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907 Updates October 21, 2018

By Sean Maguire: Seal hunters found safe near Newtok after using moss to stay dry
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Palau national sentenced to 11 years in prison for May carjacking
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: School Board selects new member from field of 32
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Glenn Highway crash leaves semi trailer in Matanuska River
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Division of Elections still ‘processing’ the impact of Walker’s campaign suspension
 
 
 
 
By Cassie Schirm: Westchester Lagoon footbridge is coming down
 
 
 
 
By Jeff Bridges: Rage City Rollergirls kick off 11th season
 
 
 
 
By Lisa Belkin: In Alaska, a 1st-time House candidate takes on the nation’s most entrenched incumbent

907 Updates October 20, 2018

By Kortnie Horazdovsky: UPDATE: APD investigating man found dead near Eklutna power plant
 
 
 
 
WATCH: AFN’s full farewell to Gov. Walker as he suspends campaign Alaska Native leaders from across the state thanked Gov. Walker
 
 
 
 
By Jeff Bridges: Senator Dan Sullivan talks bringing federal officials to Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Veterans Affairs Secretary tours Anchorage homeless veterans event
 
 
By Scott Gross: Inside the Gates: Anchorage Stand Down
 
 
 
 
By Julia Laude: Recognizing National LGBTQ History Month, FNSB School District passes Resolution
 
 
 
 
By Derek Minemyer: Ham amateur radio operators ready to respond in Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Austin Baird: Three Alaska Women earn 2018 Shirley Demientieff Award
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Biologists ask for help spotting Alaska bats
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: ‘Don’t feed the ducks’ is working: Water quality at Cuddy Pond has drastically improved

907 Updates October 19, 2018

By Mary Simton: Anchorage homicide suspect arrested in Michigan
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Experts say there’s ‘no excuse’ for errors made by Pretrial Enforcement while supervising violent suspects
 
 
 
 
By Daniel Kirby: Kodiak man tells bear to get off his lawn; bear leaves quietly with trash
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Canadian throat singers captivate AFN crowd
 
 
 
 
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Anna DeGraf searches for son
 
 
 
 
By Julia O’Malley: Alaskana recipe: Sort of Sarah Palin’s moose chili

907 Updates October 18, 2018

By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Former Juvenile Justice administrator charged with possessing child pornography
 
 
 
 
By Jill Burke and Rich Mauer: KTUU wins document quest, revealing Anchorage police chief mishandled internal affairs inquiry
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: WATCH LIVE: Alaska Federation of Natives Convention kicks off Thursday
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: ‘Wiinga-llu’: Newly-appointed Lt. Gov. shared #MeToo experience a week before taking office
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: New Lt. Gov. Davidson makes first speech, says she stands ready to serve
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Walker cancels AFN campaign booth, donates space to nonprofits
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: 3 Alaska schools earn federal performance honor
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: There’s a disaster, and you’re in charge of 45,000 students, what happens next?
 
 
 
 
By Anna Rose MacArthur: Village Police Officer To Be Honored For Improving The Lives Of Alaska Native Women And Children
 
 
 
 
By Wanetta Ayers: Judge Corey wasn’t the only one to fail a sexual violence survivor, but accountability matters.
 
 
 
 
By Patrick Enslow: Kikkan named honorary chair for Women of Achievement & Youth Awards
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Anchorage breast cancer survivor shares spiritual experience
 
 
 
 
By Manny Creech: Alaska leads the country in women entrepreneurs, research finds

907 Updates October 17, 2018

By Melissa Frey: Seward flooding prompts emergency declaration, school closures
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Alaska woman charged with assaulting an officer after punching one in head
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: After a tearful apology, an Anchorage man will serve 81 years for attempted murder
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – After a tearful apology to his victims, Christian Beier was sentenced to 141 years with 60 suspended, 81 years to serve after being convicted of attempted murder charges.
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: School report leads to arrest in girl’s sexual abuse
 
 
By Heather Hintze: ‘Tell someone:’ Victim in Mat-Su teacher abuse case speaks
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera, John Thain: Report: Alaska violent crime rates significantly higher than national average
 
 
 
 
By Cecily Hilleary: Congress: Alaska Natives to Expand Violence Against Women Act
 
 
 
 
By Winona LaDuke: LaDuke: How should women feel about recent events?
 
 
 
 
By Steve Quinn: Lt. Gov. Mallott steps down amid ‘inappropriate comments’
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk, Daniel Kirby: UPDATE: Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigns after making ‘inappropriate overtures’
 
 
 
 
By Joe Vigil: Alaska veterans leave for Honor Flight to Washington DC
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Alaska teens’ music video melds Tlingit and hip-hop
 
 
 
 
By Anna Rose MacArthur: Y-K Delta Village Population Growth Outpacing Bethel Population Growth
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: WATCH: Anchorage Downtown Rotary gubernatorial debate
 
 
 
 
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Calina Lawrence

907 Updates October 16, 2018

By Daniel Kirby: APD: Intoxicated woman crashes truck, drives away with child in backseat
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Deceased taxi driver remembered as a loving dad and aspiring author
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: Sentencing for man convicted of attempted murder stretches to second day
 
 
 
 
By Derek Minemyer: Girdwood Forest Fair refuses to settle lawsuit with man escorted for religious activity
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: 2nd Regal Air pilot turned back from fatal flight’s route, NTSB says
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Elders & Youth helps keep Native languages alive
 
