There was a fatal shooting in Barrow this morning. The incident involved a North Slope Borough police officer firing on someone.
President Obama signed the Coast Guard Authorization Act last night, transferring 2,500 acres of federal land at Port Clarence to local, state, and federal stakeholders.
For at least the third year in a row, Nome’s City Council urged the state to fully fund Alaska’s Harbor Facility Grant Program.
Commissioner Dr. Frances Gulland will give a talk Monday night on changes in marine mammal health.
The Police Department’s 2015 Statistical Report shows a rise in arrests and traffic citations, partly owing to the higher patrol presence.
BSSD received grants that will aid in student growth and teacher retention, two topics that were the main focus of their recent meetings in Elim and Koyuk.
Nome’s City Council passed skeletal legislation for the sale of commercial marijuana within city limits.
Nome’s Mayor Richard Beneville, Port Director Joy Baker, and Port Commissioner Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle traveled to the lower-48 to encourage Arctic development in Nome.
The group — made up of Mongolian social workers, shelter managers, and police officers — was here to learn how Alaska is addressing high rates of domestic violence.
After suggesting higher minimum enrollment, Rep. Lynn Gattis says she “doesn’t know” if she’ll introduce a bill — or if it would even pass.