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troopers, alaska state troopersState Troopers are investigating a suspected homicide in Kotlik. 28-year-old Jerald Fancyboy was found dead Saturday in a home. Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters says no arrests have been made. The troopers’ major crimes unit travelled to Kotlik to investigate, along with state troopers from St. Mary’s and elsewhere.
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Alaska State Troopers say two Holy Cross men attempted to transport nearly two pounds of marijuana from Anchorage to Holy Cross, via Aniak. An anonymous tip earlier this month launched an investigation that revealed the two people had flown 30 ounces of marijuana and some alcohol to Aniak on a scheduled flight.
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Yukon Chum fisherman in 2013. / Photo by Kyle Clayton/KYUK.

Yukon Chum fisherman in 2013. / Photo by Kyle Clayton/KYUK.

Federal officials and 11 groups have settled on how to split $20.8 million in federal fishery disaster funds for recent poor king salmon runs. The Yukon-Kuskokwim Region will get $9.6 million while Cook Inlet gets $11.1 million.
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Fishers on the Kuskokwim River are expecting unprecedented restrictions to bring more king salmon to spawning grounds. On the Yukon River, fisherman can expect a similar set of restrictions.

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