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Sentencing continues for case related to troopers' deaths

FAIRBANKS - The sentencing hearing for a man convicted of evidence tampering in the deaths of two Alaska State Troopers will be continued next week.The hearing for Arvin Kangas will resume next Thursday to give the judge time to consider...
Justice Dana Fabe puts down gavel

...who's going to apply," DiPietro said. "Sometimes it's a large number of people; sometimes it's not."In 2012, two Alaska Supreme Court justices were appointed by then-Gov. Sean Parnell. In the first case, 14 people applied and the council...
Man gets 8 years for moving troopers' bodies

FAIRBANKS - A Tanana man was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison for moving the bodies of two Alaska State Troopers last year.Arvin Kangas, 49, was found guilty in April of tampering with evidence for manipulating the troopers...
My Turn: Action in Alaska's Arctic

...has covered production facilities and most important, a workforce of 160 Alaskans. Vigor currently is building the two Alaska-class ferries.In addition, Ketchikan can offer berthing facilities at Ward Cove, a short distance from Vigor...
Bering Sea halibut bycatch cut leaves both trawlers and halibut fishermen unhappy Alaska member and sport fisherman Ed Dersham broke ranks and voted with the non-Alaska members of the council.Two Alaska members of the council were recused from the final vote, and Dersham again broke ranks on that final decision, leading to the...
Digital Yakutat

...We're really the most isolated village there is," said Yakutat Schools superintendent Robin Gray. "We do have two (Alaska Airlines flights per day) and we do have the ferry. But if you look at the connectivity, it's very problematic...
Speak up for safety in honor of Workers' Memorial Day

...Longshoreman Charlie Tom James Jr. was crushed by two vehicles and killed on the job in Anchorage. Almost a year ago, two Alaska State Troopers, Sgt. Patrick Johnson and Gabriel Rich, were shot and killed in the line of duty in Tanana. While...
Village confirms banishment after troopers' deaths

...ANCHORAGE - A man banished from his rural Alaska village after officials there determined he influenced the suspect in two Alaska State Troopers' deaths has lost his court appeals of the traditional form of justice, according to village officials...
Jury begins deliberating in Tanana evidence tampering case

...59-year-old Tanana man charged with evidence tampering.Prosecutors say Arvin Kangas moved handguns belonging to two Alaska State Troopers after his son allegedly shot and killed them last year.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that...
Local poet chosen for Poems in Place project

...Poems in Place steering committee recently selected four winning entries from poems written by Alaskans for placement in two Alaska State Parks. Juneau poet Aleria Jensen's poem "A Soldier's Station" will be installed at Caines Head State Recreational...


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