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Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The community celebrated National Drive Electric Week on Saturday.

Ketchikan, Alaska (KINY) - Ketchikan sustained a historic loss when Alaska’s oldest American Legion Post, Joseph T. Craig Post 3, was destroyed by arson on Sept. 10. The fire was fought for hours.

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Paving work will take place on Monday, Sept. 25, on Tongass Boulevard between Dudley Street and Mendenhall Loop Road, including the intersection of Tongass Boulevard and Short Way.

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Police Department has received reports of scam activity being targeted toward residents who were impacted by the flooding in August.

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - 2023 property tax payments are due on Saturday, Sept. 30. The deadline falls on a Saturday this year; it does not move to the next business day.

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - On Friday at about 1:30 p.m., staff at the Juneau International Airport notified the police department that they were made aware of a bomb threat toward airports in Alaska.

Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - This event is the first in a series of community events in Alaska, and Alaskan communities interested in participating are encouraged to reach out.

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Department of Revenue announced the calculation of the 2023 Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) as $1,312. The amount allocated for the dividend has been determined each year since 2016 by the Alaska Legislature.

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - On Sept. 7, the CBJ Utility noted an aroma of diesel in the wastewater collections system in the Juneau downtown area and at the Juneau/Douglas waste treatment facility. At the same time, downtown businesses also reported the fuel smell directly to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC).

Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - Tuesday, an Anchorage jury convicted William Myers of one count of attempted sexual assault in the second degree. They found him not guilty of sexual assault in the second degree.

Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) -The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Alaska announced the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) awarded over $3.3 million in grants to the Alaska Department of Public Safety to improve criminal records systems.

Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The FBI Anchorage Field Office is seeking information regarding a bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at approximately 2:12 p.m. at the Global Credit Union branch located at 12222 Industry Way.