Cody Eyre’s family claims that the city of Fairbanks and the Alaska Department of Public Safety failed to properly train officers to respond to a mental health crisis, and that officers used excessive force.
Up until now, Alaska was the only state in the country that had not reported any instances of e-cigarette or vaping-related lung injury.
A new cabin at the city-owned Eaglecrest Ski Area opened for bookings last week. It’s not the only project aimed at increasing the number of options available to weekend adventurers.
The Alaska Municipal League says the goal is to eliminate a major disadvantage local brick-and-mortar businesses face when competing with online stores.
In this newscast: Many Sealaska Corp. shareholders would normally be spedning their dividends on shopping trips to larger communities if not for ferry schedule reductions, state budget experts say Legislative Finance Director David Teal will be missed when he retires next month, warming ocean water is leading to less sea ice forming in the Chuckchi Sea and back-to-back storms will hit the Northern Panhandle this week dumping up to four inches of rain on Juneau.
Juneau Reps. Andi Story and Sara Hannan, both Democrats, won their seats a year ago and are part of the bipartisan House Majority Coalition.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society helped run the shelter when it was downtown. It has now taken over operation at its facility near the Nugget Mall.
A search committee made up of people from the university, UAS campuses and their surrounding communities will form to search for Caulfield’s replacement, who the university hopes will start next July.
The city of Hoonah recently submitted a petition to the state to form a borough, laying claim to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and most of Chichagof Island and a peninsula on Admiralty Island.
Under the newly released plan, online retailers would register with one statewide commission to remit tax revenue