In this week's In Depth Alaska, we talk with Brooke Merrell, the new superintendent of Denali National Park and Preserve. We discussed plans for expanding the transportation options in the park, when the road through Polychrome Pass will be accessible again and, of course, the puppy cam.
Jordan Flowers, 23, was sentenced to 30 years with 10 years suspended for second-degree murder, as well as 10 years supervised probation following his sentence by Palmer Judge Jonathan Woodman, who had delayed the sentencing on three previous occasions.
There’s a new hitch in the plan to provide emergency winter shelter in Anchorage. The municipal attorney released an opinion late Thursday afternoon stating that under current law, it is illegal to use the Golden Lion Hotel as a homeless shelter or as housing under the Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Plan.