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907 Updates July 20, 2017

By Blake Essig: DA’s office has tough time prosecuting vehicle theft suspects
By Victoria Taylor: Anchorage business owner thrown from car while chasing thief
By Cameron Mackintosh: APD responds to early morning collision between train and SUV
By Rebecca Palsha: Why 15 seconds is too long for Anchorage police dispatch
By Austin Baird: Proposed housing center for homeless seniors met with mixed reactions
By Lauren Maxwell: Assemblyman objects to new shelter downtown
By Leroy Polk: Alaska radio station fined more than $60K for violating broadcast rules
By Patrick Enslow: Ostrander named Mountain West female athlete of the year.
By KTVA Web Staff: Joe Balash gets Federal appointment by Trump administration
Author: Charles Wohlforth: Meet a cab driver who raised 7 children on his own — 6 Marines and an engineering student
By Dave Goldman: AFC leaves Sullivan Arena for newer Alaska Airlines Center

Driving the McCarthy Road – Should you? – AK on the GO  July 19, 2017

The McCarthy Road has a reputation for difficult conditions and a lack of services, so why would anyone drive it with kids? We did.
Driving the McCarthy Road – Should you? – AK on the GO

907 Updates July 19, 2017

Zaz Hollander: NTSB plans rare Alaska hearing as part of Togiak crash probe
By Associated Press: Gov. Walker among those calling to end repeal efforts of ‘Obamacare’
y Ashleigh Ebert: Murkowski can’t support repeal of ACA without replacement
Devin Kelly: How do you start a cemetery from scratch? Girdwood is finding out.
Christine Cunningham: Gun-safety rules apply in the photo studio too
By Laurel Downing Bill: Story Time with Aunt Phil: Founding Fairbanks
By Lauren Maxwell: Anchorage Firewise program will end
By Rebecca Palsha: A signature pledging not to sign another petition: Anchorage’s “bathroom” initiative generates controversy
By Jacqueline Policastro: The Great Alaskan Bowl Company honored at White House during ‘Made in America’ showcase
40 Years at Prudhoe Bay

As Heard on Morning Line: Alaska Women Ascend | knba

Kay Brown and Suzanne Little stopped by Morning Line to talk about a new training program called Alaska Women Ascend. Kay Brown is a political strategist,…

As Heard on Morning Line: Alaska Women Ascend | knba

907 Updates July 18, 2017

By Blake Essig: “I’m more proud of him than he’ll ever know”

Gallows humor:
By KTVA Web Staff: Hiker dies of heart attack on Flat Top
Warren White · Eagle River, Alaska
I say this from the standpoint that if I died this way and no one said “He flatlined on Flat Top.” I would be seriously disappointed.
By KTVA Web Staff: Oprah and Gayle King set sail to Alaska for O-inspired journey

By Tracy Sinclare & Ashleigh Ebert: Tsunami Advisory Expires for Aleutians and Pribilofs

Must Read Alaska July 17, 2017

Alaska News
GOOD MORNING FROM SOMEWHERE IN ALASKA, where we have never seen an episode of Game of Thrones … Where we promise to never, ever talk to Russians ever again .. .Where the bathroom wars rage in the hearts and minds of Bear Paw Festival goers in Eagle River … And where Sen. Mike Dunleavy has filed to run for governor … But first … Oh, let’s start with that Paul Bunyan of politics, Mike Dunleavy…

Gene Zerkel, aviation entrepreneur, 1926-2017 – Must Read Alaska

Gene Zerkel was an aviation pioneer in Alaska. Zerkel came to Alaska after being a wing-walker in air shows and serving in the Air Force.

Gene Zerkel, aviation entrepreneur, 1926-2017 – Must Read Alaska

907 Updates July 17, 2017

By Lauren Maxwell: Family tired of waiting for manslaughter trial to begin
By Victoria Taylor: Two ‘Ninjas’ to represent Alaska on popular NBC show
By Samantha Angaiak: Alaska Aviation Festival showcases American history
By Chris Lawrence: For Her Tern racers, mimosas and massages are just part of the reward
Author: Shady Grove Oliver, The Arctic Sounder: An Arctic vegetable farm steadily takes root and flourishes in Anaktuvuk Pass
Barbara Hood: Golden Rule? And just where does that get you?

907 Updates July 16, 2017

Second Special Session ends with a compromised version of the Oil and Gas Tax reform bill
Another source:
By Liz Raines Photojournalist: Cale Green: Legislature ends cashable oil tax credit program
By Juan Montes: Officials respond to a fatal plane crash 30 miles north of Anchorage
Author: Charles Wohlforth In our confusing medical system, this innovative approach helps patients get the right care
By KTVA Web Staff: The pipe dream lives on at Prudhoe Bay
“Trans-Alaska Pipeline: 40 Years Later” airs on Sunday, July 16 at 4:30 and 10:30 p.m. on KTVA-Channel 11.
By Patrick Enslow: Fast wins first ever Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon
By Asspciated Press: ConocoPhillips closes Kenai plant, continues buyer search
By Samantha Angaiak: 19th Annual Live Ride aims to help foster kids
Author: Jim Paulin, The Dutch Harbor Fisherman In Unalaska, it’s eagles 1, drones 0
By Ned Rozell: On a long hike in the Arctic, you learn to savor each bug-free moment

907 Updates July 15, 2017


By Dan Carpenter: Alaska soldier killed in Afghanistan arrives in Anchorage
Using this “logic” Life is a pre-existing condition, therefore murder charges do not apply.
By AP: A man will not face a murder charge after the victim was found to have a pre-existing condition
By Leroy Polk: Anchorage driver collides with police vehicle, both parties injured
One bullet or LWOP?
By Leroy Polk: Seward inmate arrested for attempting to cut the throat of fellow prisoner
One bullet or LWOP?
By Cameron Mackintosh: UPDATE: Bethel Police locate man wanted on sex assault charge
Author: Lisa Demer: With more than 150 Alaska communities excluded from jury service, can village residents get a fair trial?
How do you combat it, who do you contact about it?
By Associated Press: Newly found fungus could threaten Southeast Alaska trees
By Associated Press: 4 members of Alaska borough assembly could face recall vote
By Devin Kelly: As Anchorage’s bear problem intensifies, a solution inches closer to reality
By Daybreak Staff: Mic Check in the Morning: Wendlo