The Kodiak Police Department put the middle school and high school on lockdown this morning because of a possible threat of violence. According to Police Chief Ronda Wallace, they were investigating a statement a substitute teacher had overheard.
Sea cucumbers sell for high prices on the Asian market and are valued for more than taste. According to some, they have cancer fighting properties and could boost fertility, among their other possible benefits. It’s common for people overseas to buy dried sea cucumber, according to one diver. Sometimes as a base for soup.
The Anchorage Assembly took the rare step of holding a meeting Saturday to hear public testimony on what residents would like to see done about Senate Bill 91, the omnibus criminal justice reform measure signed into law in July of 2016.
Alexie Walters, 34, reportedly assaulted multiple people on the night of Oct. 4 in Mountain Village, according to Alaska State Troopers, before barricading himself inside his home with Gertrude Queenie, 22, who was later found dead in the home.
Some Skagway leaders are growing frustrated with what they see as an unproductive back-and-forth with White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. What started as a hopeful process aimed at a new tidelands lease has now turned into something close to a stalemate.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and Gov. Bill Walker’s administration has taken steps recently toward a climate change action plan. Just this week, Mallott was in Nome for Kawerak’s Leadership Summit, but also, he says, to discuss Arctic policy.
Capital City Fire/Rescue paramedic Paul Kelly testified about responding to trailer C-16 in the Kodzoff Acres Trailer Park in October 2015. Kelly was called as a first responder to help someone suffering from a possible gunshot wound. But the victim, later identified as Brandon Cook, was already dead.