907 Updates April 16, 2021

KTUU Alaska’s News Source: Anchorage reports first revenue from new alcohol tax; Stunning motifs, small canvases: Alaskan keeps pysanky tradition alive in Anchorage and more ->
KYUK, Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Yup’ik Spelling Bee Inspires Inupiaq Spelling Bee and more ->
Alaska Native News: Winners of Alaska Junior Duck Stamp Contest Announced; State of Alaska Intervenes in Willow Project Lawsuit; Governor Dunleavy Orders Investigation into Unauthorized Sharing of DHSS Information; This Day In Alaska History April 16th, 1959 and more ->
Fairbanks News Webcenter 11: Alaska Community Forest Council offers grants in celebration of Arbor Day; UAF receives 9.3 million dollar grant for HAARP facility, studying the ionosphere; Taking to the skies, Fairbanks based smokejumpers conduct spring training and more->
By Rachel Cassandra, Narratively: How to Stay Sane as a Female Deckhand in Alaska As one of very few women working in Alaska salmon country, I learned how to gut a fish and swallow its heart. But an even harder trick was navigating the torrential sea of masculinity.
Suzanne Downing, Editor, Must Read Alaska: Friday Newsletter – Monkey-humans, yelling assembly members, and campaign antics
Kasilof’s Jack Brown memorial

In the official obituary for Kasilof’s Jack E. Brown, who passed away on Feb. 24, 2021 at age 73 from a sudden-onset illness, the family wrote that the cause of his death is unknown, but they think it was the Covid-19 vaccine he had three days earlier. A public memorial service in celebration of Jack’s life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday April 24, 2021 at Cook Inlet Academy, 45872 Kalifornsky Beach Rd. Soldotna. An informal reception will follow the service 3-6 p.m. at Jack & Debbie’s home in Kasilof.

Jack served on the Kenai Borough Assembly for 14 years.
Kate Petersen | Center for Ecosystem Science and Society: Deciduous trees offset carbon loss from Alaskan boreal fires, new study out of NAU finds
Craig Medred: Fleeing COVID