend the Kuskokwim 300 Musher's Hall meeting Jan 14. (Photo by Chris Pike/ KYUK)

Mushers, handlers and organizers attend the Kuskokwim 300 Musher’s Hall meeting Jan 14. (Photo by Chris Pike/ KYUK)

Twenty-five mushers, some local, some international–but all prepared to race this evening along icy river trails—are in Bethel for the Kuskokwim 300. The race starts tonight at 6:30 p.m. It’s the longest of three races that’ll take place over the weekend. 

Videos: Pre Race Interviews with defending champion Pete Kaiser and K300 rookie Brenda Mackey

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Aniak airport - Photo by Karl Edwards

Aniak airport – Photo by Karl Edwards

A 57-year-old Lower Kalskag man has been arrested for two felony charges of first and third degree assault.

According to a trooper affidavit, Andrew Littlefish, Sr. repeatedly stabbed his 22-year-old son on Nov. 20.
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Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Troopers arrested a Kalskag man for an outstanding warrant on Thursday.

Aniak State Troopers found 22-year-old Kalskag resident Wayne Holmberg, Jr. as Holmberg was walking on the sewage lagoon trail in Upper Kalskag.

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Alaska State Troopers logo. Courtesy of AST

Alaska State Troopers logo. Courtesy of AST

A Marshall man has been arrested for killing a 62-year-old woman Monday morning.

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Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Troopers say they received a call on Sept. 4 about a possible sexual assault involving a minor in Aniak.

An investigation revealed that a 14-year-old male was sexual assaulted by 26-year-old Aniak resident, Randol Julian Lang.

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Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Troopers in Aniak reported on Thursday that while visiting Aniak on August 11th they investigated a Shageluk man for firing a rifle inside a home in Shagaluk. The investigation revealed alcohol was involved, according to an online dispatch. Read more →