Green Star's 'Swap-O-Rama' Clothing Drive To Be Held Saturday At Pioneer Park

The third annual Flint Hills Resources 'Swap-O-Rama' is hosting a community-wide clothing event for all ages this Saturday at the Pioneer Park Civic Center. The event offers a chance for folks to clean out their closets and bring over used clothes in good condition. Green Star of Interior Alaska is accepting clothing donations from noon to 8 p.m. today and Friday. This year, Green Star is taking the extra time to sort out the clothes so that they are organized by size and gender.

Man Arraigned In Court Claims His Assault Victim 'Choked On A Taco'

A Fairbanks man was arraigned yesterday in Fairbanks Superior Court after being arrested when a family member allegedly witnessed him assaulting a woman. 28-year-old Ronald Aldrich is charged with two counts of second degree assault. According to charging documents, a woman contacted the Alaska State Troopers that her family member had witnessed Aldrich choking and hitting another woman. The troopers went to Aldrich's residence where they saw a woman lying on the floor holding her throat. The victim had swelling on her face, bumps on head, a hoarse voice, and scratch marks.