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The Office of Public Advocacy has refused since April to accept new public guardian cases.
The woman was 34 weeks pregnant, nearly full term, when she was repeatedly assaulted by Iohani Dean, according to assault charges filed in the case.
More than a dozen high school and middle school students showed off traditional regalia they say is a reflection of their pride, community and homelands.
A concert this weekend features the voices of homeless musicians.
The ballot group has until February to submit at least 26,000 signatures from Alaska voters in its effort to repeal Alaska’s ranked choice voting.
An Anchorage Fire Department spokesman said crews are responding to about one or two fires daily at homeless camps in Anchorage.
Joseph Emerson’s attorney described the seasoned pilot as an upstanding community member whose use of psychedelic mushrooms addled his brain and made him unable to intentionally commit a crime.
The board selected Anthony “Brooks” Pitcher of Wasilla to fill the seat vacated by Jacob Butcher for what school district officials called “personal reasons.”
When mixed with opioids, the powerful sedative can increase the chance of an overdose because it does not respond to lifesaving medication, authorities say.
Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is one of only a few facilities in the United States with the resources to care for rescued otters.
Members of Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration shared findings from an after-action report on the heavy November snowfall, including options for increasing capacity and adjusting the public’s expectations.
An officer fired his weapon at a man inside the hotel, then the man jumped from the hotel room’s second-floor window, police said.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy named Emma Pokon the commissioner-designee for the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation on Monday. Pokon has served as acting commissioner since August, when Jason Brune stepped down.
Patients at Providence hospitals and emergency medical care would not be impacted.
The Office of Public Advocacy has claimed since April it does not have the capacity to accept new guardianship cases. Last week, it accepted 97.
Crews have examined “all accessible areas above and into the intertidal zone” while looking for Derek Heller, the last person missing in the late November slide that killed five.
The resolution, under consideration this week by the Anchorage Assembly and the Anchorage School Board, says hundreds of staff cuts are possible across the district without state assistance.
Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson last week vetoed 18 of the more than three dozen changes the Assembly made to the budget.
The Assembly will again take up discussion and potentially vote on the measures during its meetings Dec. 19 and Jan. 9.
Teachers and other employees will get a 3% raise next year and a boost to health care contributions.
A system expected to hit the city Wednesday was weaker and moved farther east, bringing some accumulation to Mat-Su instead, according to the National Weather Service.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Alaska ferries had been allowed to go “into a death spiral.”
The Alaska Police Standards Council voted down a regulation change that would allow the state to hire corrections officers as young as 18 years old — the current minimum age for hire is 21 years old.