Alaska has seen a spike of reported cases of flu since the beginning of September, reports the State of Alaska Section of Epidemiology. Health officials up through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control are urging Americans to get a flu shot to prevent contracting and spreading the troublesome virus.
Christopher Strawn, standing trial for the October 2015 shooting death of Brandon Cook, alleges the search warrants were improperly issued. He also asked whether used pregnancy tests were found in his truck that was seized and searched by police.
Amid growing criticism of the state’s new criminal justice laws, officials in Anchorage are asking lawmakers for reforms, not a full repeal. During its Tuesday night meeting, the Anchorage Assembly debated dueling measures concerning Senate Bill 91, the omnibus crime overhaul signed into law last summer.
Fifteen adults and students from elementary to high school braved the four-day hike in the wind and rain. No dehydrated camping food lightened their packs. Since the walk was a part of the food challenge, their menu included moose, dry fish and fresh produce.