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
- President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Interior Department sat for a confirmation hearing today, chaired by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. She used the opportunity to condemn the Obama administration for its many resource protections in Alaska.
- Jason Coday was ordered to serve a combined sentence of 101 years in prison for the murder of 26-year-old Simone Kim in August 2006.
- The 32nd annual Legislative Welcome Reception will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall. The event is free and The Prospector Hotel will provide food.
- Dozens of canines howl in John Hanson Jr.’s dog yard, excited by the sound of a snow machine pulling up to the kennel.