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Must Read Alaska  July 03, 2017

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907 Updates July 03, 0217

By Associated Press: Alaska man unharmed after bear climbed on top of him
Author: Devin Kelly: In Sitka hospital, a dog runs for help when owner has a seizure

By Beth Verge: Wasilla teacher’s model submarine fetches $120K for charity

By Daybreak Staff: Understanding the Cold War’s importance to Alaska relations
Ramseur will be doing book signings at Barnes & Noble on July 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and at Costco on Dimond Boulevard on July 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Author: Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden: The deadly winds of Skilak Lake: A family struggles to survive

907 Updates July 02, 2017

By Associated Press: 11-year-old Alaska boy shoots bear charging fishing party
By Sean Maguire: Cowboy action shooting comes to Birchwood
by KTUU Staff: Our latest fav live camera…Walrus Cam!
By Beth Verge: What do Fairview residents think about the Anchorage Police Department? Survey says …

I avoid (despise) going downtown. Parking is one of the biggest issues. Maybe the retailers should have a cover charge?~~
By Victoria Taylor: Pilot program launches targeting turnover in short-term parking downtown
EasyPark said in a news release, previous data collected revealed one out of every three spaces was being occupied by all day parkers — potentially costing retailers about 60 percent in possible Saturday sales.

By Juan Montes: Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield operations with a new forward location

907 Updates July 01, 2017


By Rebecca Palsha: The new boss at APD is a familiar face with a lot of work ahead

By Ashleigh Ebert: Seward Highway closed for hours after head on collision

By Sidney Sullivan: Gov. Walker signs $4.9 billion operating budget into law

By Blake Essig: Vespa thieves caught on video surveillance

Anchorage Coalition of Community Patrols

Man pleads guilty in first Anchorage homicide case of 2017
The penalty range on the offense of manslaughter includes up to 20 years in prison, along with a $250,000 fine. If the judge accepts Myas’ plea, he would be sentenced to nine years, four of which would be suspended. A five-year probation period would also be put in place.
By Steffi Lee Photojournalist: Nick Swann: Brother Francis Shelter, Bean’s Cafe remind community of legal camping options

By Heather Hintze: Operation Colony Glacier: Soldiers recover wreckage and remains 65 years after deadly crash

By KTVA Web Staff: Pot sales top $1 million in taxes
By Leroy Polk: New $1 coin coming in 2020 to feature prominent Alaska leader

7 Things to Do in Alaska in July – Idlewild AlaskaIdlewild Alaska

Ah, Alaska in July. Be sure to take advantage of our short summers and head outside and enjoy! Check out these 7 Things to Do in Alaska in July!

7 Things to Do in Alaska in July – Idlewild AlaskaIdlewild Alaska

907 Updates June 30, 2017

By Kyle Hopkins / KTUU: Q&A: Office of Children’s Services faces new questions as workload skyrockets
Author: Marc Lester: ‘Mom, Dad, there’s a bear in my room’: A broken window, a dark figure beside the bed

By Bonney Bowman: When is shooting justified? Firearms expert weighs in

By Leroy Polk: Alaska Regional closes down the Mountain View Community Clinic

By Leroy Polk: Changing of the guard; APD to see a new Chief of Police in Justin Doll

By Clinton Bennett: AGDC finds a Potential Partner for Alaska LNG

By Heather Hintze: Youth workers prevent erosion with Campbell Creek restoration project

By John Thain: An expert’s guide to Mount Marathon

Bear spray, yes or no? – Craig Medred

Bear spray, yes or no? – Craig Medred

Alaska Journal | A new cooling in US-Russia relations 150 years after Alaska purchase

Relationships built on friendship exchanges between the Russian Far East and Alaska since 1988 are substantially diminished as the state celebrates the 150th anniversary the U.S. purchase.

Alaska Journal | A new cooling in US-Russia relations 150 years after Alaska purchase

907 Updates June 29, 2017

By Ashleigh Ebert & Sidney Sullivan: One person fatally stabbed, APD searching for suspect
Jerzy Shedlock: 11 passengers removed from Alaska Airlines flight for ‘disruptive behavior’

By Associated Press: Walker picked for energy roundtable at the White House
Michelle Theriault Boots Report: State failings in 2 child-protection cases are a symptom of deeper problems
By Travis Khachatoorian: New APD tool aims to cut traffic time after fatal Seward Highway crashes
By Samantha Angaiak: Black bear cub draws visitors, but biologist warns it may not be an orphan
By Rebecca Palsha / KTUU: His mother missed his birthday and high school graduation– a teenager talks about the impacts of opioid abuse

907 Updates June 28, 2017

By Travis Khachatoorian: Assembly passes ordinance to seek more crime tips from sex workers

By Leroy Polk: Police search for two groups seen ‘driving around and shooting at each other’

By Kyle Hopkins: A hotel with no guests, a bar with no liquor: Hard times at Spenard’s Paradise Inn

By KTVA Web Staff: Bear attack victims seek community support
By Lauren Maxwell: ‘If you’re ever going to take bear safety seriously, do it this year’