 
 
 
Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Power Outage Tuesday Night For Bethel, Napakiak, And Oscarville
 
 
 
 
Rasmuson Foundation: Our Momentum Fellows already are moving forward, here and in life
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Reel spooky: Map reveals Alaska’s favorite kid-friendly Halloween film
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: Prepared, not scared; ASD teaches ALICE training
 
 
 
 
By John Thompson: Head of the Class: Sarah San Martin
 
 
 
 
Communications during a disaster

907 Updates October 15, 2018

By Chris Klint: Anchorage woman found dead in Ninilchik RV
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: APD: Fatal hit-and-run driver said he was too ‘low on gas’ to stop
 
 
 
 
Practicing autorotation or other emergency procedures with passengers? So on top of survivor’s guilt, the young man has to live with the knowledge his dad deliberately endangered (and destroyed) lives. I wish the young the man the best.
By Chris Klint: NTSB: Helicopter was in ‘free fall’ before fatal Southeast crash

Interesting article on Autorotation & training
By Patrick R. Veillette: Rotorcraft Safety: No Margin for Error Autorotation — do it quickly and do it right
 
 
 
 
By Dave Leval: Mountain View residents call for end to gun violence
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: The sky is the limit: Girls in Aviation Day
 
 
 
 
Governor Bill Walker One Alaska Update: October 15, 2018
 
 
 
 
Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: IT’S AFN WEEK
 
 
 
 
AFN: Watch Convention Live

907 Updates October 14, 2018

Snow on Flattop!

 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Taxi driver killed in fiery early-morning crash
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Anchorage police search for hit-and-run suspect who left victim with ‘life-threatening’ injuries
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Unlicensed Kenai River fishing guide behind bars, loses boat
In addition to the fine and forfeiture of the boat, trailer and electronics, Hollandsworth was ordered to serve 30 days in jail with 20 days suspended.

After his release, he will be placed on probation for a year during which he will not be allowed to fish – or “be in a boat on the Kenai River with persons that are fishing.”
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Elders & Youth Conference set to begin Sunday in Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: State says it will prioritize Alaskans in Alaska LNG project hiring process
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: NTSB: Weather likely led to long-lost plane’s Southeast crash
 
 
 
 
By Anna Rose Macarthur: Gubernatorial Campaigns Present Their Ideas On How To Improve Alaska Rural Public Safety

907 Updates October 13, 2018

KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Napakiak TPO Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Minor, Alaska Tribal Courts See Infusion Of Federal Funds and more ->
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Halfway house walkaway with catch & release history re-arrested
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Local school briefly in ‘stay put’ mode as escaped inmate arrested
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Questions swirl as staffing shortages land mental health patients in jail for psychiatric treatment
 
 
 
 
By Daniel Kirby: New photos show extent of rapid erosion of Newtok coastline
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: How far should free speech go at UA campuses?
 
 
 
 
By Jack Carney: Muni has two ideal sites for possible new ASD bus hub
That meeting is planned to happen on December 10 at the ZJ Loussac Library, located at 3600 Denali Street at 6:30 PM.

You can view the proposals and plans by clicking HERE.
 
 
 
 
By Tegan Hanlon: Watch: A pygmy goat hops around the Anchorage animal shelter
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Trail construction to close parts of Westchester Lagoon
 
 
 
 
By Cassie Schirm: Alaska distilleries can now mix things up and serve cocktails
 
 
 
 
By Emily Boerger: Speaker Presentations now available from 2018 Alaska State of Reform Conference
 
 
 
 
Hearthside Books: 3rd Thursday with Alaska Women Speak
 
 
 
 
By Patrice Gopo: ‘The place I’ve always called home’

907 Updates October 12, 2018

By Cassie Schirm: National Mental Illness Awareness week
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Alaska man stabbed in the chest with butcher knife, girlfriend arrested
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska suspect lit on fire after he sat on trooper chemical agent
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: DOT flagger struck by distracted driver, expected to recover
 
 
 
 
By Daniella Rivera: Charges: Convicted felon shot man in the back
 
 
 
 
By Derek Minemyer: Alaska receives federal grant for overdose death review panel
Channel 2 spoke with Henderson Thursday at an Overdose Death Investigation and Prosecution Training presented by Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth.

“And that’s what this training is about is how do we prosecute drug traffickers for the deaths that they cause?” he said.
 
 
 
 
By Annie Zak: Settlement reached in Alaska Dispatch News bankruptcy case
 
 
 
 
By Kyle Hopkins: Executives say they lost their jobs at one of Alaska’s largest hospitals for reporting improper billing of Medicare, Medicaid
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: 36 years later, still no conviction in Alaska mass murder
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Inside the Gates: Guardsmen fabricate parts from scratch for any situation
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Gold Star Peak Belgian Ale makes debut in Anchorage
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Alaska Federation of Natives returns to Anchorage next week – What you need to know
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: Career teachers look at working second jobs to make ends met
The starting salary is $48,886 for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree and no experience; total cost including benefits is $77,559.
 
 
 
 
By Brandon McIntire: Three generations give back to Unalaska, a place that means so much
 
 
 
 
By Tripp Crouse: Book fair to feature Alaska Native authors, illustrators and panelists
 
 
 
 
KNBA – KBC Native America Calling: This week on Indigefi: Cheryl Bear
 
 
 
 
Julia O’Malley: Alaskana recipe: Village-style doughnuts