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New Law To Make It Easier To Train And Hire Firefighters

Governor Mike Dunleavy signed House Bill 209 that aims to help build the state’s mostly rural-based firefighting crews and provide enhanced public safety to Alaska communities. Governor Dunleavy said — “it’s another tool in our toolkit to keep alaskans, their homes, and our state’s critical infrastructure safe.” The Bill, sponsored by Representative Mike Cronk of […]

First Responders Save Horse In Homer

A group of first responders in Homer worked together to save a horse that was stuck in mud and could not move. The volunteer fire chief, a Homer police officer, and two volunteer firefighters used a brush truck to force water down into the mud to loosen its grip on the horse. They used a […]

US Women’s Amateur Golf Championship Coming to Anchorage

One of the largest golf tournaments is coming to Anchorage. Your Alaska Link’s La’Shawn Donelson found that golfers in our area are excited about the upcoming event.  The U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship is coming to Anchorage, Alaska, and I speak to residents about how excited they are. The U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship is coming […]

Driver Was Killed In A Vehicle Pursuit Monday Morning

The name of a driver who was killed in a vehicle pursuit Monday morning has officially been released. 57-year-old Anchorage resident Amos Lane was shot after police say he did not comply after driving erratically and allegedly holding a gun to a passenger’s head. While this is under investigation, in a statement — the Department […]

Anchorage Residents React to Special Election Final Candidates

With Al Gross out of the race, some voters are pleased that two native Alaskans could end up on the ballot. Your Alaska Link’s Ian Stewart has reaction from Anchorage. With the race narrowing down, now that Al Gross announces withdrawal from the race, people are pretty surprised. “i didn’t actually expect it to be […]

School District Approves Policy On Trans Athletes

The Mat-Su Borough School District board approved a policy that would prohibit transgender girls from competing in girls’ sports. The board voted 6 to 1 in favor of the change. The ACLU of Alaska says bans like this area a violation of title IX, and that the board is putting itself in legal jeopardy. Alaska […]

Three People Wounded Near Debarr And Bragaw

Police are also investigating another shooting that happened around 1:30 Sunday morning. Three people arrived at a hospital, and had all been shot. Their injuries were all determined to be non-life threatening. Police say the shooting happened near the area of Debarr and Bragaw. At last word, they had not made any arrested in the […]