By Alex DeMarban: Mostly union force of 261 to be laid off in Prudhoe Bay contract change
By Beth Verge: Anchorage man sentenced for homeless camp killing
“That’s six years, six years for a life, Your Honor,” said one family member upon hearing the verdict.
By Heather Hintze: Man convicted of criminally negligent homicide in death of Valley teen
Under Senate Bill 91, the presumptive range for criminally negligent homicide is one to three years; because the victim was under 16 in his case, that range goes from two to four years in jail.
Palmer Assistant District Attorney Shawn Traini said Melton pleaded guilty to the most serious aggravator for the crime, which means the judge could sentence him up to 10 years.
By Leroy Polk: Fairbanks man pleads not guilty to sexually abusing toddler
By Nathaniel Herz: Former Alaska prosecutor misled superiors about trooper’s lewd text, state says
By Joe Vigil: Police arrest woman accused of pepper-spraying man in the face
By John Tracy: Reality Check: Get out of jail free!
By Lauren Maxwell: Large apartment complex planned for Sand Lake area
He also pointed out that two years ago, he got a letter of approval for the project from the Sand Lake Community Council.
By Scott Gross: Capturing the impact on both sides of opioid abuse
Tennessee man who famously hacked Sarah Palin’s Yahoo email account in 2008 is dead By Ryan Poe, The Commercial Appeal:
MEMPHIS, Tennessee — David Kernell, who as a college student in 2008 guessed his way into Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin’s personal email account, died last week in California. He was 30.
Kernell, son of Shelby County, Tennessee, school board member and former Democratic state representative Mike Kernell, died of complications related to progressive multiple sclerosis late Friday or early Saturday, his family confirmed in a statement Thursday.
By Beth Bragg: Team Alaska can fend for itself – and put on a show
AFGHANISTAN (KTUU) – “You can leave the ‘stan, but the ‘stan will never leave you. Enjoy your visit.” Those were the words Col. Brian Beckno, NATO Resolute Support said to me minutes after arriving at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. At the time, while I had a few ideas, I really didn’t know what to expect from my first trip to a war zone. Two weeks later, I know those words he spoke, for better and worse, were 100 percent the truth.
By Daybreak Staff: DJ Spencer Lee to host ‘Spenard Prom’, ‘Jams for the Fams’ events
Spenard Prom Dance Party (21+ event)
Thursday, Feb. 15
Bear Tooth Theatrepub
Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Party Starts at 9 p.m.
Jams for the Fams Neon Love Party
Sunday, Feb. 11
Bear Tooth Theatrepub
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.