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Update News: Thursday, June 7, 2012

In Thursday’s news:

  • Yiki Kim sentenced to three and a half years in prison for striking 11-year-old Jamison Thrun with her SUV;
  • Kalskag’s Michael Hetherington arrested for domestic violence assault, weapons misconduct after punching a woman and firing rounds into his vehicle;
  • First opening of sockeye salmon fishery sees many Area M seine vessels sit out opening weekend;
  • A memorial is planned Thursday for three Alaska-based soldiers killed in Afghanistan in May;
  • 15 graduates of the Department of Public Safety Training Academy to be honored Thursday in Sitka;
  • Nome’s Food Bank commemorates National Hunger Awareness Day with a Lunch Fast for Hunger (hear more in Thursday’s Profile).