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907 Updates January 23, 2018

By Beth Verge & Leroy Polk: Locals across the state share experiences during Gulf of Alaska quake         Be interesting to see what type (make & model) of drones will be used. Cold weather will kill the batteries, freeze the monitors and break plastic. How will they get around electrical interference? By …

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907 Updates January 22, 2018

What does this mean to you? By Associated Press: Public records show Alaska fails to publicly report wiretaps         By Daniella Rivera: Where do the guns go? Inside 2018’s first APD gun auction         By Liz Raines: Downtown assemblyman talks safety for Anchorage women         By …

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One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker

Fellow Alaskan – On Thursday, I had the great honor of addressing Alaskans and the Legislature about what makes me optimistic about the State of our State. I don’t have to tell you how richly blessed we all are to be Alaskans, to live in a land of unparalleled beauty with limitless potential. We have …

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Must Read Alaska January 22, 2018

Good morning from somewhere in Alaska … Welcome to Must Read Alaska … a news compendium that lands in the inboxes of 11,000 Alaskans every Monday … The campaigns for Anchorage mayor have surged with the official filing by Rebecca Logan and incumbent Ethan Berkowitz. It’s an uphill battle for Logan, with the mainstream media …

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907 Updates January 21, 2018

By Zaz Hollander: Only Grunwald defendant not charged with murder takes plea deal. His brother did the same in another killing. PALMER – Devin Peterson bounced his knees as he sat in a Palmer courtroom Friday and agreed to prison time for his role in the death of David Grunwald. Peterson, the only teen involved …

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By Jeanne Devon: Return of the Truth Squad!

I know what you’ve been wondering for the last 10 years. What ever happened to Ed O’Callaghan? On the off chance you haven’t been wondering this for the last 10 years, let me refresh your memory. Read more…

907 Updates January 19, 2018

Wish the Grunwald’s the best! By Zaz Hollander: David Grunwald’s father is suing 2 teens he says swapped his son’s murder weapon for drugs. He’s suing their parents, too.         By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: 1 arrested, 1 still on the loose in Eagle River home invasion         By Daniella …

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Katie Sweeney, Biologist: Stellar progress on Steller Watch!

Steller Watch has been live for over 270 days since we launched on March 15, 2017 and I must say, it has been an absolute pleasure working with all of you! We are so thankful for each and every one of you who have joined us online to classify images. Your contributions are what make …

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907 Updates January 18, 2018

By Leroy Polk: 2 armed suspects identified in Eagle River home invasion         By Leroy Polk: ‘Person of interest’ in homicide calls KTUU before being taken into custody ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – “I’m calling because I want to set the record straight, to give my side of it,” said Carl Tarkington, a man …

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907 Updates January 17, 2018

By Mike Ross: Homicide ‘person of interest’ in custody Additionally, APD said previously that both Settje and Tarkington have existing “unrelated felony warrants.” Anyone with information about Settje’s whereabouts is asked to contact Anchorage Police at (907) 786-8900 or Crime Stoppers at (907) 561-STOP.         By Lauren Maxwell: Coffee stand buying more …

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