Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson chose Deputy Chief of Police Kenneth McCoy to replace Police Chief Justin Doll while he is on leave before official retirement. The change will go into effect at 8 a.m. Monday.
The release of coronavirus vaccines and widespread immunization led organizers to announce Thursday that the largest gathering of Alaska Natives in southeast Alaska will return to an in-person event in 2022.
Policy governing the use of the cameras and the public’s access to the video they capture is not yet in place, and various community organizations and groups are interested in making sure members of the public have a voice in the process.
Anchorage Assembly Acting Chair Felix Rivera was again voted into that position by fellow assembly members during a special meeting Tuesday, during which members also certified the regular municipal election.
The Supreme Court seems inclined to say that hundreds of millions of dollars in coronavirus relief money should benefit Alaska Natives, rather than be spread more broadly among Native American tribes around the U.S.