6 years ago this week
Icy roads send drivers diving for ditches
The first snowfall of the year sent drivers into ditches and one another, according to police spokeswoman Marlene Lammers. Lammers said officers responded to 18 calls for service between Oct. 27 and 30 after the first significant snow.
However, only one accident required a trip to the hospital — and that for only minor injuries.
Not so fast, sonny
Anchorage police responded to a burglary call in Chugiak. When they arrived, they found that the homeowner reported a juvenile male had entered their home through their daughter’s bedroom window without permission.
The case was turned over to the school resource officer for follow-up.
Republicans dominate elections
Local House and Senate Republicans swept elections held Nov. 2, with Anna Faiclough, Bill Stoltze, Nancy Dahlstron and Mike Hawker winning seats in the State House and Charlie Huggins and Con Bunde earning State Senate seats.
In the governor’s race, former Wasilla mayor Sarah Palin became the state’s first female governor and Don Young held onto his U.S. House of Representative seat.