The Commission is considering a proposed increase of either 5 or 10 percent, which would be the fourth increase in tariff rates in the last five years.
In Anchorage, a heroin bust. In Nome, two men have been arrested for possession of heroin.
For the next two weeks, high schoolers will be using a 3-hour chunk of time in the afternoon to pursue activities like making parkas, book art, and operating heavy machinery.
Twenty-seven-year-old Travis Loughridge left Shungnak on Saturday around noon and was expected to arrive in Fairbanks by Monday evening. According to Alaska State troopers, it is believed that Loughridge broke through the ice at a water crossing and died from hypothermia.
Alma and Gail Smithhisler discuss how opioids affected their relationship, the hardships they endured together due to the medications, and how they successfully removed the addictive drugs from their lives.
Nome Public Schools may soon be facing what Superintendent Shawn Arnold calls “significant” budget cuts. Specific reductions are still uncertain; a final budget is months away.
This week’s episode of “Elder Voices” from the KNOM archive features a 2011 interview with Irene Aukongak of Golovin, Alaska.
A diverse roster of competitors from around the world will be kicking off the 34th annual Yukon Quest — from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory to Fairbanks — on February 4th.
“As far as what the penalties for not having your chauffeur’s license are, if we happen to stop somebody that’s carrying passengers for fare and they don’t have a chauffeur’s license, then the person is subject to a fine, the company is subject to a fine, the vehicle is subject to impound…” Chief John Papasodora said after an alleged incident of improper taxi business operations.
Thursday, around 3pm, APD homicide detectives located Martina Painter’s vehicle in a parking lot near University Lake Park in Anchorage. Ms. Painter was found deceased inside the car, its sole occupant; an autopsy on Friday confirmed her identity.