Troopers Release Name of Nelchina Glacier Avalanche Victim

Troopers Release Name of Nelchina Glacier Avalanche Victim

Alaska State Troopers revealed the name of the avalanche victim who died near the Nelchina Glacier on Saturday as 50-year-old Randy Pratt of Anchorage, the trooper dispatch reported on Sunday. It was early afternoon on Saturday that Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers from Glennallen responded to a report of an avalanche with victims […]

Former Head of Healy Lake Tribe Sentenced in Federal Court

Former Head of Healy Lake Tribe Sentenced in Federal Court

The U.S. Justice Department revealed on Friday that Fairbanks resident and former First Chief and Tribal Administrator of the Healy Lake Tribe, 60-year-old JoAnne Polston, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for “converting federal government and tribal funds to her own use.” According to DOJ, Polston “was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline […]