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Thank you, Senator Ellis | Rasmuson Foundation

Source: Thank you, Senator Ellis | Rasmuson Foundation

907 Updates August 25, 2017

By Austin Baird: Q&A: Why should Bill Walker keep his job for 4 more years?
 
 
 
 

Reality Check w/ John Tracy: ADN bankruptcy
 
 
 
 

By Travis Khachatoorian: New streamlined environmental review aims to expedite Alaska road construction
 
 
 
 
He had the right of way, the child will recover, will the taxi driver recover from it? Maybe the fact the child did not die will help.
By Sean Maguire: Taxi driver strikes 8-year-old with car, had right-of-way says APD
 
 
 
 

By Victoria Taylor: Activists express concerns over changes still needed for Alaska Native voting rights
“We’re developing databases, revising websites, looking at translation software for management of the glossaries,” Arriaga said.

Alaskans are still able to submit testimony to the Advisory Committee between now and September 22nd.

Submissions should be sent to afortes@usccr.gov
 
 
 
 
By Austin Baird: Sen. Sullivan presses to re-approve law governing federal fisheries
 
 
 
 
By Sidney Sullivan, Patrick Enslow: Great Alaska Shootout ends after 40 years
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Lack of facilities means long waiting lists for addicts seeking recovery
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Web Staff: Man convicted of knifepoint attempted sexual assault

Alaska State Fair Instagram Takeover – Indigenize It – Athabascan Woman Blog

Be sure to follow @officialalaskastatefair on Instagram to follow along. Check out some of the other people doing takeovers, like Erin Kirkland of AK on the Go and Laura Sampson of Little House Big Alaska.

Source: Alaska State Fair Instagram Takeover – Indigenize It – Athabascan Woman Blog

907 Updates August 24, 2017

By Samantha Angaiak: Office of Children’s Services centralizes system in hopes of improving responsiveness
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: Fairbanks Police release dashcam footage of deadly high-speed pursuit
 
 
 
 

By Lauren Maxwell: Anchorage police chief announces new command staff
Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll announced new leadership in the Police Department on Wednesday. Captain Ken McCoy was promoted to Deputy Chief of Operations. Additionally, Lieutenants Julie Shank and Kevin Vandegriff were promoted to captains.

 
 
 
 

By Joe Vigil: KTVA clocks speeders in Anchorage school zone
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Metrol: another way to monetize Alaska’s stranded gas?
 
 
 
 
By Heather Hintze: Trunk Road extension limits vehicle access to Palmer Hay Flats
 
 
 
 
By KTVA Daybreak Staff: Workforce Wednesday: Drilling

 
 
 
 

By KTVA Web Staff: 10 must-do events at the Alaska State Fair
 
 
 
 

‘Make America Great Again’ is racist, Alaska women’s group says – Must Read Alaska

Hold onto your hat: The Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault took to Facebook yesterday to label all types of white supremacy, and “Make America Great Again” made the list.“If we’re serious about eliminating domestic violence, then it is vital to understand and eliminate all forms of subjugation including sexism, racism, homophobia, and xenophobia and thus eliminate hate and bigotry,” the post stated.

Source: ‘Make America Great Again’ is racist, Alaska women’s group says – Must Read Alaska

907 Updates August 23, 2017

By Dan Carpenter: A look behind the armor with Anchorage SWAT
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: Police chief gets $37K pay raise
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage man arrested after ramming SUV into police vehicles, escaping into Alaska Club
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: 2 motorcyclists injured, flown to Seattle hospital after encounter with bear
 
 
 
 
By Chris Klint: Murderer held in Seward prison dies in apparent suicide
 
 
 
 
Author Devin Kelly: Air Force explores changing fighter jet flight patterns at JBER, though more noise could result
 
 
 
 

By Mike Ross: Alyeska resort delays ski opening to Dec. 15
 
 
 
 
By Travis Khachatoorian: Three Alaska villages could become part of Essential Air Service
 
 
 
 

by Daniella Rivera: Audit flags ‘questionable’ purchases on Anchorage employee p-cards
In the case of the most recent audit of municipal procurement card purchases, the Internal Audit Department looked at 48,298 p-card purchases from 2016 amounting to $18,069,421 in transactions. That’s an increase of about $1.5 million in p-card spending from 2015, when the department found employees had made 45,972 purchases amounting to $16,558,975.
 
 
 
 

By Liz Raines: Alaska’s pioneer dental program is working, study finds
 
 
 
 

By Samantha Angaiak: 2YH: Living with ALS

 
 
 
 
Author: Tegan Hanlon She went to a Girdwood festival in 1995, then disappeared. Her family is still seeking answers.
 
 
 
 

By Sidney Sullivan: MULTIMEDIA MAP: KTUU’s ALCAN Roadtrippin’ Adventure
 
 
 
 
By Rebecca Palsha: Online grocery shopping comes to Anchorage and Wasilla

Op-Ed: Here’s my Alaska fiscal prediction — and may events prove me wrong | Rasmuson Foundation

Op-Ed: Here’s my Alaska fiscal prediction — and may events prove me wrong | Rasmuson Foundation

JBER officer overcomes adversity, wins gold | Arctic Warrior | frontiersman.com

Air Force Maj. Teresa Sellers, a nurse anesthetist with the 673d Surgical Operations Squadron had her military career planned out. After being assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, she was ready to venture out to her next assignment.

Source: JBER officer overcomes adversity, wins gold | Arctic Warrior | frontiersman.com

SitNews: Waterfall Foundation donates $25K to PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

Ketchikan, Alaska news. Southeast Alaska news, Alaska news, national and world news.

Source: SitNews: Waterfall Foundation donates $25K to PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

907 Updates August 22, 2017

How does one protect themselves against squatters?
By Travis Khachatoorian: Anchorage homeowner reclaims property from squatters
 
 
 
 
By Mike Ross: Dachshunds saved from dognapper, suspect arrested
 
 
 
 
by Steffi Lee: ADN approved to get $1 million loan from The Binkley Company
 
 
 
 
by Daniella Rivera: Special delivery means big changes for Anchorage voters
 
 
 
 
Author: Tegan Hanlon At Alaska Middle College School, students can earn a high school diploma and associate’s degree at the same time
 
 
 
 
By Ashleigh Ebert: Alaska Airlines pilots protest amid contract dispute

 
 
 
 
By Mike Wood: Salmon habitat requires greater protection
 
 
 
 

By Jenavieve Hatch: Sex Workers In Alaska Say Cops Are Abusing Their Power To Solicit Sex Acts
 
 
 
 

By Nick Fouriezos: This Badass Alaskan Woman Can Show You Where to Catch a 200-Pound Fish
 
 
 
 

By Juneau Empire: Walk the Evergreen Cemetery with local historian