Trooper kills armed man in Golovin

GOLOVIN - An Alaska State Trooper shot and killed...after a confrontation in the village of Golovin along Alaska's western coast. Troopers...Joseph Amaktoolik. The trooper went to Golovin with an order to transport Amaktoolik...
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Senate passes operating budget

...budget bill was passed 16-4 with no substantial change from the Senate Finance committee version.Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, voted with the Republican majority as a "yes" vote.A total of 24 budget amendments were introduced, and all but three...
State | AK legislature
Troopers say infant snowmobile passenger dies

...has died, days after he was found not breathing.Troopers say the child was a passenger on a snowmobile during a trip from Golovin to White Mountain. Troopers say the child was carried in his mother's parka during the trip last Saturday.Troopers say...
Senate Finance advances gas line bill

...Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel, said that's a critical piece for him and the other amendment sponsors, Sens. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, and Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks.Hoffman has been outspoken in wanting to ensure the benefit of a gas line is spread to...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers rack up travel costs

...the call of the Alaska Legislature, Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, and his family took a 1,028-mile journey across the state...criss-crosses the south-central portion of the state. Golovin, the town of about 140 where Olson lives and works as a doctor...
Village mayor charged with bootlegging

...bottles of liquor into the dry village of Golovin. Edgar M. Jackson Sr., 63, is charged with bootlegging. He crab fishes in Golovin. Troopers said Jackson told authorities...Nome. He was arrested July 26. Like Golovin, Shaktoolik is a dry village, where...
Sen. Donny Olson

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Final state budget figures reveal fewer cuts than popularly thought

...about $3,122 total, based on LAA numbers. Every legislator claimed at least one day of per diem. Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, a Senate Finance Committee member, brought in the most per diem pay over the course of the two special sessions. He claimed...
Warming climate leaves fewer walrus to hunt

...adapting," he said.No federal assistance is available, and state aid is minimal, at best. State Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, said he might introduce legislation to allow failed subsistence hunts to qualify for state disaster funds.Moving from her...
Budget passes from Senate

...After six hours of debate on the Senate floor, the state operating budget bill was passed 16-4.Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, joined the majority in the "yes" vote.A total of 24 budget amendments were introduced, and all but three failed. Sen...
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