Public Safety Blotter: June 21 Sunday, June 17
• At 1:25 a.m. a man was arrested for disorderly conduct and an outstanding warrant on West Marine Way.
• At 4:16 a.m. a man was arrested for driving without a license, violating conditions of release and felony DUI on West Rezanof Drive.
• At 4:55 a.m. a 911 call was received reporting an unknown woman assaulted her on Carolyn Street. Under investigation.
• At 5:59 a.m. a phone call was received f...
State Trooper Report: June 21 Wednesday,
At approximately 2:40 p.m. Alaska State Troopers stopped a speeding vehicle near the intersection of Selief Lane and Beaver Lake Drive. The driver was identified as a 26-year-old Kodiak resident.
Subsequent investigation led to the discovery of a small amount of marijuana. The marijuana was seized and the driver was issued a summons charging him with one count of misconduct involving a controlle...
Students learn to drum at summer arts class The sound of drums can be heard in the hallways of the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings this summer.
The pounding comes from a drumming summer arts class taught by Michael Daquioag of the Kodiak Island Drummers.
In the class, about 14 students learn the basics of hand drumming, percussion and rhythm. They jam to songs both fast and slow. At the end of the summer, the students ma...
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Officials ID officers involved in Kotzebue shooting ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have named the two troopers wounded and a Kotzebue officer also involved in a weekend standoff with a suspect.
The troopers have been identified as Gordon Young and Christopher Bitz, both of the Kotzebue post, and Kotzebue Sgt. Norman Hughes.
KTUU reported a nine-hour standoff with police and 50-year-old Arvid Nelson Jr. started Sunday after Nelson's pickup struck a guardrail...
Estimate: Special session cost could top $468K
JUNEAU (AP) — Estimates indicate the cost for this year’s 13-day special legislative session will top $468,000.
That figure includes some still-outstanding travel, payroll and other expenses, Jessica Geary, the finance manager for the Legislative Affairs Agency, said Wednesday.
The amount that’s been calculated so far is just over $459,000, with travel and per diem and payroll accounting for the bulk of it. Per di...
Alaska’s oil pipeline marks 35-year milestone ANCHORAGE (AP) — The engineering feat that is the trans-Alaska pipeline is celebrating a milestone.
On Wednesday, the 800-mile pipeline marked 35 years of production with more than 16.5 billion barrels of oil loaded at the North Slope’s Prudhoe Bay oil field for delivery to Valdez at the line’s southern end. There, tankers leave Prince William Sound and head for West Coast refineries.
It was June 20, 1977, when oi...
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NTSB: small plane crash injures 3 in Alaska ANCHORAGE (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board spokesman says a small plane crash near the Happy Valley airstrip north of Alaska’s Brooks Range has seriously injured three people.
NTSB spokesman Clint Johnson told KTUU that one of those injured in the Wednesday afternoon crash was a child.
He said the agency was told that a Helio Courier crashed on takeoff from an airstrip near a haul road in the area. Th...
Parnell appoints attorney Ray to bench
JUNEAU (AP) — An Anchorage attorney has been appointed to the Bethel Superior Court.
Gov. Sean Parnell announced his appointment of Chuck Ray on Wednesday. Ray will fill the vacancy left by the death of Marvin Hamilton III last year.
According to biographical information released by Parnell’s office, Ray has practiced law in Alaska for nearly 30 years. His practice has focused on civil litigation in torts and insu...