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907 Updates August 06, 2017

By Chris Klint: Walker, Mallott to run for re-election on joint ticket, Mallott says
By Kalinda Kindle: Wilderness safety challenge teaches outdoor safety skills
By Sean Maguire: US Senate unanimously passes ‘Forever’ G.I. Bill
By Juan Montes: Alaska Air Guardsmen rescue plane crash survivor
By KTVA Web Staff: Shoplifting suspect struck vehicle in 15th Avenue car crash, police say
By Dave Leval Photojournalist: Rachel McPherron New Anchorage parking rule on Saturdays: For a 2-hour stay, prepare to pay
On weekends the answer is still no, but as of Aug. 1 Anchorage parking authority EasyPark has added a new catch: Stay in a spot longer than two hours Saturday and you’ll get a $20 fine.
Author: Jeannette Lee Falsey Can a new generation of satellites bring broadband to all Alaska?

Creative Capital: Ellen Frankenstein on Salmon and Filmmaking | Rasmuson Foundation

Creative Capital: Ellen Frankenstein on Salmon and Filmmaking | Rasmuson Foundation

Ellen Frankenstein is an independent filmmaker and media artist. She directs the non-profit, Artchange, Inc. Frankenstein’s films include: Tracing Roots, Eating Alaska, No Loitering and Carved from the Heart. She distributes these documentaries with the New Day Film, a filmmaker run distribution company, providing social issue media to educate and inspire.

907 Updates August 05, 2017

Comments on contaminated soils, removal and reclamation procedures?
By Associated Press: Plans to move contaminated soil halted by Forest Service
By Leroy Polk: Charges dropped in ATV incident, corrections officer involved no longer employed
When authorities showed up, Walker said that he did have interest in pressing charges against Braeuer. “I explained to the police what happened and showed them the video,” Walker stated. “And they (Alaska State Troopers) was like, ‘What do you want to do? You can press charges,’ and I said, ‘Yes, I want to press charges.'”

By Chris Klint: Driver in Ingra Street SUV rollover charged with DUI
Comments on Telemedicine?
By Dan Carpenter: Alaska VA expects greater reach with “Video Connect” rollout
The Fishing Report: Ryan Stassel’s Fish Camp
By Travis Khachatoorian: Anchorage urban farm teaches young employees life skills
“We [learn about] tax returns, we learn about rental assistance, we learn about anything that the adolescence would need to learn before hitting adulthood,” said greenhouse farmer Marsana Davis.
MomsEveryday: Health benefits of equine therapy

By Caslon Hatch: Get Outside: Rock climbing, surfing the bore tide and fishing along the Seward Highway
By Bonney Bowman: Inside the Gates: Marathon Denali ruck march

By Makayla Clark: ANSEP students take part in ‘Mars Lander Challenge’
Comments on costs, are the supplies necessary?
By Heather Hintze: Agencies team up to cut back-to-school costs for parents

Interesting life!
Mary Golding Taylor

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907 Updates August 04, 2017

One bullet.

By Leroy Polk: Alaskan ex-tutor sentenced to 100 years for sexually abusing a minor
By Sean Maguire: U.S. Senate unanimously passes domestic violence legislation introduced by Alaskan Senator
By Becky Bohrer: Both sides seek to drop Alaska abortion lawsuit
Congratulations Nene Hale!
By Beth Verge: From homeless to hopeful: Anchorage’s Nene Hale shoots for WNBA dream
If the charges are dropped, what happens with him?

By Mike Ross: 91-year old accused of murdering wife faces competency hearing
By Daniella Rivera Photojournalist: Rachel McPherron Anchorage man unknowingly drove car that was reported stolen for years

By Liz Raines Photojournalist: Ken Kulovany Driving with a medical condition: what you should know
By KTVA Web Staff: Gov. Walker signs bill to protect digital assets and privacy after loss of loved one
The method, slaughter, of the whale is what upsets me most. If they are so broke, where are they getting the money for boats, gas, etc.?
By John Tracy: Alaskans divided over the harvest of a wayward gray whale.

