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Katie Hurley celebrates 90th birthday

Known as the grand dame of Alaska politics, Katie Hurley is 90 today (3/30/11). Hurley needs little introduction to most Alaskans. The chief clerk of Alaska’s Constitutional Convention, a former legislator, chair of the state education board – the list is long, and she’s still actively involved in her community and state. She’s been honored…

Officers reported killed in Hoonah, stand-off underway

Two Hoonah police officers died after being shot Saturday night. The alleged shooter remains in his house, surrounded by law-enforcement officers. The officers have been identified as 32-year-old Sergeant Anthony Wallace and 39-year-old patrol officer Matt Tokuoka. Both died of wounds inflicted by a single gunman. The suspect is identified as John Marvin Jr., a…

Coday murder trial continues

Prosecutors continued revealing their case Thursday in the Jason Coday murder trial in Juneau, presenting the last of eyewitnesses and moving to physical evidence. Coday is accused of murder and misconduct involving weapons for using sawed-off rifle to fatally shoot a construction worker at the back of Juneau’s Fred Meyer store last August. 26-year old…