Alaska State Troopers and Lemon Creek Correctional Center officials are investigating two suspected cases of contraband this week involving pills.
According to a web posting from troopers, a female inmate was found to have three prescription pills during a search after she returned from the Dimond Courthouse on Wednesday.
On Thursday, a male inmate was found with an unknown pill also after returning from the courthouse.
Both cases are under investigation.
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.