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Alaska Info

907 Updates November 04, 2018

By Mary Simton: Mountain View shooting turns fatal; police investigating as homicide
By Beth Verge: Coast Guard rescues hypothermic miners near Haines
By Associated Press: Tongass sees busy 2018 wildfire season; rest of Alaska, no
By Carey Seward: This Hike Into An Abandoned Gold Mine In Alaska Is Terrifyingly Fun

907 Updates November 03, 2018

By Angela Krenzien: Kenai man charged with murdering infant daughter
After an autopsy showed the child had injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome and surveillance video was recovered from the home, Schrader was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder and assault.
By Scott Gross: Family of woman killed in Glenn Hwy crash says she had just moved back to Alaska
By Derek Minemyer: High School students used first-aid, trying to save the woman killed in Tuesday’s accident on the Glenn Highway
KYUK Public Media for Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: Lower Kuskokwim School District Board Remembers Jonathan Lewis Of Chefornak, Donlin Gold Still Waiting For Big State Permits and more ->
By KTUU Digital Staff: UPDATE: Pilot identified in Susitna River plane crash now in “fair” condition
By Rebecca Palsha: With 23 death investigations since 2013, Alaska Native women face heightened threats of violence
Alaska’s Dark Open Secret: Native women face heightened threats of violence Alaska Native women are far more likely to be sexually assaulted per capita than any other race in the state, and also face heightened threats from domestic and other violence.
By Richard Mauer: Gov. Walker says Mallott’s comments weren’t criminal and were made to an adult
By Shannon Ballard: Thousands of untested rape kits will be sent out of state for analysis
By Daniella Rivera: Lawsuit alleges ASD has a pattern of trying to cover up abuse
Now that the video is no longer evidence in a criminal case, KTVA has filed a Freedom of Information Act request to obtain the video.
By John Thompson: Fighting Parkinson’s disease: Rock Steady Boxing therapy in Anchorage
Rock Steady Boxing meets midday twice a week at the Bfit & Well gym in Spenard. Gym owner Bonnie Murphy is looking into evening classes on Monday and Thursday nights if interest grows.

For more information on the program or on how to be a volunteer, contact Bonnie at 907-229-7652.
Jordyn Durr Memorial Air Rifle CMP Cup Match Now in its 4th year, high school air rifle teams are competing in the Jordyn Durr Memorial Air Rifle CMP Cup Match in honor of Durr’s life.
By Dave Leval: ‘Bike angel’ flies cross-country to reunite with new friend
By John Thompson: Mic Check in the Morning: Mariachi Agave Azul
By John Thompson: Procession celebrates Dia de los Muertos in Anchorage
KTUU: What’s Happening: Bazaars, Hockey, skiing, music and more!

907 Updates November 02, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Anchorage schools put into lockdown after report of shots fired
By KTUU Digital Staff: UPDATE: Pilot of downed aircraft taken to hospital in critical condition
By Leroy Polk: Alaska man arrested for trying to run over victim, yelling ‘I’m going to kill you’
By Lauren Maxwell: Man who brutally beat wife sentenced to over 40 years in prison
Saxby said he believed Lopezleon stood a chance for rehabilitation, but that he needed a long sentence to consider his crimes, handing down a 40-plus-year sentence.

Lopezleon was sentenced to a total active time to serve of 39.5 years with an additional 270 days. He will get credit for time already served.
By Daniella Rivera: To retain or not to retain: The cases for and against Judge Corey
By Joe Vigil: Some sex offenders aren’t required to register in Alaska. Here’s why.
By Jeff Bridges: Charges dismissed against teacher accused of abusing autistic 8-year-old
By Derek Minemyer: Alaska VA increases staffing to improve access, but veterans say they’re being cut off from pain therapy
By Dave Goldman: Changes coming for Yukon Quest as executive director steps aside
By Victoria Taylor: Hip-Hop and Classical influences merge in Black Violin sound
By Diane Kaplan: We stand with Pittsburgh. In anguish, we long for heroes.

907 Updates November 01, 2018

KTVA: Alaska offers drinking water after toxic substance found
By Scott Gross: Wrong place, wrong time leads to Glenn Highway fatality
By Manny Creech: Track Palin jail time delayed; will begin sentence at veteran hospital
By Heather Hintze: Valley residents organize town hall to discuss crime, SB91, neighborhood watch
By Derek Minemyer: A look into the life of David Cargill, a murdered confidential informant for the APD Vice Unit
“spoke out”?
Former Vice squad Sgt. on Henry trial A former APD Vice Squad sergeant returns to Alaska to spoke out for Lt. Anthony Henry.
By Cassie Schirm: Covenant House Alaska celebrates 30 years
By Patrick Williams: Photos: Check Out Bethel Regional High School’s Halloween Carnival
By Carey Seward: The Sun Will Set For The Last Time This Year In Alaska’s Arctic City

907 Updates October 31, 2018

By Mary Simton: Glenn Highway reopened after fatal crash
By Beth Verge: UPDATE: ‘Armed and dangerous’ man taken into custody after police find one dead, two injured in Utqiaġvik
By Daniella Rivera: Homicide victim’s mother: Confidential informant wasn’t warned his identity had been compromised
By Heather Hintze: Potential jurors questioned about social media, SB91, knowledge of Grunwald case
By Shannon Ballard: Accused body dumper denied lower bail
By Rebecca Palsha: Looking at consent laws in a state with a troubling history of sexual assault
Online court records show that Custard’s husband posted her bail Monday.

