News of the North from Saturday, January 15th, 2022
Man wanted on six outstanding warrants arrested in Ketchikan
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A Ketchikan man who had six active outstanding warrants for his arrest was found by law enforcement officers early Saturday morning.
Southeast land exchange finalized
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A land exchange between the federal government and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has been signed.
Governor taps new commissioner from Ketchikan
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Governor Mike Dunleavy has selected a new commissioner for the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP and KINY) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear.
Tsunami advisory in effect for Alaska, BC and the US west coast
Tsunami advisory in effect for Alaska and the US west coast as waves hit Tonga following volcanic eruption.
Earth shakes near Sitka
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A moderate earthquake was reported in Southeast Alaska Friday morning.
Alaska ferries collide in Ketchikan, no injuries, damage believed minimal
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The marine vessels Kennicott and Hubbard collided Friday morning, according to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.
Light Rain and 38 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are East at 8.1 MPH (7 KT). The pressure is 1015.8 mb and the humidity is 89%. The wind chill is 32. Last Updated on Jan 15 2022, 11:53 pm AKST.