Alaska State Troopers say they have seized a methamphetamine laboratory that was being operated in Hoonah.
Troopers arrested 49-year-old Gary Chamblin of Hoonah and an Oregon man, David B. Pierce. They are charged with felony drug misconduct.
Troopers responded at the request of the Hoonah Police Department. Four members of the Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs on Thursday removed processed methamphetamine and chemicals that are used to manufacture it from a commercial storage facility in the village
- "We’re all expecting to see this fiscal contraction and a reduction in economic indicators. But the reality is that what’s going on at the state level hasn’t hit the communities yet. It hasn’t hit Juneau yet," local analyst Meilani Schijvens says.
- Scattered throughout Alaska are hundreds of pieces of land that have been transferred to Alaska Native Corporations by the federal government.Some came with contamination. Getting them cleaned up has been a decades long process, and a new report catalogs those contaminated sites, but leaves some questions about who will orchestrate cleanup – and when.
- A bullet struck a Juneau school bus with two students aboard it Wednesday, according to a news release from Juneau Police Department.
- The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly has decided to continue allowing religious groups to offer invocations at its meetings after an invocation from a member of the Satanic Temple prompted a call for change.