Austin Barrett, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of murder in February of this year and was sentenced in Palmer last week to 65 years with 20 suspended and 10 years of probation.

A 69-year-old inmate at Goose Creek Correctional Center died Sunday of complications related to COVID-19.

While TSA officials are not providing local or state statistics, Fairbanks International Airport Manager Angie Spear said the staff observed more people traveling to and from Fairbanks during this holiday week.

Astra Space Inc. will attempt to launch the latest version of their rocket from Kodiak’s Pacific Spaceport Complex during a 12-day launch window, which starts on Dec. 7. 

After almost a year of investigation into the Dec. 31, 2019, sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose that left only two survivors, investigators are still looking for information before a public hearing in February.