News of the North from Monday, February 10th, 2020
Veto override resolution heard in House Judiciary Committee
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The House Judiciary Committee heard House Joint Resolution 15 on Monday. The resolution previously passed out of the House State Affairs Committee in late January.
Ferry rally planned
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Supporters of the Alaska Marine Highway plan a number of events on Tuesday.
Out of court settlement reached in jail death
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Attorney Mark Choate confirmed the state will pay a $550,000 settlement to the family of Joseph Murphy who died of a heart attack at Lemon Creek Correctional.
Ohio soldier dies in Alaska traffic crash; 2 others injured
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - A head-on crash on the Parks Highway killed a 21-year-old Fort Wainwright soldier traveling to Anchorage for an intramural basketball tournament
The Glory Hall purchases land for new shelter
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Glory Hall will share the property with Southeast Alaska Independent Living.
Tour operator proposal leads to council discussion
Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - The Ketchikan City Council discussed Mindfulness Rainforest Adventure that wants to provide tours in Ketchikan.
Ketchikan City Council supports Salmon Walk project
Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - The project is an effort to showcase the history of salmon in Ketchikan Creek.
Man murdered in Manokotak
Manokotak, Alaska (KINY) - Dick Itumulria, 54, has been charged with murder in the second degree after an assault.
Alaska pair arrested for stealing mail, financial documents
Soldotna, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers have arrested two suspects accused of stealing mail from hundreds of people.
Light Snow Fog/Mist and 29 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are West at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1010.3 mb and the humidity is 89%. The wind chill is 24. Last Updated on Feb 16 2020, 8:53 am AKST.