907 Updates December 16 & 17, 2020

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Santa Claus brings smiles, candy canes to Lake Otis Elementary School students; New details about fatal Unalaska plane crash released Wednesday; Alaska Behavioral Health offers tips for military families far from home this holiday season; Carving the Future: Local carver donates tools, material to aspiring artist; Nights of Lights: A yard of Christmas trees; End the Year with Cheer: Homemade dog treats for the Animal Care and Control in honor of Lil’ Martha Stewart and more ->

KTOO Public Media: Nearly 8,000 gallons of ‘slop oil’ spilled at onshore Hilcorp facility near Cook Inlet; Juneau’s first electric city bus is here, will hit the streets in February 2021; Alaska guns sold in private sales discovered in shipments to Mexican drug cartel and more ->

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Russian Mission Post Office Closures Cause Food Insecurity For Children and more ->

Alaska Native News: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star develops next generation of Arctic leaders; Special Holiday Traffic Enforcement Efforts Begin; Coast Guard, U.S. Border Patrol Conducted Joint Canadian Maritime Border Patrol and more ->

Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Nuiqsut man charged with sexual assault by Fairbanks Police; Yukon-Koyukuk School District holds 14th Annual Virtual Holiday Program and more ->

STORIES OF THE FAR NORTH: Would be Railroader

By Lile R. Gibbons, Rasmuson Foundation News: A friendship with Terrence Cole
By Suzanne Downing, Editor, Must Read Alaska Wednesday Newsletter – Anchorage now owns the Golden Lion Hotel for drug addiction site and more ->
By Craig Medred: The fatty fad
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Plan A Trip To Talkeetna, One Of Alaska’s Most Charming Historic Towns
By Megan McDonald, Only In Your State Alaska: Alaska’s Enchanting 1 Mile Bright Up The Night Holiday Drive-Thru Is Sure To Delight