Nearly five months since a tragic shooting took the lives of Hoonah police officers Tony Wallace and Matt Tokuoka, life in the 800 person village is slowly returning to normal. Residents say they’ll never forget the senseless killings, but thanks to the town’s close-knit nature — and a little help from other Alaska communities — they’ve been able to band together and help each other heal. Casey Kelly has more.
- A drop in state funding could mean Anchorage will face a $24 million spending gap.
- In 2007, Alaska Department of Fish & Game information officer Riley Woodford profiled Beier and wrote he hand handled almost 800 bears and survived four bear attacks.
- Maya Holmes grew up in Petersburg. She works with the artists behind the fantastic faces produced for Kubo and the Two Strings.
- A damaged traffic light prompted authorities to close lanes of Egan drive until repairs could be made. The light has been fixed.