Two school district pickup trucks were stolen Thursday morning from the Lower Kuskokwim School District office parking lot. Vandals hotwired one truck about 5:30 a.m. Thursday and rammed it into the side of a school van before speeding away, Superintendent Dan Walker said.
Troopers report that Brenton W. White, 21, of Quinhagak slipped out of his restraints at about 8:25 a.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of the Bethel courthouse. A search ensued, and about an hour later, he was spotted running across the highway and trying to hide in an abandoned home.
A growing chorus of Alaskans, from shellfish growers to fishermen, are fretting about the potential impacts to the state’s waters. Now a new collaboration is aiming to bring ocean acidification into the spotlight — with the hope that better understanding it will better prepare the state to adapt.