The man flipped his camouflage jacket inside-out to be more easily identified by the medevac aircrew, the Guard said.
The package contained a flyer that stated the sender was “sent from God,” among other incoherent statements, troopers said.
Absenteeism among students and teachers in Mat-Su reached upward of 25% this week, and staffing problems prompted building closures at two schools.
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The Wasilla man led officers on a 17-minute pursuit, then attempted to retrieve what turned out to be a full-size BB gun from his holster, a statement from the Alaska State Troopers said Friday.
Mat-Su Career & Tech High School will require masks at least temporarily. A total of 23 schools were reporting 68 cases after the first five days of school.
In Anchorage, a combination of staff shortages and surging COVID-positive patients also prompted a dire message from physicians: “We are on the verge of a hospital system collapse.”
A district update Monday afternoon warned rolling cancellations will extend through this week and ‘may continue into the future.’
Providers and health officials urged families to vaccinate. “I wish that some time you could come and stand with me over a patient who is taking some of their last breaths,” one ER doctor said.
Like Mat-Su, districts in Fairbanks and on the Kenai Peninsula opted for optional masking in schools, but they are following a federal order to require them on school buses.
The Alaska Department of Transportation says it’s working with the contractor to better maintain the stretch of road near the Mirror Lake exit that has aggravated motorists.
The Grammy-winning band will perform Friday and Saturday at the Alaska State Fair. Members talked with the ADN about the highs and lows of lockdown and finding their way back to Mat-Su.
Face coverings are optional and seemed rarely used at Mat-Su secondary schools on the first day of school.
The bonus for Randy Trani comes as Mat-Su readies to start school next week without Anchorage’s mask requirements after a majority of families opposed them in a survey.
The driver swerved to avoid a moose and the pickup hit a tree, troopers said.
Patricia D. Brown was unable to escape the residence during the fire Monday evening off Knik River Road, troopers said.
The pilot reported losing power before the plane went down near Talkeetna, Alaska State Troopers say.
The denial sets up a potential conflict between the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority’s obligation to make money for beneficiaries.
Charles Steward refused to stop for Alaska State Troopers and led them on a chase before he eventually collided with an ATV, troopers said.