907 Updates July 10, 2018

By Ariane Aramburo: Anchorage police need help finding missing person, Taylor Davis
By Michelle Theriault Boots: A scary phone scam targeting Anchorage residents involves fake kidnappings, ransom demands
By Isabelle Ross, KDLG News: Man denied boarding in Dillingham by PenAir tried to climb into airplane cargo hold
How does one measure the compensation for the loss of an eye?
By Associated Press: City settles with family of boy permanently injured in PE
Officers using new tool to help you know what happened after you call Dispatch
By Anna Rose MacArthur, KYUK: Far from Anchorage, where Cassandra Tinker was killed, her family cuts fish and grieves
By Sean Maguire: Anchorage attorney faces discrimination complaint while defending faith-based homeless shelter
By Michelle Therriault Boots: For some in Anchorage, it’s been the summer of airplane noise. But just wait until next year.
By Heather Hintze: New app speeds up driveway permitting process in Mat-Su
By Leroy Polk: After months of speculation, REI confirms move to midtown
By Liz Raines: DOC tests virtual reality as inmate training tool
By Devin Kelly: ‘Somebody’s got to do it’: Anchorage Assembly members propose ban on plastic shopping bags
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: UPDATE: GCI restoring service after statewide outage
By Scott Gross: How to keep your personal info private on Facebook
By Lynne Curry: My employee is constantly on her cellphone at work. How can I rein her in without looking unfair?
By Devin Kelly: A new hut with dramatic views rose up this summer in Alaska’s Hatcher Pass backcountry
By Eric Bowl: Seppala House saved from demolition in Nome, to turn into museum
Free Books Online for Alaskans of All Ages
Canneries, Cabins, Caches
By John B. Branson, historian for Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

I had always wanted to be a sailor and I really wanted to go to sea, in fact I longed to be on the boat. So inasmuch as all the canneries except Nakat operated their own ships to Alaska, I decided the best way to start would be to take a trip to Alaska, just get on a ship . . . Here again, I had to fib a little. I suddenly became 19 instead of 16. – Stan Tarrant

Digital: Download the entire book as a free .pdf.

By John Schandelmeier: At Bristol Bay, there’s a changing of the guard at the boatyard
By Amy Carney: July Artifact of the Month
By Jacob Resneck KTOO: Melted ice cream, dead dog, uneaten crab: Misery aboard the Alaska state ferry LeConte
By Sam Moore: Why I’m running for Anchorage Assembly
By Julia O’Malley: How Alaska Eats: How to find fresh salmon and rule the sourdough pancake universe
Moms Everyday Alaska Family Features: Grilled panzanella