By KTVA 11 News: Mimes work with Spenard to set world record

By KTVA Web Staff: Muldoon on-ramp closure and new traffic pattern ahead

907 Updates August 03, 2017

By Leroy Polk & Sidney Sullivan: Staffing difficulties highlighted after entire Sand Point Police Department resigns
Participate? Comments on Vision Zero (Name? Zero Visibility~~)
By Sean Maguire & Dan Carpenter: Midtown streets get an audit from pedestrian & cyclists
By Dave Leval: Feckley looks to senior season, possible NFL career
Comments on this app?
By KTVA Web Staff: Troopers use ‘Find My iPhone’ to locate stolen phones
By Caslon Hatch: GET OUTSIDE: The future of Town Square Park
Moms Everyday – 719Women: Veggie cream cheese dip

907 Updates August 02, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Former Alaska police chief arrested for sexual abuse of a minor
Hunnicutt stands accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the Second Degree dating back to the November 2015 incident. The exact nature of the incident is not clear; however, the charging document states, “The Grand Jury charges that on or about November 7, 2015 at or near St. Paul Island, Nicholas Jay Hunnicutt, being 17 years of age or older, engaged in sexual penetration with a person who was 13, 14, or 15 years of age and at least four years younger than the offender.”
By Sidney Sullivan: Boyfriend says to leave, so ex-boyfriend allegedly fires shots

Kasandra Brabaw: Watch: This Is Why Planned Parenthood Is So Important In Alaska (& Everywhere Else)


For Leighan Falley, Alaska is more than home — it’s a calling. Leighan spent years as a ski guide and climber on the Alaskan range, focusing much of her energy on Denali. But after becoming a mother, she found herself unwilling to pursue guiding (and the dangers that come with it), instead taking to the skies as mountain pilot. Follow Leighan on the Alaskan adventures that enrich her life and legacy in Denali’s Raven.

Before the kill, there is the hunt. Through fair chase hunts, Tavis Molnar protects the opportunity for his hunters to test their own capabilities and create an experience in those chapters that precede the kill.
By John Hamilton: Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions
Gina Mazany grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. And that’s where she had her first fight.
By Samantha Angaiak: Online petition calls for later Anchorage high school start times
By Cameron Mackintosh: Alaska Revenue Commissioner to resign
By Austin Baird: State sets aside cash for Anchorage police to patrol Seward Highway
That’s because legislators last week added $200,000 into the capital budget for Anchorage Police Department officers to patrol alongside Alaska State Troopers as far south as the community of Indian.
By Laurel Downing Bill Story Time with Aunt Phil: The Alaskan who wrote the Air Force song
By Caslon Hatch: GET OUTSIDE: A whole new perspective, zip lining in Seward

Two Greek Women Conquer Denali, the Highest Peak in Alaska |

Two Greek Women Conquer Denali, the Highest Peak in Alaska |

“Climbing a mountain needs a soul, not power,” says Christina Flambouri, one of the two Greek mountaineers who climbed the highest mountain of Alaska.

907 Updates August 01, 2017

By Steffi Lee Photojournalist: Rachel McPherron Alaska only has one documented case of a safe haven infant
By KTVA Web Staff: Vehicle shot and torched in Fairview neighborhood
By Daniella Rivera Photojournalist: Beth Peak ‘I wasn’t coming back without him’: Captain of capsized vessel recounts dramatic rescue of crew member
By Maria Downey/KTUU: Injured Firefighter Shows Promising Progress
Tough call. Notice all the charges the clerk faces, yet no word on the robber or their potential charges…
By Samantha Angaiak: Smoke shop clerk pleads not guilty for allegedly shooting at robbery suspect
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: Southcentral Alaska Parks and Recreation
By Sidney Sullivan: School Lunch Menus: ASD and MSBSD (2017 – 2018)
By Sidney Sullivan: School Year Calendars: ASD and MSBSD (2017 – 2018)
By Cameron Mackintosh & Tracy Sinclare: Alaska State Museums receive national award
Receiving the award for Alaska were Patience Fredericksen, Director of the Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums, and Lani Hotch, who played a major role in establishing the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center for the Chilkat Indian Village tribe.

907 Updates July 31, 2017

Age difference at this point in their lives raise any flags?
By KTVA Web Staff: Intoxicated man arrested after holding juvenile girlfriend hostage
By KTVA Web Staff: Bethel woman found dead, police investigating as possible homicide
One bullet. I realize he claims he just looked at pictures, but he is still a part of the crime. Suicides and destroyed lives of the victims should also be taken into account.
By Associated Press: Former Air Force airmen sentenced to jail for child porn
Chantelle Pence: Secrets of abuse in Alaska need telling; abused need healing
Frank Baker: 40 years of Prudhoe Bay oil: Here’s to the people who made it happen