907 Updates March 16, 2021

Fairbanks Daily New-Miner: Olga Katherine Torkelsen Alexander “Katie” Hurley
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Susan I. Strunka 1941 – 2021
KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Sidelined Fairbanks police detective says he’s a victim of workplace retaliation; ‘My goals right now are to just listen’: Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson begins interim leadership role at Alaska’s largest tribal health organization and more ->
KTOO Public Media: Attorney General Taylor says ending Alaska’s leading status in sex crimes is priority; ‘Let’s end this charade,’ Wasilla lawmaker says before removing his mask on the House floor; Bartlett Regional Hospital cited for infection control issues and more ->
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Under New Guidelines, Fully Vaccinated People May Gather Maskless In Groups Of 10 and more ->
Alaska Native News: Troopers Investigating Circumstances of North Pole Burn Victim; This Day In Alaska History March 16th, 1915 and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Fairbanks man arrested during drug bust
By Jeff Chen, Alaska Public Media: New report shines light on Alaska’s missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls
By Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media: Sexual assault survivors advocate for change in Nome and statewide | Alaska Insight
Sexual assault survivor resources:

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

Standing Together Against Rape (STAR): 276-7273

Abused Women’s Aid In Crisis (AWAIC): 272-0100

Crisis Text: 741 741

RAINN live chat: www.rainn.org
David James, ADN: The true stories of 12 notorious Alaska murder cases makes for a chilling, but gripping read
By James ‘Dr. Fermento’ Roberts, Press: Sarah Perez’s ‘Pink Boots Society’ chapter shapes the women’s beer scene in Alaska
By Matt Preprost, Alaska Higway News: Spark women’s conference set for May
Matt Goff Sitka Nature: Gulls and a New Year Bird
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate
Some pictures look more 1940’s…
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across the world; in most countries, it started in 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s.

By Casea Peterson, Only In Your State Alaska: 10 Rare Photos Taken In Alaska During The Great Depression