907 Updates August 17, 2017

Snow on the mountains this morning~


By Rebecca Palsha: Facing more violence, some fire stations are responding with security
By Associated Press: Judges hear appeal of Fairbanks militia leader’s conviction
By KTUU Staff: Unlike the rest of Anchorage’s economy, air cargo sector is taking off
By Steffi Lee Photojournalist: John Thain U.S. Trustee files objection to proposed loan by The Binkley Company to Alaska Dispatch News
By Liz Raines Photojournalist: Ken Kulovany Anchorage store owners report increase in shoplifting
John Staser, co-owner of Mountain View Sports says he believes it stems, in part, from Senate Bill 91 — a criminal justice reform bill passed by lawmakers last year that eliminates jail time for some offenses.

District Attorney Clint Campion agrees that’s part of the problem.

“The deterrent value is not really there, and people believe that they can commit crimes, including up to felony thefts, including vehicle thefts, without really any consequence,” Campion said, who was a victim of theft himself earlier this month.

By Associated Press: Governors of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration
ByDaybreak Staff: Workforce Wednesday: Dental laboratory technician
By Associated Press: Moisture disclosures now required in firewood purchases in Fairbanks
By Daniella Rivera Photojournalist: Jared Mazurek Business owner unveils plans for unoccupied building downtown

By Dave Bendinger / KDLG Peter Pan Seafoods Port Moller plant devastated in overnight fire

By KTVA Web Staff: Penn. man fined $9K over false residency claim in Alaska bear hunts