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What Do I Know?: Stretching Credulity – Anchorage Police Need 40 Hours To Provide Data To Reporter

data, open government, Travis Khachatoorian

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907 Updates September 02, 2017

By Joe Vigil: Anchorage’s district attorney offers resignation
 
 
 
 

Waaaa~ Can they make a living as a legislator?
By Liz Raines: Who can run? Why being a legislator costs many their jobs
 
 
 
 
Congratulations Amy Knight!
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN: Heritage Coffee changes hands
 
 
 
 
By Kathleen McCoy: How do sharks swallow?
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Data breach of state computers may have leaked personal info
The Department is asking those who think their information may have been compromised to call 888-484-9355.

To learn more about how to protect yourself from identity theft visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Alaska uses Exxon Valdez settlement funds to preserve land
 
 
 
 
By Blake Essig: The Dome is set to re-open by November
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Troopers on scene investigating burned cabins, threatening notes
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: Second pet photo fundraiser set up to benefit animal victims of hurricane
The fundraiser is currently set to take place on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at his studio, located at 8300 Briarwood St. in Anchorage.
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: VIDEO: UAA grad headed to Oxford

907 Updates September 01, 2017

By Travis Khachatoorian: Anchorage photographer raises thousands for Houston animal rescue efforts
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Marijuana store creates community divide in Talkeetna
 
 
 
 
By Austin Baird: Fourth time is a charm? Governor to send lawmakers back to Juneau
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: Aircraft Crashes in Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Soldier severely injured airman in downtown bar attack, charges say
 
 
 
 
By Joe Vigil: Alaska Honor Flight veteran passes away

 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: Precious Alex trial gets underway
 
 
 
 
By John Tracy: The Civil War Ended in Alaska?
 
 
 
 

By Daybreak Staff: Recover Alaska: Helping Alaskans recovering from alcohol addiction for ‘Recovery Month’
Recover Alaska is also hosting a free celebration and concert on Saturday, September 23, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Church of Love in Spenard.

Yukon madman – Craig Medred

Source: Yukon madman – Craig Medred

With the ruins of yet more cabins along the Yukon River still smoldering, some among the 178 residents of the tiny, riverside village of Grayling are reported to be standing guard as fears mount about a crazed loner nicknamed “Slop Pail Jerry.”

Brenda Mahan – Athabascan Beader – Athabascan Woman Blog

I have been admiring beadwork by Brenda Mahan for the past few years. She is Koyukon Athabascan with roots from Galena, Alaska and now lives in Nevada. Brenda was raised in Cordova, Alaska and is a…

Source: Brenda Mahan – Athabascan Beader – Athabascan Woman Blog

907 Updates August 31, 2017

By Travis Khachatoorian: With more cultivators coming online, Alaska’s marijuana industry hits new tax highs
 
 
 
 
4-25 brigade is set for Afghan deployment
 
 
 
 
By Kyle Hopkins: Anchorage Baptist Temple radio broadcast draws FCC warning
 
 
 
 
So is he in a secure facility?
By Leroy Polk: 91-year-old man accused of killing his wife deemed incompetent, case dismissed
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Anchorage man sentenced to 50 years for killing caregiver
Judge Saxby accepted the plea deal, which sentenced Miller to 50 years in jail. He would be eligible for parole in about 16 years but his attorney said because of Miller’s declining health it’s unlikely he would live to see that day.
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Fairbanks militia leader to be resentenced after partial appeal victory
Assistant U.S. Attorney Steve Skrocki said Wednesday afternoon that Cox was set to serve his sentences on the other counts consecutively, making it unlikely that Tuesday’s decision would significantly alter his prison time.

“We’ll have to see what the court does, but we expect the sentence to remain unchanged,” Skrocki said. “Because of the conspiracy to commit murder (conviction) being upheld, we are not going to appeal the Ninth Circuit on the solicitation count.”
 
 
 
 

By Liz Raines: Sexual assault in Alaska: A state disaster?

“I’ve decided that it might actually be powerful for a man to stand up and say that sexual assault is wrong,” Hirsch said.

Hirsch says a disaster declaration is a good way to get more men in leadership roles, like the governor, speaking out and condemning the violence in a big, public way.

Since publishing his article, Hirsch says he’s received emails from dozens of victims in Alaska who were anxious to share their stories.
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Another Alaska cabin site burned, another threatening note left behind
 
 
 
 
By Steffi Lee: Fair officials retract statement on Confederate flag merchandise sales

 
 
 
 
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story time with Aunt Phil: Founder’s Day
 
 
 
 

By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Black Wolf Squadron
 
 
 
 

Alaska Flour Company

907 Updates August 30, 2017

By Kyle Hopkins: The state mistakenly certified this fired police officer. Now’s he’s charged with child porn
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Title Wave employee found guilty of exposing himself in front of 7-year-old
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: VIDEO:Family with AK and TX ties share worries about hurricane
 
 
 
 
I’ll sign!
By Associatede Press: Proposal would address allowance, travel by Alaska lawmakers
 
 
 
 
By Austin Baird: Why do so many Alaskans switch from prescription opioids to heroin?
 
 
 
 
By Kortnie Horazdovsky: Tips to protect yourself from identity theft
 
 
 
 
By Lauren Maxwell: 1231.5-pound gourd wins Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off

 
 
 
 
This rule allows an argument for most items at the State Fair~
By Steffi Lee: Mixed reactions to Confederate flag items at the state fair
On page seven, it states, “Fair management maintains the right to prohibit the sale or distribution of any product or service it deems hazardous, offensive or a nuisance to the public. Martial art stars and weapons, offensive or sexually explicit items, silly string and/or caps/popping devices may not be sold.”

Curtain of death – Craig Medred

Source: Curtain of death – Craig Medred

907 Updates August 29, 2017

By Rebecca Palsha: A year after a serial killer terrorized Anchorage: Has safety improved?
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: ‘Biggest heroin dealer in Dutch Harbor’ arrested with drug-laden candle
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: GCI: Fees waived for calls and texts to Texas
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Alaskans share firsthand accounts of Hurricane Harvey
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Appeals court upholds 2008 rape conviction of Juneau man
 
 
 
 
By Steffi Lee: National leader to share results of latest U.S. transgender survey
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Cruise-ship anchor chain cut in effort to free trapped whale near Juneau
NOAA asks anyone who sees whales or other marine mammals in distress to call its 24-hour stranding hotline at 877-925-7773.
 
 
 
 
By Mary Simton: Healthy eater’s guide to the Alaska State Fair
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Alaska Airlines begins 4 new non-stop routes

One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker

Source: One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker