907 Updates June 09, 2020

KTUU: Anchorage police are investigating a suspicious death near APU; APD: Suspicious item found in neighborhood; Judge weighs shutting down Southeast Alaska Chinook fishery for Puget Sound killer whales; For Alaskans struggling with mental health: You’re not alone and help is there and more ->
KTVA The Voice of Alaska: Alaskans who lost income due to COVID-19 can apply for rent or mortgage relief; Palmer’s ‘Machete Killer’ dies in DOC custody; Summer Camps & COVID-19: What Alaska kids and parents can expect in 2020 and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Juneau’s mayor Beth Weldon recovered from COVID-19 this week; At least one small ship cruise line can dock at one Southeast Alaska port this month and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Bethel Residents Have Opportunity To Meet New Police Chief and more ->
Alaska Native News: Troopers Seek Car Thief/Robber in Wasilla; Troopers Arrest Ketchikan Man who was Crashing Bayliner into Refuge Cove Dock; Alaska Neurology Center LLC and Its Owner to Pay $2 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Regarding Fraudulent Medical Billing and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska Fire Service cautions Dalton Highway drivers due to Isom Creek Fire; Volunteer divers help pull truck out of the Chena River; Volunteer divers help pull truck out of the Chena River; Two Salcha area wells tested for possible ground water contamination and more ->
By Colin Perkel / The Canadian Press: Women’s group angered by ‘intoxication’ ruling but concern called overblown
TORONTO — A court ruling allowing people accused of sexual assault or other violent crimes to argue they were so intoxicated they didn’t know what they were doing has angered women’s-rights activists but civil libertarians call the criticism unwarranted.

A decades-old law had banned such a defence but Ontario’s top court this week declared it unconstitutional for trampling on key rights of the accused.

49 Writers Blog: Writing the Distance: Susi Gregg Fowler
By Courtney, Only In Your State Alaska: 15 Mountain Towns In Alaska That Are Straight Out Of A Storybook

By Lynn Lovegreen, The Press: Alaska Spark: An interview with author LoLo Paige