Prosecutors continued revealing their case Thursday in the Jason Coday murder trial in Juneau, presenting the last of eyewitnesses and moving to physical evidence.
Coday is accused of murder and misconduct involving weapons for using sawed-off rifle to fatally shoot a construction worker at the back of Juneau’s Fred Meyer store last August. 26-year old Simone Kim, a painter from Anchorage, was talking to a pair of tree trimmers when he was killed.
- District Court Judge Kirsten Swanson was sworn in on Wednesday.
- A state commission approved to petitions for Dillingham and Manokotak to annex land in the Nushagak commercial fishing district against their staff's recommendations. The annexations will allow the two city's to tax salmon harvested in the district.
- The Kodiak Island Borough agreed to hold conserve land that multiple Kodiak residents testified they wanted to protect.
- A man who was shot by a Juneau police officer was medevaced to Seattle and is expected to live. The police, the Department of Law and the Alaska Bureau of Investigation are trying to determine why lethal force was used.