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November 11 Hometown Hero

November 11 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for November 11th was chosen after being highlighted by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The Airlift Tanker’s Association presented coins on Oct. 30 for 144th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft crew members for their efforts during Operation Allies Refuge in August and September. ATA’s recognition was for the squadron’s support during the […]

Police Department Searches for Thief

The Juneau Police Department has updated the list of Crimes of the Month for September and October. The Crimes of the Month are selected from crimes reported the previous month. They are selected based on the severity of the crime and impact on the community; as well as when the initial investigation has concluded and […]

Man Arrested in Road Rage Shooting

On November 8, Alaska State Troopers in Fairbanks were notified that a Ford SUV had rammed and shot at a Jeep SUV near Ester. Alaska State Troopers immediately responded and contacted the driver, a woman and sole occupant of the Jeep SUV on the Parks Highway. Her vehicle had been severely damaged and contained multiple […]

November 10 Hometown Hero

The Hometown Hero for November 9th was chosen after being highlighted by The Alaska Sea Life Center with a new title. Wei Ying Wong has been chosen to become ASLC’s first Chief Science and Education Officer. As the first executive to serve in this newly created senior leadership position, Dr. Wong will lead the team […]

Mayor’s Appointee for Equal Rights Commission Pulled Name From Consideration

One of Anchorage Mayor, Dave Bronson’s, appointees to the city’s Equal Rights Commission pulled his name from consideration Monday after screenshots surfaced of anti-gay, trans-phobic and sexist Facebook posts from an account bearing the appointee’s name. The mayor’s office said Cheston McCrea, a local pastor, removed his name from consideration. The Assembly had been scheduled […]

AK Wildlife Trooper Resigns

An Alaska Wildlife Trooper will resign as part of a plea agreement. According to the agreement, 39 year old Timothy Abbott, of North Pole, has agreed to permanently resign from the Alaska Wildlife Troopers and to relinquish his law enforcement credentials. He was charged last month with making a false statement to obtain Federal Aviation […]

Pediatricians Across AK Join for a Panel on COVID Vaccinations for Children

Five pediatricians from across the state join Alaska Children’s Trust and the American Academy of Pediatrics Alaska chapter for a panel on the COVID-19 vaccine for children. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to join and learn about vaccine safety for children so that they can make the best decision with and for their child about […]