Hatcher Pass Road is closed today following a "significant" avalanche and the public is being asked to avoid the area. Separately, a 33-year-old skier has been missing Sunday, according to Alaska state troopers.
As state and municipal lawmakers draw nearer to formalizing regulations, Marijuana Control Board chairman Bruce Schulte has recommended that marijuana entrepreneurs start preparing soon for license applications.
The mother of a teenager who died in Selawik last week after being given alcohol by a substitute village patrol officer says she is struggling to bring her daughter's body home by Thanksgiving. Minnie Cleveland also says she would like to see more police in the village.