PALMER, ALASKA-Alaska State Troopers report that they took Kenneth Wilson, 28, into custody at about 6:30 pm on Monday at his Palmer home. Wilson was charged with one count of Impersonating an Police Officer in the First Degree.
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich today sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar urging the department to quickly release a review schedule with real deadlines for Shellâ€™s Exploration Plan for the Chukchi Sea in 2012. Begich commends Interior for last weekâ€™s announcement of new lease sales in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas as part of […]
FAIRBANKS-A resolution was introduced to the Fairbanks City Council by Lloyd Hilling, and passed on a 4-1 vote on Monday. The resolution will urge the state to legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp. It also asked that the state petition the United States to constitutionally justify the ban currently in place on the plant or […]
November 15, 2011, Juneau, Alaska â€“ Governor Sean Parnell offered his condolences to the family and friends of two Fort Wainwright soldiers who were killed in separate IED attacks last weekend in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan. Specialist Calvin Matthew Pereda and Sergeant 1st Class Johnathan Bryant McCain were on mounted patrols when the attacks […]