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Alaska Info

Steller Watch: Studying northern fur seals

Source: Studying northern fur seals – Steller Watch

“Update: W. 29th Ave shooting now homicide investigation; partial road closure continues” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

Source: “Update: W. 29th Ave shooting now homicide investigation; partial road closure continues” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

907 Updates October 11, 2017

By Amy Armstrong: Region’s military history highlighted at free public lecture
 
 
 
 
Condolences
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 Chris Klint: ‘I think she is gone:’ Girlfriend beaten to death in Mountain Village murder
 
 
 
 

By Cameron Mackintosh: Anchorage Assembly to vote on 2 resolutions against SB-91
 
 
 
 
By Samantha Angaiak: Southcentral Foundation hosts kickoff to raise awareness about Domestic Violence
 
 
 
 

By Patrick Moussignac: Calling on all men to become domestic violence warriors

 
 
 
 

By Leroy Polk: ‘No honor among thieves,’ says judge sentencing criminals who stole multiple ATMs
 
 
 
 
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage airport manager dismissed ahead of retirement
 
 
 
 

By Chris Klint: Bear wanders into Anchorage post office

 
 
 
 

By Dave Goldman: East High chosen for grant, saluted by Manning

 
 
 
 

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.

“Suspects sentenced for rash of ATM thefts” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

Source: “Suspects sentenced for rash of ATM thefts” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

“Ross Hanson arrested on warrant at shots fired investigation” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

Source: “Ross Hanson arrested on warrant at shots fired investigation” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

“Jaysielene Tuli Ah Sam cited for making false police report; child endangerment investigation” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

Source: “Jaysielene Tuli Ah Sam cited for making false police report; child endangerment investigation” from Anchorage Police Department : Nixle

Alaska Public Media News

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

By Samantha Davenport, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage: ‘I am proud to be Iñupiat’: Alaskans celebrate first official Indigenous Peoples Day

Source: News | Alaska Public Media

What Do I Know?: Intro To Anchorage Cannabis Market 2: Alaska Fireweed

Source: What Do I Know?: Intro To Anchorage Cannabis Market 2: Alaska Fireweed

907 Updates October 10, 2017

Condolences.
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.

Sitka Nature: Termination Dust

Today offered a brief interlude between rains, with clouds breaking up this morning and partly cloudy skies prevailing. While checking things out over by the airport after a meeting downtown this m…

Source: Termination Dust | Sitka Nature