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Shooting in Anchorage

A shooting in Anchorage left one woman wounded. It happened at the 4300-block of Thompson Avenue after citizens heard multiple shots being fired. How the wound was obtained is still under investigation. While there was a large police presence at the time of the shooting, no shots were fired by police. Injuries sustained are not […]

Outlook of Summer Tourism in Juneau

First five weeks of Juneau tourism season see 64% capacity rate. The first five weeks of the Juneau tourism season have seen a 64% capacity rate. According to Juneau Port Director Carl Uchityl, Juneau has had about 193,000 guests in, against a capacity of about 300,000. Uchityl said residents can expect to see those numbers […]

Homeless Issues in Anchorage

Earlier tonight people in Anchorage got the chance to speak out on the city’s plans to deal with the homeless. A public meeting was held at the Loussac library concerning the proposed navigation center that would provide housing and support for the homeless. Your Alaska Link’s Ian Stewart looks at the homeless issue in Anchorage. […]

Child Safety Tips During the Summer

It is summer time and kids are spending more time outside with their friends. This can present a special challenge for parents trying to keep an eye out for their children. Your Alaska Link’s La’shawn Donelson has experts’ recommendations for parents to keep their child safe. I’m taking part in some activities and I reminded […]

New Alerts System From The Alaska State Trooper

New technology could help keep Alaska communities safe and informed. The new tool will allow alaskans to subscribe to email and text alerts from the Alaska State Troopers. It will join the state’s 511 system for road closures and traveler information, and the tool for submitting anonymous crime tips to law enforcement. The Alaska State […]

Details from Fire in Anchorage

A fire at Fireweed Lane caught the attention of several Anchorage business owners. Your Alaska Link’s La’Shawn Donelson explains what happened.  Business owners at fireweed lane are concerned after an abandoned restaurant right behind me caught fire. “The damage is more than just physical damage to the building. We’re always concerned. If I hear anything […]

Body Found Near Northern Lights Blvd

A man was found dead in the woods near Northern Lights Boulevard and the Seward Highway. The Anchorage Police Department located the body and began an investigation. APD noted there will be a police presence in the area while the crime scene team is processing evidence. The medical examiner will determine the manner and cause of […]

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