At the heart of the ACLU complaint is whether or not it was lawful for Palmer resident Andres Alexander Caceda-Mantilla to be put under arrest and detained for four days by Palmer police when there was no evidence he’d committed a criminal offense.
A researcher is developing a device that could help make monitoring halibut bycatch more efficient. Craig Rose from FishNext Research is in town for Kodiak’s fisheries trade show, ComFish, and will talk about the ongoing project: a chute camera and its accompanying software.
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter came within 50 feet of colliding with a drone over Port Angeles, Washington. The Coast Guard said an air crew was doing low altitude training exercises near Fairchild International Airport when it had to take evasive action.
Alaska Native Arts & Culture
State election officials seek help registering, informing voters in their Native language
Alaska election officials are looking for help in some of the state’s smallest communities to provide assistance to register and inform voters about the ballot and elections in their Native language. But sometimes help is unavailable, leaving few options.
Court documents say law enforcement took 40 milliliters of blood during various search warrants. While the blood still awaits testing, the defense hopes to preserve enough of a sample that it can do additional or independent testing if necessary.