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...
Regional News
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...
Domestic violence prevention dollars deleted

...programs, such as Girls on the Run and Coaching Boys into Men, both active in Juneau.Committee member Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, spoke against the cut."The $1.5 million covers all the prevention programs in the state of Alaska," he said...
State | AK legislature
Legislature approves all of Walker's commissioners in marathon joint session

...constitution."On Sunday, Gardner and Egan, along with all of the Senate's minority Democrats except for Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, voted against Richards' confirmation."I just don't like his views on issues that are important to me," Egan said...
State | AK legislature
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...
State | AK legislature
Capital budget stripped

...the state's obligation would be, she said. For example, is the road part of that obligation?Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, said the main goal is making sure the legal settlement is met. But he noted some of the outstanding questions. He said...
State | AK legislature
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...table," he told the crowd, according to the Anchorage Daily News.Last week in a press conference, Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, compared the state's budget situation to a personal budget."If your own personal bank account was being challenged and...
State | AK legislature
Senate's budget cuts go after schools, cruise ship head tax

...million add-back to the University of Alaska system made in a Senate subcommittee by $1.8 million.Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, the sole minority member on Finance, offered a failed amendment Wednesday to add back funding to the Alaska Marine Highway...
State | AK legislature
Senate keeps pot edibles on the table

...bill passed unamended from the Finance version 17-3, with minority Sens. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Donny Olson, D-Golovin, joining the majority in the "yes" vote.Egan said after the floor session that while "it's not a perfect bill at all...
State | AK legislature


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