In this update: A Juneau man accused in a double homicide doesn’t have an attorney to represent him yet, delaying a possible trial; Prince of Wales residents testify about spotty, nonexistent cell and internet; and state lawmakers add funding for public defenders.
In this update: The family of Cody Eyre is questioning how officers handled an incident that killed the 20-year-old; two people were found dead at campground near Talkeetna last week; and a citizen scientist is helping experts discover unique bat behavior.
In this morning update: an initiative to protect salmon habitat clears a significant hurdle to make ballot; there’s a high wind warning in effect for Juneau and northern Admiralty island; and What can unflappable geese teach us about the future of Arctic development?
In this newscast: Did Russia compromise Alaska election websites or systems? NBC News report says it did: Alaska was one of seven states that had websites or voter registration systems compromised by Russian-backed hackers before the 2016 election, according to…
In this update: Regulatory Commission of Alaska will hear public testimony in the bid for Alaska Electric Light and Power; House Finance voted in favor of hiring 41 people to reduce the backlog of more than 20,000 Alaskans are waiting for their applications for assistance through health and social services; U.S. Congressman Young suggests guns could’ve saved Jews during the holocaust.