Utlity Strike Averted, Bill Allen Serving Out Sentence

Alaska Edition host Michael Carey and guests discuss the implications of a potential strike by utility workers in Anchorage and also these headlines of  Alaska’s top news stories for the week of August 28:

  • Former VECO executive Bill Allen, a central figure in the political corruption trials, is serving the final stages of his sentence at home in New Mexico.
  • Some Alaska parents charged with misdemeanors after their children repeatedly skipped school.
  • Reverend Jerry Prevo’s son, Allen Prevo files for divorce.
  •  The ferry Susitna is ready for business, except there is no business.
  • Cabbie Nathan Nwokorie jailed, again, after judge raises his bail in rape case. Assembly is visiting legislation that would prevent cab drivers accused of sexual assault from driving a cab
  • Buccaneer Energy acquires a Transocean rig for drilling in Alaska.

HOST: Michael Carey, Freelance editorial writer, Anchorage Daily News


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