Alaska News November 23, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Advocates, police department talk merits of mobile crisis team as funding decision looms Who to call for a mental crisis as city leaders, mental health experts work toward end goal of separate response unit; Grand opening of IñuPiphany; Reindeer twins beating the odds in Palmer and more ->
KTOO Alaska’s Public Media: ‘Being good relatives’: New program aims to increase collaboration between Alaska Native tribes and corporations; Infrared photography reveals centuries-old formline paintings on Lingít bentwood boxes; Astra successfully launches experimental rocket from Kodiak and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Yute Commuter Service plane catches fire in Bethel. No one is injured; Alaska’s Public Safety Commissioner responds to study that found troopers are understaffed in Western Alaska and more ->
Alaska Native News: Anchorage Man Charged for Violating Marine Mammal Protection Act; Representative Young Announces $20 Million DOT RAISE Grant for Cordova’s South Harbor Restoration Project; Thhis Day n Alaska History November 23rd, 1915 and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks man sentenced to 12 years in prison for murder-for-hire plot; Fairbanks councilmember Clark introduces resolution discouraging vaccination requirements for business patrons; Borough seeks public input on Trails Plan and more ->
KINY: North Pole elementry school goes into lockdown during arrest; Public Safety Academy graduates 25 new law enforcement officers; State education department releases first version of construction priority list and more ->
KFSK: Parking at Petersburg airport to require paid permits starting Dec. 1 and more ->
KRBD: Ketchikan’s local governments step up COVID-19 messaging as cases remain high and more ->
Courtesy of Patch:

An East Anchorage senior care center is facing a lawsuit for neglecting a resident’s well-being after she was raped by another resident, then making efforts to cover up the assault. The attack left the woman, who suffers from dementia, badly battered. Additionally, court documents report that Baxter Senior Living’s delay in getting the resident medical treatment led to further injuries that resulted in 15 days of intensive hospital care. (Anchorage Daily News)
Anchorage Patch: Anchorage Area Pets Who Need A Home: Peppercorn, Scarlett & More Looking to adopt a fuzzy friend? Check out this week’s list of pets waiting at adoption facilities in and around Anchorage.
Craig Medred: Colder than…