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Alaska Info

Congratulations Capt. Amanda Plachek!

First female Alaska Army National Guard Soldier completes army maneuver course
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska —When Capt. Amanda Plachek isn’t commanding the 134th Public Affairs Detachment or running the State Partnership Program for the Alaska National Guard, she’s paving the way for her fellow Soldiers by becoming the first Alaska Army National Guard female to complete a combat arms branch training course.

907 Updates May 30, 2017

Froze last night~

By Mike Ross: Quake rattles Kenai Peninsula
Author: Tom Morphet, Chilkat Valley News: Survivor of fatal Haines plane crash rescued by local residents as water rose
By KTUU Staff: WATCH: JBER holds its Memorial Day Ceremony

By Sidney Sullivan: DATA VIZ: Homeless Veterans in Alaska
And if you are an Alaska veteran who has lost your home, contact USVA’s National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-424-3838 or go to for more information.

907 Updates May 29, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: VIDEO: playful moose calf enjoys backyard buoy 
By Victoria Taylor: Feed Me Hope Bakery uses catering to help off-set costs of keeping shelter open year-round 
By Liz Raines: Juneau: The Amsterdam of Alaska? 
To find out if your relative served in the Territorial Guard and apply for benefits, go to or call (907) 334-0874.
By Bonney Bowman: Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honored 
How are they going to protect against vandalism?
Author: Suzanna Caldwell: Apples and blueberries for all: Edible landscaping debuts in Fairview Park

907 Updates May 28, 2017

By Victoria Taylor: Two vehicle crash closes Seward highway in both directions near mile 76
By Victoria Taylor: UPDATE: NTSB investigating two plane crashes Saturday, both confirmed fatal
By Sidney Sullivan: MAP: Aircraft Crashes in Alaska
By Dave Leval Photojournalist: Ken Kulovany: Historic planes head to Dutch Harbor to mark 75th anniversary of Aleutians battle

By KTVA CBS 11 News: Remains of Arkansas soldier killed in Colony Glacier plane crash returned home

907 Updates May 27, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Jury finds man guilty for sexual assault of ‘mentally handicapped’ woman

Bail set at $250K in sex trafficking case
Author: Chris Klint: Helicopter crash on glacier near Juneau injures 7

By Associated Press and KTUU: Interior Secretary Zinke to visit Alaska starting Saturday

Although some of the ATG members honored Friday are still alive, none were able to attend the ceremony.
By Blake Essig / KTUU: Long overdue: Alaska Territorial Guard members receive honorable discharge

Alaska Performance Backcountry Skiing Blog

Late May 2017: Kincaid Park Bear Den


Alaska Performance Backcountry Skiing Blog

Saturday Market May 27, 2017

Saturday Market

MAY 27, 2017

LOTS of Eggs on hand at the market in the spring! Take advantage now because later in the summer the supply will be much less as the hens begin to take a rest.
Come one come all …. performers to enjoy our new covered stage where players & equipment can now stay DRY

Alaskan meats an offshoot of Mat Valley Meats offering excellent sausages and much more

Alyse brings 2 sizes of her homemade artisanal pies in 4 different flavors


Governor Walker Orders Increased Enforcement on Dangerous Roads – Office of the Governor

Governor Walker Orders Increased Enforcement on Dangerous Roads – Office of the Governor

907 Updates May 26, 2017

Author: Jerzy Shedlock: Man, 31, charged with sex trafficking at least 3 victims in Anchorage

By Travis Khachatoorian: Lawmakers take an extra long weekend during special session

Author: Laurel Andrews: 2 die during egg-gathering outing in Western Alaska
By KTUU Staff: ROADTRIPPIN’ POSTCARDS: Photos of your favorite road trip
We had hail yesterday.
Author: Laurel Andrews: Hail, heavy showers and even snow reported in Anchorage
Aleuts revisit the suffering of WWII internment camps

Homer woman vies for title of Mrs. Alaska America – The Homer Tribune

Congratulations Vanessa Fuson!
Homer woman vies for title of Mrs. Alaska America – The Homer Tribune