Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks
Police are investigating the shooting as a double homicide.
The 28 yearlings increase the Western Alaska Wood Bison herd to about 160 animals.
Morgan led an unconventional life, telling the stories of others, and creating her own.
Troopers say their investigation determined that a 15-year-old boy shot three siblings and then himself.
As of late Wednesday afternoon, Golden Valley Electric Association had restored service to all but about 2,000 of the 30,000 members who lost power.
The decision also took into account the fairgrounds’ location next to Creamers Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, said the fair's board president.
The 72,000-acre wildfire burned into two subdivisions.
David Hamilton, 77, emphasized the value of his $125 per year medevac insurance.
Troopers says evidence at the scene indicates the child and vehicle had been abandoned on Tuesday.
Alaska State Troopers say the sole occupant, 38-year-old pilot Andy Andersen of Sutton, died in the crash.
Denali Borough Mayor Clay Walker says a preliminary report lists 15 affected properties.
It’s likely the 17-mile stretch of highway will remain closed through the weekend, says the state transportation department.
“It is not a season-ending event," said fire information officer Jose Acosta. "This will cause a lull in fire activity that could easily pick up.”
Fire information officer Jose Acosta said the state set a red flag record on Sunday.
The wind-fueled growth of the Clear fire Wednesday prompted urgent calls for residents of a nearby subdivision that had been under a long-standing evacuation call to leave if they hadn’t already.
The fire was sparked by lightning in late June and has grown to more than 55,000 acres.
Thousands of lightning strikes and another 13 fires recorded as Alaska’s intense fire season continues
The lightning storms have coincided with very dry conditions.
Thousands of lightning strikes were again detected across a wide area, from Southcentral to the Interior and Northern Alaska.
Jamison Gallion's sentencing is scheduled for November 2-4.