Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier

Alaska is a land of mystery, danger, stunning beauty, and valuable resources. Over the decades, fortune seekers have been drawn to Alaska in search of gold, oil, fish, and crab. These fortune seekers are usually young men with little to lose and big dreams of becoming rich. Throughout Alaska’s history, a wave of crime has followed each economic boom, and in my podcast, I will tell you these stories of crime while I share a little about the rich cultural history and geography of this complex state I call home.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 48 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 20 hours 44 minutes

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Deadly Passion


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   25m
 
 

The Murder of Shelley Connolly


As soon as detectives saw her body, they knew someone had violently abused and murdered her. Forty-one years later, investigators believe they finally know who killed Shelley Connolly. Sources: DNA links Oregon man to 1978 cold case murder of Shelley...


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 2021-08-16  22m
 
 

The Brutal Killings at Cache Creek


Money often leads to greed and sometimes even to murder, so we should not be surprised to learn about a miner killing other miners for their gold, the rawest form of currency. This story sounds believable from our jaded twenty-first-century perspective...


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 2021-07-27  42m
 
 

Finding the Murderer of Jessica Baggen


When a small Alaska town loses one of its children, the entire community grieves, and when a monster brutally rapes, murders, and discards that child, the residents cry out for answers and justice. In the case of Jessica Baggen,


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 2021-07-13  24m
 
 

Miranda Barbour, Serial Killer or Pathological Liar?


Miranda Barbour - In December 2013, after police arrested Miranda Barbour, 19, for the murder of Troy LaFerrara in Pennsylvania, Miranda told a news reporter she had murdered between 22 and 100 people. She said she killed a few in North Carolina,


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 2021-06-28  25m
 
 

The Wreck of the SS Princess Sophia – The Unknown Titanic of the West Coast


  - The deadliest marine disaster on the west coast of North America occurred in Lynn Canal on October 24, 1918, but few people have ever heard of it. Approximately 345 people died when the SS Princess Sophia slid off Vanderbilt Reef and sank.


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 2021-06-14  27m
 
 

Murder on the banks of the Yukon


When someone brutally murdered the postmistress of Ruby, Alaska, a small village on the Yukon River, the Alaska State Troopers believed they had a ‘locked-room” mystery on their hands. They suspected one of the villagers of killing Agnes Wright.


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 2021-05-21  26m
 
 

The Sinking of the SS Clara Nevada


Was the wreck of the Clara Nevada a terrible accident or the greatest mass-murder in Alaska history? - Superstitions swirl around boats, and some captains believe bizarre myths. Renaming a vessel remains foremost among the maritime harbingers of bad l...


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 2021-04-30  27m
 
 

Serial Killer John Joseph Fautenberry


Would you recognize a serial killer if you rubbed elbows with him in a bar or if he struck up a conversation with you on a hiking trail? Maybe something about the person would set off alarm bells, especially if you found yourself alone with him.


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 2021-04-12  29m
 
 

What Happened to the Palmer Brothers?


When a son disappears, his parents suffer a blow from which they will never recover, but how do parents cope when two of their sons vanish? Imagine if those two brothers disappeared a decade apart. - I’ve mentioned before the alarming statistics about...


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 2021-03-24  19m