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907 Updates November 13, 2017

By Daniella Rivera: Behind the scenes at APD: Turning a memory into an arrest
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Control board to clarify ‘fun’ events at Alaska distilleries
 
 
 
 
By Beth Verge: ‘A tough couple of months’: Iditarod mushers, board gather for closed-door meeting
 
 
 
 
Kudos to those participating. Think there’s a mark-up on these gowns~?
By Victoria Taylor: ‘Operation Wedding Gown’ connects brides with free wedding dresses

 
 
 
 
By KTUU News Team: City Planners discuss the future of Alaskan communities
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: Gov. Walker lowers flags for Rep. Dr. Joshua Wright
 
 
 
 
Can they get a waiver to maintain the cabins, trails, etc. themselves?~~
By Associated Press: Alaska tourism businesses ask Congress to increase funding
The businesses say the U.S. Forest Service’s funding for recreation on the Tongass and Chugach national forests declined 46 percent from 2004-2014. They say that’s hurting businesses who depend on U.S. Forest Service staff to issue permits and maintain cabins and trails in the Tongass.

Sitka Nature Show #141 – Bob Armstrong (encore) | Sitka Nature

Download Radio Show The October 1st show featured a conversation with Bob Armstrong, originally recorded in Spring 2014 and aired in July of that year. The conversation starts about 6 minutes in. B…

Sitka Nature Show #141 – Bob Armstrong (encore) | Sitka Nature

907 Updates November 12, 2017

By Sean Maguire: Iditarod musher’s team struck in a hit-and-run during training
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: Ceremony at National Guard armory honors veterans
 
 
 
 
By Rhonda McBride: Post-traumatic growth at Lake Clark
 
 
 
 
By KTUU News Team: House of Harley Davidson preparing care packages to send to soldiers overseas
 
 
 
 
By Liz Thomas: Keith Aumavae, missing Palmer man, found dead

Sitka Nature Show #140 – Debbie Miller | Sitka Nature

Download Radio Show The September 17th show featured a conversation with Debbie Miller, a nature writer who has written several books featuring Alaskan natural history subjects. We started the conv…

Sitka Nature Show #140 – Debbie Miller | Sitka Nature

Book Review: There’s a Moose in My Garden by Brenda C. Adams | Alaska Master Gardener Blog

Book Review: There’s a Moose in My Garden by Brenda C. Adams | Alaska Master Gardener Blog

The Most (And Least) Toxic Places In America

Every year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires most large industrial facilities to report the volume of toxic chemicals they release into the environment. The EPA takes this data and consolidates it into the Toxic Releases Inventory (TRI), which is then used to set environmental policies in place. We analyzed this data along with Priceonomics customer Ode, a company that creates environmentally conscious cleaning products. So we got interested in the information buried in these massi….

The Most (And Least) Toxic Places In America

907 Updates November 11, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: Anchorage police investigate downtown shooting
Anyone with information is asked to call APD at 786-8900.
 
 
 
 
By Caslon Hatch: Alaskan soldier killed in Afghanistan honored at Mat-Su Veterans Day Ceremony
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: First lady Melania Trump greets soldiers, families at JBER
 
 
 
 
By Scott Gross: Bean’s Café honors Alaskan veterans
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: AK Cowboys: Junior rodeo riders head to national competition
 
 
 
 
Thank you Captain Jeff Bayless and Claire Sundgren
By Samantha Angaiak: Alaskans to be honored on Donate Life float at 2018 Rose Parade
 
 
 
 
By Austin Baird: Alaska Senate adjourns session after passing crime bill
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Bank releasing tires held at Johnson Tire Service

Literary Roundup | November 10-23, 2017


Thanks to everyone who turned out last night to Jonathan White’s Reading & Craft Talk Series event in Anchorage, and to Indigo Tea Lounge for staying open after hours to host this series! Folks, don’t miss Jonathan’s appearances tonight (11/10/17) in Homer, and Saturday the 11th at UAA Campus Bookstore (details below). SOUTHCENTRAL HOMER | Friday, November 10, 2017 at … Read More

Literary Roundup | November 10-23, 2017

What Do I Know?: AIFF 2017: Anchorage International Film Festival Starts In Less Than A Month

One last thing. Volunteers Needed. They are still inviting people to volunteer for various activities. It’s a cool way to get involved and get to see a movie or two as well as meet lots of interesting people. Here’s the link that tells you about VOLUNTEERING.

I’ve also put up a tab on top for AIFF 2017 where I’ll keep an index of all my festival posts and, once the festival starts, give daily tips of what’s showing.

What Do I Know?: AIFF 2017: Anchorage International Film Festival Starts In Less Than A Month

907 Updates November 10, 2017

By KTUU Staff: First Lady Melania Trump schedules stop to visit JBER
 
 
 
 
By Michelle Theriault Boots: This Filipino-American WWII veteran lived to 104 in Anchorage. He’s finally been recognized for his service.
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: House calls for action on alleged harassment by Sen. David Wilson
 
 
 
 

By Scott Gross: Empowering woman veterans, celebrating the ‘sheroes’
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: More crimes involving weapons, drugs, stolen cars going to federal court
 
 
 
 
By Dave Goldman: The Dome’s reopening delayed
Many frustrated members also had trouble getting information about their memberships. Then on September 1, the Dome’s fortunes rose again when John Rubini, chair of JL Properties, stepped forward to ensure its rebuild.

The overall project was to cost between $6 million and $6.5 million and would be paid for through investments and donations. Rubini pledged between $1 million and $1.5 million to help see it through.
 
 
 
 

By Patrick Moussignac: Non-opioid alternatives for pain relief
 
 
 
 

By Beth Verge: Community gathers for vigil honoring Keith Aumavae, who remains missing
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Alaska fisherman medevaced after being hit in the head by a 37 lb block of frozen fish
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: Drugs in prison: former inmates give their perspective on the problem
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan: Eskimo Ninja Warrior teaches Sen. Murkowski the ‘seal hop’

 
 
 
 
Nice!
By Patrick Enslow: Homer hockey players help injured homeless man
 
 
 
 
By John Tracy: Reality Check: When the math doesn’t add up for Alaska
 
 
 
 
By Samantha Angaiak: University of Alaska Board of Regents approves operating budget
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – The University of Alaska Board of Regents met Thursday and approved an operating budget proposal of $341 million for the coming year.

UA president Jim Johnsen said the plan is down from $378 million four years ago and up from $317 million in the current fiscal year.

The plan will go to Gov. Bill Walker and the Legislature for consideration.

The board also approved a tuition increase of 5 percent.
 
 
 
 
By Emily Fehrenbacher: On ‘Edge of Alaska,’ a bunch of everyday Alaskans making questionable decisions