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Anchorage Mayor names Aumavae Chief Equity Officer in Anchorage

Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson today named Uluao “Junior” Aumavae as the Chief Equity Officer for the Municipality of Anchorage. Mr. Aumavae recently worked as the Community Outreach Specialist for the Drug Enforcement Administration in Alaska as part of Operation Engage. Mr. Aumavae’s role was part of a comprehensive approach that targets the top drug threat […]

APD Seeking Public’s Help Finding a Wanted Woman

The anchorage police department needs the public’s help to find a woman wanted for assault. 37-year-old Denise J. Jimmie has a felony warrant for two counts of Assault in the 3rd degree. Jimmie is 5 feet 1 inch tall, 119 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. If you have information regarding Denise Jimmie’s whereabouts, […]

Congressman Helps Evacuate Alaskans from Afghanistan

Congressman Don Young and Staff Helped Successfully Evacuate Alaska Native Corporation Employees from Afghanistan. Today, the Office of Alaska Congressman Don Young can announce that following efforts by Congressman Young and his staff, employees of Goldbelt Incorporated, an Alaska Native Corporation, along with other Americans, and Afghan allies, were successfully evacuated from Afghanistan and touched […]

New Otter Pup Added to Alaska SeaLife Center

Alaska SeaLife Center admits a Sea Otter Pup from Kasilof. This patient is the second sea otter pup admitted to the Wildlife Response Program in 2021. The Alaska SeaLife Center admitted an approximately four-month-old sea otter pup to the Wildlife Response Program on September 27th, 2021. The male sea otter pup was spotted on a […]

APD Arrests Disorderly Man

At 7:43 PM on October 6th, a citizen called APD Dispatch to report a Honda SUV, that did not have its taillights illuminated and was missing one of its front tires, was being driven near West Dimond Boulevard and Noblewood Street. Just as that call was being aired, swing shift patrol officers stated they had […]

Residential Fire in Willow

On October 5th, around 2:24 PM , the Alaska State Troopers were notified of a residential fire on West Stinson Road in Willow. Alaska State Troopers and the Willow Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire at the single-family home. At approximately 4:45 PM, human remains were found inside the structure by the Willow Fire […]

Benny Benson HS Student Found in Possession of Gun

At 11:51 AM on October 1, an officer assigned to the School Resource Unit was notified by staff that a student had a gun in his possession on school grounds. A Benny Benson High School student was escorted to the office due to smelling strongly of marijuana. During a subsequent search of the student’s backpack, […]