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).