907 Updates September 28, 2016

Java Wars? No more free coffee at this Holiday station?
Chris Klint:  Police: 2 hurt during ‘melee’ in Mountain View, 4 arrested
After reviewing surveillance video from the store, officers arrested three juveniles, who weren’t being identified because of their ages, Shell said. A fourth teen, 18-year-old Faizon Murray, was taken into custody on counts of second-degree and fourth-degree assault. He was held at the Anchorage Correctional Complex for an arraignment Wednesday afternoon.

 

Examples of those who play games for a very lucrative living
Shiloh Carder: A sports history of not standing up for the national anthem

Reminder that Colin Kaepernick is not the first to refuse to stand, his bandwagon is just more socially acceptable. Will these actions assure more votes for Flynn?
Devin Kelly:  Anchorage assemblyman kneels during Pledge of Allegiance
Anchorage Assemblyman Patrick Flynn knelt during the Pledge of Allegiance at Tuesday night’s Assembly meeting, which he said was in solidarity with a national movement started by NFL player Colin Kaepernick to protest police brutality and social injustice.
Flynn also put his hand over his heart while he knelt and recited the pledge and also wore an American flag pin.
“Obviously I’m respectful of our community and our country, which is why I put my hand over my heart and knelt at the same time,” Flynn said in a later interview.

 

Chris Klint: Pioneer Peak climber impaled by ax during fall
Based on GPS coordinates from Pierimarchi, Butte Fire Department paramedics began hiking to the scene but encountered rough terrain. At that point the 11th Air Force’s Rescue Coordination Center in Anchorage was contacted and sent a helicopter to hoist Whitehorse from the mountain.

 

Congratulations Sarah Lorimer!
Beth Bragg: The Alaska Fighting Championship will go global this season.
Beginning with Wednesday night’s season-opening event at Sullivan Arena, the AFC will be available in more than 200 countries on UFC Fight Pass, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s online broadcast platform.

 

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