Editor’s Note: Custard’s attorney Michael Moberly says that her name had been spelled incorrectly as Stefanie on the charging document and by police, and that the correct legal spelling is in fact Stephanie.
By Lauren Maxwell: With cyber crimes against kids on the rise, APD urges parents to be proactive about digital safety
By JACOB MANN Halloween Hallow among holiday events in the Valley
By Ariane Aramburo: Where to trick-or-treat around Anchorage on Halloween
By Leroy Polk: Minimum wage in Alaska to go up in January 2019
State labor officials announced Wednesday that the Alaska minimum wage would go from $9.84 to $9.89 starting on January 1, 2019.
By Krysti Shallenberger, Alaska’s Energy Desk: Sen. Murkowski Talks Aviation, Climate Change In Bethel Visit
By Lauren Maxwell: 3 dogs removed from car they lived in for months
By Scott Gross: Inside the Gates: Importance of the Propulsion Shop

907 Updates October 30, 2018

By Mary Simton: Suspect in custody after Midtown SWAT standoff
By Kalinda Kindle: Former UAA student faces charges of making terroristic threats
By Leroy Polk: Alaska woman found dead in pretrial facility after spending just 3 days in jail
By Daniella Rivera: Homicide victim identified as confidential informant for APD’s VICE unit
By Beth Verge: Two charged in drug conspiracy related to killing of VICE informant
By Cassie Schirm: Vigil for synagogue shooting victims held in Anchorage
By Liz Raines: ‘He ran that race for a reason’: Breast cancer patient draws strength from lost son
By Gloria O’Neill: Remembering Bill Tsurnos: ‘Builder of men’ committed to powerful and meaningful change
By Julia Laude: Alaska sees first two transgender women elected to office
By Jill Burke: Kindergarten teacher shines in Anaktuvuk pass
By John Thompson: Head of the Class: Rebecca Haag
By Scott Gross: Daniella Riha named 2019 Alaska Teacher of the Year

907 Updates October 29, 2018

By Mary Simton: ‘Armed and dangerous’ Utqiagvik man wanted for questioning in shooting
By Mary Simton: Suspect, witnesses sought in APD Training Center shooting
By Mary Simton: Former UAA student arrested for alleged school shooting threats
By Mary Simton: 2 women hurt in overnight Mountain View shooting
By Daniella Rivera: 15 judges up for retention statewide: Here’s how you can learn about them
By Dave Leval: Filipino veterans honored for actions in WWII
Office of Governor Bill Walker One Alaska Update October 29, 2018
By Suzanne Downing Must Read Alaska: Flag not lowered?
By Zach D. Roberts: Lady Parts Justice’s Lizz Winstead talks the Golden Probes
In states like Alaska women might need to fly to several hours to get help if they live in the remote villages and in Texas the drive can be hours.
OKLAHOMA CITY (PRWEB): Joe Heath’s New Book “The Trip of a Lifetime: Through the Eyes of the Trailer” Tells of a Life-Changing Journey Filled With Admonishment and Humor
Author Heath shows an adventure filled with insight taken from life’s overwhelming circumstances: “It was once said, ‘The road to hell is paved with good intentions.’ This humorous story is about traveling down that road. That road starts off as the Alaskan Highway in Fairbanks, Alaska, and winds up Highway 77 in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

907 Updates October 28, 2018

So how does one provide mental health support for her children?
By Sean Maguire: APD: South High mother sexually abused multiple students
By Associated Press: New medical exams required for Alaska federal firefighters
By KTVA Web Staff: Video captures Coast Guard rescue of hiker following bear mauling
42nd Al Aska Shriner Classic kicks off for a cause The Al Aska Shriner Classic brings together the top high school football talent from across the state, but Channel 2s Patrick Enslow found out why the prep standouts aren’t the only ones benefiting from this game.

907 Updates October 27, 2018

By KTVA Web Staff: 42-year-old woman arrested in connection to ‘inappropriate actions’ with South High students
Anchorage police are asking anyone with information about this case or those who believe they may have been a victim, to call non-emergency dispatch at 311.

There are resources available for victims of sexual abuse in Alaska, including STAR and the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).
By Manny Creech: Police say missing person case is now a death investigation
By Liz Raines: Women now fastest-growing hunting demographic
By Angela Krenzien: Computer glitch affecting public comments for Chugach forest management plan
People who want to voice their opinion and avoid the website, can send or deliver written comments to:

Chugach National Forest’s Supervisor’s Office
Attn: Draft Land Management Plan
161 East 1st Avenue, Door 8
Anchorage, AK 99501

Comments can be faxed to 907-743-9476.
By Sean Maguire: Spruce beetle outbreak spreads as experts advise tackling the problem now
By JACOB MANN HOMECOMING: Portugal. the Man performing first Alaska concerts since winning Grammy
By Manny Creech: Portugal. The Man to headline suicide prevention benefit concert
By John Thompson: Mic Check in the Morning: ‘Playhouse Creatures’ opens at UAA

907 Updates October 26, 2018

By Leroy Polk: 2-year-old killed inside burning car, after it caught fire in Wasilla
By Leroy Polk: ‘Inappropriate actions of a sexual nature’ with South High students; APD investigates
By Heather Hintze: ‘Gang-related’ pictures allowed as evidence in Dominic Johnson murder trial
By Cassie Schirm: Anchorage celebrates African American Soldiers’ Contribution to Building the Alaska Highway Day
By Derek Minemyer: The city has a plan to end homelessness, but are Anchorage citizens ready to be the solution?
A public hearing on the proposed budget is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Loussac Library Assembly Chambers.

The assembly will vote on the budget Nov. 20.
By Lauren Maxwell: Anchorage dogs trained to sniff out breast cancer
By Dave Goldman: Alaska Special Olympians prepare for global competition
Julia O’Malley How Alaska Eats -> How Alaska eats: Pumpkin it up with enchiladas and muffins + is our Mexi-Korean restaurant any good?
KYUK Anna Rose Macarthur: Call In With Questions For Live AK House Candidate Debate On Oct. 30