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Cinthia Ritchie: Dead whale (or the beauty of bones)

Dead whale (or the beauty of bones) – Cinthia Ritchie

One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker

One Alaska Update: Keeping up with Gov. Bill Walker

Home – Must Read Alaska

Source: Home – Must Read Alaska

Marion Owen: How getting sick restored the value of rest in my life

In June, I was sick, very sick. At times the burning pain in my stomach was so intense that I could do little more than curl up on the couch and nibble on saltine crackers. Vomiting helped. “…

How getting sick restored the value of rest in my life

Craig Medred: Pipe dream

Alaska natural gas once again looks stranded on the North Slope

Source: Pipe dream

907 Updates October 30, 0217

By Juan Montes: Alaska soldier dies in Afghanistan helicopter crash
By Kalinda Kindle: Spooks and Spokes on Spenard celebrates new improvements for cyclists
Great idea! Follow through will be interesting.
By Associated Press: Mayor Kassel asks public to decide what borough can afford
By Associated Press: Alaska Legislature costs Alaska Permanent Fund millions
By Liz Raines: Airport police investigates wheel theft
By Dave Goldman: Commentary: Going to the dogs

907 Updates October 29, 2017

So they broke the rules?
By Patrick Moussignac: Empty chairs outnumber people at hearing on SB 91 fix
Instead of the required 24-hour notice on the hearings, lawmakers made the announcement the night before. That led to lots of empty seats and some complaints at the LIO, where Anchorage resident David Manzer wasn’t happy.

“If you have a hearing on a Saturday, please post the call-in number to the website,” Manzer urged legislators. “It says call in to get the number, yet when you call in of course that number is only manned during the workdays — Monday through Friday, 8 to 5.”
By Nathaniel Hertz: Alaska Native groups and leaders double down on criminal justice reform, citing over-incarceration
Wish Ben Schultz the best.
By Cameron Mackintosh: Iditarod artwork raises money for family of injured Anchorage firefighter
By Sean Maguire: Beer lovers come from across the U.S. to buy a rare Alaskan ale
By Scott Burton, KTOO: New Perseverance play explores local love mystery

907 Updates October 28, 2017

Escape or attack a factor? Easier to control several hooked together versus each one able to run free?
By Kyle Hopkins: Unconstitutional? Inmates seek to ban practice of ‘human chains’ in Alaska court rooms
By Sean Maguire: Alaska SeaLife Center’s Beluga whale calf named “Tyonek”
By Sean Maguire: APD arrests 3 people in “problem house” in South Anchorage
By CBS News: 95% of Alaska’s glaciers affected by climate change: NPS
“It will be more expensive.”
By Heather Hintze: Chugach Electric moves forward on community solar project
Customers interested in getting on a wait-list can email

School District Math program?~~
By Patrick Moussignac: Anchorage School District loses millions

Contested Bristol Bay salmon ends up in Alaska landfill
Information from: KTOO-FM,

By KTVA Web Staff: Don Young has walk-on role in risque Fairbanks ad


Literary Roundup | Oct 27-Nov 9, 2017

What’s happening in literary Alaska?

Source: Literary Roundup | Oct 27-Nov 9, 2017

907 Updates October 27, 2017

One bullet.
By Leroy Polk: UPDATE: Fischer found guilty on all counts for murdering Alaska prosecutor
Mistaken Identity?
By Daniella Rivera: Chiropractor arraigned in child malnutrition death
By Sean Maguire: 3 people arrested for ramming a stolen car into police vehicles
By Leroy Polk: Ketchikan man shot, killed at Alaska logging camp in apparent homicide
By Liz Raines: SB 91 praised for re-entry funding
By Heather Hintze: Mushers call for investigation into Dallas Seavey drug tests
KTOO Public Media: Southeast Alaska Native literacy program expands
By John Tracy: Reality Check: What do Alaska LNG plan, Iran nuclear deal have in common
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Judge James Wickersham