The man hired to serve as Unalaska’s new fire chief has been fired after he was charged with sexual assault in Illinois. David “D.J.” Dunn was scheduled to arrive Monday in Anchorage before starting work on the island next week.
Ketchikan Museums is again without a department director. Lee Gray resigned last week, effective immediately, after about three months on the job. Anita Maxwell, the department’s senior curator of programs, is back as the interim director.
Bartlett Regional Hospital could lose millions in federal reimbursements under the Republican bill coming up to vote in the House of Representatives. It would roll back subsidies for most people and push more health costs to the state of Alaska which has the highest health care costs in the nation.
Controversy from a recent Haines Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting carried into the committee’s most recent gathering as well. But this time, the topic of debate was whether Haines should pursue a “bicycle friendly community” designation. Questions were once against raised about conflicts of interest on advisory committees.