A high wind warning is in effect until Monday evening. The National Weather Service forecasts winds with gusts up to 65 mph, which could bring down power lines and trees. The agency warns that travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
A Fairbanks woman said on social media that she found the child near her home on Friday and that a note left with the baby said the parents had named him Teshawn.
Overall, the state’s ombudsman says the state corrections department was responsive and has updated its COVID-19 protocols several times during the pandemic.
Bradley Waldron faces 14 felony charges and up to 99 years in prison if convicted. After his arrest, he was released on a $5,000 bond.
Authorities have identified human remains found nearly a year ago on a downtown Juneau seawalk near the state Department of Labor building as one of two missing men thought to have drowned four years ago.
National Weather Service meteorologist Grant Smith said snow showers will continue Thursday evening. Then Friday, the low pressure center that’s causing that weather is expected to move on and Friday afternoon and into Saturday the skies may clear. But, another weather system is moving in from the south that could bring another round of winter weather over the weekend and temperatures are expected to plummet.
City officials attributed the unreported cases to a technical issue with the state getting lab results from Bartlett Regional Hospital.
Last week, an Anchorage woman went public on social media with an allegation of sexual assault, prompting others to share their stories. By week’s end, a group of Twitter accounts published a spreadsheet of names. The organizers say list they’re trying to bring some accountability to abusers in Alaska. Advocates and law enforcement say this type of vigilante justice may not be the best way to do that.
Juneau police and Doug Farnsworth’s family say his body has been found. It’s not yet clear how he died.
An anonymous, crowdsourced document known as the Alaska Abuser List is circulating on social media, accusing anyone named on it of abuse ranging from domestic violence to sexual assault.