907 Updates January 18, 2018

By Leroy Polk: 2 armed suspects identified in Eagle River home invasion
By Leroy Polk: ‘Person of interest’ in homicide calls KTUU before being taken into custody
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – “I’m calling because I want to set the record straight, to give my side of it,” said Carl Tarkington, a man police wished to speak with after a man was shot and killed on Jan 13.

Tarkington, one of the two men police sought as “persons of interest” in the weekend death, reached out to the media with his version of events on the night of the shooting. Hours later, he would be in police custody.
By Rebecca Palsha: Husband arraigned for wife’s New Year’s morning homicide
By Kalinda Kindle: Cannabis cultivator goes to social media to help catch thief
By KTOO / 360 North: WATCH: Governor’s 2018 State of the State Address
JUNEAU, Alaska (KTOO / 360 North) – KTOO and 360 North will provide a live Gavel Alaska broadcast of Governor Bill Walker’s 2018 State of the State Address, on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.

By Chris Klint: Ethics committee seeks to remove Eastman
By Beth Verge: Namesake Navy ship USS Anchorage departs for NASA mission
By Lisa Demer: Alaska commercial fisherman who robbed creeks of spawning salmon forfeits boat and gear
An Alaska commercial fisherman who prosecutors say robbed creeks of salmon heading to spawning grounds has lost his fishing vessel, nets, skiff and other gear, under a sentence imposed last week in Prince of Wales District Court.
By Devin Kelly, Marc Lester: Neighborhood chaos drives a new approach at an Anchorage social services hub
By KTVA Web Staff: SeaLife Center rescues first animal of 2018
By DAVE KIFFER: E.B. White sailed to Alaska in 1923 Famed writer visited Ketchikan as a ‘callow’ youth.
Alaska Public Media
By Maya Wilson: Juneau gin allows for an orange twist on a classic cocktail
I had just gotten a bottle of Juneauper Gin from Amalga Distillery in Juneau. It’s a robust gin, both in alcohol content and in flavor. It’s made with local botanicals like spruce tips, devil’s club, rhubarb and herbs.