Some Alaskans with opioid addictions who are leaving prisons or juvenile justice facilities will receive federally funded job training. A grant also will pay to increase the number of people trained to provide opioid treatment.
The Ketchikan School District is going to hire an independent investigator to look into the district’s actions regarding former teacher Doug Edwards, who faces charges that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl at the high school, as well as other locations.
Commercial sockeye fishing in Yakutat has been closed due to historic low returns, leaving set-netters in a bind until coho and chum season later in the summer. Unlike other salmon fisheries around the Southeast, biologists never saw this coming.