Peter Horace-Wright was allegedly shot to death by Ryder Alan Smith at a towing business in November of last year. The 11 minutes between the gun shots and Ryder Smith calling the police, Smith can be heard calling his father. Ryder Smith faces first degree murder charges, but Peter Horace-Wright's family is calling on the justice system to make Smith's father accountable as well.
According to a press release from Assistant Superintendent Luke Meinert, sporting events and activities will continue in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District despite currently being in the Red Zone.
Mark L. James, 47 of Arctic Village, was last seen on his ATV sometime during the evening hours of September 12, 2020. Local searchers located James' body in a lake near Arctic Village. On September 15, 2020 AST returned to Arctic Village and recovered the body.
The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District School Board voted to allow in person learning for elementary schools and middle schools dependent on the COVID case count, but postponed the decision to approve in person learning for high schools.
According to a 10-page motioned filed in Fairbanks Superior Court, “Due process guarantees a criminal defendant the right to prepare and present a defense, and this due process right encompasses the separate constitutional right to the effective assistance of counsel.” They claim this right is violated by the rule banning in-person visitation.
According to a letter released on Sunday, the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superintendent Karen Gaborik has indicated her intention to retire from her position, effective June 30th of 2021.
In a press release issued Monday Sept. 14th Alaska Airlines states that flights to and from airports in Portland, Oregon and Spokane, Washington will be temporarily suspended starting Monday September 14th as the Pacific Northwest continues to battle intense wildfires and hazardous air quality.
A new graduate program at UAF’s College of Fisheries and Ocean Science aims to both elevate indigenous knowledge on fisheries in Alaska, and also equip more Alaskan Native students to be leaders in organizations involved with managing the resource.
According to charging documents, on Sept. 1, Zachary Charlie, 27, was found asleep on a couch next to Knowlend Silas, 73, who was laying in a pool of blood. Silas had possible injuries to his face. Charlie was said to have blood on his hands and clothing.
Among the University of Alaska Board of Regents meetings filled with reduced budgets and slashed athletic programs regents discussed progress to reduce and respond to sexual assault and harassment on campus.
Byron Mallott invited a woman to a meeting at a hotel in 2018 in which Alaska’s then-lieutenant governor said he was attracted to her and expressed hope she felt the same, she told the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica of the events that led to Mallott’s resignation.
Alaska Public Media reported Tuesday that a recent outbreak at the Brother Francis Shelter in Anchorage spread to dozens of residents who had stayed there and as of Sunday had infected at least 93 people.
Contractors are currently building and renovating family homes on Fort Wainwright to ensure that military families have modern and safe places to live according to the project manager. They are building 32 new units and renovating 58 homes.
In an opinion issued Friday, the Alaska Court of Appeals ruled that law enforcement officers can not use technology such as cameras and drones to search from the air during an investigation without an arrest warrant.