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  • Public Invited to Attend Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Meeting Tuesday Nov 15, 2019
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Members of government, private, and not-for-profit organizations involved in or concerned about pollution preparedness and response in the Arctic and Western Alaska are encouraged to attend the next meeting for the Arctic and Western Alaska Area Committee Tuesday at the Atwood Conference Center in Anchorage.     The public is also invited to […]
  • ACLU Analyzes Alarming Prison Overcrowding Records from Alaska Department of Corrections Nov 15, 2019
    ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) partially fulfilled the ACLU of Alaska’s Oct. 24 public records request. The records provided show that several DOC facilities have been exceeding emergency capacity standards, compromising safety, sanitation, and rehabilitation. The information provided in the Nov. 5 response included the daily count of inmates, by facility and […]
  • LEARN Child Care Center Open House / Saturday, November 16 Nov 15, 2019
    Join Tlingit & Haida’s Little Eagles and Ravens Nest (LEARN) Child Care Center for an open house on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM in Juneau, Alaska! The new child care center is accepting applications and will open its doors in January 2020. If you are looking for child care that […]
  • Five Nikiski Residents Arrested on Drug, Weapons, and Probation Violation Nov 15, 2019
    Alaska State Troopers opened a drug and weapons investigation on November 3rd after responding to a Nikiski residence to contact a felony elude suspect, AST reports. When troopers arrived at the address in Nikiski, they were informed that the felony elude suspect was not there, but were told by the homeowner that another person with […]
  • US Investigates Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s Personal Lawyer Nov 15, 2019
    Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into Rudy Giuliani, the personal lawyer of U.S. President Donald Trump, Bloomberg reports. The prosecutors are conducting an inquiry into possible finance violations against Giuliani and his failure to register as a foreign agent, according to the Bloomberg account. Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, has emerged as […]
  • October Jobs up 0.4% from Last Year; Unemployment Rate at 6.2% Nov 15, 2019
    JUNEAU, Alaska—Alaska’s employment was up an estimated 0.4 percent in October, or 1,400 jobs, from October 2018. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 6.2 percent while the comparable national rate rose to 3.6 percent. Oil and gas gained the most jobs (500), followed by construction (400). Leisure and hospitality, professional and business services and […]
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  • The Flu Prevention Resource Sheet for Healthcare Workers, Teachers and Concerned Parents Nov 15, 2019
    The U.S. flu season is just beginning, and can last until May (with peak infections hitting between December and February). While it’s far too early to predict the severity of this year’s flu season in the U.S., physicians are encouraging everyone to vaccinate ahead of the anticipated peak infection times. The following resources serve as […]
  • OUI/Hit and Run Driver Apprehended Using Location Information from Victim and Witnesses Nov 14, 2019
    Anchorage police stated in a Nixle report on Wednesday that the victim in a hit-and-run incident, as well as two witnesses to the event,  followed the suspect and reported his locations to police who was successfully apprehended on Tuesday. The call-in reported at 9:41 am that they were following a suspect in a black 2008 […]
  • Anchorage Man Convicted of Strangling Four-Year-Old Foster Child Nov 14, 2019
    (Anchorage, AK) – On November 13, 2019, a trial jury convicted Jason Madison of Assault in the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Degrees for strangling his then four-year old foster child with a belt.   Mr. Madison was tried before the Honorable Andrew Peterson in the Anchorage Superior Court.   According to Assistant District Attorney Betsy Bull, […]

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