Jay Leroy Levan, 68, has been charged with three counts of third-degree assault and one count of official misconduct.
Brent Norton is being charged with supplying alcohol to a minor and raping her while she was unconscious. His case brings up questions about the vetting of VPOs.
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation officials say an analysis of samples taken in 2014 reveal the substance is a mix of “weathered gasoline and diesel.”
Court documents allege 28-year-old Johnny Nazuruk broke into a home in the Kobuk River community, waited for a woman to walk by, attacked her, and dragged her inside the broken-into house against her will
An oily substance smelling of gasoline was first observed off Shishmaref’s north coast over the summer, but despite cleanup efforts over the summer, the sheen has returned.
Search and Rescue efforts for a young man in Brevig Mission have ended.
Troopers are suspending their involvement in the search for 21-year-old Clarence Ray Olanna from Brevig Mission, but local searchers pledge to continue.
Clarence Olanna, 21, has been missing from Brevig Mission since Monday, July 14.
With the alleged gunman arrested and facing murder charges, the Tanana tribal government has voted to banish two men indirectly involved in the shooting deaths of two Alaska State Troopers last week.
In Thursday’s news: US Dept. of Interior considering taking AK tribal land into trust; North Slope oil spill draws attention to frequency of smaller chemical incidents;…