Juneau police say a man walked up to The Grind coffee shop around 4:18 a.m. Wednesday and told the barista he was going to rob her. As he returned from getting a wrench out of his car, she fired a warning shot into the air.
The civil rights group claims that the move by the governor infringes on the separation of powers laid out in Alaska’s constitution. Dunleavy said he vetoed the court system funding because the state Supreme Court has ruled that Medicaid funds can be used to pay for abortions.
Quinhagak officers are on call 24/7, yet they’re only paid for 40 hours a week at $15 an hour. When asked how rural Alaska can increase law enforcement, each officer had the same answer: Pay us more.
Officers responding to a 911 call in mid-Juneau found 61-year-old Gregory Wade Bowen bleeding from a stab wound in his abdomen. He was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital and later medevaced to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment.