Tevyn Davis shot Michael Hodges, 27, once in the chest in the early morning hours of Sept. 4, 2016 after a fight inside the former Bojangles bar spilled outside. Hodges died at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital shortly afterward, despite efforts by paramedics and emergency room staff.
Updated 5:43 p.m.: The department projects the upward trend will continue, though the projections vary for each date depending on given data confidence levels.
All qualified applications for the recent rent and mortgage assistance lottery run by the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. will receive some relief funding, the agency announced this week.
The school district has about 13,500 students at about 35 schools plus about 2,500 teachers, staff and administrators.
Outside experts at National Economic Research Associates and the international law firm Morrison & Foerster were hired to help the state analyze Hilcorp’s finances along with the $5.6 billion deal in which Hilcorp, a private company based in Texas, is purchasing Alaska assets from BP.
Updated 6:44 p.m.: Gov. Mike Dunleavy, who met with reporters for the first time in weeks Tuesday evening to discuss the new numbers, pointed to rising case counts "all across the world" but maintained that Alaska's case numbers "in most respects are still very, very low."
“Fairbanks is the gateway to the Interior,” Lojewski said. “It would be a benefit to our visitor industry, and that is needing all the help it can get right now.”
Mayor Mike Welch doesn’t think the city is vested with that power. If he could mandate masks, he would also need council approval, but his Police Department also is ill-equipped to enforce it, he said.
A troopers news release states that troopers received a report at roughly 7 p.m. Saturday of a “flipped canoe and a body in the water” at Diamond Lake, which is roughly 3 miles from Big Lake in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough
“We’re a community service organization,” Poirrier said, “and we do things we think we can provide to help the North Pole community and the only asset we have is this building, and the idea is to use this building in whatever way we can to make it useful for the people in the area.”
“We believe that uniting during a time of social distancing is a sign for brighter days ahead for our communities and people who visit Denali,” said Jodi Rodwell, executive director of the Denali Education Center.
A combined 33 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in 29 residents and four nonresidents Saturday, according to a Sunday report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.
Troopers responded and found the alleged driver in a nearby Dumpster. The roller compactor had become stuck in the mud near a pond.
“We’ve served the unique needs of the Great Land for 88 years and introducing a new aircraft to our in-state fleet supports additional flying and keeps Alaskans connected within the state and beyond.”
Water levels for the Chena River, Tanana River and Salcha River continued to recede Saturday but some low lying areas were still underwater.
Anchorage topped the list with 10 new cases and Wasilla had two. Fairbanks, Juneau, Bethel, Seward, Kenai, Willow and the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area each reported one new case.
“The court now holds that ANCs are ‘Indian Tribes,’ and that their boards of directors are ‘Tribal governments,’ for purposes of the CARES Act,” Amit Mehta, a U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., wrote in a 36-page opinion.
Two members of the Seward-based band Blackwater Railroad Company have tested positive for COVID-19 after playing a packed show at local Fairbanks bar and outdoor music venue The Boatel last week.
The borough fell behind on maintenance at the Mary Siah Recreation Center, which is upward of 70 years old and was proposed to be torn down. But leaders decided instead to address the most-pressing problems — replacing corroded mechanical systems and adding seismic bracing to walls — while planning for a new aquatics center.
Updated 5:43 p.m.: Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink: “As case counts continue to rise in Alaska, we must be diligent about keeping six feet away from others, wearing a cloth face covering when you’re out in public, washing your hands often and isolating and calling a health care provider to ask about testing if you’re experiencing even mild COVID-19 symptoms.”
On Jan. 10, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., released “Wastebook: PORKémon Go,” a list of 50 examples of what he deemed “questionable expenditures” by the U.S. government.