NOTN 11-5 AM

    News of the North

    Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 - 16 minutes

    Narrated by Kevin Allen

    Reports include:

    Capital City Fire Rescue responded to the Mendenhall Glacier late Tuesday morning on a report that a man fell through the lake ice.

    A rural Alaska man who threatened to kill Alaska’s two U.S. senators in a series of profanity-laced voice messages left at their offices in Washington has pleaded guilty to making the threats in exchange for having other charges dropped.

    Juneau is experiencing a rise in COVID cases with the community averaging about 38 new cases a day over the long weekend, setting a new 7-day case rate record over the course of the pandemic.

    A state panel is proposing to increase the pay of Alaska lawmakers but to cut their per diem allowance.

    An Anchorage man is accused of shooting two people and then attempting to elude police.

    State Troopers and the Division of Homeland Security will be conducting a test of the statewide Amber Alert System today at 10:20 am.

    It comes as no surprise that the National Weather Service says Juneau and Southeast experienced a snowy and cold December.

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