Gov. Mike Dunleavy took an ideological tone in his remarks to the 43 graduates of the Alaska Law Enforcement Training Academy in Sitka on Nov. 18, saying, "We haven't had any shootings or lootings or burnings when the rest of the lower 48 and some of our major cities were going through that, what I consider to be nonsense."
Some business owners on American Street in Sitka are asking that the city change its status from one-way, back to two-way. The conflict over the downtown route came up at a recent Police and Fire Commission meeting, and commission members weighed in.
Sitka Police say a woman who has been missing in Alaska since last summer has been found. Earlier this week, Alaska State Troopers were looking for information on 60-year-old Barbara Carbone, whose last known whereabouts were in Sitka.
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Alaska’s ranked choice tabulation happened at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Alaska’s statewide incumbents all won reelection. Gov. Mike Dunleavy won outright, and Congresswoman Mary Peltola and U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski won after...