907 Updates June 14, 2017

By Dan Carpenter: Assembly supports electric utility merger discussion

By Sidney Sullivan: VIDEO: Black bear invades Eklutna Lake campgrounds

By KTVA Web Staff: Katmai bans tripods for bear viewers
Monopods will still be allowed and tripods can be used on lower river platforms. The regulation does not include the riffles.

By Rebecca Palsha: Looking for a taste of Alaska? Take a trip on the Alaska Railroad
By KTVA Web Staff: Murkowski seeks clarification on federal marijuana regulation
By KTVA Web Staff: Bob Walp, late cofounder of GCI, honored at event
GCI was initially headquartered out of Bob Walp’s apartment in Bootlegger’s Cove with just three employees. Today, the company has about 2500 workers and is valued at more than a billion dollars, a far cry from its humble beginnings.

907 Updates June 13, 2017

By Rebecca Palsha & Sidney Sullivan: New signs warn of the dangers of distracted driving
By Kyle Hopkins: A KILLER AMONG US’: Watch the full documentary here
By Liz Raines Photojournalist: Cale Green: Alaska lawmakers optimistic about passing budget by Friday
“We’re remaining free at the meters, so there’s no need for the public on Saturday or Sunday as it exists today to feed the meter, just to encourage that turn over at the two hour limit,” said Parking Director Brian Borguno.

A “soft rollout” for July means only warning tickets will be issued, after that the penalty for exceeding the two-hour limit is a $20 parking ticket.
“When people come downtown on Saturdays and see every space taken up it can be discouraging and they don’t want to come downtown,” Borguno said.
The pilot program will run through September. The ACDA says there hasn’t been a decision to continue Saturday parking enforcement beyond then.
By Dan Carpenter: Downtown parking rules to change on Saturdays in Anchorage

By Ashleigh Ebert: Eskimo Ninja Warrior completes qualifying round in L.A.

“Anchorage Fire Department Rescues Two from Inlet Sunday morning Fire Fighters rescued two men from Cook Inlet due to rough seas. ” from Anchorage Fire Department : Nixle

“Anchorage Fire Department Rescues Two from Inlet Sunday morning Fire Fighters rescued two men from Cook Inlet due to rough seas. ” from Anchorage Fire Department : Nixle

Sunday morning, 911 received a call from an man and his friend who were attempting to float from Anchorage to Fire Island on a raft and an 8 ft. skiff, using only the tide and two mismatched sized oars for locomotion.

These two clowns should be charged for the rescue.

907 Updates June 10, 2017

By Sean Maguire: U.S. Coast Guard carries out successful aerial rescue
By Rebecca Palsha / Sidney Sullivan: Glenn Highway multi-car collision hospitalizes four
By KTVA Web Staff: Coast Guard rescues man in sinking ‘homemade watercraft’
By KTVA Web Staff: Former youth leader indicted on child sex charge
By Mike Ross: PTSD service dog helps AK Air Guard members during deployment
By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: Breast Cancer Nationwide (1930 – 2017)
By Associated Press: Alaska town is forced to move its school building due to tidal wave erosion
By Austin Baird: That time the Alaska governor’s mansion had a pirate radio station, basement brewery

907 Updates June 09, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Palmer man arrested after allegedly firing a shotgun at troopers
By Liz Raines Photojournalist: Cale Green: Gov. Walker prepares for government shutdown
By KTUU Staff: The Cost of Overtime Lawmaking in Alaska Clock (2017)
By Bonney Bowman: Air Guardsmen home safely from Afghan deployment
By Lauren Maxwell: Spenard Road reconstruction project to start on Monday
By KTVA Web Staff: Reality Check w/ John Tracy: Drug disclaimers
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Alaskan selected as astronaut candidate for NASA