The Hoonah police officer killings jolted law enforcement agencies statewide, as well as the Lower 48 and Canada. Casey Kelly spoke with some of the other law enforcement officials aboard the Malaspina as it transported Tony Wallace and Matt Tokuoka’s remains to Hoonah.
- Tlingit battle helmets were designed to inspire fear. The thick, wooden head armor carried imagery of strong warriors, fierce animals or revered ancestors.
- After loss of tax credit payments from the state and construction delays, a Cook Inlet oil company asks for help.
- Two Juneau women were arrested and charged Wednesday after the station wagon they were in struck a pedestrian, according a Juneau Police Department news release.
- A new federal rule will ban smoking in public housing nationwide. The notice was released Wednesday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and will take effect in 18 months. But Alaska is looking to do that a lot sooner.