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Hometown Hero June 23

Hometown Hero June 23

The Hometown Hero for June 23rd is officer Mark Young with the Anchorage police department. After more than 20 years of dedicated service to the Anchorage Police Department, he is officially retired. Congratulations on your retirement, and enjoy the next chapter of your life!

Hometown Hero June 22

Hometown Hero June 22

The Hometown Hero for June 22nd is a local teen from Anchorage’s JBER Ft Richardson Youth program who recently won the highly contested boys & girls club of america pacific military youth of the year award! Liliana received a $20,000 college scholarship and will vie for the national title this fall.  

Hometown Hero June 21

Hometown Hero June 21

The Hometown Hero for June 21st is Patrol Officer Gill with the Anchorage Police Department. After serving his country for 20 years in the military and serving his community for another 20 years, Officer Gill earned the right to show up on his last day in full on retirement mode wearing shorts and a t-shirt. Congratulations […]

Hometown Hero June 17

Hometown Hero June 17

The Hometown Heroes for June 17th are the Homegrown Big River Crew, Division Alpha, for their work on the East Fork Fire. They have been ensuring pumps are in place and operational across the fuel breaks.   

Hometown Hero June 16

Hometown Hero June 16

The Hometown Hero for June 16th is to Martha Jewkes who has retired after 24 years with Fairbanks Emergency Communication Center. Martha started with the city of Fairbanks Dispatch in 1998 after working as a dispatcher for the city of North Pole. In 2013 Martha took on the role of the front desk clerk at […]

Hometown Hero June 15

Hometown Hero June 15

The Hometown Hero for June 15th is Tom Roth, the Anchorage school district chief operating officer. Tom received the Commander’s Public service award during a school board meeting at the school district’s education center.

Hometown Hero June 14

Hometown Hero June 14

The Hometown Hero for June 14th is Veronica Baysinger with the North Star Volunteer Fire Department. Veronica is leaving the department after 12 years of service. We’d like to wish her good luck on her future endeavors.

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