907 Updates February 11 & 12, 2019

By Chris Klint: Former Quintillion CEO pleads guilty in Alaska fiber-optic fraud case
By Patrick Enslow: Sass wins 2019 Yukon Quest following breakaway run into Two Rivers
By Kristen Durand: Reflecting on Black History Month: Rev. Alonzo Patterson
“I refuse to sit down and just be retired, said Reverend Patterson. “I have too much of a desire to bring us to the next level, and to help this generation see what that generation was about. I’m a little slower now. 82 is different than 33, but I still have that desire to make a difference.”
By Tracy Sinclare: Will unseasonably thin ice mean an early tripod topple?
She also said the organization isn’t concerned and the thin ice doesn’t change their plans. The tripod will go up on March 3 and ticket sale will continue through April 5 as usual.
KTOO Public Media: Knopp ends holdout for bipartisan House coalition, paving way for Republican majority; Dunleavy outlines approach ahead of big budget rollout; Of 140,000 comments, most favor keeping the Tongass Forest Roadless Rule; Transforming perspectives on trauma through paintings of hope and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Learning And Teaching At Yup’ik Winter Cultural Camp and more ->
Alaska Native News: Three False Calls to Police Lands Anchorage Man in Jail and more->
KTUU: Alaska’s backlog of Medicaid applications numbers nearly 16K; State culinary competition serves as qualifier for national cook-off; Some Alaska lawmakers say new ethics rules are too limiting and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: High Speed Chase Through Lakeview Terrace Leads to Arrest; Car Theft Turns to Car Chase; Legislators voice concern over decisions made by AK Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner and more->
1 on 1: Gov. Dunleavy speaks with KTUU’s Sean Maguire
2 on 2: Dee Dee Jonrowe
By Leory Polk: Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay films unknown new TV show in Alaska
By Angela Krenzien: Ed and Cathy Rasmuson named honorary 2019 Iditarod mushers
By Dave Leval: Fat-tire bikers to get new Anchorage trail
“We need more people positively using this area,” Constant said. “I’ve heard neighbors say they no longer come here because they don’t feel safe.”

It’s something Schmidt understands well.

“To see four or five people at six o’clock on a Wednesday, hanging around with an open bottle of whiskey in the middle of them, is something you don’t want to see,” Schmidt said.