907 Updates May 01, 2019

By Juan Montes: Napakiak jail guard recounts moments after fatal fire broke out
By Shannon Ballard: Court docs: Man used scissors to stab former co-worker in the chest
Samel is charged with first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault and first-degree burglary.

The victim’s wife was in court for Samel’s arraignment Tuesday. Her husband remains hospitalized but is expected to recover, according to state prosecutors.

Samel’s bail was set at $100,000 cash performance.
By Chris Klint: Hiland correctional officer hospitalized after fentanyl exposure
By Heather Hintze: Highway Patrol troopers settle into new assignment in Mat-Su
By Beth Verge: MTA officials say new high-speed internet project will expand connectivity, increase internet speeds across Alaska
The new project is set to have “an extremely large impact on Alaska,” officials said. The plan is to have the it completed by mid-2020.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy is expected to speak at a press conference late Wednesday morning.

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