The Anchorage for-profit facility failed federal inspections earlier this year for similar problems.
Prosecutors projected the faces of five Alaskans who overdosed and died on opioids Spayd prescribed them.
The federal investigators’ report offers a rare official view of dysfunction that alumni and families have long described at North Star Behavioral Health System campuses in Anchorage.
Despite Alaska’s high rate of gun ownership, only a quarter of the killings of women by men analyzed in the report involved a gun.
The storm shredded sea walls, compromised drinking water systems, ripped homes from their foundation, deluged streets in Nome with sea water and left houses filled with silt.
The Diocese of Fairbanks said it was aware of the allegations against Gerardus Hauwert but said he remained “a priest in good-standing.”
Anchorage’s backyard wilderness is experiencing a surge in users that shows no signs of letting up. Driven in part by social media and location tracking apps, more people are recreating in historically less-used parts of the park than before.
Advocates say the Muktuk Marston-Hunter Pass trail project will give a populace hungry for outdoor recreation a new way to reach Anchorage area alpine terrain. But neighbors of the Hunter Pass portion of the trail say they’re already swamped with visitors.
About 50 people marched to Anchorage Police Department headquarters to demand police reopen the case of a 41-year-old man from Buckland who was found dead on Kincaid Beach in June.
“It just doesn’t add up,” said Fred Lee’s daughter.
While the depot is a familiar sight from the arrival and departure decks of the airport, it’s barely visited by Alaskans — unless you’ve attended a wedding or corporate event there.
The lawsuit alleges that Providence Alaska Medical Center failed to properly respond to “a pattern of misdiagnoses” of child abuse by former Alaska Cares medical director Dr. Barbara Knox, leading two plaintiff families to lose custody of their children.
The lawsuit says a guide’s improperly extinguished campfire started a wildfire that burned in the Klutina River area in 2019. The owner of the guide service says she was blindsided by the suit.
“I’m angry,” whispered one of the shelter’s residents. “I’m angry about this situation.”
With Thursday’s deadline looming, major questions are unresolved about handling a large number of homeless residents without the emergency shelter.