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The superintendent of Fairbanks schools was placed on leave while a hired law firm investigates how the district handled a case of alleged sexual abuse by an employee, school board officials said.
A male pedestrian was critically injured when he was struck by a car in a Midtown parking lot Monday night, police said.
A 24-year-old female inmate arrested for drunken driving was found dead at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center two days later last week. Amanda Kernak, of Kokhanok, was the second young inmate to die in an Alaska jail within a week.
A final count of 38 outstanding ballots Monday confirmed all the unofficial results from this month's city election, including the narrow defeat of a $5.5 million bond proposition that would have paid for renovations to the Loussac Library and a relocation of Mulcahy Stadium, near Sullivan Arena.
Alaskan Shelter Dogs has grown into an organic networking site with nearly 8,400 fans.