The Anchorage Police Department has reported, from Tuesday morning to Thursday morning, that they have responded to 308 vehicles in distress, in addition to 52 crashes, seven of which included injuries.
Many in Anchorage woke up Wednesday to one of the snowiest December days in years, and while it may have been a headache for many drivers, it’s shaping up to be spectacular for those who enjoy skiing and snowboarding.
December marks one year since John D’Elia, executive chef of Marx Bros Café, was found dead inside the prep kitchen. Now we’re learning more about how he died and the Anchorage police department’s investigation into his death. However, D’Elia’s family and friends still have questions.
With the holiday shipping season in full swing, there are a few steps residents can take to avoid being the victim of mail theft, such as checking mailboxes daily, signing up for a P.O box from the post office, and having important packages delivered to a friend or trusted neighbor who is likely to be available to receive a parcel in-person.
A winter storm is barreling across the the state! Southcentral is included in that, with Anchorage on track to see total snow accumulations of 6 to 11 inches of snow, the higher amounts going to hillside locations. The city is under a Winter Weather Advisory until 4 pm Wednesday. This advisory extends to the Kenai Peninsula and Susitna Valley.
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.