907 Updates June 26, 2017

Author: Devin Kelly Sullivan Arena posts $600,000 operating loss for 2016, well before Aces exit
In good times, which stretch back more than a decade, the arena split its profit with the city. In 2015, the city received $15,165, deposited into a capital reserve account for future repairs and renovations.

If the arena loses money, it’s up to the city to cover the gap, according to the contract signed in 2011. That means backfilling where revenues fall short of expenses, within a limit set each year by a complex formula.
 
 
By Associated Press: Former Alaska jail inmate becomes drug counselor after release
 
 
By Associated Press: Marijuana control board to revisit on-site pot consumption in July
 
 
By Travis Khachatoorian: New funds requested to complete already over budget Loussac Library
 
 
By Daniella Rivera Photojournalist: Nick Swann: Alaskans avoiding Bird Ridge trail following fatal black bear mauling
For Alaskans concerned about being out on the trails, Fish and Game says the next opportunity to learn about staying safe in bear country is during REI’s free bear and moose aware clinic on July 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the REI Classroom at 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd. More information can be found here.
 
 
Author: Michelle Theriault Boots ‘I can’t exaggerate how fast this was’: JBER cyclist mauled by brown bear
 
 
By Emily Carlson: The women who built the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
 
 
Author: Suzanna Caldwell: The woman who’s trying to put local meat on plates in Anchorage restaurants
 
 
Author: Doug Capra: A 1945 ship, restored and ready to work another salmon run in Bristol Bay

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