Category: 907 Updates
By Amy Armstrong: Region’s military history highlighted at free public lecture
By Rebecca Palsha: A Service High graduate is honored after being killed in Afghanistan
By Leroy Polk: Man found shot, killed following west Anchorage shooting
By KTUU Staff: Man shot by officer was attempting to drive off in patrol car, troopers say
By Daybreak Staff: UAA debate team: Should hate speech be criminalized?
By Greta Jochem: Seal Meat, Gold Mining: How Lower-Income Women Are Exposed To Mercury
The study also looked at an indigenous community on an Alaskan island whose diet is high in sea mammals like walrus and seal. The report found 30 percent of the Alaskan women, who are part of the Yupik indigenous group, exceeded the EPA mercury threshold.
Congratulations Glo Wollen!
A handful of Petersburg residents are gathered at Glo Wollen’s beach front home to have a cookout. Wollen is the current President of the local Sons of Norway lodge and she’s also the town’s Harbor Master.
By Angela Denning, KFSK – Petersburg: Petersburg resident receives medal from King of Norway
Source: News | Alaska Public Media
By Sidney Sullivan: Child killed after being run over by SUV
By Associated Press: New proposal limits lawmakers’ allowances until they pass a budget
By Cameron Mackintosh: UPDATE: Police locate Pathfinder after tip from public; child unharmed
By Austin Baird: Tununak flights canceled as state closes brand new airport for repairs
By Mike Ross: Honor flight: AK Korean War vet taking trip of healing
By Dave Goldman: Iditarod officials adjust rule for positive drug tests on dogs
Congratulations Kaitlyn Vallee!
By Megan Mazurek: Teacher of the Week: Kaitlyn Vallee
Vallee grew up in the Butte, and loves teaching at Mountain View Elementary because of its diversity.
“It’s unlike anywhere else. You have kids from all over the world and not only am I teaching them but I’m learning about their culture and the things in their lives,” Vallee added.