The Anchorage School District’s financial team went over the fiscal year 2023 budget at Monday night’s Anchorage School Board meeting, combing through the details and coming up with an updated total deficit of around $67 million.
Hugh Neff has been officially blocked from participating in the 2023 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race by the Iditarod’s Qualifying Review Board — and according to the Iditarod handbook, their decision is “final and binding”.
Anchorage resident Sephen James Allen and two juvenile suspects were arrested in Sept. 2020 following a string of armed robberies — including one at a gas station — in Anchorage, Eagle River, Chugiak and Palmer. Sentencing information for the juveniles was not available.
The National Transportation Safety Board is urging immediate action following an investigation of a helicopter crash that occurred on June 8 of this year near Kalea, Hawaii. According to a report from the NTSB, the pilot and the five passengers on board sustained injuries that ranged from minor to serious.
For the past three years, ASYMCA has asked community members to step up and act as holiday genies. Donors from the community that help sponsor and make a soldiers wish come true through the ASYMCA program, “Artic Warrior Wishes”.
The regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency has taken a major step in preventing the development of mines in the Bristol Bay watershed today, issuing a recommended determination that may put a stop to the Pebble Partnership’s plans for the region.
State Veterinarian Dr. Bob Gerlach said poultry owners in Alaska still need to take precautions to protect their flocks from avian flu. So far in 2022, the virus has been detected in six backyard flocks as well as over 570 wild birds statewide.
The case involved a now deceased woman named Neva Ogle, who was in her mid-80s at the time. Superior Court Judge Daniel Shally determined that former Yakutat residents, Carla and James Vernon Sigler, took $700,000 in funds from Ogle over a period of two years, beginning in 2012.
Art Mathias is leading an effort to have ranked-choice voting on the ballot in 2024 — but this time to get rid of the system, which was approved by voters in 2020, 51% to 49%, and used for the first time in 2022.
The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that it wants to see the Federal Aviation Administration “issue aviation regulations specific to Ketchikan to require more conservative flight minimums and enhanced weather training for air tour pilots flying there.”
The most notable occurrence of flooding due to frigid conditions in recent years was back in 2019 after an ice jam broke in Willow Creek, leaving residents of a subdivision north of Deneki Bridge with no way out. Emergency Manager for the borough Casey Cook said nothing to that extent has occurred since, but that they continually monitor known problem areas.
Superior Court Judge Una Gandbhir spoke about some of her experiences with the state's court system and how, as a first-generation Indian American woman, she keeps family and cultural traditions alive.
Lack of availability has been a common issue the day care industry has faced for decades. For years, Alaskans have encountered a child care shortage, according to Thread, a child care resource and referral network in Anchorage.
Dozens of potential victims came forward to the Division of Banking and Securities following the publication by Alaska’s News Source of an alleged fraudulent multi-million-dollar investment scheme, DBS officials said.