Palmer resident Erick Almandinger was sentenced on Aug. 8 to serve 99 years in prison for the 2016 kidnapping and murder of his Colony High School classmate, 16-year-old David Grunwald. During sentencing, Palmer Superior Court Judge Gregory Heath said
Ammo-Can Coffee, a wildly popular cultural and social club/coffee shop for conservative-minded, faith-filled Alaskan patriots on the Kenai Peninsula, was vandalized around 1 a.m. on Aug. 8. Owner Jason Floyd posted a notice on social media, saying his family
A 33-year-old Anchorage man, Gali Jr., has been charged with attempted murder in the first degree of a police officer. He has also been charged with assault in the first degree of a police officer, assault in the third degree of a police officer, and
Since I took office last year on July 1, significant progress and advancement have been made on the priorities established at the onset of my administration. When it comes to public safety, economic development, the Port of Alaska, homelessness, property
Article 1, Section 8 of the Alaska Constitution states: “The power of grand juries to investigate and make recommendations concerning the public welfare or safety shall never be suspended.” Most Alaskans would never believe that our judicial
The FBI released an intelligence brief last month titled “Domestic Violent Extremist Activity Likely in Response to US Supreme Court Decision on Abortion.” The June 24 memo states that “Some Domestic Violent Extremists (DVEs) will likely exploit the
High public trust in major religious, cultural, political and economic institutions is a bell weather marker for a strong, robust and effective nation. Confidence in these institutions lend credibility and public support to their work. America, however, is in
About 20 years ago Alaska’s state fish and game interests learned that the plight of rural Alaskans was linked to wolf control. The savvy bumper sticker “Eat Moose: 10,000 Wolves Can’t Be Wrong” said it well. No moose meant no meat in the Alaskan
During an attempted armed robbery at a Fairbanks tool shop this past Friday, an employee stopped the would-be perpetrator from stealing a bandsaw kit. According to the Alaska State Troopers’ dispatch, the attempted robbery took place on June 24, just after
Correction: Sen. Murkowski was not one of 10 Republicans to announce support for new gun control measures. Murkowski said the group’s announcement was an encouraging step, but she has not yet given it her backing. Days after announcing that she is open
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