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907 Updates March 23, 2017



By Kyle Hopkins: ‘A prosecutor’s worst nightmare.’ Why the state dropped a prior charge against accused wife killer


By Rebecca Palsha: A popular coffee spot robbed; the entire thing was caught on security cameras






907 Updates March 22, 2017

Anchorage police say a man wanted for a murder and arson that occurred on Jan. 24 turned himself in to police on Tuesday. In a statement announcing the arrest, police spokeswoman Renee Oistad said 51-year-old Jimmy Cates was taken into custody for the charges of first-degree murder, first-degree arson, tampering with evidence and two counts …

Source: Man under investigation for apartment arson, homicide turns himself in | KTVA 11


By Ashleigh Ebert: Woman found dead in homeless camp on Barrow Street


By Leroy Polk: Tagged Downtown: Engine 556 gets hit by graffiti on the park strip


By Blake Essig: Anchorage voters ‘speed date’ assembly candidates


By Mike Ross: Riding in winter: horse therapy group about to open new building


907 Updates March 21, 2017





I hope they ban this passenger for life!



By Dan Carpenter:  Draft ordinance seeks to ban overnight RV parking


Congratulations Madison Englund and Jennifer Troutman!
Alaskans earn medals in Austria at World Special Olympics

907 Updates March 20, 2017

Early voting begins Monday for the Municipality of Anchorage


Any comments on increased drinking and driving?


How much of difference does it make removing prayer?  Could it be changed to a vow of protecting the rights of citizens, doing their job?


Will they be paying property taxes on this?
By Jackie Bartz: Church holds groundbreaking ceremony for building damaged by snow in 2012


Must Read Alaska

907 Updates March 19, 2017




APD releases St.Patrick’s Day DWI numbers


Reverse sled dog race raises money to help fire victims

907 Updates March 18, 2017

Child found safe
By Cameron Mackintosh: Stolen vehicle with 7-year-old child inside prompts city-wide search


By Dan Carpenter: Alaskans call Juneau opposing public radio cuts




907 Updates March 17, 2017

By Austin Baird: Alaska Senate approves bill to cap the PFD at $1,000 for the next three years


By Dan Carpenter: Canine-in-training to detect drugs in prison


By Rebecca Palsha: Alaskans make a pitch to CEO of Facebook about why he should visit Alaska


907 Updates March 16, 2017

Leroy Polk: UPDATE: One juvenile charged in house party shooting incident


Beth Verge: In rare move, AEDC submits motion urging lawmakers’ budget decisions


Sidney Sullivan: UPDATE: Pilot killed in Nome-area plane crash, troopers say
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its preliminary report for the fatal crash, involving the down Cessna 172K, near Nome.



‘Harvesting Alaska’ series nominated for prestigious James Beard Award | KTVA 11

The James Beard Foundation announced Wednesday that the KTVA series “Harvesting Alaska” is a semifinalist in the television segment category, honoring KTVA for bringing Alaska food issues to viewers across the state. TV Segment: @ABC7Chicago’s The Hungry Hound, @CBSThisMorning’s Saturday, and @ktva’s Harvesting Alaska #jbfa — Beard Foundation (@beardfoundation) March 15, 2017 Backyard homestead havens …

Source: ‘Harvesting Alaska’ series nominated for prestigious James Beard Award | KTVA 11

March 15, 2017 U.S. Coast Guard | Alaska Native News

Source: Young Co-Authors Bipartisan Letter Opposing Cuts to U.S. Coast Guard | Alaska Native News

907 Updates March 15, 2017

Ski resort staff kill problem moose



Alaska Airlines employees recovering following kidney transplant


Kodiak teen honored with prestigious Lifesaving Award following 2016 emergency