907 Updates August 14, 2017

By Austin Baird: Alaska’s largest newspaper will keep printing if a federal judge approves sale
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor & Sean Maguire: UDPATE: Juvenile suspect in custody after reportedly firing shots inside a residence
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Troopers: Driver made fake 911 call in attempt to divert officers during pursuit
Nelson is currently being held without bail at Wildwood Pretrial.

He faces charges including felony eluding, terrositic threatening and reckless driving.
 
 
 
 
By Juan Montes: Driver escapes his vehicle right before it splashes into the Matanuska River
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Federal government stalling construction of new Alaska ferry

 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska mayor questions tax cap for local government
 
 
 
 
Author: Michelle Theriault Boots Here are all the personalized license plates the Alaska DMV rejected for being offensive

Last year, a total of 115 personalized plates were rejected, according to the state.

So far this year, 173 plates have been rejected — just through Aug. 4.

 
 
 
 

Author Laurel Andrews: Is the marijuana industry actually making money for Alaska?

 
 
 
 

Author: Lisa Demer Dust busting: Bush Alaska clouds with choking dust, and residents want to do something about it
But one woman in Bethel is trying a simple, inexpensive fix. Jody Drew, a relative newcomer to the Southwest Alaska hub, is handing out 15 mph speed limit signs for people to post wherever they choose, even if the legal speed limit is higher. The signs, made of plastic, are showing up all over town. In some areas, traffic is slowing.

 
 
 
 
Congratulations Elissa Brown!
Author: Suzanna Caldwell: How Wild Scoops went from farmers market darling to downtown ice cream destination
 
 
 
 
Author Beth Bragg: Rugged new race at Alyeska challenges mountain runners
 
 
 
 

Author: Ned Rozell Reflections from the last miles of a trans-Alaska trek
 
 
 
 

Author: Vicky Ho Whether paddling in place or going in reverse, this amateur is a work in progress

If you’re looking for expert advice on kayaking or packrafting, you’ve come to the wrong place. All I know about paddling here can be boiled down to two points:

1) Water in Alaska can kill you.

2) I still have so much to learn.

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