With the help of several people, the family was able to take a flight from the Kabul airport and flee the country back in August — just hours before chaos erupted in that same location. After a long journey, they arrived in Alaska last week.
A 35-year-old man from Salcha was shot and killed by law enforcement while they were attempting to serve warrants for his arrest, according to Alaska State Troopers. The two law enforcement officers who fired their weapons have been identified.
Nuvision Federal Credit Union of Alaska has extended their hours from the Hunger Action Month of September through the whole month of October to help provide food for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Food Pantry.